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The Bryan-College Station Eagle won’t be delivered until this afternoon because of a rare breakdown of the newspaper’s press. Eagle Publisher Crystal Dupre said the delay could not be Yemen was thrust into the helped. forefront thego fight against “All thatofcan wrong did this terrorism Dupre Tuesday when theare morning,” said. “We U.S. and Britain doing our best to evacuated get the paper embassytostaff to a threatdelivered our due readers. We ened attack. realize this is an inconvenience andAs weWesterners apologize.”flew out of the country, authoriOne of twoYemeni drive motors on tiesEagle’s launched a wide investiThe press broke and gationby into the al-Qaidapressthreat efforts experienced to multiple potential targets in men to fix the problem weren’t the impoverished Arab nation. successful. An agreement with — calls News, the Temple Telegram forA6 the paper to be printed at its location. Over more than two decades, mechanical problems have The map closed prompted theofpaper toAmeribe can embassies Middle printed elsewhereinathe handful of East and Africa provides times. a window into the Obama administration’s concern about a potentially imminent al-Qaida terrorist attack on overseas U.S. interests. Yemen was thrustacross into the While missions a forefront of theoffight terbroad swath the against Arab world rorism Tuesday when the U.S. are affected, some, including and Britain evacuated embassy in capitals that have been staff duefor to a threatened targets extremists in attack. the past, are not. News,A6 A6 ——News,
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Python’s strangling of 2 boys probed
Authorities on Tuesday were looking into the nighttime strangling of two Canadian boys by a 100-pound python. According to reports, the snake escaped from its enclosure, slithered through a ventilation system and fell through the ceiling into the room where the young boys were sleeping. A snake expert said it was possible that the python was spooked and simply clung to whatever it landed on. Police are treating the deaths in Campbellton, New Brunswick, as a criminal investigation. — World, A8
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More allegations for Manziel Broker claims to have video of QB signing items for a fee By DAVID HARRIS firstname.lastname@example.org
When Texas A&M took the ﬁeld Tuesday afternoon for its second practice of fall camp, College Station was nearly cloudless. Players and coaches spread out on the Coolidge Practice Fields, sweating and drilling with the kickoff of the most anticipated season in program history just weeks away. However, off the field, for the third consecutive day, the eligibility status of the reigning Heisman Trophy winner didn’t mimic the Brazos Valley sky. Things, somehow, got cloudier for Johnny Manziel. Manziel practiced for the second consecutive day, walking onto the grass and back into the spotlight just hours after another ESPN report linked him to a third autograph broker. An East Coast autograph broker played two cellphone videos to ESPN apparently showing Manziel signing A&M helmets and memorabilia. The broker said he paid Manziel $7,500 for signing almost 300 items on Jan. 11 and 12 at the Walter Camp Foundation Event in New Haven, Conn. ESPN reported that the videos include Manziel saying “You never did a signing with me” and that, if the broker were to tell anyone, he would refuse to deal with him in the future. The videos reportedly do not show Manziel accepting any money and were ﬁlmed without Manziel’s knowledge. See MANZIEL, Page A5
Eagle photo by Stuart Villanueva Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel warms up with teammates Tuesday during the second day of fall camp. For video from the practice, go to theeagle.com.
Breaking down the bylaw Manziel is accused of violating many of the facts about Manziel’s alleged autograph sale remain unknown, several experts weighed in on how the NCAA might The future of Johnny Manziel’s football act within its bylaws. season for Texas A&M will soon come down John Infante, a former compliance officer to a one-sentence bylaw, divided into three at NCAA Division I schools and author of the sections. Bylaw Blog, said Manziel would be breaking The bylaw, 184.108.40.206, states that student-ath- the rules even if he signed the autographs for letes cannot permit their names or likenesses free with the knowledge that they would be tobeusedforcommercialpurposes,including sold for a proﬁt, or if his friend proﬁted and to advertise, recommend or promote sales of he did not. However, the punishment in those commercial products, or accept payment for cases would be much less. the use of their names or likenesses. While “That’s still a violation if he knows it’s goBy BETH BROWN email@example.com
Boy saves ‘granny’ from fire By MAGGIE KIELY firstname.lastname@example.org
“The Lord is good.”
A&M football coaches laud Ben Malena’s leadership. Sports, C1
Fort Hood shooting suspect admits he was the gunman. Region, A9
Walking the walk
ight-year-old James Wilborn was at his greatgrandmother’s apartment in Calvert playing a game of pool on his tablet computer last weekend when he heard glass breaking. When the soon-to-be thirdgrader peeked out the window to see what all the noise was about, he saw the ﬂames quickly approaching the unit they were in and immediately thought of his “granny.” “I started yelling, ‘Granny, granny, come quick!’” James recalled Tuesday while standing in front of his great-grandmother’s destroyed residence. “I got the window open and got out, then tried to pull my granny out but her feet got stuck.” James then rushed to the apartment nearby where his mother was working on a woman’s hair and yelled, “Fire!” His mom, Jannie Wilborn, 24, said she and a neighbor quickly went to her grand-
Eagle photo by Stuart Villanueva James Wilborn, 8, helped his great-grandmother Peril Mae Young escape from her burning home Saturday in Calvert. mother’s aid and got her out of harm’s way, then proceeded to bang on neighbors’ doors to get them to safety. The ﬁre ignited shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday, and by the time it was put out several hours later, six families were without a home and eight residences at Calvert Arms Apart-
ments had been destroyed — including granny’s. “I was about to get in the tub when he started yelling at me,” said Peril Mae Young, James’ 67-year-old great grandmother. “I probably would’ve burned up in there.” See FIRE, Page A7
ing on sale, and could cause him to be ruled ineligible, but it’s typically a ‘don’t do this again’ and he’d be reinstated without penalty,” Infante said. He said if the NCAA cannot prove he received money, it could rule him ineligible and then immediately reinstate him, similar to its action against Auburn quarterback Cam Newton in 2011. He did say there could be a small suspension if Manziel was found to be repeatedly signing things that he knew others
INSIDE Poll: Even if they could, most people wouldn’t want to live to 120
A new poll by the Pew Research Center explores attitudes about a scientific quest: Creating treatments that one day might slow the aging process and let people live to be as old as 120. The poll found most Americans wouldn’t want a treatment that would let them live decades longer than the current average life expectancy.
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Budget, jobs on tap for regents By ALLEN REED email@example.com
The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents is set to approve upcoming budgets, begin the process of selecting a new president for its ﬂagship institution and create a new executive vice chancellor position. The regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday to discuss and vote on the topics. The regents will consider creation of a rightSee REGENTS, Page A7
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Lincoln Center. For senior adults 60 and over. firstname.lastname@example.org or 764-3779. Bryan Rotary Club, noon to 1 p.m., Briarcrest Country Club. HEALTH AND WELLNESS Seniors Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m. Bryan Golf Course, 206 W. Villa Maria Road in Bryan. $5 entry. Gracie JiuJitsu, 6:50 a.m. University of Sidekicks, 12845 F.M. 2154, suite 120. Mondays and Wednesdays. $92 per month. Uniform required. Self-defense class, recommended for women. Hatha Yoga, 9 a.m. Freedom style (all levels) Brazos Healing Center. BrazosHealing Center.com. 402-3595. Gentle and Restorative Yoga, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Brazos Healing Center. BrazosHealingCenter.com. 4023595. Free Exercise and Health Classes, 9 a.m. Navasota Center. Healthy Living Grimes County. Sit Down and Tone Up, 9:30 a.m. Lin-
EVENTS Congressman Kevin Brady office hours, 1 to 3 p.m. Lindley Conference Room, Navasota City Hall. Brady’s staff will be available every month to assist people with federal agency issues, including veteran cases, Social Security, Medicare and more. Auditions for Harvey, 7 p.m. Navasota Theatre Alliance, 104 W. Washington St., Downtown Navasota. Performances r un three weeks beginning Sept. 26. For more information, contact 936825-3195 or visit www.navasota theatre. com. CLUBS Computer Club for Seniors, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Carter’s Creek Training Room located at 2200 N. Forest Parkway, College Station. Learn how to stay in touch with friends and family using social media, presented by Susan Adams. Free and no pre-registration required. 764-6371 or mrodgers@ cstx.gov. Crafts Group for Seniors, 10 a.m.
The 18th Annual Navasota Blues Fest will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday at the Grimes County Expo Center, 5280 F.M. 3455, Navasota, and continue on Saturday, beginning at 10 a.m. Performers include Michael Birnbaum, The Curtis King Blues Band, Woody Russell, The Blues Posse, Texas Johnny Boy, The Ezra Charles Band and Patrick McLaughlin.
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coln Recreation Center. For Seniors. Veterans Peer Support Group, 6 p.m. and Female Veteran Peer Support Group, 6 p.m. 200 Technology Way, room 1105, College Station. This group is open to all veterans regardless of service period, branch of service, deployment or gender. Topics discussed vary with each group and can range from readjustment, PTSD, anger management, substance abuse, coping with stress, relationship issues or any other topic. The group is free and confidential. www. brazosvalleyveterans.com. Texas Liver Coalition Support Group for the Brazos Valley, 7 p.m. St. Joseph Education Annex, East 29th St. at Broadmoor, Bryan. 694-3475. Narcotics Anonymous, 7 to 8 p.m. (Spanish) and 8 to 9 p.m. Grimes St. Joseph Health Center activity room. 450-1750 or 936-662-0825.
EVENTS 3rd Annual Blues Capital Revue, 7 to 10 p.m. Mallett Brothers BBQ, 9339 Texas 6, Navasota. Free concert of local musicians, including Tubie Pushee, Randy Pavlock, Misslette and more. Food specials
and special review CD pricing. 281993-1560. CLUBS Brazos Valley Community Action Agency, 2:30 p.m. B-CS Community Health Clinic Classroom, 3370 S. Texas Ave., Bryan. Board of Directors meeting. 846-1100. College Station Rotar y Club, 6:45 a.m. Hilton Hotel. 571-5340. Csrotaryclub.org. Bible Study, 9:30 a.m. Lincoln Center. For senior adults. awilliams@cstx. gov or 764-3779. Coffee for Veterans, 8 to 10 a.m. American Legion Post Home, Texas 21 East and Waco Street, Bryan. Open to all veterans. Rotar y Club of Aggieland, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Traditions Golf Club. 696-2500, ext. 1013. City of Bryan Toastmasters, noon to 1 p.m. Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan. Brazos Duplicate Bridge Club, 6:30 p.m. Watercrest at Bryan. $3. 846-3344. 219-3736. College Station Toastmasters Club, 7 p.m. Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 Rio Grande Blvd.
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Dustin Hoffman is doing well after being successfully treated for cancer.A spokeswoman for the 75-year-old actor-director confirmed a People.com report tuesday that says Hoffman is “feeling great and in good health” after undergoing cancer treatment. Publicist Jodi Gottlieb told the site that Hoffman’s cancer was detected early and “surgically cured.” For more entertainment news, see Diversions,A4.
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Aging America: Live to be 120? Most say no thanks Editor’s note: Aging America is a joint AP-APME project examining the aging of the baby boomers and the impact that this so-called silver tsunami will have on the communities in which they live. By LAURAN NEERGAAR Associated Press
Fifty-six percent said no thanks — although two-thirds expect most other people would want to try such a step, according to the report issued Tuesday. Few expect such a radical idea to become reality, at least by 2050, although most of those surveyed expect other medical advances that could more gradually extend life expectancy, such as better cancer care. When asked about living to 120 or beyond, the survey found 51 percent of people said that would be bad for society. They worried about a strain on natural resources and that such treatments probably would be available only to the rich rather than to everyone. What is the ideal life span? To most Americans, it’s between 79 and 100; the median answer was 90 years, Pew reported. In the U.S., a child born today can expect to live 78.7 years. Women’s life expectancy is longer, 81 years, than men’s, 76.2. With a rapidly graying population that is bringing concern about the growth of Alzheimer’s disease and an overburdened Medicare system, caution about the idea of one day living even longer may not be surprising. But longevity pioneer Cynthia Kenyon of the University
WASHINGTON — Ninety birthdays maybe, but not 120: AP file photo Americans hope to stretch out First lady Michelle Obama sings and dances to exercises with staff, parents and life expectancy another decade children as she visits the Royal Castle Child Development Center, as part of the “Lets or so, but they’re ambivalent — Move!” initiative in New Orleans, La. even skeptical — about a fountain of youth. A new poll by the Pew Research Center explores attitudes about a scientific quest: Creating treatments that one day might slow the aging process and let people live decades longer than is normal today. Scientists already can extend the life span of certain laboratory animals — mice, worms, flies — with various techniques. They’ve also tried By MIKE STOBBE families, so it’s not clear if the with monkeys, although the evAssociated Press trend applies to all young chil- idence in that species is mixed. There’s no way to know if dren. But experts note that lowATLANTA — For many years, income kids tend to be heavier. there ever will be some type of doctors have been wringing their “If you’re going to look at Methuselah pill for humans. hands as more and more U.S. the problem of obesity early in But with the field growing, children grew fat. Now, that childhood, the group at highest Pew took the public’s pulse may be changing, with the first risk are low-income kids. That’s and found most Americans evidence of a national decline in what makes this data so valuable wouldn’t want a treatment childhood obesity. for understanding trends in this that would let them live to 120. In 18 states, there were at least major public health problem,” slight drops in obesity for low- said Dr. Matthew Davis, a Uniincome preschoolers, health of- versity of Michigan researcher ficials said Tuesday. who tracks health policy and After decades on the rise, children’s health issues. childhood obesity rates recently The biggest declines were in have essentially been flat. A few Florida, Georgia, Missouri, New places — Philadelphia, New York Jersey and South Dakota. Each City and Mississippi — reported saw their obesity numbers fall at improvements in the last couple least 1 percentage point. of years. But the report from the Other states showing imCenters for Disease Control and provement: California, Iowa, Prevention shows signs of wider- Idaho, Kansas, Massachusetts, ranging progress. Maryland, Michigan, Minne“Now, for the first time, we’re sota, Mississippi, Montana, seeing a significant decrease in New Hampshire, New Mexico childhood obesity” nationally, and Washington. A substantial said Dr. Thomas Frieden, CDC decline was also seen in the U.S. director. Virgin Islands. But rates are still too high, he “These signs of progress tell a on Harvey Road, near the mall • (979)703-8806 added. One in 8 preschoolers is clear story: We can reverse the AGGIE OWNED AND OPERATED Follow Us on facebook.com/MNCollegeStation obese in the United States, and childhood obesity epidemic. It it’s even more common in black isn’t some kind of unstoppable and Hispanic kids. force,” said Dr. James S. Marks, “It’s not like we’re out of the in a statement. He’s senior vice woods,” he said during a confer- president at the Robert Wood ence call with reporters Tuesday. Johnson Foundation, a philanObesity continues to be one of thropy that supports programs the nation’s leading public health to tackle obesity. problems — health officials call it Despite the improvements, a longstanding epidemic. A third the numbers are still disappointof U.S. children and teens and ing. Hawaii was the best, with more than two-thirds of adults about 9 percent of low-income are obese or overweight. preschoolers estimated to be Some hope the report marks a obese in 2011. Even with some turning point. progress, California was worst “I really do think this is a piv- at nearly 17 percent. otal moment,” said Sam Kass, Ten states were not included; executive director of a White some had changed how they House initiative to reduce child- track height and weight. 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of California, San Francisco, wonders if the public understands the real goal of such research, which is better health. Many of the experimental animals whose lives have been extended look and act far younger — and are far healthier — than their untreated counterparts of the same age, she said. “It would be the equivalent of a 90-year-old person that you think is looking like a 45-yearold,” Kenyon told The Associated Press. Because aging itself underlies the development of many chronic diseases as our bodies break down, the theory is that slowing the aging process might help keep people healthier for longer — even if it’s never as dramatic as what has happened with animals. “We are very interested in
not only life extension, but extension of the health span,” said Dr. Marie A. Bernard, deputy director of the National Institute on Aging, which pays for much of this research. Research into life extension began with the discovery that severely restricting calories in lab animals — they regularly consume 25 percent to 30 percent less than normal — makes them live longer. Remarkably, they also were healthier than their litter mates. That led to the discovery of various genetic alterations that control life span. Kenyon’s research, for example, found that altering a single gene doubled the life span of roundworms, which stayed healthy until near the end. Other researchers have discovered similar aging-related gene mutations in different species.
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De niro, Streep to reunite for film
More than a dozen years after their last film together, Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep will reunite on screen for an adaptation of Ann Leary’s darkly comic small town New England tale, The Good House. It will be the fourth film together for the 69-year-old De Niro and the 64-year-old Streep.
Writer-producer-humorist Stan Freberg is 87. Actor David Rasche is 69. Actor David Duchovny (X-Files, left) is 53. Actor Harold Perrineau (Lost, Oz) is 50. Actress Charlize Theron is 38.
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ear Annie: I left my hometown when I was 19 and have lived in a nearby state for the past 27 years. Two of my children are grown and on their own, and my youngest currently lives with my ex-husband overseas. My mother is now in her 70s and has many medical problems, lives alone and rarely leaves the house. I am also in a long-distance relationship with a man from my childhood who lives near my mother. I am planning to move back to my home state to help my mother and also pursue this relationship. However, I am torn between moving back there and being able to see my children, who live in various places. It breaks my heart for my mother to be all alone, and I know I am running out of time to have her in my life. I also feel this man is “the one,” and I want to be with him. Annie, I spent nearly 30 years caring for my kids. I plan to see them every few months and create a visitation schedule for my son to be with me. Am I being selfish to move away? — Torn Between Kids, Parents and Boyfriend Dear Torn: Absolutely not. You aren’t abandoning young children. Your kids no longer live with you, so you are free to go where you wish. As long as you can visit your children and work out a time for your youngest to be with you, you are under no obligation to remain in your current home. You have spent 27 years taking care of your kids, and now you are quite unselfishly going to take care of your mother. You deserve to also take care of yourself. Dear Annie: I recently invited some friends to my home for an informal Sunday supper. We’ve known one another for 10 years and usually go out to restaurants. This is the first time we’ve had them over to our home. Since then, I have not received any kind of invitation from them. Worse, one of them recently said they had such a good time that we should do it again. But no one volunteered to use their home. Someone suggested I do it. I have done a lot of entertaining in the past, and going over my guest lists, I realize that very few people have returned the favor. Before my husband died last year, he said flat out that he was tired of entertaining people who do nothing for us in return. One of our neighbors was invited twice to our home, and I have yet to be inside her house. Is reciprocity some old social rule that no longer exists? — Still Waiting Dear Still: No, but many people no longer feel obligated to follow any social rules at all. We think your particular problem is home entertainment. Too many people are embarrassed by the condition of their houses or by their cooking skills. They don’t realize that their friends aren’t interested in comparing furniture and appetizers. They simply want to enjoy the company. The solution for you is to entertain in your home only those who will reciprocate, and socialize with the rest in neutral settings such as restaurants.
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NEW YORK — Acting in one of Shakespeare’s plays is difficult enough without having to dodge a 3,600-pound SUV. That’s just one of the challenges facing the cast performing Richard III this summer in a working outdoor municipal parking lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome streets in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. There also are joggers, bikers and dog walkers, lost tourists and the drug-addled. There are sirens, bugs and car alarms, and the smells from a nearby French-Cuban restaurant. And, of course, cars zipping in and out. “This is not easy. If it was, nobody would come and watch,” says Hamilton Clancy, the producing artistic director of The Drilling Company, which for years has staged the downtown shows. “The beauty of the parking lot is that people come and go, stay for five minutes or an hour, and they all get an introduction to the Bard that they wouldn’t ordinarily.” The tradition dates back 17 years and was inherited by The Drilling Company, which relies on word-of-mouth and the element of surprise to attract an audience. All perfor-
Actors rehearse for Richard III in a parking lot in New York on July 29. AP file photo
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mances are free. “The only thing I ever ask is I put out a hat at the end of the show and we say, ‘If you’ve got something to throw in, it’s much appreciated,’” says Clancy, who is directing Richard III through Aug. 17. The bare-boned but enthusiastic summer productions have as many as 77 plastic chairs that are placed in rows around a section of concrete that acts as the stage “People just come, chairs get moved back, blankets get put out,” Clancy says. But the challenges of putting on a show have gotten harder,
thanks to the city. Until now, authorities had allowed the 25-member company to perform relatively unhassled, but a municipal rule change now requires it to pay for eight parking spots per night and also get additional insurance. Total bill this summer: $2,400. “For a small operation that’s operating off the bucket, a $2,400 hit is no small hit, right?” asks Clancy, who seems more bemused than bitter. The Drilling Company’s entire yearly budget is less than $16,000. He’s appealed for help, and although he’s had some ver-
bal support from City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, no relief so far. Still, the company won’t stop cars from parking in their eight designated spots — they’re unwilling to anger residents — but won’t consider charging audience members. “I’ve always believed the way we did it was the best way to do it,” Clancy says. “That way it honors the community that wants to park just as much as it honors the community of people just watching the show. Once the city says, ‘Well, you have to pay for it,’ then we have to start charging and that’s not right.”
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BYLAW:NCAA doesn’t specify penalties for violations, former compliance officer says Continued from A1
would profit from. Infante said the NCAA doesn’t write out specific penalties for violating the bylaws. Instead, punishments tend to be written out in the student-athlete reinstatement guidelines. He said the NCAA will likely consider precedence and the totality of the circumstances, such as whether Manziel made a profit, whether he did it repeatedly and all circumstances of any evidence the NCAA finds. As for precedence, Infante said the NCAA typically considers the amount of money in question. For a profit of less than $300, he said, students will typically see no suspension and be ordered to repay the money. For up to $500, athletes may be suspended for 10 percent of the season, or one-to-two games, and could be suspended for 30 percent of the season for receiving more than $1,000. “It’s not just about the amount of money they receive — if you go well above the scale, like this mythical five-figure payoff would be, then you might be get-
“What you have to understand is, the underlying story is who gets the money — there’s a huge amount of money out there, and Texas A&M wants money and the SEC wants the money. This is all about those entities keeping the money.
of law, so the player doesn’t have the due process protections as if they were in a court setting.” He said the investigation does not fall in the NCAA compliance and enforcement division and would instead be a matter of student-athlete reinstatement. He said Manziel would be able to appeal if an investigation finds that he did knowingly sell his autograph for money. Richard G.Johnson “It’s impossible to say what’s ultimateLawyer who has represented student-athletes in lawsuits against NCAA ly going to happen,” Karcher said. If a violation is found that would deem ting into things like half the season or sibleunderthelawif heorshewasacting him ineligible, Infante said, then the case a full season before being reinstated,” as a staff member by recruiting, but in would be sent to student-athlete reinInfante said. most cases the head coach would not be statement, and a different NCAA staff In bylaw 220.127.116.11, “Responsibility of a held responsible for student infractions. will decide wither Manziel could be Coach,” Infante said Texas A&M head RickKarcher,aprofessorattheCenter reinstated and under what conditions. footballcoachKevinSumlinispresumed of LawandSportsfortheFloridaCoastal That staff’s decision can be appealed to to be responsible for the actions of his School of Law, said the issue will be what the committee on infractions. assistant coaches who report to him, and powers the NCAA has or doesn’t have to Richard G. Johnson, a lawyer who has for promoting an atmosphere of compli- coordinate its investigation. represented student-athletes in lawsuits ance within the program. “If he received money, hands-down against the NCAA, said Manziel’s situaThe head coach would be held respon- that violates the provision,” Karcher tion sheds a light on the issue of studentsible for violations committed by his said. “The real question then is the athletes’ amateurism status. The bylaw staff, but not student-athletes. Infante NCAA doesn’t have the ability to subpoe- Manziel allegedly violated states that, saidastudent-athletecanbeheldrespon- na witnesses and they’re not in a court upon becoming a student-athlete, an in-
MANZIEL: Could face suspension Continued from A1
The broker, who said Manziel said he wanted money for new rims for his vehicle, told ESPN that he does not intend to cooperate with the ongoing NCAA investigation of Manziel. Following practice, at almost 8 p.m., Manziel walked through the McFerrin Indoor Center with his bright cleats in his hand, escorted by a university policemen. He glanced at the media throng to his left and continued in his path, out the door and back into the Bright Complex. ESPN’s Outside The Lines reported Sunday that Manziel allegedly agreed to a “five-figure flat fee” with autograph broker Drew Tieman for signing memorabilia in Miami during Manziel’s visit to the site of the 2013 BCS Championship game in January. NCAA bylaw 18.104.22.168 prohibits a player from accepting money for promotion or sale of a product or service. On Monday, ESPN reported that a second autograph dealer alleged that Nathan Fitch, Manziel’s close friend who was hired by his parents to be his personal assistant, told him Manziel wanted payment to sign autographs. The East Coast broker who emerged Tuesday said that Finch wasn’t in Connecticut during the transaction. A&M coach Kevin Sumlin said during Monday’s media day that the team and university was doing its “due diligence to find the facts” regarding Manziel. He was asked three questions about Manziel immediately when he addressed the media following Tuesday’s practice and, each time, deferred to university spokesperson Jason Cook. “As far as football goes, I can talk to you about all that,” Sumlin said. “There’s not a whole lot I can say about [Manziel’s situation].” Cook said Sunday that the university doesn’t “respond to such questions concerning specific student-athletes.” He was reached Tuesday and said, in a text message, “We do not have any additional information to share at this time.” Autographs and memorabilia is a giant industry that puts college players’ eligibility in peril. Manziel isn’t the only one under scrutiny. USC launched an investigation into star wide receiver Marquise Lee after some of his autographs had appeared for sale online. USC said Lee did not violate any NCAA rules. The school’s compliance office investigated the autographs, decided Lee did not receive payment and cleared him of any wrongdoing. At last look, Manziel doesn’t havethemostautographeditems for sale on eBay, either. South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney had 241 items to Manziel’s 229. Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller has 133 items for sale on eBay, and Alabama quarterback AJ MacCarron has 97 items for sale. Manziel hasn’t spoken to the media since the allegations
dividual is not eligible for commercial compensation for his likeness or name. “The NCAA wants to make money, and if we allow the kids to make money, they can’t control the cash flow of college sports,” Johnson said. “Amateurism isn’t defined by money, it’s defined by ideals.” Johnson said Manziel is in the position to challenge the amateurism status that prohibits student-athletes from making money off their names and likenesses. He said Manziel’s name recognition and prestige, as well as the potential damages that would come from being ruled ineligible, would be enough for Manziel to hire a big-name lawyer to challenge the NCAA’s rule. “What you have to understand is, the underlying story is who gets the money — there’s a huge amount of money out there, and Texas A&M wants money and the SEC wants the money,” Johnson said. “This is all about those entities keeping the money.” The NCAA did not return requests for clarification on its bylaws.
