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  • Pitt ousts AD Peterson

    The Sports Xchange Pitt ousts AD Peterson After losing football coach Paul Chryst to Wisconsin on Wednesday, Pittsburgh fired athletic director Steve Pederson. Randy Juhl, vice chancellor for research conduct and compliance, will take over as acting...
  • Pelini, introduced at Youngstown, ripped Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange Pelini, introduced at Youngstown, ripped Nebraska Bo Pelini was introduced as Youngstown State coach on Wednesday, but his departure from Nebraska made bigger headlines. The Omaha World-Herald reported that Pelini ripped Nebraska...
  • Around Town: Retirement party set for chamber leader

    Around Town: Retirement party set for chamber leader
    A retirement party for Ed Fawcett, president and chief executive of the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at Skosh Monahan's, 2000 Newport Blvd. The party will include free appetizers and a no-host bar. To...
  • Bo Pelini rips Nebraska AD in expletive-laden talk with former players

    Bo Pelini rips Nebraska AD in expletive-laden talk with former players
    Leave it to Bo Pelini to stage the mother of all bridge burnings. Two days after getting fired Nov. 30, Pelini met with Nebraska players at a local high school and ripped athletic director Shawn Eichorst, using two vulgar words to describe him. In...
  • People on the Move: Chambers announce board appointments

    People on the Move: Chambers announce board appointments
    Promotions, hiring and recognition at South Florida employers. Public relations, advertising Adrienne Mazzone has been named president of TransMedia Group in Boca Raton. She was most recently executive vice president. The American Advertising...
  • 2017 Royal Palm Beach QB Centeio commits to 'Canes

    2017 Royal Palm Beach QB Centeio commits to 'Canes
    While finding time to study for exams, Royal Palm Beach sophomore quarterback Todd Centeio made a decision about his college future. The promising quarterback caught a few people off guard on Tuesday when he committed to the University of Miami....
  • Pine bark substance could be a potent melanoma drug

    Source: Penn State College of Medicine whatdoctorsknow.com Current melanoma drugs targeting single proteins can initially be effective, but resistance develops relatively quickly and the disease recurs. In these instances, resistance usually develops...
  • NCAA dreams for Cal's competitive team for the blind

    BERKELEY, Calif. Growing up blind, the closest Ann Kwong came to a competitive sport, even in P.E., was a marshmallow-eating contest. Judith Lung never learned how to throw a ball. "I never knew what it was like to block a ball and take one for the team,...
  • Florida taxidermist launches fish-tagging program to collect data, engage anglers

    With more and more fisheries being closed or restricted worldwide in the name of conservation, Bill Dobbelaer, general manager of Gray Taxidermy in Pompano Beach, Fla., saw a negative impact on his business and on the charter boats that sell his company's...
  • Florida agency text messages will guide future college students

    Florida agency text messages will guide future college students
    Florida high school students and their families can now get text message reminders about important registration deadlines at 14 Florida schools. The new "Going to College" program is an effort to help students and parents stay on target for a college...
  • Ice skating: Cool way to burn off holiday calories

    Ice skating: Cool way to burn off holiday calories
    Why not hit the ice at temporary or permanent rinks this holiday season? Winter Park, Celebration and the University of Central Florida offer ice skating till the beginning of January, while RDV Sportsplex in Maitland and The Ice Factory in Kissimmee...