Monthly Archives: July 2012

Rangers expect more in second half

The first half of the 2012 season is over, and the Texas Rangers are sitting atop the American League West even though their play of late has been below par. Take a look at the offense, which is hitting .237 in July and has scored the fewest runs in the majors (17). Yet the Rangers […]

Parliament Questions Culture at Barclays

LONDON — During his tenure as Barclays chief executive, Robert E. Diamond Jr. spoke passionately about creating a strong culture of integrity and trust, a common philosophy that would breed success at the big British Bank. In a speech last year, he emphasized that the “evidence of culture is how people behave when no one […]

Ted Potter Jr. wins Greenbrier Classic in playoff

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) – Ted Potter Jr.’s first PGA Tour victory means a lot more than a big paycheck. The 28-year-old rookie can take a trip to August National off his wish list. By making a 4-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff Sunday to beat Troy Kelly in the […]

Active sunspot fires off another intense solar flare

The sun fired off yet another intense solar flare Thursday, the latest in a series of storms from a busy sunspot being closely watched by space telescopes and astronomers. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory snapped a daunting new image of a Toms strong M-class solar flare that peaked this morning at 7:44 a.m. EDT. The M6.1 […]