February 23, 2012 |
One disgruntled forward and one desperate team. That perfect hockey storm resulted in the struggling Kings' acquiring center Jeff Carter from the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday in exchange for defenseman Jack Johnson and a first-round draft choice in 2012 or 2013. If the Kings do not make the playoffs this season, the pick slides to next year. The deal reunites the 27-year-old Carter, a former 46-goal scorer, with Mike Richards, his close friend and former teammate in Philadelphia.
November 22, 2008 |
It would be easy for Sigi Schmid to gloat these days. No one would blame him for walking around with a self-satisfied smile, or even with the swagger that comes from having proved critics irrefutably wrong. But that's not who Schmid is, and the former UCLA and Galaxy coach is simply enjoying the moment. On Sunday, Schmid's Columbus Crew will play the New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer's championship game at the Home Depot Center in Carson.
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October 11, 1992 |
Saul is seeking the road to redemption. With his soul battered by alcohol and street life, the past is a vengeful mirror that keeps his sins before him--even now that he tries to walk a narrow path. So Saul--Alen Saul--has come to the Many Winters Gathering of Elders at Angel's Gate Park in San Pedro, trusting that he will receive the medicine he needs to heal his spirit. The elders, he says, will tell him how to live right.
August 10, 1993 |
Lina Austin is a researcher in the field of ethnobotany dedicated to the cultural aspects of native foods, foods that flourished in the Americas prior to the landing of Columbus. Those who attended a lecture by Austin on Sunday at the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, and who enjoyed a native-foods dinner in the museum's Cafe Topaz, surely learned as much about cultural aspects of their own European and Asian heritages.
July 23, 2011 |
This is the last installment of "100 Facts for 100 Years of Machu Picchu. " On July 24, 1911, Hiram Bingham III, a Yale professor, came upon the vine-covered ruins of the ancient Inca city, which the Spanish had overlooked for three centuries. To commemorate the anniversary, look for staff writer Christopher Reynolds ' story on his recent trip to Machu Picchu, T. Craig Ligibel's story on his father-daughter trek through the Vilcabamba Mountains and Sarah Karnasiewicz's article on the solitary wonders of Colca Canyon.
March 16, 2004 |
Law enforcement officials in Ohio on Monday identified a 28-year-old man as a suspect in sniper shootings that have terrorized residents in Columbus for the last 11 months. Officials from the Franklin County Sheriff's Department said they were looking for Charles A. McCoy Jr. of Columbus. An arrest warrant was issued Monday night charging him with felonious assault. McCoy is believed to be driving a dark green 1999 Chevrolet Geo Metro, license plate CGV7387, the department said.