Philly-area Catholic school teacher says fired for gay marriage

BENSALEM, Pa., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A gay teacher says he was fired from his job at a suburban Philadelphia Catholic school after applying for a marriage license with his partner.

Woman who shot husband to save officers found dead in home

GREENFIELD, Ind., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- An Indiana woman who was cleared in the fatal September shooting of her husband has been found dead in her home, police say.

Prosecutors puzzled over woman who says husband told her to shoot him

GREENFIELD, Ind., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Indiana prosecutors say they are trying to determine whether, and with what, to charge a woman who says she killed her husband because he told her to shoot him.
Titans ink Griffin to long-term deal

Titans ink Griffin to long-term deal

NASHVILLE, June 19 (UPI) -- Safety Michael Griffin has signed a long-term contract with the Tennessee Titans, the team said Tuesday.

Suspect arrested in IU professor's death

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- A suspect was in custody Tuesday in the stabbing death of Indiana University English Professor Don Belton, police said.

COL BKB: Texas A&M 84, Prairie View A&M 59

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Khris Middleton keyed a strong second half Wednesday that sent No. 22 Texas A&M sailing past Prairie View A&M 84-59.

NASA announces management change

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency says Rick Gilbrech, the associate administrator of its exploration directorate, is leaving NASA for a position in the private sector.

NASA chief: Can shuttle fly after 2010?

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- NASA Administrator Michael Griffin said he wants to know if the U.S. space shuttle can fly beyond its planned retirement in 2010, an e-mail shows.

NASA, USDA sign space research pact

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have signed an agreement to enable space-based plant research.

Oshkosh air show honors NASA anniversary

OSHKOSH, Wis., July 29 (UPI) -- The Oshkosh air show, the largest annual U.S. air show, is honoring the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's 50th anniversary.

Ed Weiler becomes NASA's science chief

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency said Ed Weiler, interim chief of its science directorate, has been named the directorate's permanent director.

NASA science mission director resigns

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- Alan Stern, associate administrator of NASA's science mission directorate, said Wednesday he is leaving the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

NASA ponders future without shuttles

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- U.S. space officials are concerned NASA will have to rely on other countries to carry astronauts into space after its three space shuttles are retired.

India, U.S. sign space agreement

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. and Indian officials have signed an agreement for cooperation in space exploration.

New NASA aeronautics research chief named

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency has named Jaiwon Shin as its associate administrator for aeronautics research.
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Michael Griffin
NASA Administrator Michael Griffin speaks to members of the press at a news conference on April 18, 2005 in Washington. Griffin said the launch now scheduled in May will go forward as planned. ..(UPI Photo/Michael Kleinfeld)

Michael Devin Griffin (born January 4, 1985, in Austin, Texas) is a professional American football safety for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He was drafted in the 1st round (19th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Titans. He played college football at the University of Texas.

Griffin was coached in football by Jeff Ables at Bowie High School. He played running back and also defensive back. He rushed for 2,127 yards and 25 TDs along with averaging 23.4 yards per catch in his final two seasons, earning honorable mention all-state (5A) honors as a running back and All-Central Texas at both running back and defensive back.

Griffin started his college football career in 2003 as a true freshman at the University of Texas in Austin. Griffin played all 12 games that season, but only started against Texas Tech and Washington State. Griffin recorded 65 tackles, with two sacks, and forced three fumbles.

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