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Rory McIlroy up by three in rainy Irish Open
- May 23, 2016

I go back to the 3-wood at Valhalla and I was three behind in the PGA Championship (2012), but the shot on 16 today was much better than that 3-wood. Rory McIlroy says today's closing stages of the Irish Open were as high pressure as he has experienced in his career. (more...)
Ryan ready to cede leadership of GOP convention if Trump asks
- May 10, 2016

I'll do whatever he wants with respect to the convention", Ryan said during an interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday. With Speaker Ryan's recent comments about Trump, saying that he can not support the Republican nominee - at least not yet, Trump-devotee Sarah Palin has taken personal offense to the speaker's hesitancy and vowed to get him kicked out of office. (more...)
Chagrined anti-Trump Republicans seek to recruit third-party candidate Chagrined anti-Trump Republicans seek to recruit third-party candidate
- May 08, 2016

Trump?" "If they take a position on global issues that could threaten war or has the potential of upending our critical relationships with other countries or would potentially break the financial system, that needs to be reported on". The billionaire acknowledges he would have to sell some of his holdings to muster the hundreds of millions of dollars for a general-election bid, something he says he doesn't necessarily want to do. (more...)
CSX: Most cars that derailed in Washington back on tracks
- May 06, 2016

Crews were inspecting the tracks, which are used by CSX, Metro and Amtrak, and were working to restore service. The Brunswick Line on the MARC Train is now blocked between Union Station and Silver Spring due to a CSX freight train derailment. (more...)
Mayor says escaped inmate no longer in his town Mayor says escaped inmate no longer in his town
- May 06, 2016

An inmate less than a month away from parole eligibility escaped from a prison unit here, according to state officials. Authorities believe Buckel stole a Chevrolet Silverado at a CVS drugstore in Barnegat, about 50 miles from the prison, around 10:15 a.m. (more...)
Ted Cruz's New Ad Is AMAZING Ted Cruz's New Ad Is AMAZING
- May 05, 2016

About 3 in 10 say the New York City financial sector helps the economy, and those voters went overwhelmingly for Clinton. "But that doesn't mean she's good". Only 1 in 10 Democratic insiders said Sanders should try to woo superdelegates to help him overtake Clinton on the convention floor in Philadelphia if he finishes the primary season trailing in pledged delegates, as campaign manager Jeff Weaver suggested Tuesday night in a televised interview . (more...)
Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'
- May 04, 2016

In the same question-and-answer session in March, Boehner referred to Ted Cruz as "lucifer". Boehner didn't stop there, also saying about Cruz , "I have never worked with a more miserable son of a b-- in my life ". Cruz spent much of Thursday responding to those comments. He then addressed Boehner's "Lucifer" remark. Mr Cruz needs to win as numerous state's 57 delegates if he has any hope of stopping Mr Trump reaching the nomination-winning 1,237-delegate majority, a target he is ... (more...)
Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 2 Live Coverage From Tampa Bay Stanley Cup Playoffs Game 2 Live Coverage From Tampa Bay
- May 04, 2016

Pulled after giving up four goals in a 5-3 Game 1 loss Wednesday, Bishop did what the Lightning expected him to do in Game 2, bounce back. That line stepped up but of course the offense was still led by the Triplet line, which saw Tyler Johnson notch two goals and an assist. (more...)
Cowboys take Notre Dame LB Smith, who likely sits out 2016
- May 02, 2016

Well that certainly makes the story of the Cowboys taking him a little less of a fairy tale. Fort Wayne native Jaylon Smith was selected 34th overall by the Dallas Cowboys the 2016 NFL Draft. "I would tell him, yeah for pride and that first round money, you want to be a first round pick, but you're a hell of an athlete. you're going to get that money, on that next contract", Conway said. (more...)
49ers select Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner at No. 7 49ers select Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner at No. 7
- May 01, 2016

