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  • Charles Island: Connecticut's Buried Treasure Hunting Grounds

    Charles Island: Connecticut's Buried Treasure Hunting Grounds
    When it comes to pirate tourism Connecticut often gets robbed of its fair share of the booty. Sure, pirate activity in the Caribbean has inspired the Disney ride and a billion dollar film franchise, and the famous Blackbeard spent his later years...
  • Davon Grayson's freshman season at ECU anything but quiet

    Davon Grayson's freshman season at ECU anything but quiet
    So much for Davon Grayson's quiet freshman season. So much for his coach's intention to shelter him. Grayson's been too good, too productive and too personable to hide. First college catch? Touchdown. Second catch? End zone again. Four scores on six...
  • Hampton U. quarterback Williamson moves forward

    Hampton U. quarterback Williamson moves forward
    HAMPTON — Jaylian Williamson never thought playing college quarterback would be easy, and it isn't. But two weeks into his sophomore season, he and his coaches at Hampton University see progress. "Two games gave me a lot of experience," Williamson...
  • Be a pirate in Fernandina Beach

    Be a pirate in Fernandina Beach
    Avast, mateys! In case you didn't realize it, International Talk Like a Pirate Day (talklikeapirate.com) is on deck for Thursday. There's not much time to refresh your knowledge of pirate lingo before everyone is blathering about grog like scurvy...
  • College Roundup: UCI men's soccer stuns Louisville, 1-0

    MEN'S SOCCER UC Irvine 1, Louisville 0 LOUISVILLE, Ky — Junior forward Trey Hayes scored an unassisted goal in the 69th minute to lead the visiting Anteaters to an upset of the No. 16-ranked Cardinals on Friday. Hayes had a team-best four...
  • Hokies overcome anemic offense in victory at ECU

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Frank Beamer has adopted a beauty-pageant theme for Virginia Tech this football season, conceding repeatedly that his Hokies "aren't too pretty yet." Given its offense and special teams, Tech wouldn't even rate as Miss...
  • HU falls 30-27 to Tennessee Tech in home opener

    HAMPTON — After two lopsided losses to open the season, Hampton University was optimistic Saturday's home opener against Tennessee Tech would yield positive signs for the team. It did, but the result was still the same as HU lost a tough battle...
  • JC Football: Newsom propels Pirates

    COSTA MESA — A week after losing three leads and falling in triple overtime in its season opener at Moorpark, the Orange Coast College football team tried coming from behind in its first home contest on Saturday against Pasadena City College....
  • Maritime union hopes film on 2009 pirate attack will raise awareness

    Maritime union hopes film on 2009 pirate attack will raise awareness
    After Navy SEAL snipers killed three Somali pirates during the dramatic rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips off the Horn of Africa in 2009, the merchant mariner became an overnight star, lauded as a hero for sacrificing himself to save his cargo ship's crew....
  • Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring

    Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring
    Despite the growth of Netflix, Amazon.com and other legal channels for watching entertainment online, the volume of pirated movies, TV shows, music, books and video games online continues to grow at a rapid pace. The amount of bandwidth used for...
  • Political Storms and Leadership Controversy Plague the Modern-Day Amistad

    Political Storms and Leadership Controversy Plague the Modern-Day Amistad
    There's a theory floating around that a latter-day band of buccaneers is trying to capture Connecticut's flagship and sail it away from its home port of New Haven. Of course, these alleged pirates insist they only want to save the Amistad from what they...