July 6, 2010
SERIES Warehouse 13: The second season premiere picks up right where the first season left off. MacPherson (Roger Rees) has blown Artie (Saul Rubinek) to smithereens and disappeared, and there are a few questions remaining: Is Leena (Genelle Williams) really a traitor? Where has Claudia (Allison Scagliotti) gone? How will Pete and Myka (Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly) and the Warehouse fare without Artie? (9 p.m. Syfy) P.O.V.: Promised Land: Filmmaker Yoruba Richen's new documentary explores two key legal struggles over land in South Africa, where a dirt-poor community petitions for the return of 42,000 acres of fertile farmland currently being controlled by white farmers and developers, and the case of a middle-class black family that claims it owns 3,800 acres now possessed by a few white farmers (10 p.m. KCET)
December 14, 1995 |
Former heavyweight champion George Foreman, 46, will end his career when he fights Michael Moorer at Madison Square Garden Feb. 29, boxing promoter Bob Arum said Wednesday. "This is Foreman's final fight, no ifs, ands or buts," Arum said at a news conference. However, the fight is not official because no contracts have been signed.
November 16, 1995 |
Defending champion Pete Sampras served his way past Boris Becker, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3), in the second round of the ATP Championships Wednesday at Frankfurt, Germany. Sampras had 12 aces to six for Becker. The American, now 2-0 in the round-robin portion of the $3.3-million event for the top eight players in the world, hit 11 serves at more than 120 m.p.h. and never faced a break point. Becker dropped to 1-1 in the White Group, in which Wayne Ferreira defeated Yevgeny Kafelnikov, 3-6, 7-6, 6-1.
June 2, 2006 |
Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor reached an agreement with prosecutors to drop felony charges against him and pleaded no contest Thursday to two misdemeanors in an assault case, avoiding any jail time that might have derailed his NFL career. The deal calls for Taylor to be put on 18 months' probation, talk about the importance of education at 10 Miami-Dade County schools and contribute $1,000 for scholarships to each of those schools. He must also pay $429 in court costs.
June 2, 1994 |
Olympic sprint champion Gwen Torrence was carried from the field on a stretcher Wednesday after suffering a torn left hamstring in a track meet at Bratislava, Slovakia. After having won the women's 100-meter event in 11.12 seconds, Torrence pulled up and collapsed on the track 50 meters from the end of the 200. Nigeria's Daniel Effiong won the men's 100-meter and 200-meter sprints. Effiong ran 10.