Taulia Tagovailoa leads Maryland past Michigan State

As the Maryland football program gradually rises from the doldrums of the Big Ten, Taulia Tagovailoa, more than any other player, has fueled those leaps of progress. To succeed, the Terrapins need their quarterback. But the day before this matchup against Michigan State, Tagovailoa “wasn’t necessarily all the way there,” his coach, Michael Locksley, said. … Read more

FP3: Leclerc leads Verstappen in rain-hit final practice at Marina Bay

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc set the fastest time in a rain-curtailed final practice session for the 2022 Singapore Grand Prix, with Max Verstappen half a second off in P2 for Red Bull. The clock began to tick down from 60 minutes at the start of FP3 but only the Safety Car was allowed to turn laps … Read more

UCLA upsets Washington: QB Dorian Thompson-Robinson leads Bruins past No. 15 Huskies with monster effort

USATSI No. 15 Washington suffered its first setback of the Kalen DeBoer era as UCLA outlasted the Huskies 40-32 in DeBoer’s first road game at the Rose Bowl. The win leaves LA rivals USC and UCLA as the only two undefeated teams remaining in the Pac-12. UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson played one of the top … Read more

2022 Singapore Grand Prix FP2 report and highlights: Sainz leads Leclerc as Ferrari post 1-2 in second practice

Carlos Sainz topped the timesheets during Friday’s second practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix, edging out Ferrari team mate Charles Leclerc around the illuminated Marina Bay Street Circuit. In what was the first representative session of the weekend on F1’s return to the Lion City, with the sun setting and the floodlights taking over, … Read more

2022 Singapore Grand Prix FP1 report and highlights: Hamilton leads Verstappen in opening Singapore practice

Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in opening practice for the 2022 Singapore Grand Prix, with Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc finishing a respective second and third. Marina Bay’s glittering street circuit returns to the F1 calendar after a two-season absence, with Max Verstappen on the verge of securing his second drivers’ championship – but … Read more

Clemson-North Carolina State leads Week 5 college football predictions

Perhaps it’s the changing of the calendar to October. Perhaps it is just that September games in college football are mostly filled with uninspiring non-conference matchups. Either way, it is hard to argue that Week 5 does not represent a turning point to the season with league play in full swing. There are five games … Read more

Dog theft case leads to animal abuse charges for Parma pet owner

PARMA, Ohio — A dog theft case involving Blue the Australian shepherd took a couple of turns before Parma police not only identified the thieves, but ended up also charging the canine’s owner. “On Sept. 8, we responded to a Grovewood Avenue residence, where the victim said she came home to find her dog was … Read more

Dog hoarding case leads to questions about state animal welfare system

DES MOINES, NM — In a small town, news travels fast. And when it includes extreme cruelty to animals, it travels just as fast through the New Mexico rescue system. “They were failed by the very people that were supposed to be saving them, And that’s what’s crushing to me,” said Monica Eppinger, the founder … Read more

Irmo domestic violence call leads to 4 South Carolina arrests

IRMO, SC — Irmo Police responding to a domestic abuse call on Wednesday ended up arresting four people on multiple charges ranging from domestic violence to animal cruelty and drug possession. Officers called to a residence in the Rose Oaks neighborhood of Irmo shortly after midnight Wednesday found a victim who had been struck in … Read more

Relationship coach Tara Blair Ball reveals one thing that leads to better sex

A relationship coach splits the chores with her husband using a color-coded spreadsheet — and says dividing the housework has made their sex life better. Tara Blair Ball, 38, decided to sit down and create a spreadsheet with her husband, Brian, 46, a marketing development manager, to assign tasks to each other after the birth … Read more