By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The fourth annual London Chess Classic is shaping up as one of the best events in many a year, but it was a dark day for British chess when the players sat down for Thursday's Round 4. All three Britons in the field — GMs Michael Adams, Gawain Jones and Luke McShane — went down to defeat on a rare day when every game ended in a decisive result.
The winner of a roach-eating contest in South Florida died shortly after downing dozens of the live bugs as well as worms, authorities said Monday.
This Jeremy Lin craze has begun to feel like the movie "Twister." Any second now, I expect to see a cow go flying past my windshield — a cow being ridden by Marv Albert.
The most romantic of chess openings doesn't get many dates these days. A favorite of 19th-century masters, including Paul Morphy and Johannes Zukertort, and a powerful — if occasional — weapon in the arsenal of gunslingers such as David Bronstein and Boris Spassky, the King's Gambit is a rarity on the modern tournament circuit.
Tampa Bay defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and St. Louis wide receiver Greg Salas are done for the season.
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin can't seem to keep his hamstrings healthy, and a miserable season for Indianapolis got worse Sunday when tight end Dallas Clark went down with a leg injury.
First the U.S., now the world. With 2 1/2 points in the final three rounds, reigning U.S. national champion Gata Kamsky surged into a tie for first with English GM Michael Adams in the 39th annual World Open that wrapped up in Philadelphia last week. The New York GM then won a blitz playoff to snag bragging honors as the two former top-five grandmasters shared the $28,800 first prize.
A federal appeals court in Virginia will consider a University of North Carolina at Wilmington associate professor's claim that he was denied a promotion because of his conservative Christian views.
New England running back Danny Woodhead jokingly asked if he could have a step-stool the next time he was required to speak at a podium.
After playing its first six games with an interim mascot, Georgia will introduce Uga VIII before Saturday's homecoming game against Vanderbilt.
Derek Dooley says it's no big deal. His father knows better.
were contaminated with some bacteria or other pathogens, I don't think that cockroaches would be unsafe to eat," said Michael Adams, professor of entomology at the University of California at Riverside, who added that he has never heard of someone dying after consuming
"My high school coach he kept telling me I wasn't big enough to play, talked bad about me a lot. Real crazy," Adams said. "I believe in myself. I've always been pretty athletic. Around the houses and the apartments that I lived in I was always one of the fastest and quickest guys, so people wanted me on the team."