| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:10 PM
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,...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:24 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2014
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...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 3:13 PM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:08 PM
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....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:24 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:14 PM
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...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Oregon quarterback and Heisman Trophy favorite Marcus 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...
| Dec 21, 2014
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....
| Dec 17, 2014
| 11:48 AM
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...