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Quebec church invites dogs to attend

BEACONSFIELD, Quebec, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- An Anglican church near Montreal has become dog-friendly, offering a Paws and Pray service once a month.
NFL: New York Giants 29, San Francisco 17

NFL: New York Giants 29, San Francisco 17

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Brandon Jacobs scored twice Sunday for the New York Giants, who rebounded from a loss in Cleveland with a 29-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.

Voter group to appeal Georgia ruling

ATLANTA, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A voter advocacy group in Georgia said it will appeal a judge's refusal to scrap the state's electronic voting system.

Protests rearrange 200-meter medals

BEIJING, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A series of early-morning protests Thursday changed the medal order for the Olympic 200-meter dash, although Usain Bolt's victory in the race still stands.
Olympic Medal: M 200

Olympic Medal: M 200

BEIJING, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Usain Bolt of Jamaica won the Olympic gold medal Wednesday in the 200-meter dash.

1,600-meter relay mark rescinded

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The international body governing track and field has rescinded a 1,600-meter relay record set in 1998 and restored a mark set in 1993 as the world record.

U.S. sprinters stripped of gold medals

BEIJING, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. sprinter Antonio Pettigrew and his entire 1,600-meter relay team were stripped of their gold medals from the 2000 Sydney Games Saturday, officials said.

Cop draws prison for lying in fatal raid

ATLANTA, May 22 (UPI) -- An Atlanta police officer convicted of lying to investigators about the shooting of a 92-year-old woman was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison Thursday.

Relocation program has checkered results

PHOENIX, April 14 (UPI) -- Housing development continues around Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix despite a city program to buy homes in the vicinity and move residents out.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007.
By United Press International

Farmer's market crash driver avoids jail

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- An elderly man was given probation rather than being sent to prison for a horrific accident that killed 10 people at a Santa Monica, Calif., farmer's market.

Death row inmate cheats executioner

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A Texas death row inmate scheduled for execution Thursday evening cheated the executioner by killing himself in his cell early in the morning.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 13, the 256th day of 2006 with 109 to follow.
By United Press International

FBI looks at military recruiting break-in

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The federal government is investigating a theft from a Brookfield, Wis., military recruiting office where uniforms and a government car were stolen.

COL FB: Boston Coll. 28, Virginia 17

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Quinton Porter threw for 301 yards and one touchdown Saturday as 17th-ranked Boston College beat No. 25 Virginia, 28-17.
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Michael Johnson
SEV99082701 - 27 AUGUST 1999 - SEVILLE, SPAIN - Michael Johnson positions his feet in the blocks shortly before the start of the 400m race at the World Championships in Seville, Spain, August 26. Johnson set a new world record at the games with a time of 43.18 secs. breaking the previous record by .11 secs. jr/Colombo Giancarlo/OMEGA UPI..
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Michael Johnson (born May 9, 1984 in Austin, Texas) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Arizona.

He has also been a member of the Detroit Lions.

Johnson played in 21 games with 14 starts at Arizona after transferring from Tyler Junior College. Was credited with 107 tackles (75 solo) and had 5 interceptions, 5.5 tackles for losses, a forced fumble and 2 fumble recoveries. In 2006, started all 10 games in which he played at strong safety , he earned All-Pac 10 2nd-team honors and finished 5th on the team with 47 tackles (35 solo), including 1 stop for a 7-yard loss. He caused and recovered 1 fumble, deflected 4 passes and intercepted another.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Michael Johnson."
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