Rants & Raves

...your horizons. HAVE YOU EVER NOTICED that if you are doing some activity, such as bowling for example, and you are next to some bad bowlers, you then start bowling badly? In life, when you are around a lot of stupid people, then you start acting...

Defending national champion Seminoles dominate media's All-ACC team

...Southern California is second behind UCLA in the South voting, followed by Arizona State. MID-AMERICAN: Defending champion Bowling Green is the favorite to win this season's title.A poll of media members who cover the conference picked the Falcons to...

Bowling Green wins MAC title

...touchdown passes in the first half and Bowling Green routed No. 16 Northern Illinois 47-27...giving him 1,881 yards this season.? Bowling Green coach Dave Clawson is being considered...Clawson is 32-31 in five years at Bowling Green after the Falcons beat Northern...

U.S. fans caught by lure of soccer during World Cup

DENVER - Never mind that there were dozens of TV sets at the bar, many turned to pro wrestling, poker and bowling to provide background noise early one weekend morning. Jon Forget walked in, asked the bartender to change one set to soccer...

Silicon Valley interns begin perk-filled summer

...impact, and I'm looking for ways to make my mark," says Rita DeRaedt, 20, studying visual communication technology at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She admitted to being a bit star-struck after she was assigned to a team headed by a designer...

Vanderbilt wins College World Series over Virginia

...Ravenelle struck out Daniel Pinero, is Vanderbilt's first in a men's sport.The school's only other title came in women's bowling in 2007.Hayden Stone (4-0) relieved Carson Fulmer with one out in the sixth and allowed two hits before turning the game...

Tobacco firms Reynolds, Lorillard in merger talks

...The U.S. "remains one of the world's largest and most profitable cigarette markets," noted Imperial, which owns Bowling Green, Kentucky-based Commonwealth Brands Inc., maker of USA Gold cigarettes. Altria, Reynolds American and Lorillard...

Construction-themed park lets kids move some earth

...Lisa Rupertus said, pointing to her other sons. "So is my 13-year-old and my 11-year-old."Other attractions include standard carnival games reimagined, including a duck pond and a bowling game using a small excavator.

For the record

MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATIONSFILED FEB. 20Nicholas Riley Bowling, 26, and Emily Elizabeth Ewing, 27, both of Auburn, Ala.Joshua Ray Dunaway, 25, and Mary Elizabeth Hooper, 21, both...

Leaders seem too familiar

...Putin." And Vice President Joe Biden called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netnayahu "Bibi" and his "good friend."Politics are getting mighty cozy in some instances. I don't believe any of them have been bowling partners.