Archive for October 26th, 2009

Eagles lead Skins 27-10 after 3rd; Westbrook hurt

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — DeSean Jackson scored on a 67-yard reverse and a 57-yard catch Monday night to help the Eagles build a 27-10 lead after three quarters of a game filled with injuries, including Philadelphia running back Brian Westbrook’s concussion. Jackson was among several players hurt, leaving the field shortly before halftime to have his right foot X-rayed

Springsteen cancels show after roadie’s death

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen canceled a performance in Kansas City after his cousin and road crew member died. The death of 36-year-old Lenny Sullivan was announced in a statement on Springsteen’s Web site.

3 former Marsh executives acquitted of bid-rigging

NEW YORK (AP) — Three former executives of insurance broker Marsh Inc. were acquitted Monday of bid-rigging, price-fixing and other charges following an 11-month trial in Manhattan.

Jets WR Edwards Faces Assault Charge in Cleveland

By Tom Withers, AP Sports Writer Former Browns wide receiver Braylon Edwards has been charged with misdemeanor assault over accusations he punched a man outside…

Wayward pilots say they were busy using laptops

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not sleeping, the pilots say. They were engrossed in a complicated new crew-scheduling program on their laptop computers as their plane flew past its Minneapolis landing by 150 miles – a cockpit violation of airline policy that could cost them their licenses.

`Unanimous’ advice led Bradford to leave Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford says it was only after he received unanimous advice to enter the NFL draft that he decided to end his college career at Oklahoma that was the fulfillment of his childhood dreams. Teammates gathered around the Sooners quarterback Monday night after practice as Bradford described how he came to the decision to prepare for the NFL draft after he has season-ending surgery on his injured right shoulder Wednesday.