February 3, 2014 |
Seattle linebacker Malcolm Smith had two huge interceptions during the postseason, including a pick-six of Denver quarterback Peyton Manning that helped him earn MVP honors at Super Bowl XLVIII Sunday night. But something strange happened after the game - Smith's postgame press conference was intercepted from him. By a guy wearing a red flannel shirt. As the third-year linebacker from USC was describing what it was like to be the Super Bowl MVP, a man identified by New Jersey State Police as Matthew Mills strolled to the podium, grabbed the microphone and rather calmly stated, "Investigate 9/11.
February 2, 2014 |
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Malcolm Smith tries to keep a low profile, doing the grunt work for a Seattle Seahawks defense that is the best in the NFL. Staying under the radar might not be possible after Sunday night when the third-year linebacker from USC returned an interception for a touchdown, recovered a fumble and was voted the most valuable player of Super Bowl XLVIII. Smith also made nine tackles as the Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos, 43-8, at MetLife Stadium.
December 21, 2008 |
USC Coach Pete Carroll on Saturday all but made official what has been evident since offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian became head coach at Washington: Carl Smith appears set to rejoin the Trojans staff as quarterbacks coach. Smith, who held the same position in 2004, is observing practices this week and has been a presence around the program since the Notre Dame game last month. For the last two days, Smith has worn a USC sweat shirt and cap.
November 20, 2013 |
More than $14 billion in child support was left unpaid to American parents in a single year - more than 1 out of every 3 dollars that were due, the U.S. Census Bureau announced Wednesday. Millions of parents are awarded child support every year, but getting it is another story. Fewer than half of eligible parents received all of the child support they were due in 2011, according to a newly released report based on the Current Population Survey. About a quarter got none. Most parents were granted support through formal legal agreements established by the courts or other government entities.
February 2, 1988 |
Malcolm Smith thought for a moment, smiling as always, as he pondered the question. He had just arrived home after driving at least 8,500 miles in the Paris-to-Dakar rally, 22 days across the mostly uncharted western part of Africa, zigzagging through the heartland of the Sahara Desert. "Go back? You bet I would," Smith said. "I would like to see improvement in the safety regulations, but I'd go back in a second. I hope to be there again in 1989."
January 29, 2014 |
By now, we all know how much Denver quarterback Peyton Manning loves yelling the word "Omaha. " We still really don't know why he does it, just that the future Hall of Famer is sure to give the Nebraska city plenty of shout-outs from the line of scrimmage Sunday when the Broncos face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII. But just how many times will we hear "Omaha!" barked out of our TV sets? Well, Las Vegas sports books are taking bets on that, and they've set the over/under at 27 1/2. Sounds like fun. But just in case you don't want to risk your family's financial well-being on how often a football player blurts out a particular word, you can place your bet here with no money involved at all. A few tidbits to keep in mind: Manning shouted "Omaha!"