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  • Anne Arundel envoy Centrowitz is just one part of an Oregon distance tradition

    EUGENE, Ore. - Tracktown USA has always been an incubator of running talent. Tradition, pine-lined trails and cool rain make this a haven where endurance athletes thrive. Bill Bowerman, the legendary University of Oregon coach, invented the waffle...
  • Paterno Remembered as Teacher, Winner, "Hero" at Memorial

    Paterno Remembered as Teacher, Winner, "Hero" at Memorial
    University Park, Pennsylvania -- Joe Paterno's family, former players and others in the Penn State community gathered Thursday to celebrate the late football coach, describing him as a consummate teacher, a tough competitor and man of integrity. "An...
  • Thousands Attend Emotional Memorial Service for Coach Joe Paterno

    Thousands Attend Emotional Memorial Service for Coach Joe Paterno
    Sue Paterno with her children and grandchildren are surrounded by thousands who turned out to pay last respects to the late Joe Paterno during a public memorial service. Players from each of the decades during which Paterno coached, spoke of how he...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech 21st, Clemson 22nd in final AP poll; first time no ACC team in top 20 since 1971

    As an ACC scribe, the most difficult decision on my final Associated Press football ballot was Virginia Tech versus Clemson.  The national champ? That was easy. Alabama dominated LSU, 21-0, in the Big Easy on Monday night. Clemson dominated Tech twice...
  • 10 things you might not know about running

    10 things you might not know about running
    The Chicago marathon, a world-renowned running event, takes place Sunday. Interested in runners' trivia? Here are 10 things to jog your imagination: 1 The verb "run" has 645 meanings, more than any other word in the Oxford English Dictionary. In addition...
  • Nike to change name of Paterno Child Development Center

    The child development center on the Nike campus in Beaverton, Ore., will no longer be named for late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. In a statement Thursday, Nike founder Phil Knight, who was Paterno's friend and business associate, said he was...
  • Nike to rename Oregon's Joe Paterno Child Development Center

    Nike to rename Oregon's Joe Paterno Child Development Center
    The president of Nike Inc. has announced that the firm is changing the name of the Joe Paterno Child Development Center, a child care center at the Nike headquarters near Beaverton, Oregon, in the light of the Freeh report. "I have been deeply saddened...
  • 'Change agent' for the Field Museum

    'Change agent' for the Field Museum
    In choosing controversial former University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere as its likely next chief executive, the Field Museum has opted for a "change agent," according to the man hiring him, and a "gentleman with elbows," according to one of...
  • Chapter 5: Beaverton

    Chapter 5: Beaverton
    It was just a thin, dark stripe. It spread only a few inches across the top of the toe line of the white leather Air Jordan X, but it was wide enough and long enough for Michael Jordan to put his foot down. "We were in a hotel room, and Michael takes...