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Yemen again at forefront of fight against terror By AHMED AL-HAJ and MATTHEW LEE Associated Press
SANAA, Yemen — Yemen was thrust back into the forefront of the international fight against terrorism Tuesday when the U.S. and Britain evacuated embassy staff due to a threatened attack, a suspected U.S. drone killed four alleged members of al-Qaida, and militants shot down a Yemeni army helicopter. As Westerners flew out of the country, Yemeni authorities launched a wide investigation into the al-Qaida threat to multiple potential targets in the impoverished Arab nation. Security officials said they believed the terror network was seeking retalia-
tion for a U.S.-backed military offensive that has dealt serious setbacks to the terror network’s most active branch, including the death earlier this year of its No. 2 leader. The Yemeni army, meanwhile, surrounded foreign installations, government offices and the airport with tanks and troops in the nation’s capital, Sanaa, as well as the strategic Bab al-Mandeb straits at the entrance to the Red Sea in the southern Arabian Peninsula, drawing parallels with security measures following the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Adenharborthatkilled17American sailors. Authorities also set up checkpoints across Sanaa, searching cars and individuals, especially
U.S. embassy closures a window into threat concern By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The map of closed American embassies — and those that remain open — in the Middle East and Africa provides a window into the Obama administration’s concern about a potentially imminent al-Qaida terrorist attack on overseas U.S. interests. While diplomatic missions across a broad swath of the Arab world are affected, some, including in capitals that have been targets for extremists in the past, are not. And those chosen for closure in Africa and the Indian Ocean suggest that the fear may be as much about the vulnerability of certain embassies and staff and the range of increasingly mobile terrorists as it is about specific threats. One apparently key factor: How significant is the security that is now in place? A total of 19 U.S. embassies and
consulates in 16 countries have been ordered to close to the publicuntilSaturday.Theyrunalong a jagged, east-to-south crescent from Libya through the Persian Gulf to Rwanda and include the island nations of Madagascar and Mauritius, That’s fewer missions in fewer nations than were ordered closed this past Sunday in the administration’s initial response to intelligence that alQaida in the Arabian Peninsula was gearing up for an attack. The changes, coupled with the inclusions and omissions, show how the threat analysis has evolved. According to the State Department, the closures are all the result of the same intelligence on the threat. Yet, that intelligence stream appears to be significantly diffuse, covering embassies and other posts stretching 4,800 miles from Tripoli, Libya, to Port Louis, Mauritius, and not limited to Muslim or Muslimmajority nations.
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intelligence official and a Mideast diplomat told The Associated Press that the closures were triggered by the interception of a secret message between al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri and Nasser al-Wahishi, the leader of the Yemen-based al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, about plans for a major terror attack. The
officials spoke on condition of anonymitybecausetheywerenot authorized to discuss the matter publicly. Zawahri also made a public statement on July 30 that exhorted Muslims to kill Americans “in every spot on Earth.” Yemeni investigators looking into the threat said they believe the motive of the attack was re-
taliation for the killing of Saudiborn Saeed al-Shihri, who was released from the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay after nearly six years and later became the No. 2 al-Qaida leader in Yemen. Al-Shihri was critically wounded in a November drone strike and later died of his wounds, the militant group acknowledged.
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hand man of sorts for System Chancellor John Sharp, an executive vice chancellor and chief financial officer. The system’s six vice chancellors would report to the new position, which would be directly accountable to the chancellor. The man tapped to fill the lofty spot is Billy C. Hamilton, who worked for Sharp during his tenure as Texas comptroller. Hamilton received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Texas and spent more than 25 years working in the comptroller’s office. After leaving the comptroller’s office
in 2006, Hamilton has operated a private consulting practice focusing on tax, policy research, management and government business strategy. “I have had the privilege to work with Billy directly when he was my deputy state comptroller, and his appreciation of our mission, experience in managing complex entities and history of excellence will make him a great fit for our system,” said Sharp in a press release. “If we are to maintain our momentum, it will require a more balanced and experienced team. Bottom line: Billy Hamilton is the most respected person inside state government and will make a pos-
itive difference from Day One.” It is unclear how much Hamilton would get paid in the position if the regents choose to create it. A system spokesman on Tuesday declined to comment and said the salary would be discussed by the regents when they consider the creation of the position. Still, the position would fall below the chancellor, who makes $507,000 annually, and the vice chancellors, who make around $250,000-plus a year. The regents are also set to approve the fiscal year 2014 budgets for the system and its member schools. It is unclear what the proposed budgets are or how they are different from
Thomas Bell looks at the charred remnants of the housing unit where his mother lived after a fire on Tuesday.
years past. Spokespeople from the system and Texas A&M University said they could not release information about the proposed budgets until after the regents had voted. The system will also set into motion a search to find a new president for Texas A&M, following the unexpected July announcement by R. Bowen Loftin. Loftin, who said he is resigning to spend more time with students, will step down on Jan. 13 and said he made the decision before the regents meeting to give them time to find a replacement.
The regents will vote to authorize Sharp to execute an agreement with Loftin that will outline how he will transition out of the role. A system spokesman declined to comment on details about the agreement and said the chancellor was still working on it. Loftin’s predecessor, Elsa Murano, who was paid $295,000 when she resigned, received $425,000 for one year of development leave and took a $260,000-per-year faculty position, according to her transition agreement. Sharp previously indicated that Loftin’s going-away
bonus could be greater. The regents are also set to adopt a resolution honoring Loftin and to authorize Sharp to “establish a presidential search advisory committee and to perform all acts necessary to facilitate the presidential search process at Texas A&M University.” Other agenda items include: • An update on the 25 by 25 initiative, which seeks to grow the engineering department enrollment to 25,000 by the year 2025, by Dean Katherine Banks. • A legislative update by Guy Diedrich, vice chancellor for federal and state relations.
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As French dining changes, so does law “true cuisine” and force the fakers — who would have to find a more appropriate word, such as “caterer” — to fess up. The harsher measure died in the Assembly earlier this year, but Fasquelle and his cohorts plan to propose it again in September. The legislative pushes have parallels to requirements French bakeries were subjected to in 1998, when the word “boulangerie” was legally reserved for establishments that made bread from scratch — and using a freezer at any point in the process strictly prohibited. Amid the parliamentary uproar, most French workers — increasingly pressed for time and money — are unlikely to probe too deeply. Lunches that have traditionally run two hours or even three hours in the south are being cut short by the modern work day. According to a 2011 study, the French midday break is down to an average of 22 minutes, compared with nearly 90 minutes two decades ago. And a study this spring found that a fifth of French workers are bringing their food from home to eat at work — double the percentage just three years ago, according to a survey this spring from industry consultant Gira Conseil. According to the study, fast food expenditures have surpassed traditional restaurants for the first time, making up 54 percent of receipts. But don’t think that French fast food means strictly McDonald’s, whose sales in France are slumping this year, according to their most recent quarterly results.
TORONTO — A 100-pound python blamed in the strangling deaths of two Canadian boys apparently escaped from its enclosure, slithered through a ventilation system and fell through the ceiling into the room where the young brothers were sleeping, authorities said Tuesday. A snake expert said it was possible that the python was spooked and simply clung to whatever it landed on. Police are treating the deaths in Campbellton, New Brunswick, as a criminal investigation. Autopsies on Noah Barthe, 5, and his brother Connor Barthe, 7, werebeing performed Tuesday. The brothers had been visiting the apartment of a friend whose father owned an exotic pet store on the floor below, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sgt. Alain Tremblay said at a news conference in Campbellton. Tremblay said the African rock python was being kept inside the second floor apartment, not inside the pet store as authorities had previously stated. Steve Benteau, a spokesman for the provincial Natural Resources Department, said no permit was issued for an African rock python and the province wasn’t aware it was being kept at the apartment. The department said the snake is generally only permitted in accredited zoos, un-
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George W. bush has heart surgery
Former President George W. Bush successfully underwent a heart procedure in Dallas on Tuesday after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery during his annual physical, Bush spokesman Freddy Ford said. “At the recommendation of his doctors, President Bush agreed to have a stent placed to open the blockage,” Ford said. “The procedure was performed successfully this morning, without complication, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.” Bush, 67, was expected to be discharged Wednesday and resume his normal schedule the following day.
navasota blues fest kicks off friday
Keeping the blues alive in the Brazos Valley, the Navasota Blues Fest 2013 will kick off Friday and continue through Saturday at the Grimes County Expo Center. For its 18th year, the music festival will honor legendary Navasota bluesman and songster Mance Lipscomb and will raise money for a scholarship in his name that will be given to a deserving high school graduate. On Friday, doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and blues musicians will start playing from 7:30 until midnight. The musicians participating on Friday include The Blues Brothers — A Tribute Band, Brandon Santini and Tubie and the Touchstones. Saturday will start with a free guitar session with Michael Birnbaum at 10 a.m. The doors officially open at 1 p.m., with music from 1:30 to midnight. Returning this year are Texas Johnny Boy and Patrick McLaughlin, and appearing for the first time at the festival are Curtis King, Blues Posse, The Ezra Charles Band and Woody Russell. The event will be all-indoors with RV hookups on-site, and refreshments will be available. Tickets for Friday only are $15, and for Saturday are $25. Discounted advance tickets for both days are $30. For more information, call 936-825-6600 or visit www. navasotabluesfest.org. — Eagle staff reports
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Texas A&M dean named to U.s. board
Ryan Crocker, dean of Texas A&M’s Bush School of Government and Public Service, has been named one of three new members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. Joining him are Jeffrey Shell, president of NBC Universal International, and Matthew C. Armstrong, author and strat- CroCker egist on public diplomacy topics. Their appointments have been confirmed by the U.S. Senate, making way for a swearing-in ceremony conducted by President Barack Obama. All three were unanimously confirmed by the Senate, which selected Shell as chair of the board, according to a press release. The board of governors is an independent, bipartisan federal agency that supervises government-supported civilian international media. According to the Broadcasting Board of Governors’ website, the board’s mission is “to inform, engage and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy,” As a former ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait and Lebanon, Crocker’s career as a foreign-service specialist spans 37 years. The dean also is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Board of Trustees of Whitman College. In an interview on Friday with TAMU Times, Cocker said “I am deeply honored to have the confidence of the president and the Senate for the position of governor. Getting America’s message out to the world is vitally important, and I look forward to working with my colleagues on the board to ensure we are as effective as possible.”
Eagle photos by Stuart Villanueva Above: donnie robertson (left), of normangee, speaks with rex swearingen, an exhibitor with AdM Alliance nutrition, during the Trade show at the 59th Texas A&M beef Cattle short Course on Tuesday. below: Posters and other visuals line rudder exhibit Hall at the Trade show.
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rugged, elderly gentleman with a thick, white mustache and gray hair billowing from his cowboy hat tugged on the reins of his horse as he rode off into the sunset in a crisp, white shirt, starched jeans and a $300 pair of boots. “This is a dream probably many of us have,” said Dr. Bruce Carpenter, an associate professor at Texas A&M, as he flipped to the Hollywood portrayal of the rancher. “In reality, how much of your time in cattle operation is spent doing that? Truthfully, probably less than 10 percent of your time is spent doing that. Another 80 percent of your time is spent repairing those fences in the foreground and fightin’ that mesquite in the background.”
Carpenter, an AgriLife Extension livestock specialist, along with Dr. Ron Gill, also a Texas A&M professor and extension livestock specialist, delivered the “Retiring to Ranching” presentation to a room full of 100-plus attend-
ees as part of the 59th Annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course coordinated by Texas AgriLife Extension and the department of animal science. The lecture was one among dozens of “cattleman’s college seminars” at the three-
day conference that began Monday and extends through Wednesday afternoon. “Why in the world do you want to retire to ranching?” Carpenter asked, rhetorically, to laughs from the audience. “Those two things, they don’t fit well in the same sentence. When we think of retiring, we think of doing less.” The theme of the seminar was not to discourage attendees from retiring as ranchers, Carpenter and Gill said, but to make people aware of the challenges the job can bring and prepare them to set goals. “What is your plan? If you
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House begins border security review By CHrISToPHer SHerMan Associated Press
MISSION — The chairman of the House Homeland Security committee said Tuesday in South Texas that the U.S. Border Patrol’s resources in the area are “woefully inadequate.” U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, made the comments after cruising the Rio Grande with Border Patrol and Texas Department of Public Safety officials in Mission. McCaul’s House bill calling for a plan to secure the border is expected to be the first of several immigration-related bills taken up after the chamber’s August re-
cess. McCaul is also leading a group of congressman along the border, stopping this weekend in California and Arizona. Accompanying McCaul on Tuesday were U.S. Reps. Kevin Yoder, R-Kansas, and Leonard Lance, R-New Jersey. The stakes of immigration reform were made evident to the group when they encountered a body floating in the Rio Grande on Tuesday. “My colleagues and I saw firsthand the tragedies of this border and the loss of life when we saw a body floating just a few minutes ago on this river,” McCaul said. “And that is a sad fact of this border.” Border Patrol spokesman Daniel Tirado said the body was recovered later by the
Mission Fire Department. McCaul’s bill is a stark contrast to the comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed the Senate. The House has rejected that and is instead taking up individual components that so far do not include a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million people living in the country illegally. His measure describes a list of metrics that homeland security officials would have to report to Congress, which would be used to determine what sort of resources work and what is needed where. “In this sector, it’s woefully inadequate,” McCaul said. “This sector probably needs
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The Bryan City Council heard a workshop presentation Tuesday about potentially upgrading and widening Texas Avenue to help make the stretch of road more aesthetically pleasing, spur development and add traffic capacity. The presentation brought forward three options for widening the right of way along the street, which is currently 100 feet. The first option will give the street a six-lane width and increase the right of way by 45 feet; the second option will give the street a four-lane width and increase the right of way by 20 feet; and the third option will give the street a four-lane width and use existing right of way. The 145-foot option will include about 22 feet of right of way on each side, with a six-foot bike lane and three 12-foot lanes in each direction. It would increase road capacity for traffic to about 60,000 vehicles per day, and the city expects the redevelopment would spur development and improve aesthetics. It would require purchasing 114 buildings to make the expansion, which would cost almost $17 million, with 407 easements costing $6 million. There would be an additional $125 million in construction costs, bringing the total cost estimate to about $148 million. A second, 120-foot option would give 22 feet of right of way on each side of Texas Avenue, with two six-foot bike lanes and two 12-foot lanes going each way. The road could handle about 40,000 vehicles per day, and the city would need to
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‘Atomic veteran’ saw dawn of nuclear era El Pasoan Gilberto Ornelas, 87, is an “atomic veteran” who worked briefly as a civilian at Biggs Air Force Base when the Air Force was flying nuclear bombs to and from the former Air Force Base in El Paso. Atomic veterans are members of the military who took part in atmospheric and underwater nuclear weapons tests from July 1945 to October 1962. “Not many people remember what happened in Hiroshima and Nagasaki,” Ornelas said. “But I always remember, because those bombs probably saved my life.” — Texas, A14
Fort Hood shooting suspect admits to being gunman
shooter,” he said, calmly delivering an opening statement that lasted little more than a minute. His only utterance of regret was toward his religion for being among the “imperfect Muslims trying to FORT HOOD — Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan fired the establish the perfect religion.” last of 146 bullets in his assault on Fort Hood, then “I apologize for any mistakes I made in this enwalked outside where he met two civilians who deavor,” said Hasan, an American-born 42-yearasked about the commotion and the laser-sighted old who was paralyzed after being shot by officers pistol in his hand. responding to the attack. Hasan told one person not to Hasan planned the assault for months, prosecuOnline worry. He assured the other it tor Col. Steve Henricks said, describing how Hasan was just a training exercise and For a timeline on stockpiled bullets, practiced at a shooting range the gun shot only paint. He let the Fort Hood and bought an extender kit so his pistol could hold shooting, go to both live. more bullets. But, moments earlier, dozens theeagle.com If convicted, Hasan faces the death penalty. No of uniformed soldiers received American soldier has been executed since 1961, no quarter from Hasan, military prosecutors said and military prosecutors showed right from their Tuesday as the Army psychiatrist’s long-delayed opening statements that they will take no chance of trial began. fumbling details that could jeopardize any convicHasan, who admits to killing 13 people and tion down the line. wounding 32 others in the 2009 attack, matterThey described a calculating Hasan, armed of-factly told a jury of 13 officers that he was the with two handguns and carrying paper towels in gunman. See HASAN, Page A12 “The evidence will clearly show that I am the By noMaan MerCHanT and PaUL J. WeBer Associated Press
AP photo Military prosecutor Lt. Col. steve Henricks (right) speaking as fort Hood shooting suspect Maj.nidal Malik Hasan (front left) looks on during his court-martial on Tuesday in fort Hood.
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lETTERS TO THE EDITOR Build a better society so women won’t need abortions
ur country has many problems for which we never seem to be able to find solutions. The War on Drugs is an example, abortion is another. We have passed laws to criminalise the use of many drugs. The result is that we have filled the prisons with users and providers. The drug lords are as strong as ever. Consider Prohibition. Did it cure alcoholism? No, people drank more than ever and the Mafia grew rich. If we had taken the approach of determining why people abuse the use of alcohol or drugs, we might have been able to cure their addiction. I do not claim this approach would be quick or easy, but success would be measurable by the reduction in use or abuse of drugs and alcohol, with a decent life for former addicts. The situation with abortion is similar. Passing a law to ban abortion will not stop the process; it will just be done in secret, possibly by charlatans, often with great harm to the woman. A woman has to be desperate to subject herself to an abortion. My guess is that poverty is a major cause; however, there are undoubtedly many more reasons. Given the low wages paid today and, with no health care or affordable child care, how could women possibly manage? In a sense, our lack of understanding and care for their situation has failed them. We need to understand what drives women to this position, what courses of action will remedy the situation, and then act on them. In the process we will build a better society so that women will not require abortions.
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Was council afraid to ask voters to OK Kyle funding?
he College Station City Council recently worked out a deal with Texas A&M University to commit around $14 million to help pay for the renovation of Kyle Field over the next 30 years in exchange for reduced “use rates” for certain campus buildings. None of the council members will be on the council for most of those years, so why not mortgage the future? An important issue is how the voters feel about this. It would appear to me that the council did not want to ask us this question. Council members probably rationalized that the hotel/motel tax funds being used to underwrite this is money “out-of-towners” pay to the city, but we pay it to other cities any time we travel, so it is just another tax, another “redistribution of income tax” if you will. Those community groups who partially depend on the hotel/motel tax funds for their local activities now will have to compete for a smaller pool of money; after all, someone has to pay for this. I hope the voters of College Station will remember this “deal” at the next city council election. Jess Fields was the only councilman to vote against the agreement (thank you, very much). Just remember how many local governments have gotten into financial troubles when they mortgage the future by making these long-term financial commitments. It’s just as if the city council approved an expensive bond issue without ever having asked the voters if they wanted to approve it. Perhaps the council knew how the voters would react and were afraid to have to tell A&M “no thanks.”
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Thanks to Agency on Aging and Methodist ARMY for help
e would like to commend the Brazos Valley Area Agency on Aging for helping senior citizens in Bryan-College
Station. Recently, we needed some help around the house. The Agency matched us with a group of wonderful young people from the United Methodist Action Reach-out Mission by Youth (U.M. ARMY). Young people from The Woodlands come to our area every summer. On July 25, Clayton, Brian, Alley and Katy under Annette’s supervision came to our house. They did a great job in helping us by mowing grass, painting and cleaning all around. They also gave much needed cheer to my husband, along with moral support and hugs. In addition to being so impressed with their friendliness and polite manners, we greatly appreciated all their help. Special thanks to Chad Runeberg who leads the group and Susie Brown from the Agency on Aging.
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Is it time to end college faculty tenure?
illions of 18-year-olds are excited about heading to college this month — leaving home, making friends and taking courses that meet only a few hours a week. On the first day of classes, however, they may be startled to find that the professor who enters Calculus I or Intro to Philosophy is more than a half-century older than they are. The phenomenon of the teacher who sticks around well past age 70 has been widely noted, yet colleges have had little success in mitigating its impact. A survey commissioned by Fidelity Investments and reported at Inside Higher Ed in June found that “some 74 percent of professors aged 49-67 plan to delay retirement past age 65 or never retire at all.” Never retire at all? Another study cited in the article, this one using National Science Foundation data, calculated that since the 1970s only 28 percent of higher education faculty had retired by age 65. Think of this from an employer’s point of view. In today’s economy, is there any worse policy than guaranteeing an employee the same job for 40-plus years, even if he or she meets few of the organization’s needs and costs a lot in the bargain? That’s what tenure ensures. An assistant professor comes up for promotion at about age 35, and if the candidate qualifies, the school maintains him or her until the professor (or death) decides otherwise. Granting tenure in 2010 commits the school to that employee until
MARK BAUERLEIN 2050 or beyond. If a major was popular in the 1980s, and a school hired and tenured professors in response, the school keeps them regardless of how many majors the field has in 2010. The college not only has no flexibility to shift the workforce when demand goes down — a professor of sociology can’t shift to chemistry — but also has to pay a higher cost for the employee every year (because of ordinary salary adjustments, pension contributions and medical coverage). Take the case of French professors. According to the Modern Language Association, the discipline recorded 248,000 course enrollments in 1980 in accredited, not-forprofit institutions (including two-year schools). In 1990, the number rose to 272,000, and in those heady years a certain number of faculty members hired to teach those courses won tenure. Since then, enrollments have dipped more than 20 percent, averaging about 207,000 for the past 10 years. For German, the drop is worse: 133,000 in 1990 to 95,000 today. Obviously, some of these professors aren’t needed now. But, ever since 1994, when mandatory retirement rules were ended, administrators can’t make them leave. As Columbia professor Mark
Taylor put it in 2010, “Tenure decisions render illiquid a significant percentage of endowments at the precise moment when more flexibility is required.” The only way to force a tenured professor out is to close an entire department, a step a few schools have taken. But no ambitious dean likes to face the fracas that ensues. When the State University of New York at Albany, for example, cut five low-enrollment humanities programs, an National Public Radio story on it highlighted the “outcry” that followed, which “resonated with the public and the press.” Most professors in slipping fields don’t notice the effects much. Tenure frees them from worrying about student interest. They love having smaller classes and fewer papers to grade. The standard course universities have taken is to offer buyout packages to accelerate retirements. But that old tactic no longer may work. It’s not just the bad job market. In the Fidelity survey, professors ranked personal reasons more often than financial concerns for continuing to work. Only 55 percent declared that uncertainty over having enough money to retire comfortably was their main reason for staying, while 89 percent said they “want to stay busy and productive” and 64 percent said they “love the work too much to give it up.” What’s a manager to do when an expensive and notso- productive 73-year-old worker can’t be released or reassigned? The obvious
answer is to stop the process before it starts, and use more nontenured instructors. In 1969, tenured and tenuretrack faculty amounted to 78 percent of the higher education workforce. By 2009, that rate had slipped to 33 percent, even as the number of professors older than 65 doubled from 2000 to 2011, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Faculty leaders complain about the trend, citing the bad wages and benefits in nontenured employment. But the Fidelity survey explains why administrators have no choice. Tenure started 100 years ago as a way to preserve academic freedom, not to keep employees in place 10 years past customary retirement age. The continued resistance to reform shows arrogant disregard for rising college costs for students, for meritocratic decision-making and for academic innovation. The current method of converting tenured slots to nontenured ones is too slow. We need another incentive, and there is none more powerful among selective institutions than the U.S. News rankings, which scare administrators every year. What if the rankings included another variable: “Percentage of professors over age 65”? No university wants to top that list, and we can be sure that once it appears, a whole new set of creative solutions to the never-retiring professor will be found. • Mark Bauerlein is a professor of English at Emory University and the author of The Dumbest Generation.
