Hungarian director Ferenc Kosa, winner in Cannes, dies at 81

BUDAPEST, Hungary  — The Hungarian Academy of Arts says that Ferenc Kosa, winner of the best director award at the 1967 Cannes film festival, has died. He was 81. Kosa, who died Wednesday, was recognized for “Ten Thousand Days,” about the travails of a Hungarian peasant family from the 1930s onward. The film was banned … Continue reading Hungarian director Ferenc Kosa, winner in Cannes, dies at 81

Ferris State’s Campbell leads AP D-II All-America team

Ferris State quarterback Jayru Campbell, who has led the Bulldogs to the national championship game, highlights The Associated Press Division II All-America team along with two of his teammates. Campbell, a junior, has passed for 2,832 and 26 touchdowns and run for 1,338 and 20 scores, leading Ferris State to a 15-0 record heading into … Continue reading Ferris State’s Campbell leads AP D-II All-America team

OWINGS MILLS, Md. | Flacco loses job as Ravens starting QB; Jackson takes over

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Joe Flacco has lost his job as Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback and will be the backup Sunday for the first time in his 11-year NFL career. Flacco is finally healthy after missing the past four games with a right hip injury. The Ravens went 3-1 during his absence under rookie quarterback … Continue reading OWINGS MILLS, Md. | Flacco loses job as Ravens starting QB; Jackson takes over

NEW YORK | NFL to play 4 games in London, 1 in Mexico City in 2019

NEW YORK — The NFL will stage four games in London and one in Mexico City next season, with the Jaguars, Chargers, Rams, Raiders and Buccaneers serving as hosts. When the games will be played and who the opponents will be won’t be announce until the spring, when the league schedule for 2019 is released. … Continue reading NEW YORK | NFL to play 4 games in London, 1 in Mexico City in 2019

PHILADELPHIA | AP Sources: Carson Wentz hasn’t been ruled out for next game

PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz is sidelined with a back injury, but two people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press the quarterback hasn’t been ruled out for Philadelphia’s game at the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Both people spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team hasn’t made any definitive determination. “Carson has a … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | AP Sources: Carson Wentz hasn’t been ruled out for next game

SAN ANTONIO | APNewsBreak: Julian Castro moves toward 2020 White House run

SAN ANTONIO— Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro says he’s taking a step toward a possible White House campaign in 2020 by forming a presidential exploratory committee. The Texas Democrat tells The Associated Press that he will announce a decision Jan. 12. The move Wednesday gives the 44-year-old former San Antonio mayor an early start … Continue reading SAN ANTONIO | APNewsBreak: Julian Castro moves toward 2020 White House run

AP source: Biden to meet with family as he ponders 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden is wrapping up a busy stretch of events this week before stepping out of the public eye to hold family deliberations over the holidays on whether to launch another campaign for president, according to multiple people familiar with his thinking. They spoke on the condition of anonymity because Biden was … Continue reading AP source: Biden to meet with family as he ponders 2020