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  • Thoughts and observations on Silver Slugger Awards, Jeff Manto and expanded instant replay

    Thoughts and observations on Silver Slugger Awards, Jeff Manto and expanded instant replay
    The annual Silver Slugger Awards will be announced at 6 p.m. tonight on MLB Network, and the Orioles should be well represented. The awards are decided by a vote of major league managers and coaches, and lean heavily toward run-production numbers....
  • Hampton U.'s Washington runs with position switch

    Hampton U.'s Washington runs with position switch
    HAMPTON — Stunned and disappointed to be trailing at halftime last Saturday at Morgan State, one of Hampton University's smallest players spoke up and vowed that it wouldn't continue. Jorrian Washington then made good on his promise. Washington...
  • Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow, made of cake: This exists!

    Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow, made of cake: This exists!
    With all the "Pirates of the Caribbean" treasures out there, now there’s one that might take the cake. Oh yes, cake. The world can feast its eyes on a nearly life-size cake of Johnny Depp as Capt. Jack Sparrow, coming in at 5 feet, 5 inches. (Depp...
  • HU men open with 77-69 win against William and Mary

    HU men open with 77-69 win against William and Mary
    HAMPTON — Brian Darden was understandably nervous heading into his first college basketball game in a year. Once he buried his first shot, though, he and Hampton University were off and running. Darden's 3-point barrage fueled an early surge and...
  • College Roundup: OCC women's XC wins So Cal Championships

    CROSS COUNTRY Southern California Championships SANTA CLARITA — The Orange Coast College women won the SoCal title with 89 points Friday at Central Park. Glendale finished second with 154 points. The OCC men's team finished second. The State Meet...
  • Hampton defeats N.C. Central 29-21

    HAMPTON – Hampton's up-tempo offense controlled play for three quarters, and the defense made plays late as the Pirates defeated N.C. Central 29-21 Saturday at Armstrong Stadium. Hampton (4-6, 4-2 MEAC) won for the fourth time in the past five...
  • MPAA backs anti-piracy curriculum for elementary school students

    MPAA backs anti-piracy curriculum for elementary school students
    First there was the Boy Scouts' "Respect Copyrights" activity patch, backed by the Motion Picture Assn. of America. Then there was "Crime-Fighting Canines," a weekly anti-piracy comic strip series for children in which two black Labrador retrievers...
  • 'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.

    'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.
    Before the coffee. After remembering Veterans Day. The Skinny: I ran a 10K Sunday at a pace of just over eight minutes per mile. Not bad for a geezer. I guess for me life's a sprint, not a marathon. I'll be sore for the next few days but it was worth...
  • The three Rs, and copyrights

    Joined by a number of top tech companies, the major Hollywood studios and music labels are hoping to enlist a powerful new ally in their fight against online piracy: grade schools. The companies are financing the development of a curriculum for grades K-...
  • Can impulse buys beat online piracy and save newspapers?

    Here's an assumption underlying many a Big Idea online: If you make it easier for people to act on their impulses in a way that benefits your business, they will. A good example of this is Comcast's reported anti-piracy initiative. And my hunch is...
  • Universal hopes to 'Kick-Ass!' Eddie Sotelo lands at SiriusXM.

    Universal hopes to 'Kick-Ass!' Eddie Sotelo lands at SiriusXM.
    After the coffee. Before finding a new mantra. The Skinny: Thanks to the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout, I'm now totally behind in "Under the Dome." Did they get out yet? Do they have cable in the dome? I'm in the dark here! Tuesday's headlines...