TODAY IN HISTORY son broad powers in dealing with reported North Vietnamese attacks on U.S. forces. Today is Wednesday, Aug. 7, the 219th day In 1971, the Apollo 15 moon mission of 2013. There are 146 days left in the year. ended successfully as its command module Today’s Highlight splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. On August 7, 1782, Gen. George WashingIn 1989, a plane carrying U.S. Rep. Mickey ton created the Order of the Purple Heart, a Leland, D-Texas, and 14 others disappeared decoration to recognize merit in enlisted men over Ethiopia. (The wreckage of the plane and noncommissioned officers. was found six days later; there were no surOn this date vivors.) In 1882, the famous feud between the In 1993, the public got its first glimpse Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of inside Buckingham Palace as people were Kentucky erupted into full-scale violence. given the opportunity to tour the London In 1927, the already opened Peace Bridge home of Queen Elizabeth II. (Proceeds were connecting Buffalo, N.Y., and Fort Erie, Onearmarked to help repair fire damage at tario, Canada, officially was dedicated. Windsor Castle.) In 1942, U.S. and other allied forces landed In 1998, terrorist bombs at U.S. embassies at Guadalcanal, marking the start of the first in Kenya and Tanzania killed 224 people, inmajor allied offensive in the Pacific during cluding 12 Americans. World War II. (Japanese forces abandoned the In 2007, San Francisco’s Barry Bonds hit island the following February.) home run No. 756 to break Hank Aaron’s In 1947, the balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki, which storied record with one out in the fifth inning had carried a six-man crew 4,300 miles across of a game against the Washington Nationals, the Pacific Ocean, crashed into a reef in a who won, 8-6. Polynesian archipelago; all six crew members Ten years ago reached land safely. A bombing outside the Jordanian Embassy In 1959, the United States launched the in Baghdad killed 19 people. An Indonesian Explorer 6 satellite, which sent back images court sentenced Amrozi bin Nurhasyim to of Earth. death in the 2002 Bali bombings that killed In 1963, first lady Jacqueline Kennedy gave 202 people (he was executed in 2008). West birth to a boy, Patrick Bouvier Kennedy, who African peacekeepers entered Liberia’s rebeldied two days later of respiratory distress besieged capital; President Charles Taylor syndrome. picked Vice President Moses Blah as his sucIn 1964, Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin cessor. resolution, giving President Lyndon B. JohnFive years ago Associated Press
President George W. Bush, speaking in Bangkok, Thailand, praised the spread of freedom in Asia while sharply criticizing oppression and human rights abuses in China, Myanmar and North Korea; the president then traveled to Beijing to attend the opening of the Olympic games. One year ago Jared Lee Loughner agreed to spend the rest of his life in prison, accepting that he went on a deadly shooting rampage at an Arizona political gathering in 2011 and sparing the victims a lengthy, possibly traumatic death-penalty trial. Syrian President Bashar Assad made his first appearance on state TV in nearly three weeks. Aly Raisman became the first U.S. woman to win Olympic gold on floor, and she picked up a bronze on balance beam on the final day of the gymnastics competition at the London Games. Movie critic Judith Crist, 90, died in New York. Thought for Today “Happiness, it seems to me, consists of two things: first, in being where you belong, and second — and best — in comfortably going through everyday life, that is, having had a good night’s sleep and not being hurt by new shoes.” — Theodor Fontane German author (1819-1898)
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January 14, 1947 – August 4, 2013 Judy Herrod, 66, of Bryan, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, August 4, 2013. Funeral services will be 11 am Thursday, August 8, at CallawayJones Funeral Home in Bryan. Her family will begin to receive guests at 10 am until service time. Interment will follow at Rest Ever Memorial Park Cemetery. Service arrangements are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory. Judy Hilton was born to Floyd Donald Hilton and Audrey (Carroll) in Waco, Texas. Judy was a lifelong resident of this area and she was a member of the Baptist church. Judy loved painting and she painted many pictures of the The American Indians for friends and families. She was a dedicated mother and had a deep love for her two sons, and her father and brothers. Survivors include her sons, Nathan Russell Herrod and Paul Edward Herrod, Jr. of Bryan; brother, Danny Floyd Hilton, of Corsicana; and father, Floyd Donald Hilton, formerly of Bryan. Condolences may be left for the family at CallawayJones.com
Linda Marie Kacal July 31, 2013
Linda Marie Kacal, 66, passed away, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. A visitation and rosary service for Linda was held on Friday, August 2, 2013 from 6:00 until 8:30 pm with the Rosary recited at 7:30 pm at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2209 Old Alvin Rd., Pearland, Texas 77581. The funeral mass took place on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 11:00 am at St. Helen Catholic Church with Father Jim Courville and Father Phi Nguyen officiating. Interment followed at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Ruth Russo. Linda is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Jerry Kacal; son, Kyle Kacal and wife, Marci; daughter, Amy Coiner and husband, Thomas; brother, Bill Russo Jr. and wife, Pam; sisters, Gertrude Pizzo and husband, Johnny, Paula Getz and husband, Mike; grandchildren, Carter and Kendall Kacal, Isabelle, Chase, and Garrett Coiner; her dear friends, the “Muses”; Linda’s “Hiking Group” and the WOW (Women of the Word) Bible study group; and a host of other family and friends. Linda and Jerry were happily married in 1966. While Jerry was attending Texas A&M in 1967, Linda was voted Mrs. Congeniality. She owned her own successful beauty salon to help put Jerry through college and law school. Anything that Linda did, she always made sure that it was going to be the best. Linda was strong in her faith and let that faith be her guiding light to serve as an example to everyone that she knew and loved. She was very civic minded and volunteered at the Methodist Hospital and Charity Guild. Linda also served on the Pearland Neighborhood Center Board of Directors. She also belonged to the Pearland Republican Women and the Pearland Lioness Club. Linda volunteered much of her time with Meals on Wheels, at St. Helen Catholic Church and on the PTA for her children as well as her grandchildren. Linda was such a great example to all of her family and friends because of her “Rock Solid” faith. She was a decorator, a caregiver, the “Energizer Bunny,” and everyone’s cheerleader to anyone who needed her. Linda was a loving wife, mom, and grandma and to those that weren’t family, many of them called her “Aunt Linda”. She opened her home to everyone, including exchange students as well as Amy and Kyle’s friends throughout school and college. Linda made everyone feel special and like that they were her best friend. She will be forever remembered for her lifelong motto, “You can wake up in the morning and be happy or sad. I always choose HAPPY!” Linda will continue to be an inspiration to all that knew and loved her. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Linda’s honor to the Pearland Neighborhood Center, St. Helen Catholic Church, Baylor College of Medicine Gynecologic Oncology at www.bcm.edu , Ovarian Cancer Research Fund at www.ocrf.org , Linda Kacal at www.caringbridge. com, or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be let for the family at www.claytonfuneralhomes.com
Jean Lemon Rudolph Nov. 5, 1927-Aug. 3,2013
Jean Rudolph, 85, passed from this life Saturday, August 3, 2013 at the Burleson St. Joseph Manor. A private family service will be held at a later date. She was born in Seminole, Okla. to P.F. and Miranda Lemon, the youngest of six girls and two boys. Jean married Howard Rudolph of Crossville, Ill. and they had two children. Jean was a fabulous seamstress she made clothes for many people and taught sewing for the Singer co. in one of their stores while living in Ohio. They retired to Fla., where they spent many years enjoying a relaxed but very social life where they made many friends. Later they moved to Caldwell to be closer to family.
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Rudolph “Rudy” Garcia
Aug. 6, 1952 - Aug. 4, 2013 Rudy Garcia, 60, of Bryan, went to be with the Lord peacefully during his sleep on Sunday August 4, 2013. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm. Wednesday, August 7, at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan with a rosary at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial is set for 10.a.m. Thursday, August 8, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Bryan City Cemetery. Rudy was born August 6, 1952 in Bryan, to Joe A. Garcia and Susie Garcia. He was a self-taught musician who enjoyed music and playing his guitar. He worked for many years as a carpenter and will be missed by numerous family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Robert Garcia. Survivors include his children, Norma Garcia of San Antonio, Lori Garcia and George Mata of Dickinson, Jason Garcia and Danielle Sherman of College Station, Orlando Cantu of Teague, Texas; sisters, Irma Bernal and husband Ambrosio of Bryan, Viola Milazzo of Bryan, Sylvia Becerra and husband Frank of College Station; brothers, Joseph Garcia and wife Gloria of Hearne, and Arthur Garcia of Bryan; nine grandchildren, one greatgrandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews.
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Edwin Sturgis Cook Feb. 27, 1949 - Aug. 2, 2013
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Edwin Sturgis Cook, 64, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013, after a brief illness. Services are set for 12:30 p.m. Saturday, August 10, at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel in Fort Worth. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 9, at the funeral home. Edwin Sturgis Cook was born February 27, 1949, in Franklin, Texas, the son of Darlene and John Cook. He was the Assistant Director in the Department of Finance Administration for the City of Fort Worth for 30 years. He retired from the city in April 2001. He also served on the board at the Fort Worth City Credit Union as secretary/ treasurer for 18 years. Edwin was an active member of many professional organizations including NAACP/ACTSO and COMPA. Edwin’s latest passion was antique cars, preferably the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s. He was serving as the current president of the “Real Steel Rodders of Texas.”
Survivors include his loving wife of 42 years, Dorothy Cook; their children, Tanya Braxton & husband, Alton II, of Arlington, Edwin Cook Jr. & wife, Ashley of Mesquite, and Kevin Cook of Fort Worth; four grandchildren, Alton Braxton III, Alan Braxton, Mariah Cook, Mia Cook; mother, Darlene Cook of Franklin; and uncle, Robert Lurrell Edwards of Franklin; and his loving Her husband of 55 years, siblings, seven brothers and Howard Rudolph; her son in- nine sisters. law, Douglas Baasen; and all of her brothers and sisters preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son and daughter in-law, Richard and Alvalaine Rudolph of Pueblo, Colo.; and daughter, Carol Baasen of Caldwell, Texas.
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Dorothy Evans Wright, 91, of Bryan, passed into the arms of God on Thursday, August 1, 2013. Services were Associated Press Department in 2009. held August 3, 2013 at Metcalf Three of this year’s officer- Funeral Home in Conroe. AUSTIN — Austin’s city man- involved shootings were fatal, Survivors include her ager is asking the U.S. Depart- most recently the death last children, Derrel Evans and his ment of Justice to review the month of Larry Jackson Jr. wife Carol Evans of Meadow force’s tactics and relationship Ott’s letter to the Justice De- Place, Texas, Gaylon Evans of with the community amid six partment asks it to interview Pasadena, Lana Ingram and officer-involved shootings this community leaders and neigh- her husband Tom Ingram of year. borhood forums on ways to Kurten; grandchildren, Alison City Manager Marc Ott told improve trust and confidence Cowan and her husband Scot the Austin American-Statesman in police. Cowan of Katy, Tarence Evans that his request is a follow-up to The Justice De par tment and his wife Monica Evans of a previous policy review by the didn’t immediately respond. Tomball, Tommy Ingram, Jr. DOJ, which brought about 165 Austin police officials say they and his wife Rachael Ingram recommendations and many would welcome a review and of Houston, and Ben Ingram changes at the Austin Police cooperate. and his wife Kimberly Ingram of Crosby, Amanda Selcer and husband Toby Selcer of Spring, Mark Ingram of Caldwell; and OBITUARIES 20 great-grandchildren.
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Michael Richard McGarvey, III
Michael “Mike” Richard McGarvey, III, 68, of Iola, passed away on Monday, August 5, 2013. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 8, at Hillier Funeral Home. Services are set for 10 a.m. Friday, August 9, at the funeral home.
Juanita Ruth McWhorter
Juanita Ruth McWhorter, 77, of Madisonville passed away Monday, August 5, 2013. Services are set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 8, at Rock Prairie Baptist Church in Madisonville, with burial at the High Prairie Cemetery, in Madison County under the care of Cozart Funeral Home.
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more resources than any on the U.S.-Mexico border.” McCaul said Tuesday that he expects his bill to be the first the full House takes up. “Fencing alone is not going to solve this problem, it’s got to be a comprehensive strategy, a variety of assets whether they be fixed towers, mobile towers, [Department of Defense] assets from Afghanistan, aviation assets to see on the ground what’s happening,” McCaul said. “Only by doing that can we really calculate with metrics if we’re being successful and if we’re achieving results.” While arrests of immigrants
crossing the border illegally had fallen for several years, the number of arrests has surged in the southernmost tip of Texas — more than 120,000 since Oct. 1, an increase of more than 50 percent on the same period last year, Tirado said. Most of that growth has come from what the Border Patrol terms “other-thanMexicans,” primarily Central American immigrants who take the more direct route from their countries into the U.S. The sector is about to see a bump in personnel. On Monday, a first group of about 50 trainees leftfortheBorderPatrolacademy in New Mexico, Tirado said. Every week for the next six weeks, a similarly sized class will leave
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for god’s sake don’t get livestock,” Gill said to a chorus of laughter. Dr. Jason Cleere, a professor in the college of animal science, an AgriLife Extension Beef Cattle Specialist and coordinator for the conference, said that the event has brought in 140 vendors and 1,400 attendees, including some from Nicaragua, Panama and Mexico. “If you look at Texas A&M and its foundation, we are leaders in agriculture and the beef industry,” Cleere said. “This is a great opportunity to gain access to researchers at Texas A&M and at Extension centers across the state. And the beautiful cam-
for training, and a new group of academy graduates is expected to return to the sector later this month, he said. Brooks County sheriff’s Chief Deputy Benny Martinez, who attended McCaul’s visit Tuesday, said any help is appreciated. His rural county about an hour north of the border has been stretched in recent years by the number of bodies found on its arid ranches. Martinez said 52 bodies had been recovered in his county since Jan. 1. A record 129 bodies were recovered in the county in all of 2012. “Anything that’s going to deter, save lives is welcome,” he said.
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in brief Three charged with stealing copper
Three Burleson County residents were arrested Monday in northern Washington County after authorities accused them of stealing copper. Starshine Chastity Guffee, 22, of Caldwell, 29-year-old Tiffany Marie Schroeder and 33-year-old Mikel Robert Sowders,both of Somerville,were charged with theft of copper, a state jail felony punishable by up to two years in jail; two counts of tampering with physical evidence,a third-degree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison; and possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of a criminal instrument. According to a press release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office,employees at the Quarry Gas Plant had detained Guffee, Schroeder and Sowders when deputies arrived in response to a burglary in progress around 1 p.m. Monday. Their bail had not been set as of Tuesday afternoon.
Rockdale ISD names interim superintenent
The Rockdale ISD Board of Trustpus provides a great venue for ees announced on Tuesday that Don them to get a university experiDenbow will serve as interim superence.” intendent for the district. The first two days of the conDenbow,of Corsicana,brings more Continued from A9 ference are lecture-based, and than 40 years of experience in eduthe final half-day is full of demcation. Some of his previous posipurchase 57 buildings to manonstrations on cattle handling, tions include teacher, coach, direcfence building and more, Cleere age the expansion at a cost of tor of athletics and student services, $8.7 million. said. principal and executive director. He It would require 405 easeRick Wahlberg, owner of The most recently retired from his role ments costing $2.7 million. Wahlberg Texas Co., set up as a as superintendent of Corsicana ISD. vendor and attended a few semi- There would be a $50 million construction cost, bringnars at the conference for the ing the total cost estimate to seventh time. His company, he $61.4 million. said, sells beef cattle handling And a third, four-lane option equipment, including feeding Six former Texas A&M students would allow for about 40,000 veunits. in the agricultural economics dehicles per day and would not re“Working with Dr. Cleere, partment — now serving as ownquire purchasing any easement he’s done a really good job with ers, founders and CEOs of real esor buildings. The $50 million in this show,” he said. “I think it’s tate brokerage firms, investment construction costs would be the really wonderful. The folks at companies, a catering company only expense. A&M are really helpful.” and more — were recently honored for accomplishments in their field with inductions into the Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry. Inducted this year were Robert M. “Matt” Bobbitt ’99, William judge denied that request. Hasan dismissed his attorneys Edward “Bill” Corrigan ’01, C RobThe trial is playing out amid earlier this year. ert H. “Hunter” Goodwin ’96, J. high security at Fort Hood, where Over the next several weeks, Michael “Mike” Martin ’87, Casey armed guards stood in doorways Hasan is expected to quesM. Oldham ’02 and Gerald A. Suland 15-foot stacks of shock-ab- tion witnesses, many of whom livan ’67. sorbing barriers obscured the will be among the more than Named after the man who led view of the courthouse. Jurors 30 people who were wounded, the department for 20 years startwere told to prepare for a trial plus dozens of others who were ing in 1953, the registry is the that could take months. Hasan inside the post’s Soldier Readihighest department-level honor. needs regular breaks because of ness Processing Center at the — Eagle staff reports his paralysis. time of the attack.
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HASAN: Helped clear area of civilians Continued from A9 his pants pockets to conceal the sounds of rattling ammunition as he walked through a deployment-readiness center on the sprawling base. “He came to believe he had a jihad duty to murder his fellow soldiers,” Henricks said, adding that Hasan researched Taliban leaders’ call to wage holy war. The government has also said Hasan sent more than a dozen emails starting in December 2008 to Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical U.S.-born Islamic cleric killed by a drone strike in Yemen in 2011. The shooting happened about three weeks after Hasan learned he would be deploying to Afghanistan. Upon getting the orders that he was going overseas, Hasan told a base doctor that, “They’ve got another thing coming if they think they are going to deploy me,” Henricks said. On the day of the attack, Hasan sat among his fellow soldiers who were preparing to go overseas. He tried to clear the area of civilians, even walking over to a civilian data clerk to tell her she was needed elsewhere in the building because a supervisor was looking for her. The prosecutor said the clerk thought that was odd but went anyway. “He then yelled ‘Allahu akbar!’ and opened fire on unarmed, unsuspecting and defenseless soldiers,” Henricks told the jury. During Tuesday’s proceedings, Hasan mostly looked down or straight ahead, occasionally leafing through paperwork with his right hand while seated at the defense table. Acting as his own attorney, he politely addressed witnesses from his wheelchair, wearing green Army fatigues and a gray, bushy beard. But Hasan didn’t pass on a chance to cross-examine his former supervisor, who had given Hasan high marks on an evaluation the very week of what Hasan would only call “the incident.” Mumbling and stumbling over his questions — at one point mispronouncing his own name — Hasan asked retired Lt. Col. Ben Phillips a series of questions about “medical personnel initiating mercy killings.” He also appeared to ask about a water supply in Iraq being contaminated with gas. Hasanwantedtopleadguiltyto murder and attempted murder, but military rules forbid guilty pleas in death-penalty cases. In writings and in previous court statements, he sought to argue that he carried out the shooting to defend the Taliban from American attacks. But the
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Edwin John Eyre II
May 6, 1949 – August 3, 2013 Edwin John Eyre II, age 64, of Bryan, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, August 3, 2013. A time for family to receive friends will be from 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at Hillier Funeral Home, with a memory sharing ceremony at 7:00 PM. E.J. was born on May 6, 1949 to Edwin John Sr. and Jeanne (Duller) Eyre in Oakpark, IL. He graduated from TEEX Electronics School and went on to become a copy service manager with IKON in Victoria, TX. He then returned to Bryan for retirement. An avid fisherman, E.J. also enjoyed hunting and spending time on the Texas Coast. Most of all, though, E.J. especially enjoyed the special times spent with his grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his mother, Jeanne; and brother, Mark Eyre. E.J. leaves behind his loving wife of 43 years, Jo Marie Eyre; 2 sons, Jerry and Shawn; father, Edwin Eyre Sr.; one brother, Jeff Eyre; three granddaughters and one grandson. Please share memories and tributes to Edwin at www.hillierfuneralhome.com.
Billy Earl Courtney
May 5, 1937 – August 5, 2013 Billy Courtney, 76, of Bryan, went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 5, 2013 in his home. His care is entrusted to Hillier Funeral Home. A time to visit with family will be on Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Northview Baptist Church, 1809 Tabor Road in Bryan, with a Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. Pastor Ronnie Lunsford will officiate. Interment will follow at RestEver Memorial Park in Bryan. A construction worker by trade, Billy worked for R. B. Butler for 31 years and then at Texas A&M University until his retirement in 2001. He was a dedicated member of Northview Baptist Church, helping to build the church both figuratively and physically. Billy will be remembered for his strength, his faith in the Lord, and his deep love of family. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jeanetta Luza; stepfather, Vince Luza; son, Brad Courtney; and sister, Charles Lynn Fisher. Billy is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Ester Courtney of Bryan; daughter, Dee Dee Leverett and Charles of Bryan, daughter, Lori McDowell and James of College Station; six grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren; sister, Tommie Ann Moore and Bobby of Bryan; uncle, Earl McWilliams and Wilma of Colorado; and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials be made in Billy’s name to Northview Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 1809 Tabor Road, Bryan, Texas 77803. Please leave memories of and tributes to Billy at www.hillierfuneralhome.com.
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Study: Suicide, combat may not actually be linked T h e re we re 7 8 s u i c i d e s among the study participants, or an average of almost 12 per 100,000 people followed for one year. The rate was about two times higher among men and people with depression, and a little higher than that among those with alcohol problems. But it was four times higher among
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CHICAGO — Combat appears to have little or no influence on suicide rates among U.S. troops and veterans, according to a military study that challenges the conventional thinking about war’s effects on the psyche. Depression and other types of mental illness, alcohol problems and being male — strong risk factors for suicide among civilians — were all linked to self-inflicted deaths among current and former members of the military. But the researchers found deployment and combat did not raise the risk. “The findings from this study are not consistent with the assumption that specific deployment-related characteristics, such as length of deployment, number of deployments, or combat experiences, are directly associated” with suicides, the authors wrote. The results echo smaller studies focusing on a specific branch of the military, but this is the first to look at a sampling from the entire military population, said lead author Cynthia LeardMann, a researcher with the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego. More than 145,000 people from all branches took part, including active-duty service members, reservists and retirees, and they were followed from 2001 to 2008, a period in which the U.S. waged wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The findings were published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. A recent increase in the military suicide rate has raised concerns about a possible link between suicide and combat, including long or repeated tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the new study should lay those concerns to rest, said Dr. Nancy Crum-Cianflone, another researcher with the Navy center. She is leading a larger study on the health effects of serving in the military. The newly released findings are based on a subset of participants in that study. The 2001-08 study looked at a
AP file photo A U.S. soldier in the Kuwaiti desert south of the Iraqi border on Dec. 22, 2002.A new study shows combat experience may not affect the likelihood of suicide. small portion of the thousands of suicides among active-duty
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Former deputy ‘Atomic vet’ saw atom bombs drop convicted in South Texas drug case E By DIANA WASHINGTON VALDEZ El Paso Times
He scheduled a hearing for Wednesday afternoon to hear argumentsthatGarzashouldbe allowed to remain free on bond while awaiting sentencing. The corrupt officers were cooperating with a local drug trafficker to steal drug loads for resale. Sometimes the trafficker would tell a client that he was moving the drugs from the border and would bring the client along. Prosecutors said Garza would wait at a pre-arranged location down the road in his Hidalgo County sheriff’s office vehicle. Once the load vehicle passed, he would pull out and turn on his lights. It would appear that a traffic stop occurred on a side road just out of view. The client would think his load had been seized by authorities, but, really, it would be resold. Garza’s attorney, Lilly Ann Gutierrez, tried to draw jurors’ attention to alleged corruption within the sheriff’s department that reached all the way to the top. When Gutierrez subpoenaed Trevino, the courtroom benches filled with curious observers.
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press
McALLEN — A federal jury convicted a former South Texas deputy sheriff Tuesday for his role in a drug conspiracy, making him the ninth law enforcement officer convicted in the case. Jurors needed only a couple of hours Tuesday before coming back with the verdict that found former Hidalgo County sheriff’s Deputy Jorge Garza guilty. He was accused of taking part in a scheme to steal from drug traffickers and resell the drugs. Eight other officers charged in the case had all pleaded guilty. Garza’s role was overshadowed in the latter half of the trial as his attorney called on those up the chain of command, culminating with two days of testimony from Sheriff Lupe Trevino. The Trevinocreated rogue drug task force, calledthePanamaUnit,wasthe target of a broad investigation. U.S. District Judge Randy Crane ordered that Garza be taken into custody Tuesday.
in brief Suburb hears public JFK Day of Service on housing ruling set for November
FARMERS BRANCH — Leaders of a Dallas suburb heard public comment on whether to appeal a ruling that overturned an ordinance banning immigrants in the country illegally from renting apartments. The Farmers Branch City Council deferred a vote. No date was announced.
