Winds were clocked at 188 km/h, generating 12 m waves and swells as high as 10 m. A huge snowstorm with up to 60 cm of snow, 100 km/h winds, zero visibility and wind chills of 35C paralyzed the Island for a week. Bad weather caused the sinking of the largest semi submersible drilling rig in the world, 300 km east of Newfoundland.
He ran for 3,080 yards as a senior with 38 touchdowns. He scored 85 TDs in his high school career. Sims led the nation in rushing his junior year at Oklahoma with 1,896 yards and he won the Heisman Trophy. CHARLOTTE, NC (WRCB) Former Panthers first round pick Rae Carruth, months away from his release from prison for conspiring to kill the mother of his son, sent an open letter to the child family apologizing for his role in the death of Cherica Adams.Carruth was arrested in 1999, after he was charged with masterminding a plot to murder Adams. She was shot multiple times and died in the hospital, after giving birth to a son named Chancellor, who now suffers from cerebral palsy.The boy is cared for by his grandmother Saundra Adams, according to reports from WBTV she hasn returned messages he tried to relay to her while he in prison, he wanted to make his feelings public. Carruth said in the open letter:feel like if I did it in the open, it would put an end to the lies.
The Pittsburgh Steelers put guard Carlton Haselrig, a Pro Bowl player two years ago, on the reserve/left camp list. He’s out for the year, and his future is uncertain. He was treated twice in drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers last year and was recovering from a broken wrist.
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)A breath test administered at the crash scene found that Orrego Savala’s blood alcohol content was almost 0.24 percent, or nearly three times Indiana’s legal limit of 0.08 percent, according to an affidavit.Orrego Savala had prior run ins with law enforcement for driving without a valid license, the affidavit said. Sunday accidentally struck Monroe before he could stop, police said.State Police Sgt. John Perrine said investigators believe Monroe was already dead when the trooper’s car hit him in the center lane.
Suddenly, Pittsburgh tailback Franco Harris was barreling down the sideline with the ball; he had speared the carom just before it hit the turf and sprinted to the game winning touchdown. The Raiders claimed the ball hit Fuqua and not Tatum, which would have negated the play, but there was no flag. The most famous play in NFL history launched a Steeler dynasty..