Bender fired as Washington coach

...In the end, affection and respect for Bob Bender weren't enough. Not when he couldn't win. Bender was fired Tuesday after nine seasons as basketball...announced the move Wednesday, saying she asked Bender to resign during a 20-minute meeting...

College basketball
Knicks' Bender hopeful he can return to NBA

...sidelined for nearly four years, Jonathan Bender is confident a new training regimen will...Charlotte. Coach Mike D'Antoni said Bender will probably sit out Thursday's game...like, 'Whenever you're ready,'" Bender said Tuesday. "When I got to that point...

Police say autopsy of Leon Bender inconclusive

...An autopsy of defensive tackle Leon Bender failed to explain why the second-round...Raiders died suddenly, police said Sunday. Bender, 22, who helped Washington State to...suburb. The 6-foot-5, 300-pound Bender, the No. 31 choice overall in the NFL...

Other sports
Pacers place Bender on IL, Pollard out against Rockets

...The Indiana Pacers placed forward Jonathan Bender on the injured list Friday with a sore left knee. Bender missed the first 39 games of the season...Primoz Brezec was activated to replace Bender. Pacers coach Rick Carlisle said Bender...

Pacers place Bender on injured list

...Pacers placed guard/forward Jonathan Bender on the injured list Wednesday because of a strained right shoulder. Bender, injured Friday night against Sacramento...activated center Primoz Brezec to take Bender's spot on the roster.

Dorothy Bender

EVANS, Ga. - Entered into rest Wednesday, April 23, 2014, Dorothy Kroll Bender, 94, wife of the late Paul V. Bender. Mrs. Bender was born to Edward and Harriet Kroll on October 28, 1919 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Dorothy...

Georgia case reopened after prostitute's arrest in Google executive's death

...find Riopelle unconscious. Tichelman said she did not know how much drugs Riopelle had taken, but that he had been on a "bender the last few days," according to the police report.Riopelle died at a hospital a week later. An autopsy report listed his...

Rants & Raves

...world's reserve currency. When that happens, you better assume "crash position" because it will make 2008 look like a fender-bender. THERE SHOULD BE a law against chaining a dog to a post, tree etc. - especially all day long. Many have no shade or doghouse...

Friendship was forged in heat of 1964 civil rights struggle

...Voting Rights Act of 1965.Some believe this activism planted the seeds for history-making events generations later.Rita Bender, Michael Schwerner's widow, is far less optimistic.She says a refusal by some to recognize past inequities is partly to...

More officer-involved wrecks reported in 2014

...The average road patrol deputy is on for at least 12 hours," said Clayton, who himself was found at fault in a minor fender bender. "We have to constantly remind them not only to drive safely but that they're starting to get some fatigue setting in...