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DALLAS — A day of service across Dallas County in November is being organized as one of the events to mark the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. The citizen-led JFK Day of Service on Nov. 23 is meant to encourage people to volunteer at charitable organizations. — Wire reports
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L PASO — The 68th anniversary of the U.S. dropping atomic bombs on Japan, which helped to end World War II, holds a special significance for El Pasoan Gilberto Ornelas. Ornelas, 87, is an “atomic veteran” who also worked briefly as a civilian at Biggs Air Force Base when the Air Force was flying nuclear bombs to and from the former Air Force Base in El Paso. “I was an atomic veteran twice,” Ornelas said. “First, I was in the Pacific with the Navy when the U.S. dropped the two atom bombs in Japan. I also served in Operation Crossroads in 1946. And then I worked at Biggs when the B-36 airplanes were there. “I saw the nuclear bombs [at Biggs] that were brought in for maintenance. They were fat bombs that looked like balls. Some were painted blue and others were painted green. There were lots of them.” Atomic veterans are members of the military who took part in atmospheric and underwater nuclear weapons tests from July 1945 to October 1962, according to the National Association of Atomic Veterans. Those deemed eligible received treatment and or compensation for their service-connected health problems. The former Navy man said he was stationed in New Caledonia when the devastating bombs were dropped on Japan — on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, and on Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945. “We were preparing to invade Japan, but that didn’t happen because of the bombs,” he told the El Paso Times. “Many people were killed because Japan refused to surrender, but many more lives of U.S. soldiers were saved.” While Ornelas was not near Japan during the first and only U.S. atomic bomb attack against an enemy country, in
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2010 Fattoria Selvapiana Chianti Rufina The Chianti region is large, and while the wines from the central Classico part of it are the bestknown, for price and quality look to the lesser-known Chianti Rufina, a small area in the northeastern corner of Chianti proper. Selvapiana is one of the best estates in Rufina, turning out first-rate Sangiovesebased reds. I’ve been buying its Chianti for years, keeping it on hand for pasta nights and grilled skirt steak or chops. A deep ruby in color, the 2010 Selvapiana tastes of bright cherries and plums, but a touch of earth gives it some weight. A great everyday Chianti. Region: Chianti Rufina Price: $15 to $20 Style: Easy drinking and earthy What it goes with: Pasta dishes, grilled meats, roast chicken — S. Irene Virbila
Tidbits: Grab a Nutella for on the go — or not Nutella, the European hazelnut and cocoa spread, had gone forever without launching spinoffs. Now, perhaps in response to the recent appearance of Jif’s two hazelnut spreads, Nutella introduces Nutella & Go! (the exclamation point is part of the name, not an indication of how hard Mr. Tidbit would stress this news). Nutella & Go! is a small twocompartment 1.8-ounce plastic tub. On one side are a dozen or so little (3-inch) breadstick dippers, weighing about half an ounce total; the other compartment contains the Nutella, presumably for dipping when you’re on the run and can’t stop to spread it on bread or crackers. Such “convenience,” of course, comes at a price: At one store, where a 13-ounce jar of Nutella costs $4.04 (31 cents an ounce), the little packet of Nutella & Go! is $1.64. Mr. Tidbit doesn’t know how much you think the breadsticks should cost; they’re nothing special — just dippers. At 31 cents an ounce, the 1.3 ounces of Nutella comes to 40 cents, so the breadsticks cost $1.24, 10 cents apiece! (The exclamation point does represent how much Mr. Tidbit would stress this news.)
The sorrow and the pita Keebler’s Town House line of crackers now includes pita crackers, little triangles available in sea salt or Mediterranean herb flavors. Apparently triangularity does not come easily: At the store where Mr. Tidbit saw Town House pitas, the 9.5-ounce box was priced the same as all the other Town House crackers, including the 11.7-ounce boxes of Town House Flip Sides pretzel crackers, 13.5-ounce boxes of Town House Toppers and 16-ouncers of the original and wheat Town House crackers. (Boxes of Town House Flatbread Crisps, with the same shelf price, are, like the pitas, only 9.5 ounces. It seems that flatness is as costly to achieve as triangularity.)
Scents and sensibility Over in the household aisle, Air Wick now offers a six-fragrance National Parks collection of room deodorants, most of them named for offshore locations. Mr. Tidbit admits to being baffled by this concept. At its best, it seems to him, it would engender guests asking “Excuse me, but why does your bathroom smell like American Samoa?” — Al Sicherman
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Mix it up for a chilly DIY treat By ALISON LADMAN Associated Press
eed a fresh way to chill out this summer? How about DIY ﬂurries? A ﬂurry is simple — and it isn’t something you can only get at the ice cream shop. You start off with ice cream, usually a basic ﬂavor, then you stir or mix or blend all kinds of things into it. It’s not a ﬂoat; no liquid is added. It’s like an ice cream sundae, but with the toppings blended in instead of piled on top. Most ice cream shops start with soft serve because it mixes so easily. Since
most of us don’t have soft serve machines in our kitchens (If only!!!), we suggest using a machine you probably do have — a microwave. Start with a pint of ice cream. Remove the lid and microwave it for about 10 seconds. Test it with a spoon. The ice cream should still be frozen but should give when pressed with the back of the spoon. If it’s not ready, continue microwaving in 5-second bursts, testing in between. Now you’re ready to mix. You can keep it simple and just use a spoon to mix the ice cream and toppings in a bowl. But where’s the fun in that? Ice cream shops often use a stick blender, another item you may not have. So instead, toss everything into the food processor and pulse a few times. As for what to use to ﬂavor your ﬂurries? Anything goes. And pile in as many as you can. The more you add, the more delicious it becomes. To help you get started, we’ve come up with a bunch of ideas for delicious, chilly ﬂurries.
DIY chilly ﬂurries
Snowstorm: vanilla ice cream,
Peppermint Pattie candies, crushed peppermint sticks, a few drops of mint extract Cocoa beach: chocolate ice cream, toasted macadamia nuts, toasted coconut, hot fudge sauce Satisfaction: sweet cream ice cream, crushed salted peanuts, caramel sauce, chopped Snickers candy Berry basket: black raspberry ice cream, chopped fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries Concession stand: vanilla ice cream, chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed pretzels, gummy bears, M&M’s, caramel sauce, malted milk balls Silver screen: vanilla ice cream, caramel popcorn, chocolatecovered peanuts Campfire: vanilla ice cream, crushed chocolate covered graham crackers, chopped smoked almonds, chopped marshmal-
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ice cream, peanut butter sauce, chopped Butterfinger candy bar, chopped Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, salted peanuts, peanut butter M&M’s Dark horse cherry: chocolate ice cream, chopped maraschino cherries, crushed chocolate sandwich cookies, finely chopped espresso chocolate Melba: raspberry swirl ice cream, chopped peaches, fresh raspberries, finely chopped candied ginger Trail mix: sweet cream ice cream, toasted pecans, granola, dried cranberries, mini chocolate chips Banshee: coffee ice cream, bananas, toasted almonds, cinnamon, crushed toffee Malted cookie: chocolate ice cream, malted milk balls, crushed vanilla wafer cookies, toasted almonds
AP photo Top: Left to right, concession stand, dark horse cherry, berry basket ice cream flurries.
Hispanic cheeses Dinner in Minutes: Vermouth have different uses gives salsa salad a little kick D
ear Lisa: Could you tell me the difference between the Mexican cheeses at the store? When a recipe calls for queso fresco, I’m not sure of the difference between them (like queso blanco and panela or cotija). They all look the same. Thank you. — Evelyn H. Dear Evelyn: Hispanic fresh cheese varieties do have a similar ﬂavor and appearance because of the common ingredients they share. The cheese tends to be bland and salty, which complements the spicy sauces traditionally used in Hispanic dishes. Bonus: Hispanic fresh cheeses often keep better than other fresh cheeses — some can be stored for months in the refrigerator. The fresh cheese varieties do have different cooking characteristics though, so you will want to choose according to the results desired in the recipe. There are three main categories of Hispanic cheese. The ﬁrst, queso fresco, means “fresh cheese” and includes panela and queso blanco. Use these varieties
Here’s a cool salad for a hot summer evening. Roasted chicken served over rice with a black bean and corn salsa can be assembled in just minutes.
By LINDA GASSENHEIMER McClatchy-Tribune
H FOOD FILES Lisa Fritz crumbled on refried beans and enchiladas, or stuffed in chiles since they soften but don’t melt and ooze out when heated. The second group is melting cheese known as queso quesadilla, asadero and oaxaca. These cheeses melt without separating into solids and oil, making them ideal for quesadillas, nachos and tacos. The third major type of cheese is the hard, gratingstyle cheese. They include cotija and anejo enchilado. Because they are aged, they have a stronger ﬂavor, a dry crumbly texture and are perfect for grating. Use them in dishes the same way you might use Parmesan. Lisa Fritz, a longtime Bryan food and nutrition educator, answers readers’questions about food, cooking and recipes. Her email address is cheflisa525@ yahoo.com.
ere’s a cool salad for a hot summer evening. Roasted chicken served over rice with a black bean and corn salsa can be assembled in just minutes. This recipe dresses up roasted or rotisserie chicken breasts sold in fast food restaurants or the supermarket. Sweet vermouth gives the black bean and corn salsa an intriguing ﬂavor with very little effort. It’s a good way to use up the vermouth that has been in your cupboard for years, or you can buy small bottles called splits. Use the salsa dressing in the recipe or add vermouth and cumin to a bottled, reduced-fat vinaigrette dressing. Any type of white long-grain or quick cooking rice can be used.
Chicken, black bean and corn salsa salad
½ cup basmati white long-grain rice 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon canola oil, divided use ½ tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon red (rosso) vermouth, divided use Salt and freshly ground black pepper Wine suggestion 1 teaspoon ground cumin This nice summer meal needs a Several drops hot pepper sauce light bodied red wine. How about a ½ cup rinsed and drained canned crisp Italian valpolicella? black beans Helpful hints ½ cup frozen corn kernels, de• Basmati rice is a long grain rice with an aromatic flavor. It smells a frosted ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro little like popcorn when cooking. ¾ pound roasted chicken breast, • I like to boil rice like pasta, in a pot large enough to let the grains bones and skin removed 2 small tomatoes,cut into wedges roll freely in the boiling water. This ¼ whole wheat baguette, sliced method gives fluffy rice every time. Bring a large pot with 2 to 3 quarts Countdown of water to a boil. Add rice and boil, • Start rice. uncovered, about 10 minutes. Test • Make salsa. a grain: rice should be cooked • Assemble salad.
through, but not soft. Drain into a colander in the sink. Return rice to saucepan and add 1 teaspoon canola oil, 1 teaspoon vermouth and salt and pepper to taste. While rice cooks, mix 1 tablespoon canola oil, ½ tablespoon vermouth, cumin, hot pepper sauce and salt and pepper to taste in a medium-size bowl. Add the black beans and corn. Toss well. Taste and add more seasoning if needed. Spoon rice onto 2 dinner plates. Slice chicken and place on rice. Spoon salsa on top and sprinkle with cilantro. Arrange tomatoes on the side of the dinner plates. Serve with baguette. Makes 2 servings. Nutritional information per serving: 654 calories (22 percent from fat), 15.8 g fat (2.1 g saturated,7.8 g monounsaturated), 108 mg cholesterol, 48.7 g protein, 76.1 g carbohydrates, 8.4 g fiber, 362 mg sodium.
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WHITE HOUSE DISPUTING INSURANCE ESTIMATES Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday that some state reports blaming the Affordable Care Act for sharply higher health-insurance premiums next year were “factually incorrect.” Sebelius didn’t say which states she was referring to, but Republican-led
states such as Ohio, Georgia and Indiana recently warned of large premium increases next year due to the national health-care law. “Erroneous information is being advanced as if these are the final rates available in the marketplace and this is what consumers will be paying,” Sebelius said.
Asthma sufferers breath new life
At the Children’s Hospital of Orange County blood and donor services, Jeremy Wilcox (left) and his father Jerry Wilcox (background) coordinate their schedules and regularly donate blood at the same time, a tradition they’ve kept since 2006.
New procedure helps patients with most severe cases
By SUSAN SCHROCK Fort Worth Star-Telegram
FORT WORTH — Taylor Mosley’s asthma ﬂare-ups were so severe that she sometimes wondered when her next wheezing breath might be her last. Mosley, 22, of Fort Worth, has relied on steroids and her rescue inhaler for years to keep her asthma in check but said she still would wind up in the hospital once or twice a month in intensive care, often for days at a time. Her health led her to drop out of college, caused her to miss work and kept her from participating in sports and outdoor activities for fear of triggering an asthma attack, she said. “Emotionally, you just feel like you are going to die any minute,” Mosley said. But a newly available medical treatment has Mosley breathing easier for the ﬁrst time in years. In March, Mosley was the ﬁrst patient to undergo the threepart bronchial thermoplasty procedure now offered at Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth for those whose severe asthma cannot be controlled by medication alone. “Now I feel free. I don’t have a ball and chain around my foot, and I can go and start to do the things I want to do,” said Mosley, who has started running and is planning her ﬁrst camping trip with her family. An estimated 25.9 million Americans have asthma, according to the most recent American Lung Association report. An estimated 5 to 10 percent of those
IN BRIEF Study: Face-lifts have minimal effects LOS ANGELES — Before you spring for that face-lift, take another look in the mirror — the face looking back will only look about three years younger and be no more attractive than it was before surgery, according to a new study. While there’s a long-standing assumption that facial plastic surgery adds beauty and strips years, the idea had never been objectively tested by scientists. A team led by Dr. A. Joshua Zimm of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City assembled a set of 49 patients who received “facial rejuvenation” from 2006 to 2010; they served as test subjects for the study, which was published Thursday in the journal JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. The patients, whose average age was 57, were photographed before and after their surgery, sans makeup and jewelry. A group of 50 “raters,” comprised of hospital workers and local laypersons, then examined the photographs. The raters underestimated the patients’ true ages, both before and after the surgery. But when the assessments were pooled, the plastic surgery patients looked only 3.1 years younger post-surgery, on average.
Critics say health law may prompt lying WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is trying to quiet growing concern that people will lie about their incomes and other personal information in order to land larger health insurance-premium tax credits, the cash assistance that will help millions pay for coverage next year. Once health plan enrollment begins on new state insurance exchanges in October, an estimated 7 million people are expected to purchase individual and small-group coverage by the end of March. The tax credits aim to help lowand moderate-income people pay for big chunks of their premiums. The credits target people with household incomes between 100 percent and 400 percent of the federal poverty level who can’t get affordable health insurance from their employers. Forty-six percent of uninsured adults and 40 percent of those with individual coverage will be eligible for the federal subsidies, according to the consulting firm Avalere Health. The lower an applicant’s income, the greater the potential tax credit. — Wire reports
muscles that become inﬂamed during an allergy attack. The heating process limits the muscles’ ability to constrict, making breathing easier for the patient. “People with asthma over time develop thickened airway muscles. When they get an asthma attack, that causes the airway muscles to constrict,” said Duong, who performed the procedure on Mosley. “The idea is that if you deliver thermal energy to the muscles and thin them out, people will have fewer attacks.” Duong said the treatment is the newest non-drug alternative to years of steroid use, which can create long-term health effects including osteoporosis, cataracts and high blood pressure. “Asthma is very common around here. There are not too many alternatives for people with asthma that medications aren’t controlling. A lot of these people end up on steroids and immune-suppressing drugs that have a lot of side effects and their quality of life is terrible,” he said. Mosley said she hasn’t been hospitalized for an asthma McClatchy photo Pulmonary critical care physician Dr. Huy Duong has helped asthma patient Taylor ﬂare-up and hasn’t had to miss Mosley by using this new bronchial thermoplasty treatment offered at Texas Health work since completing the procedure. Though she still carries Southwest in Fort Worth. her rescue inhaler, she said she have a severe case of the lung ways and improve patients’ qual- ﬁnds she doesn’t have to use it as disease, which can lead to nu- ity of life, said Dr. Huy Duong, a frequently as she once did. Now merous emergency room visits, pulmonary critical care physi- she’s looking forward to her lost productivity at work and cian at Texas Health Southwest. camping trip at Lake Whitney. even death. Through the minimally inva“I’m almost 23 years old and Bronchial thermoplasty, ap- sive procedure, a small catheter I’ve never been camping. As a proved by the Food and Drug is inserted into the lungs and ra- kid I wasn’t allowed to do much Administration in 2010, does not dio frequency energy is used to because you never knew how my cure asthma but is designed to heat the lung tissue and reduce asthma was going to react,” Mosreduce inﬂammation of the air- the thickness of the smooth ley said. “This is a celebration.”
Family tradition is in their blood By COURTNEY PERKES The Orange County Register
ANTA ANA, Calif. — Every eight weeks, Jerry Wilcox and his son Jeremy roll up their sleeves to do some good while catching up. They each donate a pint of blood to Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Calif., a family tradition that started seven years ago. “It’s something that is fun to do,” said Jeremy, 31. “I look forward to seeing my dad and helping out in whatever way we can.” Jerry, 59, a business software engineer, began donating his Anegative blood to the Red Cross in 1972. He switched to the hospital in 2006 after his daughter, a high school teacher, told him about a pediatric cancer patient who needed blood. He asked Jeremy if he wanted to join him. “It’s kinda neat,” Jerry said. “My dad used to donate with the Red Cross. Maybe I got started because of his inﬂuence.” Last year, the children’s hospital collected 67 percent of the blood needed to transfuse patients. The remainder came which explains its limitations: from other blood banks. Dona“Cancer is so limited. It tions typically drop during the cannot cripple love. It cannot summer because of vacation shatter hope. It cannot corrode and other activities, said Matfaith. It cannot eat away peace. thew Cianciulli, manager of It cannot destroy conﬁdence. It cannot kill friendship. It cannot blood and donor services. “Ultimately, we’d like to be shut out memories. It cannot fully self-sufficient,” he said. silence courage. It cannot inThe blood bank collects an vade the soul. It cannot reduce average of 200 pints a month but eternal life. It cannot quench needs closer to 300, Cianciulli the spirit. It cannot lesson the said. He said he appreciates conpower of the resurrection. sistent donors like the Wilcoxes. Amen — amen.” “I think it’s awesome that Two things in particular they dedicate that amount of stand out about Jen’s situation time, and it just becomes part to me. First, as Ota put it, “there are of their lifestyle,” he said. “It’s an easy way to give back to the opportunities every day to do community. Not everyone can extraordinary things for other people.” She said: “This was an make ﬁnancial donations with the economy, but giving blood opportunity I saw to do some“A World of Healthy Products is something the majority of thing extraordinary for somefor Your Family!” people can do, but don’t.” body else. So why not?” Last week, Jeremy, an atThis story reminds me that 25 Years g n ti a torney, walked from his office we’re created for community. r b le e C in Orange, Calif., to the blood We’re called to be a blessing to bank. He can see the hospital others; we shouldn’t be confrom his office window. sumed merely with ourselves. “I see where my blood goes,” Secondly, Jen and Jeff testify said Jeremy. “I know the sick to us all about the power of kids are getting some beneﬁt love, courage, faith and never from what I do. It makes me giving up. feel good inside.” One of my heroes, John Jerry drove from his office in Wayne, put it this way: “Courage is being scared to death and La Palma, Calif. They sat next to each other saddling up anyway.” This young couple epitomizes in big, padded recliners and Our Gift Basket Drawings that bravery in a way that we all talked about a relative’s wed4303 S. TEXAS AT ROSEMARY ding, a helicopter rescue and should follow. BRYAN • 979-846-4459 My wife, Gena, and I pray that an upcoming birthday party. MON–FRI 9 TO 6 • SAT 9 TO 4 “We just visit,” Jerry said. the weeks and months ahead are truly the best of their lives and “It’s just another opportunity relationship despite the obstacles to get to see each other.” and hardships that they will face. We also in earnest hope and pray that Jen gets her last-minute miracle in this life. But if it awaits her in heaven, then we Newly Remodeled hope the sunsets that she sees this week on her honeymoon on the California coast are a vivid reminder that they’re only a reBuffet Restaurant ﬂection of those who await her in an eternal home where the sun never stops shining.
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ometimes life hits you like a roundhouse kick, reminding you about what really matters. That happened to me this past week with the life, bravery and ﬁghting spirit of 35-year-old Jen Bulik. I was just about to continue my series on Thomas Jefferson and public education, when I read Jen’s Chuck Norris story. (I’ll pick up that series again in two weeks, after I highlight another amazing story of sacriﬁce and leadership.) Last December, Jen went to her doctor with a cough, and the young hairdresser was diagnosed with pneumonia. When the cough persisted, doctors ran more tests and discovered that Jen had stage 4 lung cancer, according to the New York Daily News. After ﬁve months of intense treatment, Jen’s doctors had to bring her the unfortunate news that it wasn’t helping and that she had six months to live, at the most. Jen and her family were, of course, devastated, and so was her ﬁance, Jeff Lang. But Jen wasn’t ready to give up. With a positive and hopeful push forward, she let it be known that there was something that she wanted more than anything else: to marry Jeff. So she told her ﬁance: “Let’s get married. I want to focus on life.” With virtually no time to plan, Jen discarded her dream wedding and settled on a small ceremony in her parents’ backyard, with a few folding tables and a barbecue reception. That’s when Bay Area wedding planner Erica Ota heard of Jen’s situation. Ota decided to call up her reserves and offer Jen the wedding that she had dreamed about since she was a young girl. In just 12 days, Ota recruited more than 30 vendors, who donated about $50,000 worth of products and services, including a jazz band and a parade, which was planned by Jen’s neighbors, according to NBC Bay Area. The reception would be garnished with hundreds of feet of lighting so it would look “like a fantasy land,” Ota described.
And the tables would be decorated with Jen’s favorites: succulents — beautiful and tough drought-tolerant plants and ﬂowers, just like the ﬁghter she is. Ota explained: “It was my goal for them not to pay a dime. I thought to myself, ‘These people have already suffered enough. Why not be able to give them a gift, a wonderful gift that they and their families will never be able to forget?’” She added: “The thing is they’re such simple people — so positive and so hopeful — and they didn’t ask for anything from anybody. But they deserve this and more. ... They are truly wonderful people with good hearts and good souls.” Jen and Jeff were married July 27 in a fairy tale wedding at a local park, where they exchanged their vows under some beautiful redwood trees. According to the San Jose Mercury News, when they did, they shouted, “I do!” There are so many amazing and courageous life stories going on right now, I know. But I suppose this one stood out to me because I believe in ﬁghting against all odds and for the things that matter most, such as love, marriage and family. I’m not a theologian. I can’t explain why bad things happen to good people or, for that matter, why good things happen to bad people. (See my good friend Randy Alcorn’s book If God Is Good: Faith in the Midst of Suffering and Evil for a surprisingly insightful treatise on that issue and much more. Go to www.epm.org.) But this much I know: As my 92-year-old mom wrote in her autobiography, Acts of Kindness: My Story, “bad things happen to good people, but good people can survive bad things with God’s help.” As difficult and even cruel as life can be, the truth is that we must strive with hope and optimism until we can no longer. And, when we’ve done all we can do, we must remember that our ultimate survival and healing are offered beyond this life with God’s help. Jesus said it this way: “I am the Resurrection and the Life. He [or she] who believes in Me will live even though he [or she] dies.” His words remind me of a poem titled What Cancer Can’t Do,
“It gives us a chance to talk when not a lot’s going on except sitting here with needles in our arms,” Jeremy said. “Sometimes we subconsciously race to see who ﬁnishes ﬁrst. We keep track of how fast our blood’s ﬂowing.” Jeremy, a father of two, donated his AB negative blood for the ﬁrst time as a teen. “It was either him or Mom that had to sign off on my ﬁrst donation when I was in high school,” Jeremy said. “From there, I’ve donated blood whenever I could.” Over the years, they’ve gotten to know the nurses who draw their blood. “We know them. They know us,” Jeremy said. “They remember us.” “Which arm, which chair,” Jerry added. “Which vein works best,” Jeremy said. They also have their preferences for the cookies they eat afterward to stabilize their blood sugar. “I’m partial to the peanut butter,” Jeremy said. “He’s partial to oatmeal raisin.” Father and son always schedule their next appointment after they ﬁnish. “He gets a card and puts it in his wallet,” Jeremy said. “I put it on my phone in the calendar.” Both men keep a low proﬁle with their co-workers. By the time Jerry returns to work, he’s already removed the colored gauze from his forearm. “Most people don’t know that I do it,” Jeremy said. “I just come here, do my thing and go back to work.”
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RESTAURANT MONITOR The Restaurant Monitor is a weekly listing of scores for restaurants inspected by the Brazos County Health Department. Inspections scores are on a 100-point scale. Generally, scores below 80 might cause the department to schedule a followup visit. A score below 70 results in the suspension of an establishment’s health permit. The following inspections were conducted July 25 through Aug. 1.
By MARIA CHENG Associated Press
LONDON — Chinese scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a new bird flu strain is sometimes able to spread from person to person, but they are emphasizing that the virus still does not transmit easily. Thenewbirdﬂustrain,knownas H7N9,wasﬁrstreportedbyChinese authorities in March. As of the end of May, there were 132 cases and 37 deaths in China and Taiwan linked to the virus. Health officials suspect patients were most likely infected by birds inliveanimalmarketsbutacknowledgedtherewereprobablysporadic cases of the virus spreading among humans. Except for a single case reportedlastmonth,theinfectionsappear to have stopped since Chinese authorities took measures to slow the virus, including shutting down live markets across the country. In the new study, Chinese researchers interviewed the family and close friends of a father and daughter both killed by H7N9 in eastern China to ﬁgure out how the virus might have spread between them. Both patients lived in the same household, were critically ill during the investigation and could not be interviewed. The father, 60, was in charge of buying food for the family and bought six live quails before falling sick. His daughter, 32, rarely left the residential district where they lived and didn’t have any known contact with birds, except for two black swans raised by the property owners. The daughter took care of her father when he became ill, without
EVENT Navasota Community Blood Drive, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall at 610 Holland, Navasota. Call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood. org, sponsor code: Navasota to schedule an appointment; walkins available.
