| Mar 10, 2015
| 1:10 PM
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...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 3:06 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 8:55 PM
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...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 12:50 PM
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:...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:22 AM
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.
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:11 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 10:36 AM
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...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 12:26 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:15 PM
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.
| Feb 21, 2015
| 7:59 PM
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...