ASTRO BOB Sprites and elves haunt nighttime thunderclouds
Ever since I learned about sprites, the bizarre electric discharges associated with thunderstorms that shootupin the sky instead of down to the ground, I've wanted to see one. July's a great month t... Posted on 7/11/12 at 8:56 AM
Last summer, Jake Marto drove with two classmates to Brad Malone’s hometown of Miramichi, New Brunswick, which is located east of Maine.
This summer, Marto may be going a little further east than that.
By Brad Schlossman, Forum Communications Co.
, August 02, 2011
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Winnipeg’s new team will take off as the Jets.
The Atlanta Thrashers are no more, having moved north across the border earlier this month. The name change was announced Friday night by team chairman Mark Chipman at the NHL draft in Minnesota, just before the Jets took center Mark Scheifele with the seventh pick in the first round.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger showed off Pittsburgh’s deep passing game and the Steelers inched closer to a division title and a first-round playoff bye, beating the Carolina Panthers 27-3 on Thursday night.
Santonio Holmes was walking his dog at home Sunday night when he received an unexpected phone call.
It was the Pittsburgh Steelers, telling their talented but troubled wide receiver he had been traded to the New York Jets for a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft.
LaDainian Tomlinson is bolting for the Big Apple.
Tomlinson’s agent, Tom Condon, said Sunday that the New York Jets signed the former Chargers running back to a two-year contract. The Jets confirmed that they have agreed to a deal, adding the aging star to the NFL’s top-ranked rushing offense last season.
The New York Jets will release running back Thomas Jones this week, allowing the leader of the NFL’s top-ranked rushing offense to become a free agent.
General manager Mike Tannenbaum said Monday that the team told Jones it will cut ties with him when the league’s free agency period begins Friday.
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