Paine expects more success after growing pains of last season

Paine endured the growing pains of a starting lineup featuring several freshmen and only five seniors...back as Paine's No. 1 starting pitcher after experiencing growing pains as a freshman starter last year. Marshall brought in arms to back...

'Fantastic Four' try to get their franchise footing in latest film

LOS ANGELES - The "first family of Marvel" has had some growing pains.While Marvel's X-Men and the Avengers have built their big screen empires into well-oiled billion dollar franchises, the...

Mir astronaut still feeling the aches and pains of returning to Earth

...hurt and his heels are tender. But Thomas said the aches and pains are well worth being back home. "I've been having a wonderful...their bodies to recover fully. "I still have a few aches and pains, particularly in my neck of having to support my head," Thomas...

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Aches, pains hit top stars

...Boston's Nomar Garciaparra were all feeling some aches and pains at spring training Monday. Schilling, coming off arthroscopic...missing most of the second half of last season with shoulder pain. In Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the Orioles said Erickson will...

Oilers coach expects McNair growing pains

...his coach, Jeff Fisher. "Is he going to win 19 straight games? I don't know. "We expect him to experience some growing pains along the way because it's a difficult position to play, but we expect him to be much improved." McNair, a former No...

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MCG pediatric unit faces growing pains

...Medical Center and forced the hospital to send some patients elsewhere. The new $53 million hospital is suffering some growing pains as its beds have filled faster than expected, forcing it to arrange for other hospitals, such as University Hospital, to...

Leaf's self-critical, but his growing pains are spectacular

...I made a lot of mistakes. It's probably the worst half of football I've played in a long time." If these are growing pains, the Chargers will take them. At least they'll look exciting in digging out of last year's 4-12 disaster. Leaf was...

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Derby winner back on right track after growing pains

...of ground, and I was impressed. My agent told me, 'maybe he's going to be a nice horse.'"Maybe?A few more growing pains followed, like smacking his head in the starting gate in his second race. But a two-month break allowed trainer Shug McGaughey...

Well-read: Classics to re-read

...teenage boy named Holden Caulfield. Many high school students relate to Holden's search for a personal connection, growing pains and distrust of adults. But as an adult, reading Holden's journey could be more insightful and give you a different viewpoint...

Georgia flips script on Auburn

...said. "You just have so much joy, so much excitement and so much energy with the way we played. It makes up for some of the pains we've had throughout the season."McKenzie tied a school-record with his fourth career punt return for touchdown to put...