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  • College Football Playoff pairings, Hokies' Military Bowl bid ideal

     College Football Playoff pairings, Hokies' Military Bowl bid ideal
    The College Football Playoff selection committee got it right Sunday. The teams and seedings. Precisely at 12:45 p.m., as scheduled, complete with the requisite social media outrage. Two hours later, with a curious about-face on two teams that were idle...
  • Nine District 214 students ace ACT test

     Nine District 214 students ace ACT test
    Nine seniors from all six traditional high schools in Township High School District 214 received a perfect score on the ACT test. Nationally, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students accomplish that. The students from Buffalo Grove High School are...
  • Joe Paterno's New York roots remembered at Pinstripe Bowl

    Joe Paterno's New York roots remembered at Pinstripe Bowl
    Penn State athletics director Sandy Barbour said Tuesday that it's "fitting" for Penn State to play in the Pinstripe Bowl in New York, which Joe Paterno called home. "The iconic Joe Paterno being from New York certainly is not lost on us." Barbour said....
  • Oregon's Marcus Mariota wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

    Oregon's Marcus Mariota wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
    Oregon quarterback and Heisman Trophy favorite Marcus Mariota has been named the winner of the 2014 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. The award is presented annually to "the nation’s top quarterback who best exemplifies character, scholastic and...
  • UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC

    UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC
    There is no reason to feel one shred of sympathy for the academic fraud that is the University of North Carolina. Not if you are a UConn athlete, not if you are a UConn academic, not if you are a UConn fan. Not if you are standing in Storrs and looking...
  • UCF athletes ranked No. 1 in graduation rates among public universities

    UCF athletes ranked No. 1 in graduation rates among public universities
    UCF athletes are ranked No. 1 in classroom among public universities. The Knights topped the Graduation Success Rate rankings released by the NCAA Tuesday, with 95 percent of athletes who enrolled in 2007 having earned degrees. UCF ranks No. 5 among...
  • Ranked among best in nation, UCF shows brains can mix with brawn

    Ranked among best in nation, UCF shows brains can mix with brawn
    College-football fans eagerly awaited Tuesday night's announcement of the first playoff rankings. At UCF, officials were awaiting different news. Not about the playoffs. Instead, UCF found out it excelled in what college is supposedly all about. An...
  • Hartford Women's Soccer Seeks NCAA Appearance

    Hartford Women's Soccer Seeks NCAA Appearance
    The Hartford women's soccer team finished atop the America East standings and feels good about an upcoming opportunity to return to the NCAA Tournament. It has become habit for the Hawks to establish momentum heading into the postseason. Hartford has...
  • Peninsula District products key for N.C. State, Boston College this basketball season

    Peninsula District products key for N.C. State, Boston College this basketball season
    North Carolina State seeks its fourth consecutive NCAA tournament bid. Boston College hopes to end a skid of three straight losing seasons. Success for each will depend, in part, on a former Peninsula District guard. Cat Barber shared N.C. State’s...
  • No Surprise: Warde Manuel's Name Surfaces In Michigan Rumors

    No Surprise: Warde Manuel's Name Surfaces In Michigan Rumors
    When news popped up earlier this fall that Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon was in trouble, the speculation began as to who might replace him should he get fired or resign. In that mix was UConn athletic director Warde Manuel, who played...
  • USC Now Mailbag: Steve Sarkisian, Justin Wilcox and Ed Orgeron

    Wow! My inbox has become a shoulder to cry on. No shortage of emails and tweets this week, so my apologies to those I did not respond to — though the sampling here is representative of the comments and questions that filled my inbox. Happy...