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  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • Recipe for college football championships begins with right people

    They've won championships and playoff games and major bowls. They've started from scratch and elevated existing programs to new heights. They've done it with offense, with defense and with special teams. Successful college football programs abound in...
  • Preview: Virginia Tech

    VIRGINIA TECH 2013 | 8-5, 5-3 ACC Last bowl | 2013 Sun Bowl (lost 42-12 to No. 17 UCLA) THE COACH FRANK BEAMER 34th year (266-132-4, including 224-109-2 in last 27 seasons at Tech) It's almost become a running joke. When the 67-year-old Beamer...
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge educational for high school athletes

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge educational for high school athletes
    Broadneck football coach Rob Harris took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge twice. He's not on Facebook and didn't have proof of the first dousing, so he had ice water poured over his head a second time. That didn't bother him. Harris would take a few more...
  • Regents have open mind in search for next chancellor

    Regents have open mind in search for next chancellor
    In the search for the next leader of the University System of Maryland, stakeholders are looking at a range of candidates, possibly a household name, a well-known CEO, a top government official — someone with star power. Someone like Freeman A....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Kingswood Oxford Names New Varsity Basketball Coaches

    Kingswood Oxford has named two new Head Coaches for its Varsity Basketball program: Garth Adams will take the helm of the boys' basketball team, while Jim O'Donnell will coach girls' varsity. Each is returning to familiar territory. From 2000-12, Adams...
  • Phased retirement: How Washington is leading the way

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Gwendolyn Ross will turn 66 in November, but she isn't ready to retire. A deputy comptroller for the U.S. Coast Guard in Miami Beach, Florida, she hopes to work until she's 70 - but she would like to cut back her hours. "I have some...
  • ALS Bucket Challenge: Internet Phenomenon Raises Millions

    Almost all of our social media pages have been deluged lately with videos and pictures of friends, family and random celebrities dumping buckets of ice-cold water over their heads. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge began as a way to raise money and awareness...
  • Local researchers get in on Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money, awareness for ALS

    Local researchers get in on Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money, awareness for ALS
    The hottest Facebook trend right now is ice. The "Ice Bucket Challenge" became a fundraising bonanza in recent weeks for the ALS Association, which has garnered about 107,000 new donors — about 31/2 times the number of people who have...
  • Rebuilding Eagles still work in progress

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Boston College - INSIDE SLANT Boston College coach Steve Addazio enters a second year on the job that may well be a whole lot tougher than the first. Last season, Addazio, a New England native, bolted Temple for...
  • The mystery of the missing Social Security data

    Retirement expert Alicia Munnell of Boston College has brought a simmering Social Security mystery out into the open: Why were key figures about the program's benefits for retirees deleted from the latest trustees' report?   Munnell's conclusion, as set...