September 29, 2005 |
Josh Betts passed for 359 yards and three touchdowns to help Miami of Ohio (2-2) to a 44-16 victory over Cincinnati on Wednesday night at Oxford, Ohio. Betts, a senior who sat out the game's first series for violating an unspecified team rule, completed 22 of 35 passes. The Bearcats (2-2) were held to 66 rushing yards in 27 carries. * Receiver Chancellor Young, son of former NFL and USC standout Charlie Young, has received a scholarship at Washington.
November 3, 1993 |
Stanford Coach Bill Walsh, on his prospects Saturday against USC in the Coliseum: "If I can have the same success against the USC football team I've had against O.J. Simpson on the athletic field, I will be excited. O.J. has never beaten me in golf or tennis." * Fathers and sons: Stanford has nine players whose fathers have NFL connections: --Charlie Young, son of Charle Young, with the 49ers, Eagles, Rams, Seahawks. --Tony Cline, son of Tony Cline, with the Raiders and 49ers.
April 17, 2013 |
The crossbow-toting adventurers on the post-apocalyptic TV drama "Revolution" are fighting to restore power to a blacked-out world. It's a goal NBC executives can identify with. Last fall's top-rated new series, "Revolution" has been looking energy-deprived since late March, when it returned from a four-month hiatus. The two most recent episodes tied for series lows, with 6.3 million tuning in - a 46% slide from the September premiere, according to Nielsen. "Certainly the longer hiatus didn't help," said Helen Giles, director of national broadcast at Detroit-based ad firm Campbell Ewald.
December 10, 1993 |
Despite having a seven-game winning streak against Seattle, the Raiders are leery about their matchup with the Seahawks on Sunday at the Coliseum, and rookie quarterback Rick Mirer is the reason. In their 17-13 victory over Seattle in September, Mirer was playing in only his second NFL regular-season game. Since then, the former Notre Dame standout has put up some impressive numbers. He has completed 57.6% of his passes for 2,240 yards, which already is fourth on the all-time list for rookies.
July 31, 2011 |
In America's movie theaters, this has been the summer of women behaving badly: Kristen Wiig as an underachieving maid of honor who trashes her friend's bridal shower in "Bridesmaids"; Cameron Diaz as a pot-smoking middle school teacher handing her bra to a student in "Bad Teacher"; Jennifer Aniston as a sexually predatory dentist harassing her male assistant in "Horrible Bosses. " Still to come: Anna Faris as a hard-partying slacker with a long list of exes in September's "What's Your Number?"