General News Archive - October 20, 2008
Tampa Bay's Matt Garza and four relievers held Boston to three hits and the Rays beat the Red Sox 3-1 Sunday to win the ALCS and move on to the World Series. Willie Aybar hit a solo home run and Evan Longoria, with a double, and Rocco Baldelli, with a single, drove in a run apiece for the Rays.
Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - Jeff Garcia threw for 310 yards and one touchdown, as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers bested the struggling Seattle Seahawks, 20-10, at Raymond James Stadium. Garcia completed 27-of-36 passes and Earnest Graham added a rushing touchdown for Tampa Bay (5-2).
By Kathy Kiely and David Jackson Barack Obama scored two campaign coups Sunday: a record-breaking month of fundraising and the backing of former secretary of State Colin Powell.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday he supports a new economic stimulus package to improve the availability of credit.
The judge in the trial of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, sent the jury home for the day Monday after the senator finished his testimony.
Five Muslim immigrants wanted to conduct a terror attack on the Army's Fort Dix in New Jersey to kill U.S. soldiers, a prosecutor alleged Monday. Deputy U.S.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell would have a role in an Obama administration, the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate said Monday.
Canton, OH (Sports Network) - Cleveland Browns Hall of Fame guard Gene Hickerson died Monday morning at the age of 73. Hickerson was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007.
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
- A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.