Dressing up like a witch is all fun and games on Halloween night, but it wasn’t always so. Being called a witch was once a serious matter that could lead to torture and death.
Fire crews from four cities battled a boat fire at the Boardwalk Marina at the Kemah Boardwalk on Thursday.
Ball High cross country runner Jacob Strueby has a credo about his sport.
An offensive shootout was not what many observers expected to see or what La Marque coaches wanted to see, but that’s what everyone got Thursday as the Cougars survived a tough challenge from the Houston Worthing Colts, 51-38, at Butler Stadium.
When Sen. Larry Taylor questioned Judge Susan Criss’ judicial integrity (“Faircloth a trustworthy candidate,” The Daily News, Oct. 26), he was merely parroting the spin his bosses, the insurance industry, have furnished him.
Darts — bars to polling locations ... wow (“Political darts thrown over GOP polling activity, offends local Democrats,” The Daily News, Oct. 28). Is it because the GOP doesn’t plan or doesn’t think ... we accept their apologies, but we understand the other party’s dismay.
If you love airplanes, complete with daredevils performing acrobatic tricks, you’re in luck this weekend.
Island East-End Theatre Co. will present the “The Rocky Horror Show,” cult musical at 8 p.m. today, with performances continuing through Nov. 29 at 2317 Mechanic St.
ALAMO, Nev. (AP) — Life follows a familiar pattern in this impossibly green valley straddling a two-lane highway in the middle of the Nevada desert.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Saints' offense is potent enough with Drew Brees.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy's domestic violence appeal trial set for Nov. 17 has been postponed until after the NFL season, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday night.
DENVER (AP) — The greatest quarterback rivalry in NFL history began quietly with plenty of empty seats on a cloudy, cool and windy afternoon at Foxboro Stadium on Sept. 30, 2001.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — It's time for RG3's latest comeback.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan pleaded guilty Thursday to being drunk and disorderly in a plea deal that will put him on probation for a confrontation last year involving an Ohio State fan.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — There's no longer any bad blood between Bill Belichick and Wes Welker heading into the showdown Sunday between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos.
LONDON (AP) — An NFL franchise in London could generate more than $250 million a year for Britain, according to a study released Wednesday.
DENVER (AP) — Former teammate Brian Dawkins called Champ Bailey "a great conserver of energy," a rare superstar who was never in a rush to get anywhere "unless it was on a football field."
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Colt McCoy did it again. The small-town West Texas kid calmly led a winning drive at the home of the Dallas Cowboys.
NEW YORK (AP) — At this point in their careers, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady have earned the trust of everyone in the NFL: coaches, players, officials, fans and executives.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater was coming off one of his better weeks of practice, so Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer had a good feeling about the way the rookie quarterback might play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals seemed headed for a tough loss, the Philadelphia Eagles a big road victory.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs and Rams were tied at 7 early in the second quarter Sunday when Jamaal Charles was stripped of the ball and St. Louis took over deep in Kansas City territory.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins got away with a sluggish start against Jacksonville.
LONDON (AP) — Matt Prater took advantage of another second chance.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Kyle Orton was efficient and the Buffalo Bills' defense opportunistic.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The numbers were preposterous: 522 yards passing, 40 completions, six touchdowns.
It's been 40 years since the Cardinals got off to such a good start. They didn't even live in Arizona back then.
All those things we thought we knew about various NFL teams, coaches or players? That the Colts' defense is not so bad, for example. Or that Todd Haley and Ben Roethlisberger can't coexist. Or that Tom Brady is washed up. Or that the Seahawks are in trouble.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Deflated in Detroit one week. Sublime in the Superdome the next.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger set franchise records with 522 yards passing and six touchdowns and the Pittsburgh Steelers raced by the Indianapolis Colts 51-34 on Sunday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger spent a week politely answering questions about Andrew Luck, saying all the right things to anyone who asked about how impressed he was with the rising Indianapolis Colts star.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals under coach Bruce Arians do not play it safe.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Brian Hoyer didn't jump into the Dawg Pound or celebrate on the field.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Nearly every time Tom Brady dropped back, he hit his target.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Nearly every time Tom Brady dropped back, he hit his target.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — J.J. Watt takes the NFL very seriously, so he gave Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger a reminder that this isn't high school by mocking the first-time starter with a pretend selfie.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Barr stripped the ball, scooped it up and took off for the end zone.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The red zone turned into the dead zone for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ten completions, four touchdowns.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — From unacceptable to unwatchable.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Russell Wilson walked into the huddle with his team down a field goal and less than five minutes remaining. He started laughing, sensing the familiarity of the situation.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jamaal Charles shredded the Rams on a pair of touchdown runs. Knile Davis returned a kickoff 99 yards for another score. The Chiefs sacked St. Louis quarterback Austin Davis seven times.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton looked over the spread-out Ravens defense and decided there was enough room for a quarterback sneak.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins got some help in winning consecutive games for the first time this season.
LONDON (AP) — The second kick was the only one that mattered.
Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $98 million, making McCoy the highest-paid player at his position.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers safety Jahleel Addae didn't show symptoms of a concussion until Friday afternoon, a day after having two scary reactions following hits in a loss at Denver, a person with knowledge of the situation said.
MIAMI (AP) — Defensive end Dion Jordan is set to make his season debut Sunday for the Miami Dolphins after sitting out the first six games without pay for twice violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.
The tabloids have the trap door set for Rex Ryan in New York. Talk radio can't chat enough about who the next coach of the Falcons will be.
The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case told The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating.
NEW YORK (AP) — The players' union has questioned why the NFL's domestic violence training and education program "treats all players as perpetrators."
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS's new Thursday night NFL package drew big audiences despite a string of blowouts.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts will be without wide receiver Reggie Wayne against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins finally allowed Robert Griffin III to speak. So he referenced Winston Churchill and played along with the uncertainty whether he might make his return Monday night.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The way his big brother tells it, Jim Harbaugh never minded the regular moves every few years for his father's football coaching jobs because he needed a change in towns to find fresh surroundings and make new friends given how quickly he ran them off.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A shoving match breaks out in a section of the MetLife Stadium stands. While security officers hustle to the scene, a beyond state-of-the-art surveillance system is recording every detail.
DENVER (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders is speedy, not greedy.
DENVER (AP) — With this much speed and acceleration, it's no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — John "Bull" Bramlett, a former professional football and baseball player who was nicknamed the "Meanest Man in Football," has died. He was 73.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan says he expects to reach a deal with prosecutors that would allow his client to avoid trial in a Michigan assault case.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina high school football coach has been reinstated after he was fired over postgame celebrations that officials said had racial overtones, with players smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds.
BAGSHOT, England (AP) — Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is still a doubt for Detroit's game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in London.
DENVER (AP) — Tony Gonzalez is having as much fun talking football as he did playing it.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.
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