February 4, 2014 |
The Agoura baseball underclassmen have been making a positive impression among college recruiters. Among the players who have committed in recent months include junior shortstop Bryce Fehmel (Oregon State), junior third baseman Joe Czarske (Arizona), junior catcher Ryan Fineman (Notre Dame), freshman outfielder Jonny DeLuca (Oregon) and sophomore infielder Ben Baird (Washington). Eric.email@example.com
February 3, 2014 |
The NCAA has informed the University of Washington that it has completed an inquiry and does not plan to take action stemming from allegations that a former assistant football coach who worked under Steve Sarkisian paid for private tutoring and online classes for a recruit. The NCAA investigated allegations that former defensive line coach Tosh Lupoi gave $4,500 to a former high school track coach to pay for academic services for Andrew Basham, who signed with Washington in February 2013 but did not qualify academically to enroll.
February 1, 2014 |
Cornerback Naijiel Hale of St. John Bosco has committed to Washington. He had previously been committed to Arizona. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
January 30, 2014 |
WASHINGTON - "One of the giants of Congress. " "A tough partisan, but above all, an institutionalist. " "End of an era. " Those were among the reactions Thursday to the announcement by Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) that he would be retiring from Congress after 40 years. Tributes came from environmental and health groups, whose causes Waxman championed, and Democratic allies and Republican adversaries. "He was a tough partisan, but above all, an institutionalist who was in politics for all the right reasons," said former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.)
January 30, 2014 |
About 12,000 feet above the state of Washington, aerospace giant Boeing Co. is flying a 747 jumbo jet painted in the colors of the NFL's Seattle Seahawks in the pattern of a massive “12.” Check the flight tracker out here . The flight is a publicity move by Boeing, which is a sponsor of the Seattle Seahawks football team. The Seahawks are set to play the Denver Broncos in next Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII. The 747-8 is owned by Boeing and is being used for flight testing.
January 29, 2014 |
AT OREGON When: 6. Where: Knight Arena, Eugene. On the air: TV: ESPN2; Radio: 570. Records: UCLA 16-4, 5-2 in Pac-12 play; Oregon 14-5, 2-5. Update: Is Oregon fixed or is Washington State that bad? The Ducks were undefeated and ranked 10th in the nation one game into Pac-12 Conference play. Then came a five-game losing streak that ended Sunday with a 71-44 victory over Washington State. Why the Ducks suddenly struggled is unclear. They average 85.9 points per game, fourth in the nation.
January 29, 2014 |
The National Portrait Gallery on Tuesday marked the death of musician and social activist Pete Seeger by placing a portrait of the folk singer on display in the museum's first-floor gallery. Seeger died Monday at age 94. The photograph by Sid Grossman shows a young Seeger with his banjo in hand and an exuberant smile, sometime between 1946 and 1948. At the time, Seeger was active at labor rallies in the U.S. and organized the quartet the Weavers. "Blacklisted for his leftist politics in the 1950s, Seeger resurfaced in the 1960s and sparked a folk revival with such classics as 'If I Had a Hammer,' 'Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
January 28, 2014 |
CLIPPERS VS. WASHINGTON When: 7:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980, 1330. Records: Clippers 32-15, Wizards 22-22. Record vs. Wizards: 1-0. Update: The Clippers have defeated the Wizards nine out of the last 10 games they have played, including five straight at Staples Center. The Clippers are 18-3 at home this season, the fourth-best mark in the NBA. email@example.com
January 26, 2014 |
Nothing seemed to underscore the revolving door between federal regulators and the companies they regulate as vividly as the two milestones marked on Jan. 17 at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. One was NHTSA's announcement that it was closing its contentious investigation of fuel tank fires in Chrysler Corp. SUVs, including its Jeep Grand Cherokees. The agency accepted the automaker's remedy of installing trailer hitches in more than 1.5 million vehicles to protect the tanks from rupture in rear-end collisions.
January 25, 2014 |
Five years after President Obama vowed to expand U.S. relations with the Arab world and the broader Middle East, his administration is under fire from allies worried that the United States is scaling back its historic role as a power broker and peacemaker despite growing turmoil across the region. With a bitter power struggle intensifying between Iran and Saudi Arabia and widening crises in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Egypt, Washington's relative lack of influence and involvement has become a diplomatic problem and may be contributing to a growing threat from Islamic extremists, diplomats say. Senior officials in Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Israel all have complained about what they view as an American retrenchment after the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, with some leaders already beginning to chart policies more independent of Washington than in the past.