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  • For Penn State football team, 'the sanctions era is definitely over'

    Before lifting the George Steinbrenner Trophy above his head — as he did with the Dan Rooney Trophy nearly four months earlier — James Franklin grabbed a microphone and seized the day. "Hey guys, real quick," the Penn State coach told the...
  • 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...
  • Football recruiting notes: Michael Gomez, Justin Hunniford size up colleges

    Football recruiting notes: Michael Gomez, Justin Hunniford size up colleges
    Cary-Grove two-way lineman Michael Gomez and Providence quarterback Justin Hunniford shared a common goal Saturday. Hunniford achieved the desired result. Hunniford threw for 184 yards and directed three consecutive second-half touchdown drives to...
  • College Football Playoff standings bode well for extra ACC bowl slot

    College Football Playoff standings bode well for extra ACC bowl slot
    Tuesday night’s College Football Playoff standings bode well for an easier placement of the ACC’s 11 bowl-eligible teams Sunday, including Virginia Tech. The key was the CFP selection committee’s ranking the Big Ten’s Michigan...
  • U.Va., Duke, Louisville headline early-season ACC basketball

    The ACC failed to win its annual Challenge with the Big Ten for the sixth consecutive year, but led by undefeated Duke, Virginia, Louisville and Miami, there’s much to like about a conference that clearly underperformed last season. Headlined by...
  • Illinois small firms will need to set up IRAs to aid retirement savings

    Illinois small firms will need to set up IRAs to aid retirement savings
    The Illinois legislature has thrown a life preserver to about 2.5 million workers in danger of discovering in retirement that they are going to be far short of money. Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to sign a retirement savings measure that was passed by the...
  • 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┬áMarcus 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...
  • Rocky Hill Hires Dana McGee As Human Resources Director

    ROCKY HILL — A top priority for Town Manager Guy Scaife since taking office in September has been to find a human resources director for the town. This week, he announced he had succeeded. Dana R. McGee, a 46-year-old lawyer with a background that...