General Motors said Wednesday it will close its Holden production facilities in Australia, a move that will cost thousands of jobs and casts doubt on the future of the country's struggling auto sector.
INDIANAPOLIS -- In the winter of 2006, Frank Vogel took a call from an old friend: Louisville head coach Rick Pitino. Nearly a year earlier, Vogel had been part of a purge in Philadelphia that saw Jim O'Brien fired, and Vogel, his promising young assistant, pushed out along with him. Pitino, who had just lost one of his top lieutenants, Kevin Willard, to the University of Delaware, was calling to offer Vogel, his former video coordinator in Boston, a job on his staff. Vogel was ready to accept -- until Delaware rescinded the offer to Willard, citing a DUI arrest in 2004.
STARKVILLE, Miss. â€“ Adding another first to the Mississippi State volleyball record book, Kimmy Gardiner and Roxanne McVey earned spots on the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Region team for the southern district, the group announced Tuesday afternoon. They are the first two Bulldogs to earn AVCA All-Region honors in school history.