LAS VEGAS | Windy City Wins: Lee Smith, Baines elected to baseball Hall

LAS VEGAS— Longtime closer Lee Smith and smooth-swinging Harold Baines have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Former outfielder and manager Lou Piniella fell one vote short. The results by the 16-member Today’s Game Era Committee were announced Sunday at the winter meetings. Smith and Baines both debuted in Chicago during the 1980 … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Windy City Wins: Lee Smith, Baines elected to baseball Hall

OAKLAND, Calif | Carr’s late TD pass leads Raiders past Steelers 24-21

OAKLAND, Calif — Derek Carr threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier with 21 seconds left before Chris Boswell slipped on a potential game-tying 40-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the Oakland Raiders’ 24-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Ben Roethlisberger returned from a rib injury to lead a … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Carr’s late TD pass leads Raiders past Steelers 24-21

KANSAS CITY, Mo | Chiefs owner ‘shocked’ by video of Hunt that led to release

KANSAS CITY, Mo — Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said he was shocked by security camera footage showing Kareem Hunt shoving and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel, and that it was a collective decision by the organization to cut their star running back within hours. In his first comments since the incident nine days … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo | Chiefs owner ‘shocked’ by video of Hunt that led to release

The Latest: Cowboys stretch East lead with OT win vs. Eagles

The Latest from Week 14 of the NFL season (all times EST): 7:30 p.m. The Dallas Cowboys (8-5) have pushed their lead over Philadelphia and Washington in the NFC East to a commanding two games with three games to play, with a wild 29-23 overtime win over the Eagles. Amari Cooper’s third touchdown of the … Continue reading The Latest: Cowboys stretch East lead with OT win vs. Eagles

Columbia Missouri News: Columbia Police make arrest for shots fired overnight

COLUMBIA, MO – Columbia Police responded to a call of shots fired inside Steak ‘n Shake restaurant, 1912 W. Worley St., at approximately 12:50 a.m. on Dec. 9. Officers found evidence of one shot having been fired into the ceiling.  The suspect had already left the area prior to their arrival. There were no injuries … Continue reading Columbia Missouri News: Columbia Police make arrest for shots fired overnight

ARLINGTON, Texas | Prescott’s 3rd TD to Cooper lifts Cowboys over Eagles in OT

ARLINGTON, Texas — Dak Prescott threw his third touchdown pass to Amari Cooper on the first possession of overtime, and the Dallas Cowboys took a big step toward the NFC East title with a 29-23 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. On third down, Rasul Douglas tipped the pass into the air, and Cooper … Continue reading ARLINGTON, Texas | Prescott’s 3rd TD to Cooper lifts Cowboys over Eagles in OT

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan To Host Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will host a ministerial on counterterrorism cooperation in the Western Hemisphere on December 11, 2018.  Senior officials from twelve key North, Central, and South American partners will attend, including Argentina, The Bahamas, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica, … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan To Host Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump considering budget chief for staff post

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the White House chief of staff (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Now that President Donald Trump’s top choice to be chief of staff has passed on taking the job, he is considering four others for the post. A person familiar with Trump’s thinking tells The Associated Press that the president … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump considering budget chief for staff post