Schools advocate and community activist Monique Braswell withdraws from school board race

...stop the cancer and the disease spread to her lymph nodes this year, Braswell's four children asked her to do something the Brooklyn, N.Y., native has never done very well ? slow down.In a tearful address to local media in front of the Board of Education...

New York Yankees retire Joe Torre's No. 6

...bad times," said Joe Girardi, the Yankees current manager and catcher on three of Torre's World Series teams.Torre, a Brooklyn native, took over as manager of the Bronx Bombers in 1996, and found instant success despite a losing record in 14 seasons...

NASCAR adds rule on exiting cars after crashes

BROOKLYN, Mich. - NASCAR added a rule Friday barring its drivers from approaching the track or moving cars after accidents, less than...

Jeff Gordon takes Michigan race for third win of year

BROOKLYN, Mich. - It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon's last victory at Michigan ? which came during the same season as his most...

Jimmie Johnson looks to end slump before start of Chase

BROOKLYN, Mich.- The finishes seem implausible, especially because they've come in succession ? 42nd place at Daytona, 42nd at...

Jeff Gordon shatters track record en route to Michigan pole

BROOKLYN, Mich. - The numbers keep climbing ? and this time the rise was anything but gradual.Jeff Gordon set the track qualifying...

Gospel singer TaRanda Greene to perform at First Baptist in North Augusta

...group until Tony's death in 2010. She continues to sing, often performing on the Bill Gaither Homecoming Video Series, and she has become a favorite vocalist of the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir.COST: FreeLEARN MORE: tarandamusic.com

Rants & Raves

...drink that coffee before you stir the bottom off that cup? HOW SAFE ARE WE really? It tells you a lot if two large flags atop Brooklyn Bridge are switched in the middle of the night without the authorities noticing. AUGUSTA TAXPAYERS have a Dignitary Protection...

Chris Buescher takes Nationwide Series race in Ohio

...Pole-sitter Sam Hornish Jr. led or contended for the first 51 laps before leaving the race with engine trouble. TRUCK SERIES: In Brooklyn, Mich., Johnny Sauter won the race at Michigan International Speedway, holding off Matt Crafton by about a half-second...

Miami Heat finish off Brooklyn Nets in five games

...with 32 seconds left highlighted a huge Miami rally, and the Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference finals by topping the Brooklyn Nets 96-94 on Wednesday night.The Heat won the series 4-1, and will face either Indiana or Washington in the East finals...