Dixon snatches championship away from Montoya

...Dixon said. "I still can't believe it. We were such a long shot."Dixon and...from the championship stage to crowd surf. It was one of the few uplifting moments at...heavy hearts this weekend," Dixon said. "It's been a very tough week. It's such...
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Turner Field US flag at half-staff after fan dies

...friends and family members who witnessed the fall."It's just sad and we're all dealing with the sadness and the tragedy of it for the gentleman's family and anybody who happened to witness it," Schuerholz said. "It's difficult and that's...
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Shell pauses Arctic drilling for high wind, water

...hope to resume normal operations as soon as it's safe to do so," he said.The Polar...operations, Smith said, and Shell plans for it. Bad weather affected drilling in both the Chukchi and Beaufort seas in 2012."It's why we use a combination of satellite...
Starting offenses struggle as Cardinals beat Raiders 30-23 late in the fourth quarter. He capped it with a 4-yard TD pass to Kris Durham with...from a 38-yard pass to Ifeanyi Momah.It was a costly game for the Raiders, who...deep in Cardinals territory only to have it end up right in Cariel Brooks' arms. He...
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Biking, hiking Kennecott's abandoned mines

...the McCarthy Half Marathon in 2012, when it quickly became apparent mountain bikes would...National Park is a long way from everything. It took a solid 10-hour drive to reach the...spectacular, but not for the fainthearted. It took almost five hours to reach each mine...
Hoyers leads Texans over Saints 27-13

...over the inconsistent and undisciplined New Orleans Saints."It's good to come out and start the game and move the ball like...attempts, with each of their misses coming from beyond 50 yards."It's close," Payton said of the kicking competition. "You're...
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My Turn: Climate change impacts Alaskan life

...smaller runs firsthand on the processing line. It's been a record low season for the amount...are worried this is just the beginning.It's time for us to address this issue of climate change and what it means for Alaska. Last spring, I joined...
Letter: Marijuana control in commercial and residential areas

...protect residences from intrusion of this commercial activity, it has not extended that protection to residences in D1 or rural...Families and property should be afforded equal protection.I think it is appropriate to allow these uses in commercial and industrial...
Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Thumbs down to tangled whales. These giants of the ocean are a phenomenon to behold whether it's your first time seeing them of ten-thousandth, which makes it all the sadder when they're seen breaching with fishing nets and buoys digging into and...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 31

...Pioline broke his serve in the opening game of the fifth set. It's the first time a defending champion - man or woman - loses...LaShawn Merritt taking silver and Angelo Taylor getting bronze. It's the first medal sweep for any country in the men's 400 at...


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