Royals reveling in their first championship since 1985

...Hosmer wore in the decisive game of the World Series is headed to the Hall of Fame. So is the glove Salvador Perez used, the spikes Lorenzo Cain laced up and the bat that third baseman Mike Moustakas took to the plate.Maybe they ought to ask for the goal...

Senate committee seeks information on price hikes from Valeant, Turing, 2 other drug companies

...information Wednesday from Turing, Valeant Pharmaceuticals and two other drugmakers already under scrutiny for recent price spikes.Notably, the senators called for a face-to-face meeting with Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO, Martin Shkreli, "as soon...

Price spikes for once-cheap generic drugs draw scrutiny from Senate lawmakers

...for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a...experts testifying Thursday said the price spikes reflect broader price increases for generics...where drug shortages have led to price spikes, FDA has approved emergency imports of...

FedEx predicts 12 percent increase in holiday shipments

...down earnings at UPS, although FedEx profit rose.FedEx and UPS now talk to retailers throughout the year to plan for the spike in holiday shipping. Much of the surge is driven by retailers that promise free shipping even in the last days of the gift-sending...

Kenya's Stanley Biwott, Mary Keitany win at NYC Marathon

...2005 in the men's wheelchair race.An unofficial total of 50,229 entrants started the 45th running of the NYC Marathon. Spike Lee served as just the third grand marshal in the race's history, riding along the 26.2-mile course through the five...

Danger of spike strips causing some law enforcement agencies to reconsider usage

...repeatedly after replacing the spikes.Shedd said the department...and don't's of stop spike use yearly. Officers...area after placing the spikes in the path of the oncoming...deaths associated with spike strips. Too many officers...too late to throw the spikes and getting struck or...

Spikes finds success in San Francisco

...SANTA CLARA, Calif. --- Although Takeo Spikes was talking about Eagles running back...old, they've lost a step,' " said Spikes, an 11-year veteran and Washington...Oh, he can't do this any more,' " Spikes said. "I don't look at it that way...

Spikes welcomes the spotlight

PHILADELPHIA - Takeo Spikes has spent plenty of Monday nights sitting...seen a lot of Monday night games," Spikes said. "I want it to be the best game...have to have cable to watch this." Spikes spent his first five seasons in the NFL...

Area star Spikes plans to write about his life

Takeo Spikes is well known as a football player. But Takeo Spikes the author? "Yes, it's true," the Washington County product said last week. Spikes, who departed Auburn University after earning All-America...

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Times change for Spikes

ATLANTA - Takeo Spikes was an eighth-grader in 1990 when the...symbolism rang through again in Week 1 for Spikes, who racked up 18 tackles in a brutal...making strides to where we need to be," Spikes said in a telephone interview this week...