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  • Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career

     Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Marine Capt. Tom O'Brien had two options in 1979: remain in the service and ship out to Okinawa, or become a full-time assistant football coach at the United States Naval Academy, his alma mater. "Took me about five seconds to...
  • Coach Cavanaugh Pleased With UConn Hockey Progress

    Coach Cavanaugh Pleased With UConn Hockey Progress
    STORRS – With the long wait for entry into Hockey East over and his team having recorded a few signature victories that captured the state's attention, UConn coach Mike Cavanaugh is enjoying his program's newfound relevance. In crowded public...
  • Details sought in killing of ex-pro basketball player in Bloomingdale

    Details sought in killing of ex-pro basketball player in Bloomingdale
    Bloomingdale and DuPage County authorities were seeking answers Thursday in the mysterious shooting death of a former European-league basketball player early this week. Police responded to a 911 call in the 200 block of Tamarack Lane in Bloomingdale...
  • Penn State in Pinstripe Bowl a 'pretty hot ticket"

    Penn State in Pinstripe Bowl a 'pretty hot ticket"
    Among the most popular seats in the country for the college bowl game season are at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans and, of course, the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium. Ah, the pageantry of the immortal...
  • Penn State's line to get a January boost from two 6-8 tackles

    James Franklin and most of his Penn State offensive assistants were sitting in a Longhorn Steakhouse in North Carolina when offensive-line recruit Paris Palmer read them his Penn State acceptance letter. Palmer, the nation's top-ranked junior college...
  • UConn Men's Hockey Team Readies For Second Half Of Season

    STORRS — Not long after the first of two practices Friday, UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh stretched while he spoke in his office. He then hurried out the doors of Freitas Ice Forum for a run on campus with longtime friend Morgan Hall, the...
  • McKeesport graduate Brown has found his role for Boston College

    In less than a year, Ty-Meer Brown's college football career went from bitter to better than he'd ever hoped. There's just one game left for the 2010 McKeesport grad and Boston College graduate student: the Pinstripe Bowl against Penn State (6-6) on...
  • Penn State kicks Boston College in the Bronx

    NEW YORK -- Sophomore quarterback Christian Hackenberg's 10-yard pass to tight end Kyle Carter in overtime and Sam Ficken's decisive extra point gave Penn State a 31-30 win over Boston College in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday at Yankee Stadium....
  • Penn State fans ride emotional roller coaster to bowl game victory

    Penn State fans ride emotional roller coaster to bowl game victory
    They waited two years for this day and they weren't going to let it arrive without fanfare. So as their Nittany Lions warmed up Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, Dave D'Imperio tossed bean bags, Megan Marzella played water pong and Taylor Morgan...
  • Tommy Amaker realizes dream of making Harvard basketball relevant

    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....
  • Football is back, but Penn State remains embattled

    STATE COLLEGE — Elizabeth Morgan wasn't looking forward to the task in front of her. The veterinarian with close-cropped reddish-brown hair had always been more comfortable playing with the animals on her central Pennsylvania farm. But there she...