Video: Legendary Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Dies
NEW YORK — George Steinbrenner, who rebuilt the New York Yankees into a sports empire with a mix of bluster and big bucks that polarized fans all across America, died Tuesday. He had just celebrated his 80th birthday July 4. Read the complete article
Scientists Study Which Soccer Players are Worth It
NEW YORK (AP) -- Xavi Hernandez was voted player of the tournament after Spain won the 2008 European Championship. Teammate Sergio Ramos didn't even make the all-tournament squad. Read the complete article
World Cup Isn't the Only Big Game in Johannesburg
In South Africa, the World Cup isn’t the only big game out there. Thousands of tourists are also discovering the countries big game parks, home to giraffes, elephants, lions and other species. While some brave souls drive solo through the vast stretches of wilderness, others prefer the guided tours, especially at night.
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South Africans Celebrating Before Start of World Cup
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Never mind that the World Cup hasn't started yet. South Africans celebrated Wednesday as if their national team already won the trophy. Read the complete article
South Africa Police Minister Says No World Cup Terror Threat
Donna Bryson Associated Press Writer
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The World Cup faces no terror threat at the moment, according to South Africa's police minister who dismissed speculation less than two weeks before the tournament opens about plots by groups ranging from al-Qaida to homegrown White militants. Read the complete article
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May 31 2010
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Video News, Sports and Entertainment: The Skanner News You Tube Playlist
Emergency in Jamaica, Afghanistan, Oil in Louisiana, Sports, Khalifa, 50 Cent, Lebron's mom and more....
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This week’s must-see videos from You Tube chosen for you by The Skanner staff: From live shots of the oil spill and the devastated beaches of Louisiana to foreign policy, the emergency in Jamaica and the Taliban offensive, we highlight the latest reports on The Skanner News You Tube channel… Plus: our picks of sports and entertainment. This week: Check out Portland’s Amazing Jerks and compare the Japanese poppers U-Min and the Brit dance comedy act Twist and Pulse. All this and: Drake, Young Jeezy, 50 Cent and The Game, Lebron’s mom, Janelle Monae, the superb Toya and Pacman’s 30th birthday. Our challenge! Can you build a rap in just 30 words. To View the videos after the week of May 20 visit the Skanner's You Tube Channel and look in our playlists.
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Summer Camp in East County
Attention parents: Want your kids to dance, play, run and make new friends, all within a fun, safe learning environment? Then check out Mt. Hood Community College Summer Camps for Kids. Read the complete article
Is Seattle Seahawks All-Pro Jones Retiring?
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Signs are pointing to the imminent retirement of six-time All-Pro Walter Jones. Read the complete article
Portlander Wins NFL Youth Training Scholarship
USA Football, the sport’s national governing body on youth and amateur levels, has selected Damon Miller of the Portland Police Athletic League to attend the 2010 NFL/USA Football Youth Football Summit in Canton, Ohio, from July 21-22. Read the complete article