Brazos County Health Department Immunization Clinic, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. 201 N. Texas Ave., Bryan. All ages. Immunizations are $5 for children and $25 for adults. Immunizations are only available to those without private insurance and for children with CHIP or Medicaid. 361-4440.
Seniors Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m. Bryan Golf Course, 206 W. Villa Maria Road in Bryan. $5 entry. Gracie JiuJitsu, 6:50 a.m. University of Sidekicks, 12845 F.M. 2154, suite 120. Mondays and Wednesdays. $92 per month. Uniform required. Self-defense class, recommended for women. Hatha Yoga, 9 a.m. Freedom style (all levels) Brazos Healing Center. BrazosHealingCenter.com. 4023595. Gentle and Restorative Yoga, 6 to 7:15 p.m. Brazos Healing Center. BrazosHealingCenter.com. 4023595. Fit and Strong Fitness Class, 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Navasota Center. Free fitness class open to anyone. 936-825-2241. Through Aug. 2. Free Exercise and Health Classes, 9 a.m. Navasota Center. Healthy Living Grimes County. Sit Down and Tone Up, 9:30 a.m. Lincoln Recreation Center. For Seniors.
Sit and Fit Chair Exercise Class, noon to 12:45 p.m. Southwood Community Center. mrodgers@ cstx.gov or 764-6371. Free Exercise and Health Classes, 9 a.m. Navasota Center. Healthy Living Grimes County. Gentle and Restorative Yoga, 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. Brazos Healing Center. BrazosHealingCenter. com. 402-3595.
Senior Ladies Tennis, 8 a.m. Gordon’s Tennis at Aerofit, 4455 Carter Creek Parkway in Bryan. 846-8925. Line Dancing for Senior Adults, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Southwood Community Center. No partners needed. firstname.lastname@example.org or 764-6371. Fit and Strong Fitness Class, 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Navasota Center. Free fitness class open to anyone. 936-825-2241. Through Aug. 2. Chair Exercise and Music, 10 a.m. Lincoln Recreation Center. For seniors.
Hatha Yoga, 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
AP file photo A vender holds a chicken at a chicken whole sale market inApril 2013,in Shanghai,China. wearing any protective equipment. She fell sick several days afterward and died one month later. The bird ﬂu viruses isolated from the father and daughter were nearly genetically identical. There is no definitive test to prove when a virus has spread from human-to-human, but scientists consider matching viruses and eliminating other ways the virus might have spread to be convincing evidence. Scientists also tested 43contactsof thetwopatients;none had H7N9. “Inthiscluster,theviruswasable totransmitfromperson-to-person,” wrote Xian Qi of the Jiangsu Province Center for Disease Control and Prevention, who was the lead author of the study. The scientists concluded the transmission was “limited and non-sustainable.” The paper was published online Tuesday in the journal BMJ. “It is also notable that the transmission occurred between blood
relatives,” said Dr. Peter Horby, a bird flu expert at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Hanoi,Vietnam,inastatement.Horby, who was not involved in the latest study, noted there is some evidence thatgeneticfactorsmaymakesome people more susceptible to bird ﬂu. In an accompanying commentaryintheBMJ,expertssaidsimilar patterns had been seen with other types of bird ﬂu, including H5N1, another feared bird ﬂu strain that ﬁrst emerged in 1996 and has since killed millions of chickens. It has sickened more than 600 people and caused 377 deaths, mostly in Asia. “To observe some transmission of H7N9 from human-to-human... does not necessarily indicate the virus is on course” to spark a pandemic, wrote James Rudge of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, who is based at Mahidol University in Thailand, and Richard Coker of the National University of Singapore.
Papa Perez Mexican Cuisine, 200 S. Main St. — 100. A’s Bar & Grill, 5809 E. Texas 21 — 86. Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils not cleaned/sanitized/good repair, toxic items improperly labeled/ stored/used, unapproved systems (hazard control plans), cross-contamination of raw/ cooked foods/other. Cash Food Mart, 200 W. Martin Luther King St. — 85. Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils not cleaned/sanitized/good repair, improper manual/mechanical ware-washing and sanitizing, toxic items improperly labeled/stored/used, thermometers not provided/accurate/ properly calibrated, hand wash facilities without soap and towels. Food City DBA El Ahorro Super, 2001 E. Texas 21 — 75. Cross-contamination of raw/ cooked foods/other, unapproved systems (hazard control plans), evidence of insect contamination, no certified food manager/manager, unapproved sewage/wastewater disposal system, food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils not cleaned/sanitized/ good repair, cold hold temperature violation(s) (41 F/45 F).
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stress, increase strength and St. Joseph Health Center activflexibility, improve balance, coority room. 450-1750 or 936-662dination and circulation. Open to 0825. anyone. 739-3165. Inner Sight: Intuition & Meditation, Israeli Krav Maga, 6:50 a.m. Uni3 to 5 p.m. Brazos Healing Cenversity of Sidekicks, 12845 F.M. Open Ar ms Respite Group, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Peace Lutherter. BrazosHealingCenter.com. 2154, suite 120. $50 per month. an Church, 2201 Rio Grande, 402-3595. $25. Pre-registration For adults. Teaches multiple sceCollege Station. Open Arms is a is required. narios, standing, ground, weapfaith-based, free, volunteer-run on control and fighting. Street program to care for persons with clothes required. 661-1560. Seniors Golf Tournament, mild Alzheimer’s or other demenHatha Yoga, 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. 7:30 a.m. Travis B. Bryan tia. Group provides fun, intellectuFreedom style (all levels) Brazos Municipal Golf Course. ally stimulating activities, social Healing Center. BrazosHealing $5 entry. No advance opportunities, music, dancing, Center.com. 402-3595. registration; just devotionals, games, crafts and Tween Yoga Minicamp show up and play. light lunch. Participants must be (ages 10 to 12), 10:45 to Sit and F it Chair registered to attend, no drop-ins. 11:45 a.m. Brazos Healing Exercise Class, firstname.lastname@example.org Center, 1804 Brothers Blvd. 9:30 to 10 a.m. Linor 693-4403. Brazoshealingcenter.com or coln Center. Exer422-3595. Runs through Mothers of Angels Support Group, cise for 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (Need to conThursday. senior tact Melinda Hyfer for a location. Zumba Fitness adults 739-2138.) Informal social event Classes, 6 p.m. in the for mothers who have lost a child. New Hope Church comfort of Share stories, experiences, ideas, of Navasota. Offered a chair. awilsupport and hope. Dutch treat at every Tuesday for $5. email@example.com or 764-3733. a local restaurant. Mind and Body workout, 9 a.m. Bariatric Surgery Support Group, Waldenbrooke Estates, commu6 to 7:30 p.m. St. Joseph Rehab nity room. Get your daily dose Center Quilter’s Cafe. Open to all of laughter and stretching. 774- Parent and Grandparent class, 7 to patients who have had gastric 8 p.m. First Presbyterian Church 1298. bypass, the gastric sleeve or lap Fellowship Hall, 1100 Carter Gracie JiuJitsu, 6:50 a.m. University band are welcome. Guests are Creek Parkway, Bryan. Time to of Sidekicks, 12845 F.M. 2154, welcome. 821-7556. be the hero: don’t let your child Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease suite 120. Mondays and Wednesbe the victim in your divorce. Predays. $92 per month. Uniform reSupport Group, second Thursday sented by educator Peggy Telg. quired. Self-defense class, recomof every month, 6:30 p.m. Locafree. 823-8073. mended for women. 661-1560. tion changes. 821-7523. Hatha Yoga, 6 p.m. for beginners, Palmer Drug Abuse Program Bra7:30 p.m. for Forrest style. Brazos Valley, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. zos Healing Center. BrazosHeal- Pre-natal class, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. First Baptist Church-Bryan, 3100 1651 Rock Prairie Road. Topic: ingCenter.com. 402-3595. Cambridge Drive. Ages 13 to 25. Your Baby’s Care. 693-2762. Senior Stretch Yoga, 2 p.m. Brazos 739-4253. Healing Center. BrazosHealing- New Baby Day Camp Sibling Tours for big brothers and sisters, Center.com. 402-3595. 5 p.m. St. Joseph Regional Health Preemie Prints NICU H.O.P.E., Fit and Strong Fitness Class, 10 to 6 p.m. Informal, peer-based group Center lobby. For ages 2 to 8. 11:30 a.m. The Navasota Center. connecting past and present NICU Free. Registration required. 731Free fitness class open to anyone. families in a hope-filled, positive 1231. 936-825-2241. Through Aug. 2. atmosphere. Dinner provided. To Let’s Walk, 9:30 a.m. Lincoln Recget location, join group at www. reation Center. For Seniors. preemieprints.org. amber@ preemieprints.org or 635-0825. Brazos Ladies Golf Association Veterans Peer Support Group, Playday, 8 a.m. Br yan Golf 6 p.m. and Female Veteran Course. All adult ladies welcome. Peer Suppor t Group, 6 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Grimes St. Joseph Dues: $12 per year. 200 Technology Way, room Health Center activity room. 450Line Dancing, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. 1105, College Station. This 1750 or 936-662-0825. Southwood Community Center. group is open to all veterans For “Boomers and Beyond.” mrodregardless of service period, SIA — Female survivors of childhood sexual abuse, 6:30 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org or 764-6371. branch of service, deployment A&M Methodist Church, room Sit and Fit Chair Exercise Class, or gender. Topics discussed vary 131. 281-814-5781. noon to 12:45 p.m. Southwood with each group and can range Community Center. mrodgers@ from readjustment, PTSD, anger Narcotics Anonymous, 8 to 9 p.m. Grimes St. Joseph Health Center cstx.gov or 764-6371. management, substance abuse, activity room. 450-1750 or 936Yoga for seniors, 10 to 11 a.m. coping with stress, relationship 662-0825. Our Savior Lutheran Church. Fitissues or any other topic. The ness class based on Hatha Yoga group is free and confidential. designed to enhance physical fitwww.brazosvalleyveterans.com. ness, balance, strength, flexibil- Texas Liver Coalition Support Dialogue, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. American Cancer Society office, ity and stress relief. Bring a yoga Group for the Brazos Valley, 3207 Briarcrest Drive. Support mat. Register: 739-3165 7 p.m. St. Joseph Education Angroup for people currently receivTai Chi for seniors, 8:30 to nex, East 29th St. at Broadmoor, ing treatment for cancer. 7749:30 a.m. Our Savior Lutheran Bryan. 694-3475. 0808. Church, 1001 Woodcreek Drive. Narcotics Anonymous, 7 to 8 p.m. Tai Chi (yang style) helps relieve (Spanish) and 8 to 9 p.m. Grimes Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support
100; Taco Bell, 310 N. Harvey Drive — 100; Whataburger, 105 Dominik Drive — 100. Denny’s Restaurant,607 Texas Ave. — 81. Cross-contamination of raw/cooked foods/other, food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils not cleaned/sanitized/ good repair, lack of good hygienic practices, cold hold temperature violation(s) (41 F/45 F), no certified food manager/manager. Jamba Juice, 980 University Drive — 96. Cross-contamination of raw/cooked foods/other. Quality Suites, 3610 S. Texas 6 — 85. Thermometers not provided/accurate/properly calibrated, lack of good hygienic practices, no certified food manager/ manager, cold hold temperature violation(s) (41 F/45 F). Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, 1500 Harvey Road — 94. Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils not cleaned/ sanitized/good repair, toxic items improperly labeled/stored/used. Rosie’s Pho Asian Noodle, 2001 Texas Ave. — 78. Cold hold temperature violation(s) (41 F/45 F), cross-contamination of raw/cooked foods/other, lack of good hygienic practices, improper manual/mechanical ware-washing and sanitizing, food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils not cleaned/sanitized/ good repair, unapproved sewage/ wastewater disposal system. Taste of China, 2702 S. Texas Ave. — 83. Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils not cleaned/sanitized/good repair, toxic items improperly labeled/ stored/used, hand wash faciliCollege Station ties not adequate and accessible, Hawthorn Suites, 1010 Uni- lack of goody hygienic practices, versity Drive — 100; Spirit Ice unsound condition. Arena, 400 E. Holleman Drive — — Special to The Eagle
La Espiga Dorada Bakery, 210 W. Martin Luther King St. — 92. Improper handling of ready-to-eat foods, cross-contamination of raw/cooked foods/other. Lanna Thai, 3700 S. Texas Ave., suite 900 — 73. Cold hold temperature violation(s) (41 F/45 F), unapproved systems (hazard control plans), unapproved source/labeling, lack of good hygienic practices, improper/adequate hand washing. Las Mexicanas, 1403 Briarcrest Drive — 80. Lack of good hygienic practices, no certified food manager/manager, cold hold temperature violation(s) (41 F/45 F), improper/adequate hand washing, cross-contamination of raw/ cooked foods/other. Sale Barn Café – Bryan Livestock, 6097 E. Texas 21 — 95. Cold hold temperature violation(s) (41 F/45 F). SDD Enterprise Inc., 1101 E. Villa Maria Road — 91. Toxic items improperly labeled/stored/ used, improper manual/mechanical ware-washing and sanitizing, food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils not cleaned/ sanitized/good repair. Tommy’s Drive-In AAA & Family LLC, 1520 W. 28th St. — 97. Toxic items improperly labeled/ stored/used. Village Foods, 1760 Briarcrest Drive — 90. Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils not cleaned/sanitized/good repair, unapproved systems (hazard control plans), improper manual/ mechanical ware-washing and sanitizing.
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Group, 2 p.m. Assisted Living Conference Room at the St. Joseph Manor. 821-7304. SingleMoms Created4Change Support Group, 6:30 p.m. AggieLand Pregnancy Outreach. 575-1034. Pink Alliance Breast Cancer Support Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Travis B. Bryan, Jr. Community Room, The Bank & Trust, 2900 South Texas Ave. pinkalliancegroup@ gmail.com, pinkalliance.com, 224-3813 or 690-2592. AD/HD Parents Support Group, 7 to 8 p.m. Christ United Methodist Church Annex Building, 4203 Highway 6 South. For parents of children with AD/HD. email@example.com or 690-6816. NAMI Family Support Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. 1713 Broadmoor Drive, suites 100 – 104, Bryan. National Alliance on Mental Illness. Open to any families affected by mental health disorders. 777-9455. NAMI Brazos Valley Peer Recovery Support Group, 6:30 to 8 p.m. 1713 Broadmoor Drive, suites 100 – 104, Bryan. National Alliance on Mental Illness. Open to any person experiencing a mental health or substance abuse disorder. 777-9455. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Open House, 5:30 to 7 p.m. St. Joseph Rehab Center Quilter’s Café. 846-0617. Open to males and females from age 7 and up.
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class days, times and costs: Bariatric post-op exercise. St. Joseph Rehabilitation Center, 1318 Memorial Drive, Bryan. Classes at the fitness studio, aquatherapy pool and cardiac rehab gym. 8217558. Yoga/meditation/Tai Chi/ classes for all levels at Brazos Healing Center: BrazosHealingCenter. com or 402-3595. College Station Parks and Recreation: Square dancing and other classes. Register at rectrac.cstx. gov. Dance Center: Ballet, tap, jazz, modern, belly dance, Pilates mat and reformer, yoga fitness, prenatal yoga, meditational yoga, cardiodance and karate fitness. www. dancecentreCS.com or 764-3187. Our Saviour Lutheran Church: Tai Chi for seniors, yoga for seniors. 739-3165. Peaceful Winds: Hatha yoga, chair yoga, senior yoga, Kundalina yoga classes: www.peacefulwinds.com or 575-6078. Susan’s Ballroom Dance: Quickstep, Argentine tango, Latin, waltz, foxtrot, salsa, rumba, samba, American dance and more. Classes for all ages and levels. www.susansballroomdance.com or call 690-0606. University of Sidekicks, 12845 F.M. 2154, Suite 120. Self-defense classes. 661-1560. Stretch To: Live, This is no 1980sstyle aerobics or stretch class. Classes are a fusion of yoga, pilates, Tai Chi and ballet. Techniques and movements are both therapeutic as well as fitness focused regardless of age or ability. Emphasis on improving posture, strengthening, toning, slenderizing, increasing flexibility and weight loss. First class is free. Register at www.StretchToLive. com or call 979-229-8070.
What Do You Have to Hide? Part 2
se the same techniques and products to cover either a tattoo or birthmark. First, neutralize the color with cover up, and then top with a foundation. Look at the tattoo or birthmark.What is the primary color? Choose a cover up on the opposite side of the color wheel. For example, cover a primarily red birthmark with green. Green, mixed with red, produces brown—in this case, skin tone. Use a wet sponge to tap the product on. Wiping it usually does not allow it to adhere. Air dry for a minute or two. The green cover up may significantly mask a light birthmark or faded tattoo. Most, however, require a foundation over the cover up. Total Finish, the most opaque Merle Norman foundation, provides the greatest coverage. Again, tap the
product lightly over the birthmark or tattoo. Apply Simply Stylish several layers Nancy Pride instead of one heavy one. Increase the staying power by taping on loose powder between layers. Blend the edges with a damp sponge. If the tattoo or birthmark is light, use the cover up, then top with Long Lasting Foundation and loose powder. Long Lasting does not rub off, but will not adequately cover prominent tattoos or birthmarks. When the foundation has air dried, mist with finishing spray. It sets the foundation, helping to retain coverage. A few techniques and the right products give a natural look that keeps what you have to hide, hidden. Nancy Pride owns Morgan Fitzgerald’s and Merle Norman. www.fitzyou.com
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C1 Wednesday, August 7, 2013
NewtontalkswithManzielaboutlimelight By STEVE REED Associated Press
How Manziel affects recruiting Taylor Hamm,recruiting expert for The Eagle’s internet partner for recruiting GigEm 247.com,will be on Aggie Nation from 2-4 p.m., Wednesday on KZNE (1150 AM). The high school report at 3:30 p.m. will feature a recap by The Eagle’s David Campbell of the 38th Annual 14-5A Pigskin Preview which will be at noon Wednesday in Conroe. If you can’t catch the show live, it will be available on aggiesports.com and kzne. com.
For any college athlete you are vulnerable to so many things. You think everybody loves you for who you are.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Cam Newton can relate to what Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel is going through. Cam Newton AndthePanthersquarterbacksaidTueson the pressures of fame while being a student-athlete day he’s spoken to Manziel a few times this offseason about coping with the pressures of being a Heisman Trophy winning quarterback living college life in the limelight. But he said Manziel “has to go through graph, you don’t know if they’re going to Newton wouldn’t discuss the speciﬁcs of these types of situations to know how to do it for good or bad” purposes. theconversations,sayingtheyarepersonal, handletheminthefuture.Whensomebody Like Manziel, Newton was under mejust between him and Manziel. comes up to you and asks for your auto- dia scrutiny at Auburn during an NCAA
investigation into pay-for-play allegations. Newton was not found to have committed any wrongdoing and wasn’t suspended from any games. “For any college athlete you are vulnerable to so many things,” Newton said. “You thinkeverybodylovesyouforwhoyouare.” Newton said that was a tough lesson to learn while he was at Auburn. “When I was there at college so many peoplewantedfrommeandIwantedtogive so much,” Newton said. “Like I would sign
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Leading by example
Malena sets the standard in a crowded backfield Stewart has surgery after Iowa crash KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Tony Stewart underwent successful surgery Tuesday to repair the broken right tibia and fibula suffered in a sprint car race in Iowa. Stewart will need a second surgery and remains hospitalized. There was no timetable for his return. Stewart-Haas racing named Max Papis as the substitute driver in the No. 14 for Sunday’s NASCAR race at Watkins Glen. Papis has made 35 career Sprint Cup starts. Stewart was leading the 30lap feature in a 360 winged sprint car with five laps remaining when a lapped car spun in Turn 4 and collected Stewart and two others. The sprint car accident Monday night came a day after Stewart finished ninth in the NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway. He’s 11th in the Sprint Cup standings with five races to go until the Chase for the championship field is set.
By ROBERT CESSNA firstname.lastname@example.org
exas A&M senior running back Ben Malena walked into Kevin Sumlin’s office on Monday with ideas on improving team leadership. Sumlin was all ears, because Malena has his respect and everyone else’s on the team.
Eagle photo by Stuart Villanueva
“He’s just an upbeat guy and everybody around the program knows how I feel about Ben,” said A&M’s second-year head coach. “All he does is he does things right.” A year ago in fall camp, everyone was raving about running back Christine Michael who was in the best shape of his career, coming off back-to-back season-ending injuries. There was talk of Michael rushing for 1,500 yards, even in Sumlin’s passoriented offense which has a history of ﬁnding room for a 1,000-yard rusher. Michael was good enough to be drafted in the second round by the Seattle Seahawks, but he wasn’t the team’s most productive running
back. Steady Malena had the most rushing yards among the running backs, gaining 808 on 138 carries with eight touchdowns. Malena had almost twice as many yards rushing as Michael (417 yards on 88 carries), and he also played on all special teams units and was the backﬁeld’s best blocker. “We expect great leadership from Ben Malena, no matter what is going on,” said offensive coordinator Clarence McKinney. “He was a leader on last year’s team, he’s one of the biggest leaders we have on the team.” His coaches say he’s indispensable, but there’s a chance Malena could
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An underrated presence
LTBrownquietlyoneofTexans’mostvaluableplayers By KRISTIE RIEKEN Associated Press
Rockets prominent on NBA schedule The NBA released its schedule for the 2013-14 season on Tuesday. The Rockets will be on national television 23 times. The Rockets start the season at home against the Charlotte Bobcats on Oct. 30. Dwight Howard will face his former team the Lakers on Nov. 7, but won’t return to Los Angeles until Feb. 19. James Harden will make a return trip to Oklahoma City on Dec. 29. The Rockets made the league’s Christmas Day slate; they’ll face the San Antonio Spurs. Christmas Day will also include a playoff rematch between the Brooklyn Nets and Chicago Bulls, the league’s top-two scoring leaders from last season — Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony — in New York, a potential LeBron JamesKobe Bryant showdown in Los Angeles, with the Clippers and Warriors in the nightcap. — Staff and wire reports
AP photo Texans left tackle Duane Brown (right) takes on linebacker Willie Jefferson during training camp. Coach Gary Kubiak praised Brown as a major reason for Houston’s success.
HOUSTON — Houston coach Gary Kubiak didn’t need even a second to think before answering the question of what left tackle Duane Brown means to his team. “Everything,” Kubiak said. The team certainly has much bigger names including Arian Foster, Andre Johnson and J.J.
Watt. But to Kubiak, Brown’s solid play has been one of the key’s to his team’s success. “First off, he’s a tremendous worker,” Kubiak said. “Big respect as a player from what you see. Duane is respected around the league, but yet everyone watches him work as hard as he possibly can work. Very proud of Duane. Great player, but great man, too, and a big part. Very important.”
Brown was a ﬁrst-round pick in 2008, drafted to shore up an offensive line that had been terrible through the ﬁrst few years of Houston’s existence. He did just that, moving into the starting job immediately and starting all 16 games as a rookie. Brown started each game for Houston last year and has missed just four games in
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Ware lives to rush passer, gets to focus on sacks Role in new defensive scheme lets Cowboys’ all-time sacks leader focus on what he does best He won’t have to worry about getting his ﬁx in the new Dallas defense. The Cowboys are scrapOXNARD, Calif. — DeMarcus ping the 3-4 they’ve used since Ware dreams about rushing the the year they drafted Ware and passer. turned him into a pass-rushing The sack specialist for the Dal- outside linebacker. las Cowboys constantly works The ninth-year pro is a handon technique — with coaches, on-the-ground end now in the fellow defensive ends, even some more traditional 4-3, and his of his offensive linemen. He’s marching orders are simple: Get trying moves in hallways at the the quarterback. team’s training camp hotel. That’s not to say Ware won’t And other places. occasionally drop back in cov“I probably pass rush when erage the way he did more freI’m coming out of the bathroom quently under former defensive stall,” Ware said. “I can’t get coordinator Rob Ryan the past enough of it.” two years. In fact, he was doing
Since being drafted 11th overall by the Cowboys in 2005, DeMarcus Ware has not only become the Cowboys all-time sacks leader, but he is also one of five players to record 10 or more sacks in seven straight seasons.
