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  • Despite surge in talent, Illinois lacking college hockey

     Despite surge in talent, Illinois lacking college hockey
    After graduating from Lake Forest High School, Cody Murphy hoped to play college hockey in Illinois. The problem: No Divison I schools in his home state have varsity hockey teams. "It would be nice for a lot of Chicagoans to have a place to call home,...
  • State College Notes: Thrill A Minute For New Haven Football

    State College Notes: Thrill A Minute For New Haven Football
    How's this for an introduction to the excruciating tension involved with being a coach? The University of New Haven football team, under first-year coach Chris Pincince, has played five games. The Chargers lost to West Chester by five, lost to LIU Post...
  • Virginia, Virginia Tech women's soccer among ACC's fall Olympic sports highlights

    Virginia, Virginia Tech women's soccer among ACC's fall Olympic sports highlights
    University of Virginia women's soccer has been wildly successful the past two years, despite the intermittent absence of Morgan Brian, the team's best player, indeed the college game's best. The fifth-ranked Cavaliers' lone setback this season is to...
  • Apodaca: Sufficient sleep is essential for healthy minds and bodies

    When my younger son was a junior in high school, his packed schedule left appallingly insufficient time for a basic human need: sleep. He was taking four advanced placement classes, played sports, and was co-captain of his school's mock trial team, a...
  • Joe Paterno's New York roots remembered at Pinstripe Bowl

    Joe Paterno's New York roots remembered at Pinstripe Bowl
    Penn State athletics director Sandy Barbour said Tuesday that it's "fitting" for Penn State to play in the Pinstripe Bowl in New York, which Joe Paterno called home. "The iconic Joe Paterno being from New York certainly is not lost on us." Barbour said....
  • How young people should save for retirement

     How young people should save for retirement
    How much do you need to save for retirement? It's the million-dollar question that never has a precise answer, especially for young people who have decades to go before retiring. But plenty of researchers and financial advisers try to provide some...
  • Parkland grad Williams received a 'rude introduction' to the rivalry with the Eagles

    Parkland grad Williams received a 'rude introduction' to the rivalry with the Eagles
    When he talked last week about Sunday night's Giants-Eagles game, Parkland High graduate Andre Williams vowed not to get too high or too low no matter what happened. "I don't want to put this game on a pedestal and make it seem like it's bigger than...
  • Xavier To Name New Football Field After Larry McHugh Saturday

    Xavier To Name New Football Field After Larry McHugh Saturday
    MIDDLETOWN — Larry McHugh is president of the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce and chairman of the Board of Trustees at the University of Connecticut. But those titles are not what he holds in highest regard. "Wherever I am, when someone still...
  • Oregon's Marcus Mariota wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

    Oregon's Marcus Mariota wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
    Oregon quarterback and Heisman Trophy favorite┬áMarcus Mariota has been named the winner of the 2014 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. The award is presented annually to "the nation’s top quarterback who best exemplifies character, scholastic and...
  • Tommy Amaker realizes dream of making Harvard basketball relevant

    Tommy Amaker is more dreamer than pragmatist. Always has been. He believed that Mike Krzyzewski, with little more than Chicago toughness, a West Point education and Bob Knight's endorsement, could coach Duke basketball back to national prominence....
  • Rocky Hill Hires Dana McGee As Human Resources Director

    ROCKY HILL — A top priority for Town Manager Guy Scaife since taking office in September has been to find a human resources director for the town. This week, he announced he had succeeded. Dana R. McGee, a 46-year-old lawyer with a background that...