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  • College Notebook: Annapolis' Furman shows NFL potential

    College Notebook: Annapolis' Furman shows NFL potential
    Josh Furman raised his NFL draft prospects recently with a strong performance at the Oklahoma State football program's Pro Day. Furman was among 13 former Cowboys who worked out for representatives from 27 NFL teams and certainly opened some eyes with...
  • Will Wade aims to continue rise of VCU basketball

     Will Wade aims to continue rise of VCU basketball
    RICHMOND — As Clemson’s head coach, Oliver Purnell hired Will Wade as a student manager and promoted him twice, to graduate assistant and director of basketball operations. When Wade ascended to assistant coaching positions at Harvard and VCU,...
  • Softball: Some Teams Head South To Get Outside, Escape Conditions

    Softball: Some Teams Head South To Get Outside, Escape Conditions
    Berlin softball coach Jason Pires can't wait to get to Florida. "We're within days of seeing the sun," he said. As has been the case with many local teams, Berlin hasn't been able to get outside on its field because of snow cover that's lasted in some...
  • Why converting 401(k) to annuities requires new mindset

    Why converting 401(k) to annuities requires new mindset
    Are we hard-wired to shun certain retirement investments? Some new research suggests so, and that has implications as the government gives the green light to annuities in 401(k)s and IRAs. In a research brief for the Center for Retirement Research...
  • Early withdrawals from retirement account chip away at savings

    Early withdrawals from retirement account chip away at savings
    The deadline for contributing to an individual retirement account for 2014 is April 15. Write the check, and you'll be taking a step toward setting up a secure retirement. At least that's the idea. But a recent study from the Center for Retirement...
  • Cincinnati Bearcats join roster of Under Armour teams

    Cincinnati Bearcats join roster of Under Armour teams
    Under Armour continued to compile new collegiate partnerships, signing an agreement with the University of Cincinnati athletics department to become the official outfitter of Bearcats teams. The deal is effective July 1. Cincinnati had previously been...
  • Women's lacrosse notes: Baltimore-area talent figures prominently in Virginia's success

    Women's lacrosse notes: Baltimore-area talent figures prominently in Virginia's success
    Virginia's surge to No. 5 after upsetting Atlantic Coast Conference rivals Duke and Boston College over the past two weeks came with some exceptional play from a core of players from Baltimore — led by freshman goalie Rachel Vander Kolk. The...
  • Bradshaw: Size of university or college key to finding right fit

    Bradshaw: Size of university or college key to finding right fit
    Dear Mr. Bradshaw, I am at a loss to know how to go about choosing a college that is right for me. I have good grades and test scores so I expect to be competitive for a wide range of colleges. I will be a senior this fall and I have to do my research...
  • Navy attack becomes even more prolific

    Navy attack becomes even more prolific
    As the two leading scorers returning for a Navy attack that is always prolific, Loren Generi and Katie Gallagher faced high expectations — and a new offensive coach. Navy coach Cindy Timchal added former Duke All-American Josh Dionne to her...
  • Wilson's Phil Pierfy, Solehi's Madyson Campbell top stars at Via All-Star banquet

    Wilson's Phil Pierfy, Solehi's Madyson Campbell top stars at Via All-Star banquet
    Phil Pierfy had to go on stage Wednesday night at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center three different times. He climbed the stairs to be recognized as one of the participants in Saturday's 40th annual Via All-Star Basketball Classic, and he took a bow as a...
  • New Hall of Fame inductee Weidner will fondly remember a different era of Parkland basketball

    The Parkland High School of today is very different from Brant Weidner's Parkland. Back in the late 1970s, the Trojans had some success in various sports, but were generally not the Goliath among local scholastic athletic programs that often sparks envy...