Twitter blamed systems failures – not a crush of traffic around the Olympic games

By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD and RAPHAEL SATTER The Associated Press LONDON (AP) – Twitter blamed systems failures – not a crush of traffic around the Olympic games – for an outage on Thursday that saw people around the world experience problems accessing the micro blogging site for more than an hour. The San Francisco-based company said […]

EYES ON LONDON

LONDON (AP) – Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you: ___ THE QUEEN WILL BE GETTING HIGH Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is about to scale new heights. Royal officials say the queen will whiz to the top of […]

No death penalty. More like slow death

By RALPH D. RUSSO and TOM COYNE Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – No death penalty. More like slow death. Wiped out in the record book. Wiped out in the wallet. Wiped out in the ability to recruit, and keep what it already has. Penn State got slammed by the NCAA on Monday in every way. […]

Roddick advances to Atlanta quarterfinal – FOXSports.com

Updated¬†Jul 19, 2012 1:55 AM ET ATLANTA (AP) Andy Roddick was hoping Nicolas Mahut would be the first to flinch in a first-set tiebreaker. It didn’t take long for Roddick to get his wish. ”He missed a pretty easy to ball in the tiebreaker to make it 3-all,” Roddick said. ”From there, I played pretty […]