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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • How young people should save for retirement

     How young people should save for retirement
    How much do you need to save for retirement? It's the million-dollar question that never has a precise answer, especially for young people who have decades to go before retiring. But plenty of researchers and financial advisers try to provide some...
  • For trio of top football recruits, junior year filled with opportunities, potential pitfalls

    For trio of top football recruits, junior year filled with opportunities, potential pitfalls
    The Baltimore Sun will follow Franklin's Steven Smothers, Gilman's Ellison Jordan and McDonogh's Eric Burrell on the recruiting trail as they try to decide over the next year which college will be the best fit. This is part one in an occasional series....
  • Virginia Tech's J.C. Coleman hopes hot November extends to Military Bowl

     Virginia Tech's J.C. Coleman hopes hot November extends to Military Bowl
    BLACKSBURG – Touring up and down Virginia Tech's tailback depth chart has made J.C. Coleman one weary dude this season, but he's finally reaping some rewards for his patience. He's experienced the kind of depth chart yo-yo'ing and uncertainty that...
  • 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...
  • 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...