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Experts: Liberty Bridge fire avoidable if standards followed
The fire that risked bringing down the Liberty Bridge should not have occurred had workers been following long-standing fire safety measures, construction experts said Thursday.
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Ducks' Nelson transitions back to offense, looks to improve
EUGENE, Ore. — Coach Mark Helfrich certainly wasn't concerned about Charles Nelson's missteps in Oregon's opener, joking that he'd bet his mortgage on the receiver and special teams standout.Nelson had 288 all-purpose yards for the No. 24 Ducks in the season opener as he transitions back from the defense to the offense. He chalked up a pair of fumbles to first-game jitters."For me, and for everybody in here, the coaches just talk about playing the next play, that's what I try to do: Just brush it off and play the next play," he said.
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Lions won’t force RB Washington into specified role
Lions are comfortable with running back Dwayne Washington, but aren’t willing to commit to the rookie having a role        
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Hazmat team responds to leak at East Huntingdon site
The Westmoreland County Hazardous Materials Response Team is reporting hazmat units are responding to a leak of an unspecified liquid from a tank at the DNP Imagingcomm America Corp. in East Huntingdon.
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Boating deaths down slightly after a tragic 2015
With the summer boating season now over, a dozen people have died in state waters, officials said. That was slightly off the pace of 2015, when the 12-month total of 21 deaths was the most in two decades. It's hard to identify the cause of last year's spike or this year's modest drop-off, says...
106 points by Baltimore Sun | Jackets Safety Boat New Year Personal flotation device Jacket River Severn New Year's Eve
Edgewood rocks Perryville to lead Harford's football openers
Under first year head coach Bryan Hansrote, Edgewood had no trouble in its season opener at Perryville Friday night. The Rams scored from both sides of the ball and won convincingly, 34-7.Havre de Grace, Fallston and Harford Tech were also opening night winners, while Bel Air saw its first action...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | American football Harford County Maryland Safety Fumble Touchdown
Michigan plans surprise inspections at demolition sites
Yearlong effort aims to protect workers from asbestos, lead and cadmium at demolition sites in Detroit, elsewhere        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Occupational safety and health Detroit Homelessness Detroit Free Press Michigan Asbestos abatement Asbestos Safety
With big storm coming, here's how ton stay safe
Strongest storm in years moving into L.A. area Feb. 17, 2017, 4:21 a.m. The strongest storm to hit Southern California in several years is expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding and powerful winds Friday. -- A flash flood watch has been issued for Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Flood Emergency evacuation Rain Water Safety Tropical cyclone Water pollution Flash flood
Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in northern Arizona
A pedestrian was killed Monday when he was struck by a vehicle on Route 66 outside Peach Springs in northern Arizona.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Accident U.S. Route 66 Walking Public Department of Public Safety Safety Traffic
Liberty crushes Basic for another Sunrise title — VIDEO
Fireworks went off in the background as Liberty hoisted another Sunrise Region championship trophy Friday night. The Patriots had set off plenty of their own during the game.
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Defensive stand fuels Arbor View
Arbor View’s Nick Stevenson dropped Legacy receiver Marquell Evans for a 7-yard loss during a goal-line stand early in the third quarter, and the host Aggies went on to a 26-14 victory over rival Legacy.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | American football Touchdown End zone Safety Blitz
Tate Martell, Bishop Gorman put ‘beatdown’ on Faith Lutheran
Tate Martell threw four touchdown passes and ran for another, and the No. 1 Gaels cruised to a 58-10 victory over the Crusaders in the Sunset Region semifinals, the first-ever meeting between the two.
17 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | American football Touchdown End zone American football positions Canadian football Safety Tight end Scores
Arbor View stampedes Legacy to reach third straight Sunset regional final
Never has the “Battle of the Bulls” felt like a more appropriate name for the rivalry between Arbor View and Legacy High than Friday night’s Sunrise regional semifinal game. ...
-2 points by Las Vegas Sun | American football American football positions End zone Touchdown Safety The Other Guys Lorenzo Neal Blitz
Johnsburg ends No. 7 Phillips' Class 4A reign in overtime
The third time equaled the first time for Johnsburg. Phillips ended the Skyhawks' last two seasons in the Class 4A second round, but Johnsburg got over the hump Friday night with a thrilling 23-20 overtime win against the No. 7 Wildcats. The Skyhawks (13-0) advanced to its first state final by...
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Rebels’ bowl hopes dashed in 42-25 loss at Boise
UNLV traveled to Boise State for Friday night’s contest hoping for a miracle win that would propel the program toward bowl eligibility. Instead, Tony Sanchez’s squad got a heavy dose of ...
