Though the Alabama Legislature has cleared the way for posthumous pardons of the Scottsboro Boys, much work _ from legal documents to public hearings _ remains before the names of the nine black teens wrongly convicted more than 80 years ago are officially cleared.
Winds gusting to 40 mph wreaked havoc on parts of Central Oregon Saturday, toppling trees that blocked roads and downing power lines that sparked at least two small wildfires and forced two dozen people to evacuate their homes.
Nick Bonino scored for Anaheim on a second-period power play _ 18 seconds after Detroit's Justin Abdelkader was ejected for a violent hit on Toni Lydman _ and the Ducks went on to a 4-0 victory Saturday night to take a 2-1 series lead over the Red Wings in the Western Conference playoffs.
Phil Mickelson's ball was just above the edge of the cart path, slightly below his feet, when he decided to hit a hard fade around the trees toward the green. The shot went out-of-bounds and cost him the outright lead Saturday in the Wells Fargo Championship, and Mickelson was angry about his decision.
When Atlanta Falcons President Rich McKay spoke Saturday to dozens of youth football officials about better protecting players, it wasn't just the health of the players at stake. The well-being of football might be on the line.