Thomas Jones

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Woman Finds Slain Beau's WWII Diary—70 Years Later

Young Marine's journal was dedicated to Laura Mae Davis

(Newser) - Before Cpl. Thomas "Cotton" Jones was killed by a Japanese sniper in the South Pacific in 1944, he wrote what he called his "last life request" to anyone who might find his diary: Please give it to Laura Mae Davis, the girl he loved. Davis did get to... More »

Jets Foil Colts' Bid for Undefeated Season

Manning, fellow Indy starters watch as team goes 14-1

(Newser) - The Indianapolis Colts kept saying 16-0 didn't matter. Apparently it didn't. The previously unbeaten Colts (14-1) pulled Peyton Manning and a handful of other starters with a 15-10 lead and 5:36 left in the third quarter, and the Jets took advantage to rally for a 29-15 victory tonight in... More »

Injury Sidelines Jets' RB Jones

New York newcomer goes down in preseason practice

(Newser) - New York Jets running back Thomas Jones suffered a leg injury during a preseason practice yesterday. Jones, recently nabbed from Chicago to solidify the Jets' backfield, planted his right foot awkwardly during a training routine and fell to the field, where a trainer attended to him. The Jets did not... More »

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