-2 points by Las Vegas Sun | American football Canadian football Safety Touchdown End zone Field goal Punt Sam Boyd Stadium
Patriots mailbag: Which AFC West team poses the greatest threat in the playoffs?
It’s time for the Friday 6-Pack, so welcome back to the Herald’s version of the Patriots mailbag. Follow Patriots beat reporter Jeff Howe on Twitter (@jeffphowe), and submit your questions each week.With the Raiders and Chiefs challenging the Pats for the No. 1 seed, who will be the biggest threat in the AFC come January?-- @PatsFan_Germany
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Houston spoils Louisville's playoff hopes
Houston hurried and harassed Heisman favorite Lamar Jackson all night to shock Louisville 36-10.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | American football Safety Bobby Petrino Touchdown Andrew Jackson Ranking End zone Frustration
Lamar Jackson, No. 5 Louisville stunned by Houston
The Sports Xchange Undone by a plethora of mistakes and Houston's swarming defense Thursday night, No. 5 Louisville played itself out of the national championship picture.
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Carolina Panthers build big lead, hold off New Orleans Saints
The Sports Xchange CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Panthers scored on a few short drives after first-half mistakes by the New Orleans Saints.
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“We blew it.” Houston spoils Louisville’s playoff hopes
Duke Catalon scored three touchdowns and Houston hurried and harassed Heisman favorite Lamar Jackson all night to propel the Cougars to a stunning 36-10 victory over Louisville on Thursday night that dashed No. 3 Louisville's playoff hopes.
13 points by The Denver Post | American football Safety Touchdown Bobby Petrino Punt Quarterback sack Conference USA Touchdown celebration
Houston upends No. 5 Louisville, 36-10
Duke Catalon scored three touchdowns and Houston's defense hurried and harassed Heisman favorite Lamar Jackson all night to propel the Cougars to a stunning 36-10 victory Thursday night that dashed No. 5 Louisville's playoff hopes.  Louisville (9-2) was outdone by a Houston team that saw its own...
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Houston clamps down on No. 3 Louisville in rout
The Cardinals' College Football Playoff hopes took a big hit as the Cougars won 36-10.         
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Leon Hall benching proves McAdoo not afraid to make tough call
Leon Hall does not hold a grudge against Ben McAdoo or even blame the Giants head coach for making Hall inactive for Monday night’s win.
3 points by Daily News | American football End zone Safety Cincinnati 2006–07 NHL season Dwayne Johnson Giant Eagles
ACC, SEC, Pac-12 test 'safety net' of collaborative replay
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - It's a football Saturday at the Atlantic Coast Conference headquarters, and Michael Strickland sits in a windowless room scanning a wall of flat-panel televisions and monitors on a nearby table. The ACC's senior associate commissioner for football operations and two replay officials are closely watching a ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Atlantic Coast Conference American football North Carolina David Cutcliffe Safety ACC Apostolic Catholic Church
Man dies after being trapped between two 500-pound cotton bales

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Waterboy with special needs surprises mom with cancer by scoring touchdown

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LSU Tigers vs Auburn Tigers: College football game preview
The Sports Xchange LSU began Southeastern Conference play and in the third game of the season for the Tigers, finally looked like the team projected by some to end the season in the playoff picture.
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Special teams a mixed bag for UM in win over Colorado
While Michigan struggled early, the return game sprung loose and kept the Wolverines in it.        
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Aaron Rodgers looks lost, paving the way for surprising star
On a night when Sam Bradford, in his Vikings debut, looked like the vintage Aaron Rodgers, the Minnesota defense made Aaron Rodgers look like the old Sam Bradford. The Vikings opened $1.1 billion U.S. Bank Stadium in rousing fashion with a 17-14 win over the Packers as the defense intercepted Rodgers once, forced him into...
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Four NFL players who flopped in Week 2
Kirk Cousins and Jameis Winston were among those who stumbled badly on Sunday.         
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Carson Palmer, Arizona Cardinals blast turnover-plagued Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Sports Xchange GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Carson Palmer threw for three touchdowns, moving ahead of Joe Montana on the NFL's all-time passing yards list in the process.
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Cardinals, Palmer show how things can change in a week
It was a bounce-back Sunday for several teams, including Arizona, and it was back to reality for others such as Tampa Bay.
