Slideshow: Year In Pictures: 2012 Sports


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  • McCann drives in 3 as Braves beat Giants 6-3
    Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and an RBI single in his third game this season after coming off the disabled list, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Thursday night to begin a four-game series between NL division leaders. More
  • 5 things to know Saturday at the Kentucky Derby
    The Kentucky Derby is Saturday at Churchill Downs. Here are five things you should know... More
  • Tebow era over in New York after Jets waive QB
    Heisman Trophy winner attempted just eight passes after his arrival in a trade from the Denver Broncos in 2012. More
  • This year's draft heavy on size, light on glamour
    This year's NFL draft is heavy on size and light on glamour. There's no high-profile quarterback destined to go No. 1 and instantly become the face of a downtrodden franchise. There's not even a running back or wide receiver worthy of the top overall pick, someone with the kind of swagger that wins over fans weary of losing. More
  • Packers ink Matthews to lucrative long-term deal
    Clay Matthews has signed a long-term extension with the Packers, as first reported by Ian Rapoport of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the five-year, $66 million deal will make Matthews the NFL’s highest paid linebacker. Matthews, a four-time Pro Bowl pick, was scheduled to make $3.73 million in the final year of his contract, but he was expected to receive an offer valued around $13 million per year, similar to the NFL’s highest-paid linebacker, the Cowboys’ DeMarcus Ware. More
  • S&P 500 Weekly Update: Surprise, 5 Major Indices Post All-Time Highs
    Led by China, the Asia Pacific economy continues to pick up momentum. After a three-month snooze, mega-cap tech stocks come back into favor.
    12/4/2020 - 10:27 pm | View Link
  • The new Republican Party
    As The Robesonian headlined, “Tuesday’s election may have spawned a new political era in Robeson County.” When I moved to Lumberton in 2003, 89% of the registered voters were Democrat. Robeson County ...
    12/4/2020 - 11:42 am | View Link
  • Why Some Libraries Are Ending Fines
    So decades later, when I heard about libraries going “fine-free,” it sounded like an overdue change and a nice idea. Collecting fines for overdue books has been going on for over a century, originally ...
    12/4/2020 - 10:08 am | View Link
  • ‘We’re just scared’: Family worries as Salt Lake-area homeless shelter strained by COVID-19 outbreak
    At least 100 Midvale Family Shelter residents and staffers have tested positive. The Deseret News spoke with a mother and father who have been staying in the shelter with two asthmatic children. They ...
    12/4/2020 - 9:14 am | View Link
  • The Rundown: What’s Better Than Maya Rudolph In ‘Big Mouth’?
    At one point in this season, Maya Rudolph, in character as Connie the Hormone Monstress, says Alec Baldwin’s name, which is not in itself newsworthy, but what makes it newsworthy is the pronunciation ...
    12/4/2020 - 7:54 am | View Link
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