Rob Ford withdraws from Toronto mayoral race

Rob Ford withdraws from Toronto mayoral race

TORONTO, Sept. 12 (UPI) --Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has withdrawn from his re-election race.
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Books presented to right War of 1812 wrong

TORONTO, April 29 (UPI) -- A New York state woman brought three books to the Toronto Reference Library to symbolize books looted during the War of 1812.

COL FB: South Florida 41, N.C. State 10

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Matt Grothe passed for 259 yards and a touchdown on 20-of-29 completions Saturday to lead No. 14 South Florida to a 41-10 win over North Carolina State.

COL FB: South Florida 56, Tenn- Martin 7

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Moise Plancher and Mike Ford each rushed for two touchdowns Saturday to lead No. 21 South Florida to a 56-7 win over Tennessee-Martin.

Three church bells recovered in Manchester

MANCHESTER, England, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Three church bells stolen from Merton have been recovered hundreds of miles away in Manchester, England.

COL FB: Rutgers 30, South Florida 27

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Mike Teel's 69-yard, third-quarter scoring pass to Tiquan Underwood put Rutgers in front Thursday and the Scarlet Knights beat No. 3 South Florida, 30-27.

COL FB: South Fla. 37, North Carolina 10

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Matt Grothe passed for 230 yards and a touchdown Saturday as 24th-ranked South Florida defeated North Carolina, 37-10.

COL FB: South Fla. 26, Aububrn 23 (OT)

AUBURN, Ala., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Matt Grothe threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Jessie Hester in overtime Saturday night as South Florida stunned 13th-ranked Auburn, 26-23.

Jerry Springer to decide on Senate bid

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 12 (UPI) -- Talk show host Jerry Springer has confirmed he plans to file papers with Ohio election officials to lay the groundwork for a possible Senate bid.

Jerry Springer may run for Senate

CLEVELAND, June 12 (UPI) -- Jerry Springer, the controversial talk show host, is opening a Web site to help push a possible bid for the U.S. Senate in Ohio.

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NASCAR puts Todd Bodine on probation

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- NASCAR officials announced Wednesday that Todd Bodine had been placed on probation for the rest of the year, putting him one incident from an indefinite suspens

Bill Elliott wins NASCAR pole

HAMPTON, Ga., March 8 (UPI) -- The past and the future of NASCAR Winston Cup racing formed the front row Friday for Sunday's MBNA America 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Mike Ford
The entire Ford family was home this Labor Day, 9/6/1976, and just happened to come strolling out on the South lawn of the White House grounds. From left to right: Mike Ford and his wife Gayle; the President, Mrs. Ford, Jack, Susan and Steve Ford. (UPI Photo/Files)

Mike Ford (born April 13, 1970 in Morristown, Tennessee) is the NASCAR Sprint Cup crew chief for the #11 FedEx Toyota Camry currently driven by Denny Hamlin. The car is owned by J. D. Gibbs and operated by Joe Gibbs Racing.

Ford's racing career began in the late 1980s when he worked at SABCO Racing under the direction of Gary Nelson, who now works as NASCAR's vice president of research and development. Ford’s duties included a little bit of everything, including suspension work and car set-up.

Prior to working on the No. 11 car, Ford was crew chief for Dale Jarrett at Robert Yates Racing during the entire 2004 season and 11 races in 2005 season. Ford hired Russ Salerno as his Pit Crew Coach in 2004 to help with pit crew performance. Ford lead Jarrett to a victory in the 2004 Bud Shootout at Daytona International Speedway.

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