Hung, drawn and quartered
The International Maritime Bureau, a body that fights shipping crime, counted 219 cases of pirates trying to board a vessel in 2010 and 236 in 2011. This year’s total is just 71, against 199 for the same period last year. Successful seizures are down ...
From Blackbeard to the Revolution--Part III
The last chapter presents how John Barrow allocated his ... William Howard was supposedly a hung pirate who sailed with Blackbeard and helped found our nation. He purchased Ocracoke Island. John Barrow had three wives during the course of his life.
Pirates' MVP moment was not to be; Cardinals win, 2-1
About 50 black strips of tape hung from ... as easy for Pirates fans to chant as their past opposing pitcher victims, but it's more likely that Mr. Wacha is just the type of guy who could pitch in a monsoon and fail to notice. In his last start Sept.
Who was Blackbeard?
His body was flung overboard, and his decapitated head was hung from the bowsprit ... merciless reputation. "Blackbeard is probably the most infamous pirate who ever lived," McShane told reporters last November. "He's one of those characters for which ...
Marlins walk past Pirates for comeback win
Tuesday, in the pivotal moment of the series opener against the Pirates, Ozuna left the bat on his shoulder ... "We've had a tendency the last week to 10 days getting our offense started late," Redmond said. "We did that again tonight.