Driver in bus crash was on his first day

WORCESTER, Mass., June 27 (UPI) -- Officials said the driver of a Worcester Regional Transit Authority bus that smashed into an Auburn, Mass., home was on his first day of work.
Saints sign running back Julius Jones

Saints sign running back Julius Jones

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Saints moved to shore up their backfield Tuesday by signing former Seattle Seahawks running back Julius Jones.

NFL: New Orleans 16, Carolina 14

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- John Carney booted a game-winning, fourth-quarter field goal Sunday, handing the New Orleans Saints a 16-14 decision over Carolina.

Saints sign second kicker

METARIE, La., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Saints announced Wednesday they had signed 46-year-old John Carney, who will become the second kicker on their roster.
Saints cut kicker John Carney, 45

Saints cut kicker John Carney, 45

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- The New Orleans Saints released 45-year-old kicker John Carney, who has been in the NFL for more that two decades, the team announced Tuesday.

NFL: New Orleans 38, Tampa Bay 7

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Drew Brees passed for three touchdowns and Mike Bell ran for two Sunday, carrying unbeaten New Orleans to a 38-7 rout of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

NFL: New Orleans 30, Carolina 20

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- John Carney put New Orleans ahead with a late field goal and the Saints remained unbeaten Sunday with a 30-20 win over the Carolina Panthers.
NFL: New Orleans 24, New York Jets 10

NFL: New Orleans 24, New York Jets 10

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- New Orleans scored on a 99-yard interception return by Darren Sharper and an end zone fumble recovery Sunday and went on to defeat the New York Jets 24-10.

NFL: New Orleans 27, Buffalo 7

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- New Orleans jumped ahead early Sunday and finished off a 27-7 win over Buffalo with two touchdown runs by Pierre Thomas and a field goal by John Carney.
NFL: Philadelphia 23, New York Giants 11

NFL: Philadelphia 23, New York Giants 11

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Philadelphia's Donovan McNabb passed for a touchdown and ran for another Sunday, leading the Eagles past the New York Giants 23-11 in an NFC playoff battle.
NFL: New York Giants 36, Philadelphia 31

NFL: New York Giants 36, Philadelphia 31

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Eli Manning passed for two touchdowns and Brandon Jacobs ran for two Sunday in a 36-31 New York Giants win over the Philadelphia Eagles.
NFL: New York Giants 21, Pittsburgh 14

NFL: New York Giants 21, Pittsburgh 14

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The New York Giants' defense had four interceptions, five sacks, forced two fumbles and recorded a safety Sunday in a 21-14 victory over Pittsburgh.
NFL: N.Y. Giants 44, Seattle 6

NFL: N.Y. Giants 44, Seattle 6

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Eli Manning and Brandon Jacobs accounted for four touchdowns Sunday, fueling the New York Giants' 44-6 rout of the Seattle Seahawks.
NFL: N.Y. Giants 26, Cincinnati 23 (OT)

NFL: N.Y. Giants 26, Cincinnati 23 (OT)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- John Carney booted a 22-yard field goal in overtime Sunday, boosting the unbeaten New York Giants to a 26-23 win over winless Cincinnati.
NFL: N.Y. Giants 16, Washington 7

NFL: N.Y. Giants 16, Washington 7

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Eli Manning led New York to scores on its first four possessions Thursday and the Giants held on to down Washington 16-7 in the opening game of the NFL season.

'Once' wins top prize at 2Morrow film fest

MOSCOW, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- "Once" -- a Dublin-set, musical independent film by John Carney -- has won the top prize at Moscow's 2Morrow film festival, Variety.com reported Tuesday.

NFL: Jacksonville 17, Kansas City 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Jacksonville's David Garrard passed for one touchdown and Maurice Jones-Drew ran for another Sunday in a 17-7 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.

NFL: Jacksonville 23, Denver 14

DENVER, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- David Garrard threw for 154 yards and a touchdown at the helm of a ball-control offense that helped the Jacksonville Jaguars down Denver, 23-14, Sunday.

Jaguars sign veteran kicker Carney

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars signed 43-year-old placekicker John Carney Tuesday.

NFL: New Orleans 30, N.Y. Giants 7

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- After a 7-3 first quarter deficit Sunday, New Orleans clobbered the New York Giants, 30-7.

NFL: New Orleans 34, San Francisco 10

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Reggie Bush set a team record with four touchdowns Sunday afternoon as New Orleans clobbered the San Francisco 49ers, 34-10.

NFL: New Orleans 27, Philadelphia 24

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- John Carney kicked a 31-yard field goal as time expired Sunday as New Orleans beat Philadelphia, 27-24. Drew Brees went 27-for-37 for a career-high 275 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Joe Horn caught two scoring passes on six receptions for

Top NFL players named for September

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Chicago quarterback Rex Grossman Thursday was among six players named to monthly NFL awards.

NFL: New Orleans 19, Cleveland 14

CLEVELAND, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- John Carney kicked four field goals Sunday afternoon to help New Orleans beat the Cleveland Browns, 19-14.

NFL: Kansas City 10, New Orleans 9

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Kansas City's McKenzi Smith rushed for 51 yards and scored on a 1-yard burst, helping the Chiefs to a 10-9 exhibition victory over the New Orleans Saints.
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