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  • NCAA changes will bring power to the players

     NCAA changes will bring power to the players
    Already deep in the football bunker at training camp in Kenosha, Wis., Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald sounded last week as if he barely knew or cared about a judge's ruling likely to shake the college sports world around him. "I don't think there's a...
  • Excess sodium intake linked to 1.65 million deaths annually

    Excess sodium intake linked to 1.65 million deaths annually
    Across the world, the excessive consumption of sodium--hiding in breads, soups and snack foods and beckoning from salt shakers everywhere--is the cause of some 1.65 million deaths by heart disease and strokes yearly, including roughly 667,000 "premature"...
  • Warner's push for expanding veteran legal clinics gains ally

    The American Bar Association's House of Delegates is urging all law schools to create legal clinics for veterans like the College of William and Mary's Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) has been pushing for the...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    ROBERT S. BOWEN JR. has been selected president of First Savings Insurance Inc. in Perkasie, a wholly owned subsidiary of First Savings Bank. Bowen has more than 29 years of experience in the insurance industry and brings a variety of leadership...
  • Arizona State OL Sarafin announces he is gay

    The Sports Xchange Arizona State OL Sarafin announces he is gay Edward "Chip" Sarafin, a senior offensive lineman for Arizona State University, announced that he is gay. Sarafin came out to Complete, an Arizona-based magazine that focuses on gays in...
  • UCLA faces federal probe of alleged sexual misconduct

    UCLA faces federal probe of alleged sexual misconduct
    UCLA has been added to a list of schools that are subjects of Title IX sexual misconduct investigations, the U.S. Department of Education confirmed Wednesday. The Westwood university joins 75 other postsecondary institutions on the list, including UC...
  • Controversial studies say lowest sodium intake may pose risks

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two newly-published studies add grains of salt to the conventional wisdom that you should consume as little sodium as possible, but the findings are leaving a bad taste in the mouths of some experts. In one study that...
  • Students are victims of their own ambitions

    It’s telling that Princeton’s students worry more about poor grades hurting their job and internship chances than they do about why they might get poor grades in the first place. The concern seems to be about getting a credential, not...
  • College sports programs do nothing to help educate young adults

    The NCAA announcement of its “need” to appeal the college athlete compensation case simply accents the depth of the hypocrisy about college football and basketball: A small minority of student-athletes receive a tiny slice of the money to...
  • Trouble sleeping could be a suicide risk factor for older adults

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study, people age 65 and older who reported trouble sleeping were more likely to commit suicide over the next ten years than those who slept well. Doctors who treat patients with depression or a history of suicide...
  • Penn State trustees vote to support NCAA settlement

    UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State's Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to give its support to a possible settlement that would keep $60 million in fine money levied against the university from being spent outside of Pennsylvania. The trustees were...