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  • 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....
  • 'A tough day' at FSU: Gunman who shot 3 thought he was being targeted

    'A tough day' at FSU: Gunman who shot 3 thought he was being targeted
    The man who shot three students in the Florida State University library this morning was identified as Myron De'Shawn May, who graduated from the school before attending Texas Tech University's law school. Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo at a new...
  • Three shot at FSU library, gunman dead, cops say

    Three shot at FSU library, gunman dead, cops say
    Students are now returning to the Florida State University campus this morning, after a gunman opened fire in the Stozier Library, leaving three people wounded before campus police shot him dead early Thursday. Classes, however, were canceled. An...
  • Four Tabb field hockey players sign Division I scholarships; Phoebus hurdler Charles Graham poised to sign with Missouri

    Four Tabb field hockey players sign Division I scholarships; Phoebus hurdler Charles Graham poised to sign with Missouri
    The Bay Rivers District has faithfully delivered a high percentage of state field hockey championships over the years, so it's hardly surprising that the league has moved many into the Division I ranks. Even so, it was hard not to be impressed when 10...
  • FSU to recognize shooting victims with special helmet decals

    FSU to recognize shooting victims with special helmet decals
    FSU players will wear ribbon-shaped helmet decals against Boston College to recognize those impacted by an on-campus shooting from earlier this week. Saturday’s home game, which starts at 3:33 p.m., will go on as scheduled following a shooting...
  • No easy answers for Beamer, Virginia Tech amid decline

    Three days before this season's opening game, Virginia Tech announced a two-year contract extension for iconic football coach Frank Beamer. The Hokies promptly dismissed William and Mary and, a week later, upset No. 8 Ohio State on the road. Tech was...