By SCHUYLER DIXON Associated Press
AP photo In the Cowboys new 4-3 defensive scheme, DeMarcus Ware will be used almost exclusively as a pass rusher, after having to play coverage at times in the 3-4. it during camp practice Tuesday. But there’s no question new defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin and new line coach Rod Marinelli want Ware to focus on what he does best. Ware’s had
seven straight double-digit sack seasons and has 111 sacks for his career, just three shy of Harvey Martin’s team record from three
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Cowboys leaders Rk. Player Yrs. 1. DeMarcus Ware 052. Jim Jeffcoat 83-94 3. Greg Ellis 98-08 4. Tony Tolbert 89-97 5. Too Tall Jones 74-89
Sks. 111 94½ 77 59 57½
An elite group Rk. Player Yrs. 1. Reggie White 85-93 2. DeMarcus Ware 053. Lawrence Taylor 84-90 4. John Randle 92-99 5. Bruce Smith 92-98
Sks. 137 111 98 95½ 86
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Texas must adapt to make playoffs minus Cruz Rangers GM Daniels believes in team, expects club to still make postseason without slugger By STEPHEN HAWKINS Associated Press
With their big boomstick out of the lineup, the Texas Rangers are going to have to adapt to get in the playoffs again. “This is a club that has never shied away from a challenge before,” general manager Jon Daniels said. “It’s got a track record of success and we believe in this team, believe in the guys on the club and our pitching staff, our athleticism and the leadership there. We have every expectation that we are going to continue to win and make it to the playoffs, in spite of the situation.” Without Nelson Cruz, the suspended All-Star right fielder and 2011 AL championship series MVP who leads the Rangers with 27 home runs and 76 RBIs. “The game doesn’t stop because one guy is not there,” manager Ron Washington said. Texas will be without Cruz the rest of the regular season after he was suspended 50 games Monday by Major League Baseball following its investigation into the
We’ve got all the love for him. ... We’ll be waiting for him, and we know he’s going to be a key member of this team when it comes to the playoffs. Rangers pitcher Derek Holland on Nelson Cruz’s suspension
Biogenesis clinic accused of distributing banned performanceenhancing drugs. While the absence of Cruz will be noticeable, Ian Kinsler and the rest of the Rangers insist that shouldn’t affect their playoff chances. “None. We’re missing a guy. Someone is going to have to step up and play right field,” Kinsler said. “That’s the way this team works. We’re not really worried about who’s not on the field. We’re worried about who’s on the field, and winning.” Instead of having another slugger to take over in right field, and more pressing in the middle of the batting order, the Rangers for now have five outfielders that will be in some sort of platoon system. David Murphy, primarily a left
fielder, was in right field for the first game without Cruz while Engel Beltre, recalled from Triple-A, was in left. Leonys Martin started in center, and later moved to right when Craig Gentry came into the game. Joey Butler, called up without ever playing in a major league game, is a right fielder to be used against left-handers. “Certainly it makes it more challenging on us offensively,” said Murphy, whose 12 homers and 34 RBIs top the group that has a combined 19 homers and 70 RBIs. Even with Cruz, who is eligible for free agency after the season, the Rangers were averaging about 4.3 runs per game and on pace for their fewest runs in a full 162-game season since 1992. The Rangers went into their game late Tuesday night at the
Angels two games behind AL West-leadingOakland.Texaswas six games back before winning seven of eight games, including 5-2 in the series opener Monday night at Los Angeles only hours after the discipline against Cruz and 12 other MLB players was announced. “Does it hurt us more than losing Matt Harrison for all year, Colby Lewis for almost all season? We’ve lost guys, we’ve gained guys,” catcher A.J. Pierzynski said. “Obviously Nellie’s numbers are what they are, and his presence is what it is.” Harrison, the team’s opening day starter before two operations on a herniated disk in his lower back, is pitching in rehab games and could be back by the end of the month. The Rangers also had anticipated having Lewis back,
but said Tuesday that their most successful postseason pitcher will have surgery to remove bone spurs from his right hip. He had been coming back from elbow surgery last year. Texas was unable to add a right-handed hitter before last week’s non-waiver trade deadline. But right-hander Matt Garza was acquired to join Yu Darvish and Derek Holland in a rotation that is backed by a solid bullpen led by Joe Nathan. “When you look at our pitching staff and some of the people that we have that are rehabbing, you feel like one of your strengths is certainly your pitching,” Rangers CEO and Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan said. “We have to feel good of where we are and what we have as a club.” If the Rangers make the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year, Cruz would eligible to play in the postseason. Daniels said the team is “openminded” to Cruz returning for the playoffs, with one of the primary considerations how the slugger would be accepted in the clubhouse.
“It was just a big mistake. He knows. He came out and told the team,” Holland said. “We won’t put a cloud of him or anything like that. We’ve got all the love for him. ... We’ll be waiting for him, and we know he’s going to be a key member of this team when it comes to the playoffs.” Cruz apologized to his teammates in the clubhouse Monday. The slugger didn’t speak publicly, but said in a statement that a gastrointestinal infection he hadfromNovember2011through January 2012 wasn’t properly diagnosed. He said he lost 40 pounds before getting proper treatment and just weeks before spring training “made an error in judgment that I deeply regret.” He provided no other specifics, including what he might have taken. “He’s one of my favorite teammates. Everyone knows it’s going to hurt, but there’s no way to replace him,” Kinsler said. “It’s the next guy in line. We’ve been doing this many times in many different circumstances. It’s not like we’re going to give up because he’s missing.”
Sox overcome tough start to beat Astros 15-10
Ellsbury homers twice; Workman earns win despite 6 earned runs By KRISTIE RIEKEN Associated Press
AP photo Astros second baseman Jose Altuve swings on his way to a strikeout against Red Sox starter Steven Wright in the first inning. Boston beat Houston 15-10.
HOUSTON — Jacoby Ellsbury homered twice and Jonny Gomes added a three-run shot and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit for a 15-10 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Catcher Ryan Lavarnway tied a major league record with four passed balls in the first inning as he struggled to handle pitches from knuckleballer Steven Wright, and the Astros took a 3-0 lead. Houston extended its lead to 5-0 before Ellsbury’s two-run shot in a three-run third closed the gap. The Astros led 7-3 before a fiverun fifth inning, highlighted by a two-run double by Lavarnway gave Boston a one-run lead. The Red Sox tacked on five more runs in the sixth, capped by the pinch-hit homer by Gomes. Robbie Grossman, Brett Wallace and Jake Elmore homered for the Astros, who have lost five of six.
David Ortiz had four hits, two RBIs and scored twice for the Red Sox and Shane Victorino added three hits and scored four times. Wright lasted just one inning in his first major league start. Brandon Workman (2-1) relieved him and got the win despite yielding nine hits and six runs in 4 2-3 innings. Houston’s Jordan Lyles (4-6) gave up nine hits for his third straight start and tied a career high with eight runs in 4 2-3 innings. Wright won his last two relief appearances and had thrown 9 2-3 scoreless innings entering Tuesday’s game. But he had trouble with command from the start and walked leadoff hitter Robbie Grossman. Grossman stole second before advancing to third on the first passed ball of the inning. He then plunked Brandon Barnes and he later advanced to second on another passed ball. A third passed ball allowed Grossman to score and Barnes to take second. The last passed ball of the inning sent Barnes home
before a single by Jason Castro. Wright walked Marc Krauss, prompting a visit to the mound by Lavarnway. The visit didn’t seem to help as Wright soon followed it with a wild pitch that left Castro at third. He scored on a groundout by Wallace before Wright finally escaped the inning by retiring Matt Dominguez. It was the third time in major league history that a team had four passed balls in one inning. It last happened on Aug. 22, 1987, when Texas Rangers catcher Geno Petralli did it against the White Sox in the seventh inning. Knuckleballer Charlie Hough was pitching in that game. Workman replaced Wright for the second inning and Jonathan Villar singled with one out before Grossman launched his homer into the seats in right field to extend the lead to 5-0. Ellsbury’s homer got Boston within 5-2 the third inning. Ortiz hit an RBI single later in the inning to make it 5-3. Wallace matched his home run total from last year when he con-
nected on his ninth of the season to push Houston’s lead to 6-3 in the third. L.J. Hoes hit his first career triple on a long fly ball which bounced up onto Tal’s Hill in center field in the fourth. Villar notched the first RBI of his career with a single that sent Hoes home and make it 7-3. Ellsbury walked to start the fifth before scoring on an error by Hoes after a double by Victorino. Dustin Pedroia’s RBI double cut Houston’s lead to 7-5 before a single by Ortiz. The Red Sox added a run on a one-out groundout by Mike Carp which sent Ortiz to second. Ortiz advanced to third on a wild pitch before Lyles walked Stephen Drew. Lavarnway’s double, which sailed out of reach of sprinting left fielder Grossman, scored two to give Boston an 8-7 lead and chase Lyles. Ellsbury sent his second homer to the second deck in right field off Jose Cisnero to leave Boston up 14-9 in the seventh.
BRAVES 2, NATIONALS 1: WASHINGTON — Hit by a pitch two innings after homering, Bryce Harper jawed and pointed at Atlanta’s Julio Teheran, and the dugouts and bullpens emptied, but the only haymakers thrown during the NL East-leading Braves’ 2-1 victory over the Nationals on Tuesday night came from the teams’ Twitter feeds. Evan Gattis’ two-run single in the fifth inning and the six innings thrown by Teheran (9-5) while allowing one run combined to produce Atlanta’s season-high 12th consecutive win, padding their NL East lead to 14½ games over Washington. Gattis’ big hit came off Gio Gonzalez (7-5), who pitched one night after Major League Baseball announced its Biogenesis investigation cleared the left-hander. • CARDINALS 5, DODGERS 1: ST. LOUIS — Carlos Beltran and Matt Adams homered in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 15-game road winning streak with a 5-1 victor y on Tuesday night. Joe Kelly pitched into the sixth inning, outperforming Clayton Kershaw and helping St. Louis to its fourth victory in the last six games. Tony Cruz added an RBI single. Adrian Gonzalez hit a one-out RBI single off Kelly (3-3) in the sixth, but that was it for Los Angeles against the right-hander. He left with runners on first and second and the Cardinals nursing a 2-1 lead. Kershaw (10-7) allowed two runs and six hits in six innings for Los Angeles, which dropped to 15-3 since the All-Star break. The left-hander is 5-2 with a spar-
kling 1.62 ERA over his last eight starts. • PIRATES 4, MARLINS 3: PITTSBURGH — Josh Harrison homered leading off the bottom of the ninth, lifting the Pirates to a win over the Marlins. Harrison sent a fastball from Miami’s Mike Dunn (2-3) into the first row of seats in left-center field for his first career walk-off homer. Dunn had worked out of a bases loaded, no-out jam in the eighth. Bryan Morris (5-4) pitched a perfect top of the ninth for the victory. The Pirates have won three straight and are a season-high 24 games over .500 (68-44). Neil Walker had three hits for the Pirates. Andrew McCutchen had two hits, including a two-run double, for Pittsburgh. • PHILLIES 9, CUBS 8: PHILADELPHIA — Darin Ruf and Chase Utley sparked a three-run fifth inning to lift the Phillies to a 9-8 win over the Cubs. Utley, who had three hits, drove in the tying run on a triple to deep center field. He soon scored on Domonic Brown’s groundout to give the Phillies the lead. Ruf added one more on a solo home run, his fourth of the season. Philadelphia tagged Edwin Jackson (7-12) for seven runs and 10 hits in six innings. Trailing 9-5 in the ninth, the Cubs scored three runs off Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon before pinch-hitter Thomas Neal flew out with men on the corners to end it. Kyle Kendrick (10-8) allowed five runs and six hits in six innings. He also had an RBI single. • METS 3, ROCKIES 2: NEW
YORK — Eric Young made a diving catch to take a go-ahead hit away from Todd Helton in the sixth inning, then raced home with the tiebreaking run in the eighth, and the Mets beat the Rockies. The Rockies have lost 12 of 18 since the All-Star break and have scored five runs in their last three games. LaTroy Hawkins got his first save since May 6, 2012, for the Angels. Scott Atchison (2-0) pitched a scoreless eighth inning. Eric Young led off the eighth with a single against Wilton Lopez (1-4). He was able to take second on Marlon Byrd’s deep fly, putting him in position to make it home on Juan Lagares’ infield single, a slow chopper to second base, that he just barely beat out. Young sped up as he rounded third and beat the throw home. • TIGERS 5, INDIANS 1: CLEVELAND — Justin Verlander dominated for eight innings and Don Kelly hit a three-run homer off Justin Masterson, leading the Detroit Tigers to their 10th straight win, 5-1 over the Cleveland Indians. Verlander (12-8) allowed one run and four hits as the Tigers beat the Indians for 10th time in 11 games and opened a fivegame lead over Cleveland in the AL Central. Kelly connected in the fifth inning off Masterson (13-8) and Miguel Cabrera picked up his 100th RBI as the Tigers improved to 11-3 against their nearest division rival. The Indians, who are 24-10 against the Central’s three other teams, have to hope they can win the next two over Detroit to split the series. To do that, they’ll have to beat
Doug Fister and Max Scherzer. • TWINS 7, ROYALS 0: KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Andrew Albers allowed four hits while pitching into the ninth inning in his major league debut, easily outdueling Royals ace James Shields and leading the Twins over Kansas City. The first big leaguer from Saskatchewan in more than 20 years, Albers at one point retired 15 straight. He was two outs shy of his third straight complete game dating back to Triple-A Rochester, and the first shutout in a big league debut since Detroit’s Andy Van Hekken did it in 2002. The Twins took most of the pressure off with a big night at the plate. Brian Dozier homered and drove in three runs, and Justin Morneau and Chris Colabello also went deep for the Twins. • WHITE SOX 3, YANKEES 2: CHICAGO — Chris Sale allowed one run while outpitching Hiroki Kuroda in to the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Tuesday night. Alex Rodriguez singled, walked, was hit by a pitch and lined out to center field after going 1 for 4 in his season debut Monday. The Yankees lost for the 13th time in 19 games after scoring a run in the ninth against closer Addison Reed. A-Rod was on deck when Alfonso Soriano struck out to end it with a runner on first. Reed gave up a single to a pinch-hitter Ichiro Suzuki, who took second on defensive indifference and came around on Brett Gardner’s two-out single. But Reed finished for his 27th save in 32 chances. — Wire reports
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Woods poised to end his longest major drought By DOUG FERGUSON Associated Press
PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Tiger Woods is leaving nothing to chanceinhislastchancethisyear to win a major. Freshoffaseven-shotvictoryat aWorldGolf Championship—his fifth win of the season — Woods showedupatOakHilllateMonday afternoon and spent most of his time chipping and putting, trying tolearnthenuancesof thegreens. Remember, his failure to adjust to the greens is what derailed him at the British Open two weeks ago. He also spent time with Steve Stricker talking about putting, which must have been a daunting sightfortheotherplayers.Thelast time Stricker gave him some putting tips was in early March, and Woods went on to win three of his next four tournaments. The stakes are higher than usual for him at the PGA Championship. This isn’t the first time Woods hasgoneintofinalmajortryingto make sure his season doesn’t end without one. One difference from previous years is that Woods now is piling up wins just about everywhere except the majors. The Bridgestone Invitational was his fifth win of the year. Only twice in the last 30 years has a playerhadatleastthatmanyPGA Tour wins in a season without a major—Woodsin2009andWoods in 2003.
AP photo Tiger Woods speaks at a press conference for the PGA Championship on Tuesday. It is the last major of the season. Woods has not won a major in five years. For someone who has been stuck on 14 majors the last five years, Woods didn’t sound like he was in panic mode. “I think winning one major championship automatically means you had a great year,” he said Tuesday after playing nine holes and spending even more time in the practice area, finetuning a game that already is in great shape. “Even if you miss the cut in every tournament you play, you win one (major), you’re part of history. “This year, I think it’s been a great year so far for me, winning fivetimes,”hesaid.“Andyoulook at the quality of tournaments I’ve won—ThePlayersandtwoWorld
Golf Championships in there — that’s pretty good.” It used to be major or bust for Woods, but when asked if he had adjustedhisstandardsduringthis five-year drought, Woods offered a simple, “No.” Still a great year without a major? “Yeah,” Woods said, offering nothing more than a smile. Even so, he conceded that the 15th major has been tougher to get than he would have imagined. Somuchhastranspiredsincethat U.S. Open playoff victory at TorreyPinesin2008—reconstructive surgeryonhisleftkneethatwiped outtherestof the2008season;revelations of multiple extramarital
affairs at the end of 2009 that led todivorceandcosthimmillionsin corporateendorsements;moreinjuries that forced him to skip two majors in 2011. The very thing that irritates him about his recent record in the majors is what gives him hope — he keeps giving himself opportunities. “I’ve had my opportunities thereonthebacknineonprobably half of those Sundays for the last fiveyears,whereI’vehadachance and just haven’t won it,” Woods said.“Butthekeyistokeepgiving myself chances,andeventuallyI’ll start getting them.” The traditional, tree-lined East CourseatOakHillcanpresentthe appearance of Firestone, where Woodswonfortheeighthtimelast week.Thedifferenceisthegreens on the Donald Ross design, which tend to slope severely to the front. The rough is thicker than usual, notnearlyassevereasMerion,but enoughtogetplayers’attentionto hitwhateverclubhisnecessaryoff theteetokeepitintheshortgrass. Woods tied for 39th and never brokeparwhenthePGAChampionship was last held at Oak Hill in 2003, though that’s a pretty small sampletoargueif thiscoursesuits him. Remember, he was finishing his first full year without a swing coach. And while he won five times that year, Woods won only one tournament over the last six months. He is back to No. 1 in the world
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get less carries this season because running back might be the team’s deepest position. Sophomore Trey Williams rushed for 376 yards last season on 65 carries and sophomore transfers Brandon Williams and Tra Carson were talented enough to get carries as freshmen — Williams getting 219 yards on 46 carries at Oklahoma and Carson 254 yards on 45 carries at Oregon. “These guys are expected to come in and compete with each other, making each other better,” McKinney said. They have an excellent leader when it comes to competitiveness in the 5-foot-9, 195-pound Malena. “As a coach for a guy to come in and sit down in front of you at your desk and say, ‘Coach, can I talk to you for a second? I want to talk to you about my role not as a player, but my role as leader on this team,’” Sumlin said. “That shows you the type of maturity that the young man has and shows you the level that he cares.” Malena said intangibles are crucial in a league as talented as the Southeastern Conference. “In order for teams to take the step to get to championship level, you need to have player leadership, also,” Malena said.
Clarifying the suspensions of Everett and Raven: Suspended defensive players Deshazor Everett and Floyd Raven Sr.,were allowed to return to football activities about a week ago,head coach Kevin Sumlin said Tuesday after the team’s second practice. Junior cornerback Everett and senior safety Raven, both expected to be starters, had been suspended from most team activities on July 1 after having assault charges brought against them for an April 7 incident at an apartment complex. They had been suspended from all football activities except for “I just went up there and discussed things with him, and asked him for advice for different things that I can do to further help this team get to a championship level.” Malena played a big part in a quiet way in helping A&M go 11-2 in its maiden SEC season. Many players said the 30-27 victory over Ole Miss was a huge turning point. Johnny Manziel rallied A&M from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit by throwing a 32-yard pass to Mike Evans on third-and-19 from A&M’s 3, followed two plays later by Manziel’s 29-yard touchdown run to pull the Aggies within 27-23. Manziel then capped A&M’s next possession
academics and medical treatment. Sumlin said the second phase of the players’ suspensions hasn’t been decided. • Injuries: Sophomore running back Brandon Williams, who sat out last season after transferring from Oklahoma, was in a protective boot, but he should be ready for the season opener, Sumlin said. ... Returning sophomore place-kicker Taylor Bertolet didn’t practice,but Sumlin cited his policy of not discussing injuries. Offensive line coach B.J. Anderson also refused to talk about the injury with a go-ahead 20-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Swope. Overlooked in a game of many big plays was the play of Malena who rushed for a career-high 142 yards on 18 carries. Malena had a 59-yard touchdown run to give A&M a 7-0 lead, and added a 36-yard run before Manziel’s 29-yard touchdown run. “He is what you want to coach and why you get into coaching,” said former offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury the following week. “Watching him practice, and the things he does on special teams, he would take every rep he could and that’s what you want out there. He has great energy on
by a mile. He is the favorite at every major, even though he’s gone 17 majors without winning. He is the center of attention, and that only ramps up when he arrives fresh off a seven-shot win. “IthinkTigerisafactornomatter what — even coming in not with that kind of form,” Masters champion Adam Scott said. “He’s been up there in majors recently andjusthasnotfinisheditoff.But, obviously,heputitalltogetherlast week at a venue he’s extremely comfortable with, so I don’t know that Tiger’s confidence is ever really down. It’s hard to imagine when you’ve won 80 times or something. He’s obviously going to be feeling good about where his game is at. “But this week is a new challenge, as it is for everyone,” Scott said. “And we all start from the same point on Thursday.” It’s not getting any easier at the majors. For the first time in 25 years, the major champions were threeplayerswhowereamongthe top 10 in the world — Scott at the Masters, Justin Rose at the U.S. Open and Phil Mickelson at the British Open. “I think that having Tiger win last week is great because I can’t rememberthelasttimesomebody won the week before a major and thenwentonandwon,”Mickelson said, waiting for the room to catch uptohiswisecrack.Thatwouldbe Mickelson, who won the Scottish Open the week before his British
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to freshman lineman Joas Aguilar. • No time set for Manziel to meet the press: Sumlin said at Monday’s press conference that quarterback Johnny Manziel would be available to the media during fall camp, but said Tuesday he didn’t know when that would be. “This is only the second time we’ve met,” he said, adding that even he didn’t know he’d be talking after practice until late in the day. — Robert Cessna
the sidelines. He’s a team guy and sat around and waited for his time to play. He’s definitely the type of player you want on your team.” Malena got his first start against Texas in the 2011 regular season finale out of necessity when injuries sidelined current Kansas City Chiefs’ running back Cyrus Gray who had been getting more carries after Michael suffered a knee injury against Oklahoma. Malena responded with 83 yards rushing against Texas on 25 carries. He followed that up with 23 carries for 87 yards and two touchdowns in the 3322 victory over Northwestern in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.
Open win. Woods had been the last player to do that — an eight-shot win at the Bridgestone Invitational in 2007, followed by the PGA Championship at Southern Hills. This will be the 20th time that Woods goes into a major having won in his previous tournament. And while he has won four of those majors — the U.S. Open in 2000, Masters in 2001 and PGA Championship in 2006 and 2007 — only Mickelson (five) and Ernie Els (four) from his generation have won that many majors in a career. Of greater concern is that Woodsis0-for-7datingtothatPGA title at Southern Hills. “Having him back, having him playwell,havinghimwinlikehe’s wonthisyearisgreatforthegame of golf,” Mickelson said. “And the work that he’s been doing with Sean Foley has been noticeable and been paying off and he’s not having the shots that he’s had for afewyears.He’splayingsolidand he played great last week. “I think it’s also great for the game to see guys the like Adam Scott and Justin Rose to come out and win major championships early on — guys that have incredible games and now have won golf’s biggest events,” he added. “That just makes it exciting because we have a number of players that can really create a lot of interest in this final major championship.”
Bombers wallop Strykers: THE WOODLANDS — The Bombers lived up to their name, beating The Woodlands Strykers 14-6 on Tuesday. After going scoreless for the first three innings, the Bombers posted a six-run fourth and scored six again in the eighth. Brett Kauten, who led off the fourth with a home run, finished 4-for-5 with two runs and four RBIs. Cody Lovejoy and Blake Kopetsky also homered. A&M commit G.R. Hinsley finished 3-for-6 with two runs and two RBIs. As a team, the Bombers recorded 18 hits. Jason Gareri earned the win to improve to 3-2. He pitched two-andtwo-thirds innings, allowing one run on three hits. •
Cardiac screening set: On Aug. 17, College Station High School will have the Cypress ECG project on campus from 9-11 a.m. providing cardiac screening to all CSISD middle and high school athletes. This is not a requirement to participate in athletics, but is encouraged. The cost is $15,payable to Cypress ECG Project. All athletes should report to the CSHS field house with the consent form signed by their parent/ guardian. To obtain the consent form, email email@example.com For more information, contact College Station High School head athletic trainer, Chelsea Frashure, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary DeBauche with Cypress ECG Project at 281-7966609.
— Eagle staff reports
Aggie ROundup GOLF Fabrizio adavances at U.S. Women’s Amatuer Championship: CHARLESTON,S.C. — Incoming A&M freshman Bianca Fabrizio took the final match-play spot at the US Women’s Amateur Championship after a twohole playoff. Fabrizio (80-70) finished 1-under on Tuesday with four other amatuer players to force the playoff. A&M senior Chelsea Mocio (82-73)
finish 2-over on Tuesday. “Both Bianca and Chelsea did a great job of bouncing back in today’s round,” Texas A&M head coach Trelle McCombs said. “Unfortunately Chelsea fell a little short, but this championship was a great learning experience for her.” Match play begins at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.Fabriziowillteeofffromthe firstholewithTumiMatsubaraofJapan.
