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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,...
  • UConn Hockey Team Has A Tough On-Ice Leader In Kirtland

    UConn Hockey Team Has A Tough On-Ice Leader In Kirtland
    STORRS — Patrick Kirtland is not a talker, Mike Cavanaugh explained, but he is a leader. "He's no rah-rah guy," the UConn hockey coach said. "Pat leads solely by example. If he's not the toughest kid on our team, he certainly is one of them."...
  • 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...
  • For trio of top football recruits, junior year filled with opportunities, potential pitfalls

    For trio of top football recruits, junior year filled with opportunities, potential pitfalls
    Steven Smothers' cell phone started dancing just a few seconds past midnight on Sept. 1. The Franklin junior had switched his phone to vibrate, but he didn't ignore it, knowing college football coaches could begin contacting Class of 2016 prospects...
  • Yale tops Army, 49-43, in renewed rivalry game

    Army needed a waiver from the NCAA so it could play Yale on Saturday without hurting its bowl eligibility. Yale plays in the Football Championship Subdivision and, as a member of the Ivy League, does not offer scholarships and does not play in the FCS...
  • USC Now mailbag: The Boston College debacle is still on your mind

    USC Now mailbag: The Boston College debacle is still on your mind
    Welcome back to the USC Now mailbag, where you're still asking about USC's 37-31 defeat by Boston College and are already worried about the 2016 game against Alabama. Let's get to it.  Farzad asks: When is [USC Coach Steve Sarkisian] going to...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Pittsburgh - INSIDE SLANT Seminoles escape without Winston It's time for a big exhale after a pair of Atlantic Coast Conference matchups that often factor heavily into who plays for the ACC championship. None...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia Tech DT Luther Maddy will miss two-to-four weeks after having knee surgery

    Virginia Tech starting defensive tackle Luther Maddy is scheduled to have surgery Tuesday morning in Blacksburg to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and will be out two-to-four weeks, according to Virginia Tech trainer Mike Goforth. Maddy, a 6-...
  • Jameis Winston suspension vaults Sean Maguire into FSU starting lineup

    Jameis Winston suspension vaults Sean Maguire into FSU starting lineup
    TALLAHASSEE — Jameis Winston is doing his best to prepare understudy Sean Maguire for his first career start. Winston is suspended for the first half of Saturday’s contest against No. 22 Clemson (1-1) and plans on getting some “quality...
  • You may be your retirement fund's worst enemy

     You may be your retirement fund's worst enemy
    Ask just about anyone near retirement age if they think they will have plenty of money to last through retirement and you're likely to see their insecurity. A new study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College shows they aren't being...
  • Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire

    Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire
    John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma. There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...