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50 years after The Tie, all is not even for Harvard, Yale in The Game

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Sixty-five members of the 1968 Harvard football team are expected back in Boston this weekend for the 50th anniversary of the most memorable entry in the 143-year-old history of The Game. A luncheon for returning Yale players was canceled for lack of interest. Not ...

Steelers have capable fill-ins for line

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without key starters on their offensive and defensive lines when they face the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Right tackle Marcus Gilbert will miss his fourth straight game with a knee injury, while defensive end Stephon Tuitt has been ...

Butler shines in home debut with Sixers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points in his home debut, Joel Embiid had 23 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Utah Jazz 113-107 on Friday night. Butler, the four-time All-Star acquired Monday from Minnesota in a five-player trade, got a loud ovation during introductions and ...

Fire claims popular recreation spots in S. California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California residents faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire also are grappling with the destruction of a vast swath of public lands that are popular destinations for hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers. The Woolsey Fire has charred ...

Northern California wildfire death toll continues to rise

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — With the confirmed death toll at 71 and the list of unaccounted for people more than 1,000, authorities in Northern California on Friday searched for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit by President Donald ...

NASA accepts delivery of key part for moonship

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has accepted delivery of a key European part needed to power the world’s next-generation moonship. U.S. and European leaders gathered at Kennedy Space Center on Friday to mark the occasion. The newly arrived powerhouse, or service module, will propel ...

Man guilty in double stabbing that left 1 dead

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty in a double stabbing that left his ex-girlfriend dead and a Pennsylvania man critically injured. Jose Lopez pleaded guilty Thursday to murder and attempted murder as part of a plea deal with Atlantic County prosecutors. The ...

Can’t fix an engine using thicker oil

Dear Car Talk: I have a 1991 Ford F150 with 183,000 miles on it. I’ve been using brand-name conventional oil in it since day one. So far, I’m not having any oil-related issues, but when I buy oil, I see specially blended oils for “high-mileage engines,” meaning engines with 80,000 ...

Dreading yearly visits from vacationing siblings

Dear Annie: I am the youngest of five siblings between the ages of 63 and 72. Our parents are deceased. There was much stress over the loss of our mother four years ago. We each received a big inheritance. However, there was much tension over the money. They all come here to vacation, and ...

New methods for feeding your pets

Dear Readers: When feeding your dog or cat, there are two methods leaving food down all day long so your pet can eat whenever, or lunchtime and dinnertime (food’s down for 15 minutes twice a day). Here’s the scoop on each method: Free feeding is convenient; you don’t have to think about ...