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  • Hawkeyes dealing with off-the-field issues

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Iowa - INSIDE SLANT Iowa had a bye on the schedule last weekend, but there was plenty of action and distractions off the field. None of it was good news for the Hawkeyes. "I'm laughing because distractions are...
  • Big Ten race starts for real now - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan State - INSIDE SLANT October is over and the Big Ten races are just beginning. As the calendar flips to November on Saturday, there is still much to be decided. In the East Division, there is clarity. The...
  • Boilermakers try again for breakthrough win

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Purdue - INSIDE SLANT Purdue came close to entering its bye week with an upset of Minnesota, only to fall just short in losing on the road, 39-38. This week brings another tough challenge, a trip to Lincoln to...
  • Two-Minute Drill: Mustangs making noise in Orange Coast League

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Corona del Mar, Estancia and Sage Hill's two-minute drill will appear in Wednesday's edition. Costa Mesa won for only the second time this year, yet it finds itself in contention for an Orange Coast League title. The Mustangs blanked...
  • Royals' Dyson visualizes title celebration

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange Royals' Dyson visualizes title celebration KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Center fielder Jarrod Dyson has been fairly quiet in the World Series. He entered as a defensive replacement in the sixth inning...
  • Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools

    Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools
    Newington officials caused a stir recently by eliminating all remaining Halloween celebrations from elementary schools. The justification for the decision — that Halloween parties and costume parades exclude children whose religion prohibits...
  • Spirit of America's past lines streets of Cassadaga

    Spirit of America's past lines streets of Cassadaga
    At Halloween or any time, ghosts seem to be big business. Walking tours follow Florida's spirits from Pensacola to Key West, and volumes of spooky legends abound. In one, Jack Powell's "Haunting Sunshine," I read that Arthur, the spirit of an Irish tenor,...
  • Lions march back to edge Falcons

    Lions march back to edge Falcons The Detroit Lions have become the kings of the fourth-quarter comeback on both sides of the Atlantic. Matt Prater hit a 48-yard field goal on the game's last play and the Detroit Lions erased a 21-point halftime...
  • Duke, UNC could be ACC's best bet to end long Final Four drought

    The conference is larger now, nearly double the size, and the spaces available in the NCAA tournament are far more plentiful. Yet the ACC is in the midst of a Final Four drought it hasn't seen in more than 50 years a drought that's difficult to fathom,...
  • Recap: Steelers 51, Colts 34

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Steelers 51, Colts 34 Steelers 51, Colts 34: Ben Roethlisberger set franchise records with 522 yards passing and six touchdowns to secure his 100th regular-season win in style as Pittsburgh outslugged visiting Indianapolis....
  • Game roundup: Big Ben throws for 522 yards, 6 TDs in rout

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1: New lede on Steelers-Colts, plus 2 late afternoon games Game roundup: Big Ben throws for 522 yards, 6 TDs in rout PITTSBURGH -- Ben Roethlisberger won his 100th career game in grand fashion, setting team records...