Last year, general manager Trent Baalke had to prompt the incoming head coach, Jim Tomsula, on the team's philosophy. Last time that you were here at the local Pro Day you told us that your family is actually a bunch of 49ers fans and they asked to take a picture of you with your hat on. (more...)
Adrianne Haslet FINISHES BOSTON MARATHON ... 3 Years After Losing Leg In Bombing Adrianne Haslet FINISHES BOSTON MARATHON ... 3 Years After Losing Leg In Bombing
- April 30, 2016

She also overcame a hip flexor injury while training. Former Western Washington University cross country and track and field standout Sarah Crouch (formerly Porter) was the 11th female to cross the finish line on Monday, April 18, at the 2016 Boston Marathon. (more...)
Rovi to Acquire TiVo for $1.1 Billion Rovi to Acquire TiVo for $1.1 Billion
- April 30, 2016

The acquisition was rumored yesterday and confirmed this morning by Rovi , which says it will adopt the "iconic TiVo brand" as the name for the new company. Virgin Media, the Liberty Global owned company that has successfully defended nearly a dozen patent claims against Rovi is also one of Tivo's biggest customers. (more...)
Lions select OT Taylor Decker with 16th overall pick
- April 30, 2016

The first draft pick of the Bob Quinn era in Detroit shores up the Lions' offensive line with the Big Ten's Offensive Lineman of the Year and a consensus All-American. Detroit lost nine games last year, its 13th losing season in 15 years. He signed former Cincinnati Bengals receiver Marvin Jones to a five-year deal just days after superstar Calvin Johnson retired and re-signed defensive back Haloti Ngata. (more...)
Cop Punches Handcuffed Woman As Police Watch Cop Punches Handcuffed Woman As Police Watch
- April 30, 2016

A representative for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheBlaze. Earlier in the day, Borisade and another officer had to use force to restrain Martinez - an incident that was also recorded. (more...)
Missouri House Votes to Drop Permit Requirement for Concealed Guns Missouri House Votes to Drop Permit Requirement for Concealed Guns
- April 28, 2016

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , the House Emerging Issues Committee voted 6-6 on the amendment, a tie that effectively kills the measure and prevents it from coming before Missouri voters on the ballot this fall. Today, House members caved to pressure from special interests and killed the religious freedom amendment. On April 20, lawmakers postponed the vote , which was also fought with a filibuster that lasted almost 40 hours in March. (more...)
Did Mary Pat Christie roll her eyes at Donald Trump?
- April 28, 2016

Do I like the threat of being punished for having an abortion ? "And I think, as Senator and as Secretary she showed that commitment by appointing Indian-Americans to positions of responsibilities and I think you should expect that as president of the United States", Podesta said. (more...)
Trump, Clinton aim for sweeps of Northeastern primaries
- April 27, 2016

Pennsylvania is one of five states holding primaries Tuesday including Delaware , Maryland , Rhode Island and CT. Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio Governor John Kasich are now joining forces to try to make that happen. Once we do we'll decide what we're going to do going forward. Including superdelegates, Clinton's lead stands at 1,944 to 1,192 for Sanders , according to an Associated Press count. (more...)
ME gov.: Cruz campaign ME gov.: Cruz campaign "stabbed us in the back"
- April 27, 2016

Sawyer stabbed us in the back, reneged on the unity slate, and betrayed the people of Maine. Of the 20 delegates from the state, Cruz supporters were selected for 19 of those slots-the 20th is LePage, who is publicly supporting GOP front-runner Donald Trump. (more...)
Cosby sexual assault case can proceed, judge rules
- April 27, 2016

Cosby wants the complete interviews from six of the 35 women who described their alleged encounters with him to NY magazine, according to court records. Dozens of other women in recent years have come forward and accused Bill of sexual impropriety spanning decades. The alleged victim did not report the incident to authorities until January 2005 after returning to Canada. (more...)
Boat and iPhone of teens lost at sea discovered months later Boat and iPhone of teens lost at sea discovered months later
- April 25, 2016

Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos , both 14 and from Tequesta, Fla ., went missing July 24, 2015 after leaving the Jupiter Inlet in a 19-foot Seacraft boat, the Palm Beach Post reported . The capsized vessel had been recovered on July 26 off the coast of New Smyrna Beach, more than two hours north of where the boys were last seen two days prior. (more...)