Trevor Wikre felt something funny inside his right lineman's glove. Squishy, like wet popcorn. The athletic tape had come loose, he figured. He ran another practice play, but it still felt wrong, so he stripped off his glove and saw a shard of bone where the top of his right pinkie used to be. The rest of the finger hung at a 45-degree angle, like a Popsicle sliding off the stick. It was then that Wikre, a senior right guard for Division II Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colo., realized what had happened: While blocking for a bootleg his 280 pounds had gone one way and his finger, hooked in a teammate's jersey, had gone the other.
Democratic fundraiser Norman Hsu, who failed to appear at a bond hearing Wednesday in San Francisco, was taken into custody in Grand Junction, Colorado, Thursday evening, the FBI and local police said.
Growing up along the Front Range of eastern Colorado, Cody Kennedy got a good grounding in traditional ways: Respect your elders, eat your vegetables -- and always pay off your old purchases before you buy anything new.
The floors creak, the doors lock only from the inside, and the walls are paper thin -- so whispering is the norm. If this doesn't sound appealing, it's because the strange beauty of Big Sur California's Deetjen Inn so defies description.