May 12, 2013 |
While the USS Enterprise has yet to conquer foreign galaxies, it is starting to pick up speed overseas. Playing in seven foreign markets this weekend, J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek Into Darkness" collected $31.7 million, according to an estimate from distributor Paramount Pictures. The studio said the sequel performed about 70% better than the original did when it debuted in those same countries four years ago. The movie did well in locations like Germany and Australia but fared best in the United Kingdom, where it grossed $13.3 million.
July 10, 1990 |
Rob Moore, the Syracuse wide receiver, was chosen today by his hometown team, the New York Jets, in the NFL's supplemental draft. Moore, who grew up five minutes from the Jets' training camp in Hempstead, N.Y., was taken in the first round of the weighted lottery. The league would not say if he was taken with the first pick, but he was chosen in the first tier, made up of the teams with the poorest records.
April 25, 2000 |
Onetime Walt Disney Studios top business executive Rob Moore has been hired by his former Disney boss, Joe Roth, to run Roth's new entertainment venture. The widely anticipated move makes Moore, a 13-year Disney veteran, the head of day-to-day operations for Roth's yet-to-be-named Santa Monica company. In addition to focusing on movie production, Moore will be looking for various business opportunities and overseeing the start-up company's Internet strategies.
August 20, 2000 |
The season took a disastrous turn for the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday when they learned they will lose two-time Pro Bowl receiver Rob Moore for the year because of a torn ligament in his left knee. Moore suffered the injury as he made his break from the line of scrimmage on the Metrodome turf in an exhibition game Friday against the Minnesota Vikings. He was not touched on the play. "Turf is terrible," running back Michael Pittman said.
July 22, 1993 |
Rob Moore has been named to replace Lou Lichtl as football coach at Culver City High. Moore, 33, has been an assistant at the school for the past five years. He is a former receiver and defensive back who competed at Hamilton High, Pierce College and Oklahoma State. The Centaurs return running backs Chris Ellison and Aki Wilson and are expected to be a contender for the Ocean League title. "I feel this is the strongest team at Culver City since I've been around," Moore said.
July 13, 1994 |
Don Shula said this might be his final season as coach of the Miami Dolphins because he hasn't decided whether he wants a contract extension from new owner Wayne Huizenga. Shula's current three-year contract will expire after this season. . . . The New York Jets agreed to terms with wide receiver Rob Moore on a one-year contract. Moore caught a team-high 64 passes for 843 yards last season.