Stephen Strasburg loses debut as Washington Nationals fall to San Francisco Giants

WASHINGTON - Stephen Strasburg unleashed two years of pent-up playoff energy ? and got nickel-and-dimed out of the game.The radar gun showed mostly 97s and 98s...

Jay Cutler leads road-warrior Bears past Falcons

...victory in four road games this season.After the Falcons tied the game at 13, the Bears quickly regained control. Cutler unleashed a towering pass to Alshon Jeffery that went for 74 yards. On the next play, Forte took it in for a 6-yard touchdown...

Royals' bullpen getting the job done

Buck Showalter knew he was in trouble when the seventh inning rolled around and his Orioles were trailing the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series. The Big Three were about to be unleashed.

Washington County blows past Burke County behind legs of Gray

...refused to give up when bottled in the pocket, resulting in several big runs that made the difference early.The Golden Hawks unleashed their fast offense behind the legs of Gray to beat Burke County 47-27 on Friday night.Gray, the senior quarterback named...

Border policy is ruinous

...encouraging illegal immigrant children to come here, by illegally giving amnesty to 800,000 illegal aliens already here ? unleashed a new flood of them.Now he is using the excuse of this crisis to spread billions of dollars around without securing the borders...

Sumpter, S.C., possible gun ban in parks hits snag

...wanted to discuss the issue after an incident last month in which a man with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed an unleashed dog that he said was aggressive toward him in a park near downtown. The man was not charged, but some in the city wondered...

Animals entering political ads

...claims that state residents could keep their health insurance if they liked it.In Georgia, Democratic Rep. John Barrow unleashed a golden retriever in the first television ad of his campaign for a new term. "Somebody once said if you want a friend in...

Former Georgia Gov. Zel Miller endorses Nunn's Senate bid

...the GOP convention's keynote address.His endorsement came on the same day that the national GOP's Senate campaign arm unleashed two ads framing Nunn as a "rubber stamp" for President Obama and his "liberal values."The dueling ad blitz crystallizes...

U.S. existing home sales rise for fourth consecutive month

...since 2011. "Sustained jobs gains, as well as the fall in mortgage rates since the beginning of the year, appear to have unleashed at least some pent-up demand."Sales of existing homes rose 2.4 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate...

Unforgivable silence

...one estimate, more than 1,500 Christians so far this year, and have burned churches to the ground.With such savagery unleashed on Christians around the world, you'd think President Obama ? the leader of a nation containing more than 246 million...