Oct 15, 2011 18:26 EDT
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange joined about 800 people at a heavily-policed rally in London's financial heart on Saturday, part of worldwide protests against corporate greed and budget cutbacks.
Oct 15, 2011 09:52 EDT
Around 800 people rallied in London's financial heart Saturday amid a heavy police presence as part of world protests against corporate greed and budget cutbacks.
Dec 30, 2010 18:38 EST
What if the NFL staged a Super Bowl and a blizzard hit town?. With all that snow blocking roads, closing airports and even forcing a game to be postponed in Philadelphia, it's easy to wonder how the NFL and the Big Apple would handle a blizzard in February 2014. You know, when the Super Bowl is in town.
Dec 14, 2010 00:51 EST
Favre has been there for every game _ until now. What a streak! 297 straight starts. Every Sunday he was there, starting on Sept. 27, 1992. Freezing rain, sleet, blowing snow. Nothing stopped Brett Favre.
Dec 05, 2010 21:00 EST
Jayson Werth agrees to $126 million, 7-year contract with Washington Nationals. Some general managers had just arrived at the winter meetings and some were not even at the winter meetings yet when the Washington Nationals made a startling announcement Sunday evening: They had agreed with right fielder Jayson Werth on a $126 million, seven-year contract.
Oct 26, 2010 19:25 EDT
Garlic fries and regular fog, AT&T Park brings new element to October baseball. From the Grateful Dead singing the national anthem, to a female public address announcer and seagulls squawking after games. From the smell of fresh garlic fries wafting through the lower sections to the fog hovering just above the outfield, San Francisco's ballpark by the bay has its share of flavor not seen elsewhere during October baseball.
Oct 26, 2010 17:50 EDT
Holding Hamilton: Giants hope lefty specialist Javier Lopez can neutralize Texas slugger. Giants manager Bruce Bochy might have a better alternative than simply walking Josh Hamilton in key spots during the World Series.
Sep 20, 2010 17:39 EDT
As Colts fan discovers with Giants' helmet, finders can't always keep in-game souvenirs. Finders, keepers. For some things, anyway.
Aug 20, 2010 07:08 EDT
Baseball great Roger Clemens, accused of perjury, says he's fight charges over steroid use. A federal grand jury's indictment of pitching great Roger Clemens for allegedly lying to Congress about his use of steroids deals a further blow to baseball, reinforcing the game's image as a sport where the use of performance enhancing drugs was widespread.
Aug 13, 2010 02:48 EDT
Mets closer Rodriguez freed without bail, ordered to stay away from girlfriend's father. Suspended Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez was released without bail Thursday and ordered to stay away from his girlfriend's father, whom he is accused of attacking outside a family lounge at Citi Field.
Jul 28, 2010 23:43 EDT
Dodgers get outfielder Scott Podsednik from Kansas City for 2 minor leaguers. The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired outfielder Scott Podsednik from the Kansas City Royals for a pair of minor leaguers Wednesday night, trying to replenish their outfield and boost their chances in the NL West.
Jun 03, 2010 20:53 EDT
Jun 03, 2010 20:40 EDT
Moving on: Tigers top Indians 12-6 day after blown call cost Galarraga team's 1st perfect game. The Detroit Tigers were determined to move on from the blown call that cost Armando Galarraga the first perfect game in franchise history.
Apr 01, 2010 17:27 EDT
After hitting mother with foul ball, Span calls for extended nets to protect fans. With a flick of his bat, Denard Span sent a foul ball whistling into the stands next to the Minnesota Twins dugout, a common occurrence at ballparks across the country.
Mar 24, 2010 16:16 EDT
A complete list of winners in 76th annual National Headliner Awards. Winners of the 76th annual National Headliner Awards, sponsored by The Press Club of Atlantic City, N.J., by category, followed by second- and third-place finishers:
Feb 06, 2010 21:56 EST
Winter storm could have impact on Super Bowl despite warm, sunny weather in South Florida. No chance of any flakes falling at the Super Bowl. Still, a brutal winter storm that buried Mid-Atlantic residents under several feet of snow could have a big impact on the big game Sunday.
Dec 07, 2009 19:30 EST
Reliever Brian Bruney dealt to Nationals by Yankees in 1st trade of winter meetings. Brian Bruney was dealt Monday to the Washington Nationals from the New York Yankees for a player to be named in the first trade of the winter meetings.
Oct 29, 2009 18:05 EDT
When the heat turns up in the October chill, even baseball's finest stumble on the big stage. Mark Teixeira swings at a pitch near his eyes for strike three. Chase Utley makes a wild throw into the stands. Hideki Matsui freezes on a popup and gets doubled off first base. Sometimes it's hard to fathom: the dropped balls, the baserunning blunders, the embarrassing at-bats. Hey, this is the postseason, these guys are supposed to be baseball's best!
Aug 25, 2009 17:44 EDT
Mets trade reliever Billy Wagner to Red Sox for 2 players to be named. Billy Wagner is on his way to the Boston Red Sox, leaving the New York Mets for the chance to pitch in a pennant race as a setup man for All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon.
May 08, 2009 07:14 EDT
No more Manny: Ramirez suspended 50 games for drug violation, says he didn't take steroids. Mannywood is gone and so is its chief resident. Manny Ramirez's 50-game suspension left both the Los Angeles Dodgers and baseball reeling at the news the sport's second highest-paid player was banished for a drug violation.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Born||13 September 1976|
|Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia|
|Height||180 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||89 kg (14 st 0 lb)|
|Source: NRL Stats, NRL Stats|