— Eagle staff reports
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decades ago. “His passion for pass rushing is really something,” Marinelli said. “Guy lives it every day. You just want guys to live this stuff. To live it and be able to wake up in the morning and you’re getting up and, ‘Man, I get to go rush today.’” Ware was waking up sore every day by the end of last season. He started every game for the seventh time in his eight pro seasons, but he wasn’t himself because of a shoulder injury as
the Cowboys dropped their final two games and missed the playoffs for the third straight year. The four-time All-Pro still led Dallas with 11.5 sacks, but it was a drop of eight from the previous season. He had a career-high 20 in 2008. “I feel like it wasn’t enough because I didn’t have an opportunity to get to the end,” Ware said. “I wasn’t effective enough. This year I feel like a solid, solid player, ready to go out there and play and ready to get it.” Ware had offseason shoulder surgery, and he gets a year older
during training camp because his birthday is in late July. He pointed out on his own last week that he was turning 31, which maybe was his way of saying he has quite a few years left. “Just turn the practice tape on and let that carry over into the game and proving a point to yourself day in and day out that you still can do it,” Ware said. “The age might be going up, but the experience and the maturity, I’m still young.” Ware is more than halfway to Bruce Smith’s sacks record of 200 in less than half the 19 sea-
sons that Smith played. His season average is three sacks better than Smith. He knows what the number is, and he shares a piece of paper with a goal on it every day “just to give me something to shoot for.” But it’s not necessarily Smith’s number. “I never usually think about a record, because a record has a ceiling to it,” Ware said. “Why not shoot to something a little higher than that and then you might end up where you need to be?” Ware has long been one of the most marketable Cowboys.
During the offseason he joined Cowboys owner Jerry Jones at a news conference announcing a new partnership with an insurance company. He essentially adopted a Dallas-area high school team for the playoffs last year, spending a day with Lancaster players before the team made a run to a state championship game. The closer he gets to Smith’s record, the more his personable demeanor will get play nationally. His only rival for goodwill in the community is Jason Witten. Coach Jason Garrett would ar-
gue there’s a reason Ware and Witten are the next two players in the Hall of Fame conversation after last weekend’s induction of offensive lineman Larry Allen. “He’s quick, he’s fast, he’s explosive, he’s strong, he’s long,” Garrett said of Ware. “I can keep going and going and going but what makes DeMarcus Ware great is the same thing that makes Witten great. The kind of people they are. That’s where the conversation starts for me.” For Ware, the conversation about pass rushing starts just about anywhere.
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upset win over No. 1 Alabama en route to becoming the first freshthisandgivemytimeandthis,this man to win the Heisman. The andthat.Andnobodywaslooking latest potential problem involves at it through my (eyes). If you say an ESPN report that the NCAA no to this particular person you is investigating whether he was are going to be a (jerk). You are paid for signing hundreds of augoing to be the person that people tographs last January. look at as, ‘What’s up? We came If it is found that Manziel was out here and supported you and paid for his autograph on memocheered for you and you can’t sign rabilia it could potentially violate an autograph?’ Never mind that NCAA amateurism rules and put you signed 300 other autographs his eligibility in risk. before.Butthat’sthenatureof the Newton said he hopes “that evbeast.” erything works out in the best for Manziel has struggled to stay him so he can get back to what he out of the news since leading Tex- likes to do and that’s playing footas A&M to an 11-2 record and an ball.”
his five-year career with the Texans. Brown, who has blossomed while protecting Matt Schaub’s blind side, believes training camp will be important to the line developing an identity. “Having a starting five and starting to gel and blend that chemistry and continuity means everything,” Brown said. “The offensive line is all about being in sync and in rhythm, so having five guys solidified there means a lot.” He anchors a line that has veteran Chris Myers at center, but plenty of questions on the right side. Third-year player
Derek Newton and rookie Brennan Williams are competing to start at right tackle, and Brandon Brooks, who is in his second year, is a front-runner for the right guard spot. Brown doesn’t believe the right side of the line will be the weak spot on the team that many expect it to be. “I don’t think so, those guys are working hard over there,” Brown said. “We’ve got a solid starter in the right guard position; we still got two guys battling at the right tackle position right now. And I think that’ll be solidified here in a couple of weeks. I don’t think it’ll be a problem at all for us.” The Texans have had great
success in their run game since employing a zone blocking scheme under Kubiak. Arian Foster has run for more than 1,200 yards in each of the last three seasons behind that blocking. Foster has been on the physically unable to perform list since the beginning of camp with a calf strain and a sore back. Brown hopes Foster can return soon so the group can get on the same page with him. “You like to have your ones in to get that chemistry going,” he said. “Running backs have to get a feel for the linemen, get on the same page and get in sync. We’ve all played together long enough to get a good feel
for each other. The main thing is getting healthy. That means more than anything to have a healthy back, back there.” Kubiak has marveled at the development of Brown from when he was drafted to last year’s Pro Bowl season. The coach believes he was helped by having to face off against former Colts lineman Dwight Freeney twice a year early in his career. “He’s taken his play to the next level,” Kubiak said. “When your peers start to recognize you and put you in that game in February that they play in Hawaii, then they’re telling you that you’ve become a big-time player. Duane’s taking care of his business.”
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Major League Baseball National League FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Washington -130 Atlanta +120 at Philadelphia -150 Chicago +140 at Pittsburgh -180 Miami +170 at New York -170 Colorado +160 at St. Louis -145 Los Angeles +135 at San Francisco -220 Milwaukee +200 American League at Seattle -130 Toronto +120 Detroit -130 at Cleveland +120 Boston -170 at Houston +160 at Kansas City -140 Minnesota +130 New York -115 at Chicago +105 Texas -120 at Los Angeles +110 Interleague at Cincinnati -115 Oakland +105 Baltimore -120 at San Diego +110 Tampa Bay -135 at Arizona +125 NFL Preseason Thursday FAVORITE OPENTODAYO/UUNDERDOG at Tampa Bay 2½ 3 (35) Baltimore at Tennessee 2½ 2 (35) Washington at Cleveland 3 4 (35) St. Louis at Atlanta 4 3 (37) Cincinnati at San Francisco 3½ 3 (35) Denver Seattle Pk 2 (35½) at San Diego Friday Miami 1½ Pk (35½) at Jacksonville at Detroit 4 4 (36) N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia 3 4 (40) New England at Green Bay 6 3½ (35) Arizona at Carolina 2½ 2½ (34) Chicago at New Orleans 3½ 3 (36½) Kansas City at Minnesota 1½ 1 (35) Houston Dallas Pk 2 (35½) at Oakland Saturday at Pittsburgh 3 2 (35½) N.Y. Giants Sunday at Indianapolis 3 3½ (36) Buffalo
East Division W L Pct GB Boston 69 46 .600 — Tampa Bay 66 46 .589 1½ Baltimore 61 51 .545 6½ New York 57 55 .509 10½ Toronto 52 60 .464 15½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 66 45 .595 — Cleveland 62 51 .549 5 Kansas City 57 53 .518 8½ Minnesota 49 61 .445 16½ Chicago 42 69 .378 24 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 64 48 .571 — Texas 63 50 .558 1½ Seattle 52 60 .464 12 Los Angeles 51 60 .459 12½ Houston 37 75 .330 27 Monday’s Games Detroit 4, Cleveland 2 Houston 2, Boston 0 Kansas City 13, Minnesota 0 Chicago White Sox 8, N.Y. Yankees 1 Texas 5, L.A. Angels 2 Toronto 3, Seattle 1 Tuesday’s Games Detroit 5, Cleveland 1 Cincinnati 3, Oakland 1 Boston 15, Houston 10 Minnesota 7, Kansas City 0 Chicago White Sox 3, N.Y. Yankees 2 Arizona 6, Tampa Bay 1 Texas at L.A. Angels, late Baltimore at San Diego, late Toronto at Seattle, late Wednesday’s Games Oakland (Colon 14-3) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 6-10), 11:35 a.m. Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 8-5) at San Diego (Stults 8-10), 2:40 p.m. Toronto (Happ 2-2) at Seattle (Harang 5-10), 2:40 p.m. Detroit (Fister 10-5) at Cleveland (Salazar 1-0), 6:05 p.m. Boston (Dempster 6-8) at Houston (Cosart 1-0), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (Deduno 7-4) at Kansas City (Duffy 0-0), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 9-10) at Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 3-7), 7:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Archer 6-4) at Arizona (Delgado 4-3), 8:40 p.m. Texas (Ogando 4-3) at L.A. Angels (Hanson 4-2), 9:05 p.m. Thursday’s Games Detroit at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m. Boston at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m.
Red Sox 15, Astros 10
Boston AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Ellsbury cf 4 4 2 3 2 1 .301 Victorino rf 5 4 3 0 1 1 .291 Pedroia 2b 5 1 2 2 0 1 .296 D.Ortiz dh 4 2 4 2 1 0 .326 b-B.Snyder ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 Napoli 1b 4 1 0 0 2 2 .251 Carp lf 3 0 0 1 0 1 .306 a-J.Gomes ph-lf 3 1 2 4 0 1 .237 Drew ss 2 1 1 0 3 0 .246 Lavarnway c 5 0 1 2 0 3 .250 Holt 3b 5 1 0 0 0 0 .235 Totals 4115 15 14 9 10 Houston AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Grossman lf 3 2 2 3 1 0 .259 B.Barnes cf 3 1 1 0 1 0 .243 Altuve 2b 5 0 0 1 0 1 .279 J.Castro c 3 1 1 0 1 2 .264 Corporan c 1 0 0 0 0 1 .243 Krauss dh 4 0 0 0 1 1 .185 Wallace 1b 4 1 1 2 0 1 .225 M.Dominguez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .235 Hoes rf 4 2 2 0 0 2 .269 Villar ss 2 1 2 1 0 0 .245 Elmore ss 2 2 2 1 0 0 .247 Totals 3510 11 8 4 8 Boston 003 055 200—15 15 0 Houston 321 102 010—10 11 2 a-homered for Carp in the 6th. E_Hoes (1), Villar (4). LOB_Boston 9, Houston 4. 2B_Victorino (17), Pedroia (27), Lavarnway (6). 3B_Hoes (1). HR_Ellsbury (6), off Lyles; J.Gomes (9), off Cisnero; Ellsbury (7), off Cisnero; Grossman (2), off Workman; Wallace (9), off Workman; Elmore (2), off D.Britton. RBIs_Ellsbury 3 (41), Pedroia 2 (68), D.Ortiz 2 (73), Carp (29), J.Gomes 4 (31), Lavarnway 2 (6), Grossman 3 (10), Altuve (36), Wallace 2 (24), Villar (1), Elmore (6). SB_Grossman (6), Villar (10). CS_Villar (3). S_Grossman. Runners left in scoring position_Boston 4 (Napoli, Holt, Lavarnway 2); Houston 4 (M.Dominguez, Altuve, J.Castro 2). RISP_ Boston 8 for 15; Houston 4 for 10. Runners moved up_Carp, Altuve, Wallace. GIDP_Napoli, Wallace. DP_Boston 1 (Napoli, Drew, Napoli); Houston 1 (Villar, Altuve, Wallace). Boston IP H RER BBSONP ERA S.Wright 1 1 3 3 2 1 38 5.40 Workman 4 2-3 9 6 6 2 2 91 5.04 W, 2-1 D.Britton H, 1 2 1-3 1 1 1 0 3 29 0.79 R.De La Rosa 1 0 0 0 0 2 16 0.00 Houston IP H RER BBSONP ERA Lyles L, 4-6 4 2-3 9 8 8 3 6 92 5.40 Keuchel 2-3 3 4 4 1 0 24 4.96 Cisnero 1 2 3 3 3 0 30 4.12 Zeid 1 2-3 1 0 0 1 3 26 0.00 Lo 1 0 0 0 1 1 15 0.00 Inherited runners-scored_D.Britton 2-0, Keuchel 1-0, Cisnero 2-2, Zeid 2-1. HBP_by S.Wright (B.Barnes), by Lyles (Pedroia). WP_S. Wright, Lyles. PB_Lavarnway 4. Balk_Cisnero. Umpires_Home, Brian Knight; First, Mark Carlson; Second, Gerry Davis; Third, Dan Iassogna. T_3:54. A_21,620 (42,060).
Tigers 5, Indians 1
Detroit 000 050 000—5 7 0 Cleveland 010 000 000—1 4 0 Verlander, Veras (9) and Avila; Masterson, Rzepczynski (8), M.Albers (9) and Y.Gomes. W—Verlander 12-8. L—Masterson 13-8. HRs—Detroit, D.Kelly (5).
White Sox 3, Yankees 2
New York 100 000 001—2 7 0 Chicago 000 101 10x—3 10 0 Kuroda, D.Robertson (8) and Au.Romine; Sale, N.Jones (8), A.Reed (9) and Phegley. W—
Sale 7-11. L—Kuroda 10-7. Sv—A.Reed (27).
Twins 7, Royals 0
Minnesota 310 102 000—7 8 0 Kansas City 000 000 000—0 4 1 A.Albers, Fien (9) and C.Herrmann; Shields, W.Smith (7) and Kottaras. W—A.Albers 1-0. L—Shields 6-8. HRs—Minnesota, Dozier (10), Morneau (11), Colabello (3).
Reds 3, Athletics 1
Oakland 000 000 001—1 5 1 Cincinnati 011 010 00x—3 8 1 Straily, Blevins (5), Neshek (6), Otero (7) and Vogt; Latos, Hoover (8), Chapman (9) and Mesoraco. W—Latos 11-3. L—Straily 6-6. Sv—Chapman (26). HRs—Oakland, D.Norris (8). Cincinnati, Bruce (23).
Diamondbacks 6, Rays 1
Tampa Bay 000 100 000—1 7 0 Arizona 000 410 10x—6 8 0 Hellickson, J.Wright (5), Farnsworth (6), C.Ramos (7) and Lobaton; Miley, Bell (8), Ziegler (9) and Nieves. W—Miley 9-8. L— Hellickson 10-5. HRs—Tampa Bay, Longoria (22). Arizona, C.Ross (8).
Braves 2, Nationals 1
Atlanta 000 020 000—2 8 1 Washington 001 000 000—1 5 0 Teheran, Avilan (7), Walden (8), Kimbrel (9) and McCann; G.Gonzalez, Krol (8), Stammen (9) and W.Ramos. W—Teheran 9-5. L—G. Gonzalez 7-5. Sv—Kimbrel (35). HRs—Washington, Harper (17).
Phillies 9, Cubs 8
Chicago 041 000 003—8 12 0 Philadelphia 112 031 01x—9 13 2 E.Jackson, H.Rondon (6), Bowden (8) and Castillo; K.Kendrick, Diekman (7), De Fratus (8), Papelbon (9) and Ruiz. W—K.Kendrick 10-8. L—E.Jackson 7-12. HRs—Chicago, Do.Murphy (1), Rizzo (18). Philadelphia, Ruf (4), Ruiz (2).
Pirates 4, Marlins 3
Miami 012 000 000—3 11 0 Pittsburgh 003 000 001—4 8 1 H.Alvarez, Qualls (8), M.Dunn (8) and Mathis; Locke, Mazzaro (6), Watson (8), Morris (9) and R.Martin. W—Morris 5-4. L—M.Dunn 2-3. HRs—Pittsburgh, J.Harrison (2).
Marlins 3, Rockies 2
Colorado 000 011 000—2 6 0 New York 200 000 01x—3 6 2 Bettis, Ottavino (6), W.Lopez (7) and W.Rosario; Mejia, C.Torres (6), Atchison (8), Hawkins (9) and Buck. W—Atchison 2-0. L—W. Lopez 1-4. Sv—Hawkins (1). HRs—Colorado, Blackmon (2).
Cardinals 5, Dodgers 1
Los Angeles 000 001 000—1 9 0 St. Louis 000 020 03x—5 8 1 Kershaw, Howell (7), League (8), Marmol (8) and A.Ellis; J.Kelly, Choate (6), Maness (6), Siegrist (7), Rosenthal (7), Mujica (9) and T.Cruz. W—J.Kelly 3-3. L—Kershaw 10-7. HRs—St. Louis, Beltran (20), Ma.Adams (9).
American League Leaders
BATTING_MiCabrera, Detroit, .361; Trout, Los Angeles, .329; DOrtiz, Boston, .326; Mauer, Minnesota, .317; ABeltre, Texas, .314; TorHunter, Detroit, .313; Loney, Tampa Bay, .310. RUNS_MiCabrera, Detroit, 79; CDavis, Baltimore, 78; Trout, Los Angeles, 78; AJones, Baltimore, 75; Bautista, Toronto, 74; Ellsbury, Boston, 71; Encarnacion, Toronto, 69; DeJennings, Tampa Bay, 69. RBI_CDavis, Baltimore, 102; MiCabrera, Detroit, 100; Encarnacion, Toronto, 88; AJones, Baltimore, 77; NCruz, Texas, 76; Fielder, Detroit, 76; DOrtiz, Boston, 73. HITS_MiCabrera, Detroit, 141; Machado, Baltimore, 141; Trout, Los Angeles, 141; ABeltre, Texas, 140; Ellsbury, Boston, 135; AJones, Baltimore, 134; Pedroia, Boston, 133. DOUBLES_Machado, Baltimore, 40; Mauer, Minnesota, 32; Trout, Los Angeles, 32; CDavis, Baltimore, 30; JCastro, Houston, 29; JhPeralta, Detroit, 29; AlRamirez, Chicago, 29. TRIPLES_Ellsbury, Boston, 8; Trout, Los Angeles, 8; Drew, Boston, 6; Gardner, New York, 5; AGordon, Kansas City, 5; DeJennings, Tampa Bay, 5; LMartin, Texas, 5. HOME RUNS_CDavis, Baltimore, 40; MiCabrera, Detroit, 32; Encarnacion, Toronto, 29; NCruz, Texas, 27; ADunn, Chicago, 26; Bautista, Toronto, 25; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 25. STOLEN BASES_Ellsbury, Boston, 40; RDavis, Toronto, 34; Altuve, Houston, 29; Andrus, Texas, 25; McLouth, Baltimore, 25; Rios, Chicago, 25; Trout, Los Angeles, 24. PITCHING_Scherzer, Detroit, 16-1; Tillman, Baltimore, 14-3; MMoore, Tampa Bay, 14-3; Colon, Oakland, 14-3; Masterson, Cleveland, 13-8; Guthrie, Kansas City, 12-7; Verlander, Detroit, 12-8. ERA_FHernandez, Seattle, 2.30; Kuroda, New York, 2.45; Colon, Oakland, 2.50; AniSanchez, Detroit, 2.58; Darvish, Texas, 2.66; Iwakuma, Seattle, 2.75; Sale, Chicago, 2.83. STRIKEOUTS_Darvish, Texas, 186; Scherzer, Detroit, 170; FHernandez, Seattle, 166; Masterson, Cleveland, 166; Sale, Chicago, 161; Verlander, Detroit, 145; DHolland, Texas, 145. SAVES_JiJohnson, Baltimore, 38; MRivera, New York, 35; Nathan, Texas, 33; GHolland, Kansas City, 29; Balfour, Oakland, 29; Perkins, Minnesota, 27; AReed, Chicago, 27; Rodney, Tampa Bay, 27.
National League East Division
Atlanta Washington Philadelphia New York Miami Central Division Pittsburgh St. Louis Cincinnati Chicago Milwaukee West Division
W 69 54 51 50 43
L 45 59 61 60 68
Pct GB .605 — .478 14½ .455 17 .455 17 .387 24½
W 68 66 62 49 47
L 44 46 51 63 65
Pct .607 .589 .549 .438 .420
GB — 2 6½ 19 21
W L Pct GB Los Angeles 62 50 .554 — Arizona 57 55 .509 5 San Diego 52 60 .464 10 Colorado 52 62 .456 11 San Francisco 50 61 .450 11½ Monday’s Games Atlanta 3, Washington 2 L.A. Dodgers 3, St. Louis 2 San Francisco 4, Milwaukee 2 Tuesday’s Games Atlanta 2, Washington 1 Philadelphia 9, Chicago Cubs 8 Pittsburgh 4, Miami 3 N.Y. Mets 3, Colorado 2 Cincinnati 3, Oakland 1 St. Louis 5, L.A. Dodgers 1 Arizona 6, Tampa Bay 1 Baltimore at San Diego, late Milwaukee at San Francisco, late Wednesday’s Games Oakland (Colon 14-3) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 6-10), 11:35 a.m. Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 8-5) at San Diego (Stults 8-10), 2:40 p.m. Atlanta (Medlen 8-10) at Washington (Zimmermann 13-6), 6:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 7-8) at Philadelphia (Hamels 4-13), 6:05 p.m. Miami (Koehler 3-6) at Pittsburgh (Morton 3-3), 6:05 p.m. Colorado (Chacin 10-5) at N.Y. Mets (Harvey 8-3), 6:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Nolasco 7-9) at St. Louis (S.Miller 11-7), 7:15 p.m. Tampa Bay (Archer 6-4) at Arizona (Delgado 4-3), 8:40 p.m. Milwaukee (Estrada 4-4) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 11-6), 9:15 p.m. Thursday’s Games Colorado at N.Y. Mets, 12:10 p.m. Miami at Pittsburgh, 12:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia, 1:05 p.m. Milwaukee at San Francisco, 3:45 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m.
National League Leaders
BATTING_CJohnson, Atlanta, .338; YMolina, St. Louis, .330; Cuddyer, Colorado, .327; Votto, Cincinnati, .323; Craig, St. Louis, .321; Segura, Milwaukee, .315; Posey, San Francisco, .310. RUNS_MCarpenter, St. Louis, 82; Votto, Cincinnati, 76; Choo, Cincinnati, 75; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 73; Holliday, St. Louis, 73; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 73; CGonzalez, Colorado, 72; JUpton, Atlanta, 72. RBI_Goldschmidt, Arizona, 89; Craig, St. Louis, 86; Phillips, Cincinnati, 84; Bruce, Cincinnati, 75; FFreeman, Atlanta, 75; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 72; DBrown, Philadelphia, 71. HITS_Segura, Milwaukee, 136; Craig, St. Louis, 134; Votto, Cincinnati, 133; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 130; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 128; DanMurphy, New York, 126; DWright, New York, 126. DOUBLES_MCarpenter, St. Louis, 34; Bruce, Cincinnati, 31; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 31; Rizzo, Chicago, 31; YMolina, St. Louis, 30; Posey, San Francisco, 30; Desmond, Washington, 28. TRIPLES_CGomez, Milwaukee, 9; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 9; Segura, Milwaukee, 8; Span, Washington, 7; CGonzalez, Colorado, 6; DWright, New York, 6; ECabrera, San Diego, 5; Hechavarria, Miami, 5; Utley, Philadelphia, 5; EYoung, New York, 5. HOME RUNS_PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 27; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 26; CGonzalez, Colorado, 26; DBrown, Philadelphia, 24; Bruce, Cincinnati, 23; Uggla, Atlanta, 21; Beltran, St. Louis, 20; Tulowitzki, Colorado,
20; JUpton, Atlanta, 20. STOLEN BASES_ECabrera, San Diego, 37; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 32; Segura, Milwaukee, 31; CGomez, Milwaukee, 29; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 23; EYoung, New York, 23; Revere, Philadelphia, 22. PITCHING_Lynn, St. Louis, 13-5; Zimmermann, Washington, 13-6; Wainwright, St. Louis, 13-7; Corbin, Arizona, 12-3; Liriano, Pittsburgh, 12-4; Latos, Cincinnati, 11-3; Minor, Atlanta, 11-5; Bumgarner, San Francisco, 11-6; SMiller, St. Louis, 11-7. ERA_Kershaw, Los Angeles, 1.91; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 1.91; Harvey, New York, 2.21; Corbin, Arizona, 2.33; Locke, Pittsburgh, 2.47; Fernandez, Miami, 2.54; Wainwright, St. Louis, 2.66. STRIKEOUTS_Harvey, New York, 172; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 166; Wainwright, St. Louis, 156; Samardzija, Chicago, 155; Bumgarner, San Francisco, 146; HBailey, Cincinnati, 145; Latos, Cincinnati, 145. SAVES_Kimbrel, Atlanta, 35; Mujica, St. Louis, 30; Grilli, Pittsburgh, 30; RSoriano, Washington, 28; Romo, San Francisco, 27; Chapman, Cincinnati, 26; Cishek, Miami, 23.
