Today is Wednesday, March 12, the 71st day of 2014. There are 294 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On March 12, 1664, England's King Charles II granted an area of land on the East Coast of present-day North America known as
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Gavin Grubbs (right), a seventh-grader at Concordia Christian Academy, talks with classmate Matthew Oyervides during recess at school Tuesday.
By Sherry F. Pruitt, Sun Staff Writer, email@example.com
JONESBORO — Concordia Christian Academy students have rallied around one of their own — Gavin Grubbs — for years, and they're not done yet.
Gavin is a 12-year-old seventh-grader at
Jonesboro’s Kahron Ross (left) protects the basketball as Benton’s Clay Anderson stumbles during the first quarter of Tuesday’s Class 6A state semifinal game at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym. Jonesboro defeated Benton 63-53 to earn its third consecutive trip to the state finals.
By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer
JONESBORO — Entering Tuesday's Class 6A state semifinal, no team had come to Don Riggs Hurricane Gym and beaten Jonesboro on its home floor this season. Benton became just another victim.
The Hurricane clinched a. . . more »
Who had the most rushing yards in the NFL for the 1980s?
Answer: Eric Dickerson.
What Jets quarterback, asked if he preferred grass or Astroturf, replied: "I don't know, I never smoked Astroturf"?
Answer: Joe Namath.
Which Summer Olympic Games was the first to be televised live?
Answer: 1936 (XI Olympiad) Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany
What elusive Detroit running back has been dubbed "the Lion King"?
Answer: Barry Sanders.
The Atlanta Hawks moved to Atlanta from what city?
Answer: St. Louis
Who was involved as a player or coach in three Super Bowls with the Cowboys, two with the Eagles and one with the Bears?
Answer: Mike Ditka.
Who holds the record for most career fumbles?
Answer: Warren Moon 161 fumbles (1984-2000)
In 1999, who became only the fifth man to win all four major tournaments - Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the Australian Open, and the French Open - completing a career Grand Slam?
Answer: Andre Agassi.
Federal jury convicts Shoffner of bribery, extortion
Highway Department chief: More resources needed
CIA accused: Senator sees torture probe meddling
Crimean leaders push for independent declaration
U.N.: 5.5 million Syrian children affected by war
Republican Jolly wins Florida congressional race
Israeli airstrike kills three militants in Gaza City
Malaysian military: Missing jet changed course
Gov. Christie aides seek to quash subpoenas
Brig. Gen. Sinclair will try to renegotiate plea deal
Keith Richards to publish new children's book
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Screen legend Doris Day is celebrating a landmark birthday with an auction to benefit her favorite cause: animals.
A spokesman for Day said Tuesday the nonprofit Doris Day Animal Foundation will mark her 90th birthday in April with a . . .
MIAMI (AP) — A May 5 trial date was set Tuesday for Justin Bieber in the Florida case charging him with driving under the influence, resisting arrest and possessing an invalid driver's license.
Prosecutor Daniel Diaz-Balart also said at a brief hearing . . .