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  • 2006 All-Metro Girls Indoor Track teams

    PERFORMER OF THE YEAR Theresa Lewis, Western For the second straight winter, Lewis demonstrated why she is the country's preeminent hurdler. A year removed from leading the nation with the fastest time in the 55-meter hurdles, the senior did it again...
  • 2006 All-Metro Boys Indoor Track teams

    PERFORMER OF THE YEAR Keith Brown Jr., McDonogh For the third time in a calendar year, an Eagles athlete has earned Performer of the Year honors. And like Tristram Thomas in indoor track last winter and Darrius Heyward-Bey in outdoor track last spring,...
  • Sense of loss drives Ngata

    Sense of loss drives Ngata
    In Polynesian culture, a celebration, by definition, is not a private affair. Word of good news spreads as if it were carried by the wind, touching uncles, cousins, brothers, friends, sisters, girlfriends, ex-girlfriends and strangers, and without...
  • WRAPUP 4-Chagrined NFL teams bow to pressure on domestic abuse cases

    (Recasts, adds new domestic violence allegations) By Eric Kelsey and Mary Milliken Sept 17 (Reuters) - Another National Football League player was arrested on domestic violence allegations hours after two teams succumbed to public pressure and suspended...
  • WRAPUP 3-Chagrined NFL teams bow to pressure on domestic abuse cases

    (Recasts with Carolina Panthers suspending Hardy, adds comments from Vikings and Panthers) By Eric Kelsey and Mary Milliken Sept 17 (Reuters) - Two NFL teams succumbed to public pressure and suspended two players enmeshed in domestic abuse cases on...
  • Nike suspends contract with Adrian Peterson

    Nike suspends contract with Adrian Peterson
    Nike Inc. said Wednesday it had suspended its contract with Minnesota Vikings running back Arian Peterson over allegations of child abuse. “Nike in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and we have shared our concerns with...
  • WRAPUP 2-Vikings admit 'mistake' on Peterson; sponsors pressure NFL

    (Recasts, adds comments from NFL sponsor TD Ameritrade, Vikings owner, Nancy Pelosi, background) By Eric Kelsey Sept 17 (Reuters) - Grievances against the NFL's response to domestic abuse cases gathered pace on Wednesday as the Minnesota Vikings...
  • WRAPUP 1-NFL's Vikings say they erred in light Peterson punishment

    By Eric Kelsey Sept 17 (Reuters) - The Minnesota Vikings "made a mistake" in not initially suspending star player Adrian Peterson until his child-abuse case is resolved, the team's owners said on Wednesday, as sporting goods maker Nike halted its...
  • Nike suspends contract with NFL athlete Adrian Peterson

    (Reuters) - Nike Inc said it had suspended its contract with National Football League athlete Adrian Peterson over allegations of child abuse. "Nike in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and we have shared our concerns with...
  • Tech factory workers strike in China over mooncakes, benefits

    SHANGHAI/DONGGUAN (Reuters) - About 16,000 workers at two subsidiaries of Taiwanese touch-screen maker Wintek Corp went on strike over holiday benefits this week in southern China in one of the biggest work stoppages this year, the Xinhua news agency...
  • Jawbone's activity-tracking wristbands to accept data from rivals

    Jawbone's activity-tracking wristbands to accept data from rivals
    Jawbone said on Monday it is opening its software to other device-makers in hopes of accelerating sales of its activity-tracking wristbands, in a move that comes a day before Apple Inc is expected to unveil a smartwatch of its own. Jawbone said its...
  • NFL sponsorship doesn't stretch TD Ameritrade's budget: CEO

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - TD Ameritrade Holding Corp's decision to become a National Football League sponsor increases its marketing effectiveness without constraining its budget, the top executive of the discount brokerage firm said Monday. TD Ameritrade has...