2013-14 Houston Rockets Schedule Oct. 30 Charlotte, 8 p.m. Nov. 1 Dallas, 8 p.m. Nov. 2 at Utah, 9 p.m. Nov. 4 at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at Portland, 10 p.m. Nov. 7 L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 9 L.A. Clippers, 8 p.m. Nov. 11 Toronto, 8 p.m. Nov. 13 at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at New York, 8 p.m. Nov. 16 Denver, 8 p.m. Nov. 19 Boston, 8 p.m. Nov. 20 at Dallas, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 23 Minnesota, 8 p.m. Nov. 25 at Memphis, 8 p.m. Nov. 27 Atlanta, 8 p.m. Nov. 29 Brooklyn, 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at Utah, 9 p.m. Dec. 4 Phoenix, 8 p.m. Dec. 6 Golden State, 8 p.m. Dec. 8 Orlando, 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at Portland, 10:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at Sacramento, 6 p.m. Dec. 18 Chicago, 9:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at Indiana, 8 p.m. Dec. 21 at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 23 Dallas, 8 p.m. Dec. 25 at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Dec. 26 Memphis, 8 p.m. Dec. 28 New Orleans, 8 p.m. Dec. 29 at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. Dec. 31 Sacramento, 7 p.m. Jan. 3 New York, 8 p.m. Jan. 8 L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at Washington, 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Jan. 16 Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 18 Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Jan. 20 Portland, 8 p.m. Jan. 22 Sacramento, 8 p.m. Jan. 24 Memphis, 8 p.m. Jan. 25 at Memphis, 8 p.m. Jan. 28 San Antonio, 8 p.m. Jan. 29 at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Feb. 1 Cleveland, 8 p.m. Feb. 5 Phoenix, 8 p.m. Feb. 8 at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Feb. 12 Washington, 8 p.m. Feb. 19 at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Feb. 25 at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Feb. 26 at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. March 1 Detroit, 8 p.m. March 4 Miami, 8 p.m. March 5 at Orlando, 7 p.m. March 7 Indiana, 9:30 p.m. March 9 Portland, 7 p.m. March 11 at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. March 13 at Chicago, 7 p.m. March 16 at Miami, 3:30 p.m. March 17 Utah, 8 p.m. March 20 Minnesota, 8 p.m. March 22 at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. March 24 at Charlotte, 7 p.m. March 27 Philadelphia, 8 p.m. March 29 L.A. Clippers, 8 p.m. April 1 at Brooklyn, 8 p.m. April 2 at Toronto, 7 p.m. April 4 Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. April 6 Denver, 7 p.m. April 8 at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. April 9 at Denver, 9 p.m. April 11 at Minnesota, 8 p.m. April 12 New Orleans, 8 p.m. April 14 San Antonio, 8 p.m. April 16 at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
2013-14 NBA Television Schedule
All Times Eastern Tuesday, Oct. 29
Chicago at Miami, 8 p.m. (TNT) L.A. Clippers at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Wednesday, Oct. 30 Brooklyn at Cleveland, 7 p.m. (NBATV) L.A. Lakers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Thursday, Oct. 31 New York at Chicago, 8 p.m. (TNT) Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Nov. 1 Miami at Brooklyn, 8 p.m. (ESPN) San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Nov. 2 Chicago at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, Nov. 3 Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, Nov. 4 Houston at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Nov. 5 Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Nov. 6 Chicago at Indiana, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Dallas at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Nov. 7 L.A. Clippers at Miami, 7 p.m. (TNT) L.A. Lakers at Houston, 9:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Nov. 8 New York at Charlotte, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Sacramento at Portland, 10 p.m. (NBATV) Saturday, Nov. 9 Indiana at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, Nov. 11 Denver at Utah, 9 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Nov. 12 Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Nov. 13 New York at Atlanta, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Nov. 14 Houston at New York, 8 p.m. (TNT) Oklahoma City at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Nov. 15
Golden State at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Saturday, Nov. 30 Brooklyn at Memphis, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, Dec. 2 Orlando at Washington, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Dec. 3 Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Dec. 4 San Antonio vs. Minnesota at Mexico City, 9:30 p.m. (NBATV) Thursday, Dec. 5 New York at Brooklyn, 7 p.m. (TNT) Miami at Chicago, 9:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Dec. 6 Denver at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 7 Dallas at Portland, 10 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, Dec. 9 Denver at Washington, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Dec. 10 Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Dec. 11
Dallas at Denver, 9 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, Nov. 24 Phoenix at Orlando, 6 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, Nov. 25 Chicago at Utah, 9 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Nov. 26 Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Nov. 27 Miami at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) New York at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Friday, Nov. 29
Brazos Valley Bombers at Woodlands, Acadiana at BrazosValley Bombers, 7:05 7:05 p.m. p.m.
Katy at A&M Consolidated, scrimmage Rudder at Klein Forest, scrimmage Baseball College Station. St. Joseph at Iola, scrimAcadiana at BrazosValley Bombers, 7:05 mage p.m. Brazos Christian at Huntsville Alpha Omega, scrimmage
L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Houston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 14
Denver at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, Feb. 9
Milwaukee at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, Dec. 16
New York at Oklahoma City, 1 p.m. (ABC) Chicago at L.A. Lakers, 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Dallas at Boston, 6 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, Feb. 10
Minnesota at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Dec. 17 Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Dec. 18 Indiana at Miami, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Chicago at Houston, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Dec. 19 Chicago at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (TNT) San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Dec. 20 Houston at Indiana, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Minnesota at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 21 Cleveland at Chicago, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Denver at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, Dec. 23
Houston at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Feb. 11 Fan Night TBD — two games (NBATV) Wednesday, Feb. 12 Sacramento at New York, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) Miami at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Thursday, Feb. 13 Brooklyn at Chicago, 8 p.m. (TNT) Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Tuesday, Feb. 18 Fan Night TBD — two games (NBATV) Wednesday, Feb. 19 Indiana at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Houston at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Feb. 20
New Orleans at Sacramento, 10 p.m. (NBATV) Wednesday, Dec. 25
Miami at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (TNT) Houston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Feb. 21
Chicago at Brooklyn, Noon (ESPN) Oklahoma City at New York, 2:30 p.m. (ABC) Miami at L.A. Lakers, 5 p.m. (ABC) Houston at San Antonio, 8 p.m. (ESPN) L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Dec. 26
Denver at Chicago, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Boston at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Feb. 22
Memphis at Houston, 8 p.m. (TNT) L.A. Clippers at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Dec. 27 Washington at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Saturday, Dec. 28 Brooklyn at Indiana, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, Dec. 29 Houston at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, Dec. 30 Chicago at Memphis, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Dec. 31 Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Thursday, Jan. 2 Brooklyn at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Friday, Jan. 3 New York at Houston, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, Jan. 5 New York at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Jan. 7 Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Jan. 8 Dallas at San Antonio, 7 p.m. (ESPN) L.A. Lakers at Houston, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Jan. 9 Miami at New York, 8 p.m. (TNT) Oklahoma City at Denver, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Jan. 10 Miami at Brooklyn, 8 p.m. (ESPN) L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Sunday, Jan. 12 Cleveland at Sacramento, 6 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, Jan. 13
New York at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) Brooklyn at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, Feb. 23 L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City, 1 p.m. (ABC) Chicago at Miami, 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Brooklyn at L.A. Lakers, 9 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Feb. 24 Dallas at New York, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Feb. 25 Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Feb. 26 New Orleans at Dallas, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Houston at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Feb. 27 New York at Miami, 8 p.m. (TNT) Brooklyn at Denver, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Feb. 28 Golden State at New York, 8 p.m. (ESPN) New Orleans at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, March 1 Denver at Portland, 10 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, March 2 New York at Chicago, 1 p.m. (ABC) Monday, March 3 Chicago at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) New Orleans at Sacramento, 10 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, March 4 Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, March 5 New York at Minnesota, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Atlanta at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, March 6 Miami at San Antonio, 8 p.m. (TNT) L.A. Clippers at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, March 7
Washington at Chicago, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Jan. 14
Memphis at Chicago, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Indiana at Houston, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, March 8
Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Jan. 15
New York at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, March 9
Utah at San Antonio, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Denver at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Jan. 16 Brooklyn vs. Atlanta at London, 3 p.m. (NBATV) New York at Indiana, 7 p.m. (TNT) Oklahoma City at Houston, 9:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Jan. 17 L.A. Clippers at New York, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Golden State at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 18 L.A. Clippers at Indiana, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, Jan. 20
Miami at Chicago, 1 p.m. (ABC) Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Detroit at Boston, 6 p.m. (NBATV) Phoenix at Golden State, 9 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, March 10 Orlando at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, March 11 Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, March 12 Brooklyn at Miami, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Portland at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, March 13
Brooklyn at New York, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) New Orleans at Memphis, 5 p.m. (NBATV) L.A. Lakers at Chicago, 8 p.m. (TNT) Indiana at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Tuesday, Jan. 21
Houston at Chicago, 7 p.m. (TNT) L.A. Lakers at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, March 14
Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Jan. 22
L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. (NBATV) Saturday, March 15
Chicago at Cleveland, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Jan. 23 L.A. Lakers at Miami, 8 p.m. (TNT) Denver at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Jan. 24 L.A. Clippers at Chicago, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Minnesota at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Saturday, Jan. 25 Chicago at Charlotte, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Minnesota at Portland, 10 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, Jan. 26
Minnesota at Chicago, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Jan. 28
San Antonio at Memphis, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Golden State at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Nov. 23
Cleveland at Washington, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Minnesota at New Orleans, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Feb. 8
Brooklyn at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Nov. 19
L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (TNT) Chicago at Denver, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Nov. 22
L.A. Clippers at Brooklyn, 8 p.m. (TNT) Houston at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Dec. 13
San Antonio at Miami, 1 p.m. (ABC) L.A. Lakers at New York, 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Brooklyn at Boston, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Jan. 27
Indiana at New York, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Houston at Dallas, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Nov. 21
Chicago at New York, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Dallas at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Dec. 12
Minnesota at Denver, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Detroit at Sacramento, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Nov. 16
Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Nov. 20
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Jan. 29 Oklahoma City at Miami, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Chicago at San Antonio, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Jan. 30 Cleveland at New York, 8 p.m. (TNT) L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Jan. 31 Oklahoma City at Brooklyn, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Golden State at Utah, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Feb. 1 Miami at New York, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Feb. 3
Denver at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, March 16 Houston at Miami, 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Cleveland at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, March 17 Oklahoma City at Chicago, 8 p.m. (ESPN) L.A. Clippers at Denver, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, March 18 Fan Night TBD — two games (NBATV) Wednesday, March 19 Indiana at New York, 8 p.m. (ESPN) San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, March 22 San Antonio at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, March 24 Indiana at Chicago, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, March 25 Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8 p.m. (TNT) New York at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Wednesday, March 26 Miami at Indiana, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Memphis at Utah, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, March 29 L.A. Clippers at Houston, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, March 30 Memphis at Portland, 9 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, March 31 San Antonio at Indiana, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, April 1
Memphis at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, Feb. 4
Houston at Brooklyn, 8 p.m. (TNT) Portland at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Wednesday, April 2
Fan Night TBD (NBATV) Wednesday, Feb. 5
Brooklyn at New York, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, April 3
Detroit at Orlando, 8 p.m. Miami at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6
San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. (TNT) Dallas at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, April 4
San Antonio at Brooklyn, 8 p.m. (TNT) Chicago at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, Feb. 7
Denver at Memphis, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Houston, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5
Toronto at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, April 6 New York at Miami, 1 p.m. (ABC) L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers, 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Memphis at San Antonio, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, April 8 Brooklyn at Miami, 8 p.m. (TNT) Houston at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Wednesday, April 9 Miami at Memphis, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10 San Antonio at Dallas, 8 p.m. (TNT) Denver at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Friday, April 11 Indiana at Miami, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV) Golden State at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Saturday, April 12 Milwaukee at Washington, 7 p.m. (NBATV) Sunday, April 13 Chicago at New York, 1 p.m. (ABC) Oklahoma City at Indiana, 6 p.m. (NBATV) Memphis at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. (NBATV) Monday, April 14 San Antonio at Houston, 8 p.m. (NBATV) Minnesota at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV) Tuesday, April 15 New York at Brooklyn, 8 p.m. (TNT) Denver at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) Wednesday, April 16 Atlanta at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Golden State at Denver, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)
USGA U.S. Women’s Amateur
Tuesday’s scores at Country Club of Charleston (S.C.) Yardage: 6,488; Par: 71 Second Round (x-playoff) Yumi Matsubara, Japan, 71-64—135 Allisen Corpuz, Honolulu, 69-71—140 Emma Talley, Princeton, Ky., 71-69—140 Yueer Cindy Feng, Orlando, Fla., 72-68—140 Brittany Fan, Pearl City, Hawaii, 72-69—141 Emily Tubert, Burbank, Calif., 71-70—141 Alison Lee, Valencia, Calif., 72-69—141 B. Mackenzie Henderson, Canada, 71-70—141 Kotone Hori, Japan, 73-68—141 Princess Superal, Philippines, 76-66—142 Su-Hyun Oh, Australia, 73-69—142 Kelly Shon, Port Washington, N.Y., 74-68—142 Nicole Morales, South Salem, N.Y., 75-68—143 C. Marie Rodriguez, Philippines, 76-67—143 Caroline Inglis, Eugene, Ore., 74-69—143 Lori Beth Adams, Burlington, N.C., 73-71—144 K. Prince, Lake Oswego, Ore., 71-73—144 Aurora Kan, Boothwyn, Pa., 73-71—144 Ally McDonald, Fulton, Miss., 72-72—144 Casie Cathrea, Livermore, Calif., 77-67—144 Carolin Pinegger, Austria, 71-73—144 Grace Na, Oakland, Calif., 75-70—145 S. Meadow, Northern Ireland, 72-73—145 Minjee Lee, Australia, 73-72—145 Erynne Lee, Silverdale, Wash., 75-70—145 M. Galdiano, Pearl City, Hawaii, 72-73—145 Cammie Gray, Northport, Ala., 75-70—145 Annie Park, Levittown, N.Y., 74-71—145 Ember Schuldt, Sterling, Ill., 73-72—145 C. Meier, Rochester Hills, Mich., 75-71—146 Katelyn Sepmoree, Tyler, Texas, 74-72—146 L. Diaz-Yi, Thousand Oaks, Calif., 75-71—146 D. Dubreuil, Santa Ana, Calif., 75-71—146 Kyung Kim, Chandler, Ariz., 75-71—146 Tatiana Wijaya, Indonesia, 74-72—146 Emily Collins, Colleyville, Texas, 76-70—146 L.Stephenson, Lexington, S.C., 75-71—146 Simin Feng, China, 76-70—146 K. Dambaugh, Goose Creek, S.C., 74-72—146 Doris Chen, Chinese Taipei, 74-72—146 Elizabeth Nagel, Dewitt, Mich., 75-71—146 Leona Maguire, Ireland, 75-71—146 Megan Khang, Rockland, Mass., 72-74—146 Meghan Stasi, Oakland Park, Fla., 71-76—147 Sophia Popov, Germany, 74-73—147 Allyssa Ferrell, Edgerton, Wis., 72-75—14 G. Then, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., 73-74—147 Casey Danielson, Osceola, Wis., 76-71—147 Clariss Guce, Philippines, 72-75—147 Elizabeth Wang, San Marino, Calif., 79-68—147 Maria Fassi, Mexico, 77-71—148 Liv Cheng, New Zealand, 77-71—148 Gabriela Lopez, Mexico, 76-72—148 Jessie Gerry, Madison, Wis., 75-74—149 A. Harkins, Crystal Lake, Ill., 75-74—149 Kelly Grassel, Chesterton, Ind., 74-75—149 Kacie Komoto, Honolulu, 77-72—149 Dawn Woodard, Greer, S.C., 72-77—149 Ashlan Ramsey, Milledgeville, Ga., 76-73—149 Monica Petchakan, Encino, Calif., 76-73—149 x-Laura Wearn, Charlotte, N.C., 79-71—150 x-Lydia Choi, Beverly Hills, Calif., 76-74—150 x-Saki Iida, Gilbert, Ariz., 75-75—150 x-Bianca Maria Fabrizio, Italy, 80-70—150 Failed to Qualify x-Jennifer Yang, South Korea, 76-74—150 K. Martindale, Jefferson City, Tenn., 78-73—151 A. Lee, Hermosa Beach, Calif., 78-73—151 Paige Lee, Folsom, Calif., 74-77—151 Ashley Holder, Orlando, Fla., 76-75—151 Yu Liu, China, 79-72—151 Lucia Polo, Guatemala, 76-75—151 J. Coleman, Rolling Hills Estate, Calif., 77-74—151 H. Andreas, Pacific Grove, Calif., 78-73—151 Talia Campbell, Dallas, Texas, 80-71—151 Jennifer Dilger, Palmdale, Calif., 80-71—151 S. Rennegarbe, Addieville, Ill., 75-76—151 Lucy Li, Redwood Shores, Calif., 82-70—152 Grace Lennon, Australia, 78-74—152 Spencer Heller, Turlock, Calif., 76-76—152 Grace Park, North Korea, 79-73—152 Christina Foster, Canada, 79-73—152 Marijosse Navarro, Mexico, 74-78—152 A. Johnson, North Muskegon, Mich., 80-72—152 Mariko Tumangan, San Jose, Calif., 76-76—152 Eunjeong Seong, South Korea, 75-77—152 Alyssa Shimel, Perrysburg, Ohio, 76-76—152 Erica Stoner, Ocala, Fla., 77-76—153 M. Talbert, North Augusta, S.C., 79-74—153 Lakareber Abe, Angleton, Texas, 76-77—153 Lauren Sewell, Renton, Wash., 72-81—153 Briana Mao, Folsom, Calif., 79-74—153 Abby Newton, Katy, Texas, 79-74—153 Emily Ransone, Hilliard, Ohio, 80-73—153 Hayley Bettencourt, Australia, 78-75—153 Emma Lavy, Fayetteville, Ark., 77-76—153 Karen Chung, Livingston, N.J., 77-77—154 Sydney Merchant, Morrison, Colo., 79-75—154 Angel Yin, Arcadia, Calif., 78-76—154 Danielle Lee, La Mirada, Calif., 81-73—154 J. Kupcho, Westminster, Colo., 80-74—154 Jacqueline Chang, Scottsdale, Ariz., 81-73—154 Ellen Port, St. Louis, Mo., 78-76—154 Katie Petrino, Louisville, Ky., 81-73—154 K. Carson, The Woodlands, Texas, 80-74—154 Jessica Vasilic, Sweden, 80-74—154 Chaewon Park, San Pedro, Calif., 76-78—154 Lisa Maguire, Ireland, 82-72—154 Vaishavi Sinha, India, 79-75—154 Chelsea Mocio, Fort Worth, Texas, 82-73—155 Abigail Portyrata, Midlothian, Va., 78-77—155 Sloan Shanahan, Suwanee, Ga., 81-74—155 Shelby Martinek, Tempe, Ariz., 82-73—155 Alex Rossi, Austin, Texas, 81-74—155 Taylor Yoshitake, Los Angeles, Calif., 77-78—155 Rinko Mitsunaga, Japan, 80-75—155 Isabelle Kane, Winnetka, Ill., 80-75—155 K. Tsukiyama, West New York, N.J., 77-78—155 Kaci McCartan, Plano, Texas, 78-78—156 Nicole Ferre, Weston, Fla., 79-77—156 Hannah Wood, Centennial, Colo., 80-76—156 Vivian Tsui, Canada, 77-79—156 Avery French, Laguna Niguel, Calif., 77-79—156 Louise Yi, Cinnaminson, N.J., 76-81—157 Regina Plasencia, Mexico, 79-78—157 Gabrielle Curtis, Eau Claire, Wis., 77-80—157 Kelli Murphy, Elgin, S.C., 82-75—157 Isabelle Lendl, Goshen, Conn., 83-74—157 Danielle Lemek, Doniphan, Neb., 79-78—157 Anna Zhou, Palo Alto, Calif., 80-77—157 Liz Breed, Waynesboro, Pa., 81-77—158
Ashley Burke, Boynton Beach, Fla., 81-77—158 Jordan Britt, Chattanooga, Tenn., 80-78—158 Lily Bartell, Hilton Head Island, S.C., 81-78—159 Erin Misheff, Silver Lake, Ohio, 79-80—159 Erin Selfridge, Fleming Island, Fla., 80-79—159 Lauren Greenlief, Oakton, Va., 84-75—159 Anna Gleixner, Greenwood, Ind., 79-80—159 Alessandra Kutz, Sanford, Fla., 85-74—159 Hana Ku, Basking Ridge, N.J., 80-80—160 Rosie Davies, England, 85-75—160 Ju Hee Bae, Chantilly, Va., 81-79—160 Anne Marie Covar, Edgefield, S.C., 80-80—160 Brittany Mai, Poway, Calif., 82-78—160 Anna Grace Lavy, Fayetteville, Ark., 85-75—160 Katy Funk, Spartanburg, S.C., 84-76—160 Alleman Zech, Indian Wells, Calif., 79-82—161 Haley Zagoria, Atlanta, Ga., 80-82—162 Melissa Siviter, United Kingdom, 82-80—162 Christine Wong, Canada, 84-78—162 Kiersten Klekner-Alt, Canada, 82-81—163 Patricia Holt, Frisco, Texas, 84-79—163 Jane Fitzgerald, Kensington, Md., 82-81—163 M. Chambers, Henderson, Nev., 81-83—164 C. Ocampo, Delray Beach, Fla., 86-79—165 Mariana Sims, Austin, Texas, 85-80—165 Liz Waynick, Scottsdale, Ariz., 87-79—166
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All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA New York 11 7 5 38 36 29 Sporting Kansas City 10 7 6 36 33 24 Montreal 10 6 5 35 33 32 Philadelphia 9 7 7 34 34 32 Houston 9 6 6 33 26 21 New England 8 8 6 30 27 20 Chicago 8 9 4 28 27 31 Columbus 6 11 5 23 25 30 Toronto FC 4 10 8 20 20 29 D.C. 3 15 4 13 13 36 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Real Salt Lake 11 7 5 38 38 26 Portland 8 3 11 35 32 21 Colorado 9 7 8 35 30 26 Vancouver 9 7 6 33 34 30 Los Angeles 10 9 3 33 32 27 FC Dallas 8 6 8 32 27 30 Seattle 9 7 4 31 27 22 San Jose 8 9 6 30 25 33 Chivas USA 4 13 5 17 19 39 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday’s Games Roma 3, MLS All-Stars 1 Saturday’s Games New York 3, Sporting Kansas City 2 D.C. United 3, Montreal 1 Chicago 2, Philadelphia 1 Colorado 2, Real Salt Lake 2, tie Houston 3, Columbus 1 San Jose 2, Chivas USA 0 Seattle FC 3, FC Dallas 0 Portland 1, Vancouver 1, tie Sunday’s Games Toronto FC 1, New England 0 Saturday, Aug. 10 Seattle FC at Toronto FC, 7 p.m. New York at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at Vancouver, 7:30 p.m. D.C. United at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. New England at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Montreal at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Houston at Real Salt Lake, 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11 Los Angeles at FC Dallas, 8 p.m. Colorado at Chivas USA, 11 p.m.
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BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Reinstated 2B Brian Roberts from the paternity leave list. Optioned INF Danny Valencia to Norfolk (IL). CLEVELAND INDIANS–Placed RHP Corey Kluber on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Matt Langwell from Columbus (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS–Optioned RHP Daniel Stange to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled INF Grant Green from Salt Lake. SEATTLE MARINERS–Recalled RHP Carter Capps from Tacoma (PCL). Optioned RHP Tom Wilhelmsen optioned to Tacoma. National League CHICAGO CUBS–Added OF Thomas Neal to the roster. Optioned RHP Eduardo Sanchez to Iowa (PCL). NEW YORK METS–Placed RHP Bobby Parnell on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Wilmer Flores from Las Vegas (PCL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES–Activated OF Domonic Brown from the 15-day DL. Designated OF Laynce Nix for assignment. SAN DIEGO PADRES–Selected the contract of INF Ronny Cedeno from Lake Elsinore (Cal). WASHINGTON NATIONALS–Selected RHP Tanner Roark from Syracuse (IL). Optioned LHP Xavier Cedeno to Syracuse. Transferred LHP Ross Detwiler to the 60-day DL. Carolina League WINSTON-SALEM DASH–Added RHP Mike Recchia to the roster from Kannapolis (SAL). Announced RHP Chris Beck was promoted to Birmingham (SL). American Association GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS–Signed OF Chad Mozingo. Released LHP Justin Dowdy. ST. PAUL SAINTS–Sold the contract of C Nick Ammirati to Seattle (AL). Can-Am League NEWARK BEARS–Released RHP Fray Martinez and OF Trent Wilkins. NEW JERSEY JACKALS–Signed RHP Nick Mutz. ROCKLAND BOULDERS–Signed RHP Marcos Frias. Frontier League NORMAL CORNBELTERS–Signed C Aaron Dudley. Released OF Eric Arce. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NEW YORK KNICKS–Signed F Jeremy Tyler. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS–Signed C Deveric Gallington, C Kyle Quinn and DT Jonathan Mathis. Released WR Tyler Shaw. Waived/injured WR LaRon Byrd and DE Everrette Thompson. BUFFALO BILLS–Placed S Mana Silva on the exempt-left squad list. CLEVELAND BROWNS–Agreed to terms with LS Christian Yount on a five-year contract. GREEN BAY PACKERS–Signed QB Vince Young and WR Justin Wilson. Placed WR Sederrik Cunningham on injured reserve. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS–Signed FB Robert Hughes. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS–Signed G Pat McQuistan. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS–Signed CB Semaj Moody. Waived CB Conroy Black. MIAMI DOLPHINS–Signed S Reshad Jones to a four-year contract extension. MINNESOTA VIKINGS–Signed LB Stanford Keglar. Waived LB Nathan Williams. NEW YORK GIANTS–Activated G Chris Snee and CB Terrell Thomas off the PUP list. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES–Reinstated WR Riley Cooper. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS–Released TE Michael Palmer. Signed DT Martin Parker. TENNESSEE TITANS–Signed LB Kadarron Anderson. Waived-injured CB Matthew Pierce. HOCKEY National Hockey League BUFFALO SABRES–Re-signed F Corey Tropp to a one-year contract. DETROIT RED WINGS–Signed F Joakim Andersson to a two-year contract. VANCOUVER CANUCKS–Signed C Bo Horvat and C Hunter Shinkaruk to NHL entry-level contracts. Signed LW Darren Archibald. American Hockey League HERSHEY BEARS–Signed G Riley Gill and F Tyler Ruegsegger. READING ROYALS–Agreed to terms with F Marc Zanette and F Ryan Santana.
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