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  • Coastal Carolina crushes Hampton 50-17

    CONWAY, S.C. — Donovan Rose was hoping for some consistency. Saturday night wasn't what the Hampton coach was looking for. Two weeks after William and Mary's offense ran all over the Pirates, FCS No. 15 Coastal Carolina did the same thing...
  • Russia accuses Greenpeace activists of piracy

    Russia accuses Greenpeace activists of piracy
    MOSCOW — Russia opened a criminal case Tuesday against Greenpeace activists, accusing them of piracy for attempting to stage a protest on an Arctic oil rig. A Greenpeace spokeswoman called the accusation "absurd." Russian border troops seized...
  • Vladimir Putin defends Russia's seizure of Greenpeace ship

    Vladimir Putin defends Russia's seizure of Greenpeace ship
    MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday defended last week's seizure of a Greenpeace ship but appeared to suggest that the 30 activists and crew taken into custody should not face charges of piracy. Russian coast guard troops seized the...
  • Living on the edge, Virginia Tech can't afford complacency against UNC

     Living on the edge, Virginia Tech can't afford complacency against UNC
    Our bloodiest falls, literal and figurative, occur when we're riding high and/or not paying attention. It happened to me as a kid, face-planting into cement steps while running mindlessly in the garage, getting pinched for cutting school after a decent...
  • 14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia

    14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia
    MOSCOW — Fourteen Greenpeace activists were charged with piracy Wednesday in connection with their protest at a Russian oil platform in the Arctic, an official of the environmental group said. The charges, issued by prosecutors in Murmansk,...
  • McCutchen helps Pirates beat Cardinals, 5-3, close in on series win

    McCutchen helps Pirates beat Cardinals, 5-3, close in on series win
    PITTSBURGH — A.J. Burnett calls Pittsburgh Pirates teammate Andrew McCutchen the most humble superstar with whom he has played. "Just as loose as can be all the time," Burnett said. "He wears his pride on his sleeve when he plays." When...
  • Pirates pursuing perfection in cross country

    Pirates pursuing perfection in cross country
    In the battle against complacency along the 5,000-kilometer cross country trail, the competition is not the sole buffer. There is, of course, also the matter of the stopwatch, its constant ticking a relentless measure of individual progress. And,...
  • Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass navigate challenges of 'Captain Phillips'

    Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass navigate challenges of 'Captain Phillips'
    Aboard the USS Truxtun last spring, Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass were about to shoot what they hoped would be a powerful scene in their new movie, "Captain Phillips," when a Navy captain intervened. "He said, 'You know that would never happen,...
  • Russia charges 16 more in Greenpeace protest

    MOSCOW -- An additional 16 people were charged by Russia with piracy Thursday for their role in a foiled Greenpeace protest against oil drilling in the Arctic, a Russian television network reported. Among the new defendants are Greenpeace activists,...
  • Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series

    Pirates defeat Cardinals, 7-1, to even series
    ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans. Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
  • JC Football Preview: Orange Coast vs. Grossmont

    Orange Coast (1-3, 0-1) vs. Grossmont (3-1, 1-0) When/where: Saturday, 1 p.m. at Orange Coast. Key Pirates: So. OLB Jason Kollock; Fr. OLB Paco Potter; Fr. WR D.J. McFadden; Fr. QB Jack Foster. Key Griffins: Fr. QB William Abt; So. RB Treyous...