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  • Dr. Jack M. Hirshon1928 -2015

    Dr. Jack M. Hirshon<br/>1928 -2015
    Dr. Jack M. Hirshon of New Port Richey, Florida passed away in March, 2015 at the age of 86. Smilin’ Jack grew up in Boston, MA, attending Boston Latin before receiving his undergraduate degree from Boston College and his PhD from Columbia...
  • Bruce Pearl trying to rehab his scandal-tainted image — again — at Auburn

    Bruce Pearl trying to rehab his scandal-tainted image &#8212; again &#8212; at Auburn
    LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bruce Pearl is sitting on the bench at Rupp Arena, watching his Auburn players launch shots on the morning of the Kentucky game. “Basketball,” he says in a voice that harkens to Sammy Sosa and a “Saturday Night...
  • West Orange WR Eddie McDoom says Gators on top

    West Orange WR Eddie McDoom says Gators on top
    After Eddie McDoom received a football scholarship offer from the University of Florida last week, he said he wasn't quite sure where the Gators ranked among his 17 FBS offers. Clemson had been his top school. In the back of his mind, however, the...
  • With bombing admission, why is Tsarnaev on trial at all?

    Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyer startled a packed courtroom during opening statements at his federal death penalty trial by bluntly admitting that he committed the 2013 attack with his brother, raising some thorny questions, mainly:...
  • Leaky retirement savings

    Leaky retirement savings
    If only fixing a leaky retirement account were as easy as repairing a leaky faucet. A new report from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College found that money is seeping out of retirement accounts at alarming rates, causing permanent damage...
  • How Michigan State's Duffy Daugherty helped integrate college football

    How Michigan State's Duffy Daugherty helped integrate college football
    Black History Month regularly features stories about the integration of college football in the 1960s. Usually, the accounts focus on the first African-American players who broke the barriers to play at powerhouse schools in the South. However, there&...
  • Notebook: Syracuse women try playing two

    Notebook: Syracuse women try playing two
    Syracuse opened its season with two games Saturday, something that had never been done in women's lacrosse, though Orange coach Gary Gait took the idea from an old tradition. "It's actually almost old school," Gait said. "When I started coaching at...
  • 'Canes, Ole Miss, South Carolina offer 2016 Oak Ridge LB Jonathan Jones

    'Canes, Ole Miss, South Carolina offer 2016 Oak Ridge LB Jonathan Jones
    Updating this post ... Jonathan Jones was also offered a scholarship by South Carolina late Wedesday afternoon.   College football scholarship offers continue to roll in for Orlando Oak Ridge 2016 linebacker Jonathan Jones, with Miami, Ole Miss and...
  • Thank you, Pullman

    I am a graduate of Wendell Phillips High School (in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood) and Northwestern University. I grew up in the Ida B. Wells Homes and the Clarence Darrow Homes (former public housing projects in Bronzeville ). I am one of...
  • Tyson Builds Foundation For UConn Hockey

    Tyson Builds Foundation For UConn Hockey
    STORRS — He is a building block. To look at Ryan Tyson, all of 5 feet 9 and 187 pounds, calling him one might seem like a reach. To look at his numbers, one goal and nine points in 33 games this season, it might seem like an even bigger reach. Make...
  • South Carroll alum Slifer lifts Princeton over Loyola in women's lacrosse

    South Carroll alum Slifer lifts Princeton over Loyola in women's lacrosse
    Senior Erin Slifer (South Carroll) had a career-high five goals to power No. 14 host Princeton (1-0) to a 10-8 victory over No. 11 Loyola Maryland (0-1) in women's lacrosse Saturday. Senior Erin McMunn (Winters Mill) added two goals. Taryn VanThof had...