7 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | American football Touchdown National Football League Tampa Bay Buccaneers Green Bay Packers Safety Underdogs American football positions
Mich. plans surprise inspections at demo sites
Yearlong effort aims to protect workers from asbestos, lead and cadmium at demolition sites in Detroit, elsewhere        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Occupational safety and health Detroit Homelessness Detroit Free Press Michigan Asbestos abatement Asbestos Safety
Woe is Alabama: Top-ranked Tide unhappy with performance
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban said he was "almost embarrassed" by his performance, and the Crimson Tide players were equally critical of themselves even after a four-touchdown victory.Clearly, No. 1 'Bama is its own harshest critic, which wasn't necessarily the case after last season's loss to the next opponent, No. 19 Mississippi (1-1). The Tide (2-0) handled heavy underdog Western Kentucky 38-10 Saturday but found plenty to grumble about.
-1 points by Boston Herald | American football Nick Saban Alabama Crimson Tide football Quarterback Southeastern Conference Alabama Safety Touchdown
Lions' next opponent: Turnovers doom Titans in loss to Vikings
The Vikings forced three turnovers in just under seven minutes and also had two sacks.        
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Even after win, Alabama football critical of its own performance
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama Coach Nick Saban said he was “almost embarrassed” by his performance, and the Crimson Tide players were equally critical of themselves even after a four-touchdown victory.Clearly, No. 1 ’Bama is its own harshest critic, which wasn’t necessarily the case after last season’s...
3 points by Concord Monitor | American football Nick Saban Alabama Crimson Tide football Quarterback Alabama The Crimson Tide Safety Touchdown
Ben McAdoo not about to share his feelings about debut win
ARLINGTON, Texas — Ben McAdoo, 1-0 as a head coach in the NFL, was asked how it feels. “I’m still replaying the game in my head,’’ McAdoo said not long after Sunday’s 20-19 season-opening victory over the Cowboys. “Sometime in February I’ll enjoy it.’’ If McAdoo was feeling any sort of personal satisfaction, he kept...
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Lions' next: Turnovers doom Titans in loss to Vikings
The Vikings forced three turnovers in just under seven minutes and also had two sacks.        
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Shorthanded New England Patriots hang on to defeat Arizona Cardinals
The Sports Xchange GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Even without their stars and other starters as well, the New England Patriots proved they're no pushovers when playing short-handed.
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Doug Baldwin's late TD lifts Seattle Seahawks past Miami Dolphins
By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange SEATTLE -- Slow starts are nothing new to a Seattle Seahawks team that has stumbled to a 4-4 record in September and October over the past two seasons.
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Giants report card: McAdoo’s play-calling just comes through
Grades for the Giants’ 20-19 win over the Cowboys on Sunday: Offense More grinding than graceful. Eli Manning (19 of 28, 207 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT) was more than solid, and the interception was the fault of rookie Sterling Shepard, who soared for his first NFL TD. When they needed to run the ball...
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Seidel: Lions (somehow) break cycle, beat Colts
The Lions were in the midst of an epic collapse - another one - until, suddenly, they came back, and they beat the Colts        
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Lions' late drive sets up Prater's 43-yard FG to stun Colts, 39-35
Theo Riddick (two), Ameer Abdullah, Dwayne Washington and Eric Ebron score touchdowns in opener        
878 points by Detroit Free Press | American football Denver Broncos Lucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis Colts End zone San Diego Chargers Safety Washington Redskins
Live Lions blog: Lions win, 39-35
Follow the action here throughout the game with live updates by Al Willman of The Detroit News.        
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Live Lions blog: Prater good from 43, Lions go back up
Follow the action here throughout the game with live updates by Al Willman of The Detroit News.        
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Live Lions blog: Colts tie game on 94-yard drive
Follow the action here throughout the game with live updates by Al Willman of The Detroit News.        
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Live Lions blog: Stafford finds Abdullah for TD
Follow the action here throughout the game with live updates by Al Willman of The Detroit News.        
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Live Lions blog: Lions go three-and-out to start half
Follow the action here throughout the game with live updates by Al Willman of The Detroit News.        
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Xaverian defense steps up to stop Everett
WESTWOOD — The Xaverian defense has come up with countless big plays over the years.Another one can be added to the list, and this one secured a 25th straight victory for the program.With No. 2 Everett driving for the would-be game-winning score with under 30 seconds to play yesterday, linebacker Colin Lama came up with a clutch interception at the 5-yard line to preserve a season-opening 17-14 victory for the top-ranked Hawks.
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Live Lions blog: Colts get on board on 50-yard FG
Follow the action here throughout the game with live updates by Al Willman of The Detroit News.        
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