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  • Planning for retirement in the age of recession

    Some of the assumptions we've made for generations about the best way to save and plan for retirement may no longer be true. The decline in housing and stock prices beginning with the 2008 crash, and a decline in 401(k) matches from employers, has...
  • Glendale Community College football still contemplating wild loss

    Glendale Community College football still contemplating wild loss
    GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 71st year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the fourth meeting of the year. VAQUEROS FIND BAD, GOOD IN UGLY LOSS Most everyone in attendance at the...
  • Navy-Air Force football game is cleared to be played Saturday

    Navy-Air Force football game is cleared to be played Saturday
    The football game between Navy and Air Force in Annapolis will be played as scheduled despite the continuing shutdown of the U.S. government, Naval Academy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Wednesday night. “The secretary of defense has...
  • Underestimated Ihedigbo proving his value to Ravens

    James Ihedigbo knows what it is like to be overlooked and underestimated. He was lightly recruited, undrafted and cast aside by two NFL teams before landing with the Ravens. He entered camp as the starting strong safety, but outsiders assumed it would...
  • Teel Time: Explaining Virginia Tech's rash of early football games

    Teel Time: Explaining Virginia Tech's rash of early football games
    Virginia Tech’s home football game Saturday against North Carolina will start shortly after 12:30, ideal for newspaper hacks fighting early deadlines, anathema to fans who crave more tailgate time and believe Lane Stadium rocks best after dark....
  • U.Va. | College football preview

    U.Va. | College football preview
    THE COACH MIKE LONDON Fourth year (16-21 at U.Va.; 40-26 in coaching career) After opening last season 2-0, the bottom dropped out for U.Va. with a six-game losing streak. At a time when London needed to sustain momentum on the heels of a stretch in...
  • New football assistants get the call at U.Va., Virginia Tech

    New football assistants get the call at U.Va., Virginia Tech
    AARON MOOREHEAD | VIRGINIA TECH | WIDE RECEIVERS COACH Watching another young wide receiver drop a pass in the first week of Virginia Tech's preseason practices, Aaron Moorehead suddenly had an appreciation for what his coaches had to endure early in...
  • Terps Trio: Football concerns, Brad Craddock, Baltimore's best non-Terps

    Terps Trio: Football concerns, Brad Craddock, Baltimore's best non-Terps
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. What concerns you about Maryland as the Terps open their football season Saturday against Florida...
  • Reverse mortgages likely to get stingier

    Reverse mortgages likely to get stingier
    WASHINGTON Three years ago, with his former partner suffering from cancer, Jim Dorsey decided to borrow against the equity on his Vashon Island, Wash., home with a reverse mortgage. The couple didn't have children and didn't plan to move, so a loan that...
  • Robert N. Bellah dies at 86; UC Berkeley sociologist

    Robert N. Bellah, a UC Berkeley sociologist who turned the analysis of religion's role in American society into a bestselling book and a thriving academic pursuit, died Tuesday at an Oakland hospital. He was 86. The cause was complications after heart...
  • Garrett Johnson narrows his list of colleges to Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky, USF

    Garrett Johnson narrows his list of colleges to Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky, USF
    West Orange wide receiver Garrett Johnson has narrowed his 11 Football Bowl Subdivision scholarship offers down to four schools (listed alphabetically): Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky and USF. Johnson (5-foot-9, 162 pounds) announced the list...