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  • After ups and downs at Penn State, Owings Mills' Donovan Smith tries for NFL

    Penn State junior offensive tackle Donovan Smith kept staring down an important life choice as if it were a charging defensive end, then reacted decisively in late December with an aggressive move of his own. Instead of playing it safe and returning...
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  • Cost of attendance is a good start, but questions remain for future of NCAA

    Cost of attendance is a good start, but questions remain for future of NCAA
    Historic votes are nothing new for a city like Washington, D.C. The capital of our country's political system has hosted its fair share of monumental moments. And while the news out of the NCAA's annual convention Saturday wasn't anywhere as critical as...
  • Quake Expert: Plainfield's Rumblings Still A Mystery

     Quake Expert: Plainfield's Rumblings Still A Mystery
    PLAINFIELD — Hundreds of curious residents packed the high school auditorium Friday night hoping to learn why about a dozen small earthquakes have rumbled this eastern Connecticut town over the past two weeks. But they left without a clear answer....
  • Thursday's local interest college basketball roundup: Betz-White propels ODU women to triumph at Rice; U.Va., JMU, VCU women also win

    Thanks in large part to Ashley Betz-White, Old Dominion's women overcame a 14-point deficit to defeat Rice 62-55 Thursday night in Houston. Betz-White scored 10 consecutive points in a second-half run that gave ODU (9-6, 2-2 Conference USA) a 40-36 edge,...
  • Recent 'Swarm' Of Earthquakes Not Entirely Uncommon In New England

    Recent 'Swarm' Of Earthquakes Not Entirely Uncommon In New England
    PLAINFIELD — For residents of Connecticut, earthquakes are generally not a high priority concern. They fall into the category of "Things That Happen Elsewhere," along with tornadoes and tsunamis. But a series of small-magnitude earthquakes that...
  • 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...
  • Solid NFL debut by Parkland graduate Williams caps a good weekend for locals in Canton

     
    As I covered all of the festivities surrounding Andre Reed's induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend in Canton, I thought about the fact that this was something that's unlikely to ever happen again -- a local guy making it to Canton....
  • FSU football player among students in library at time of campus shooting

    FSU football player among students in library at time of campus shooting
    One FSU football player was in Strozier Library alongside hundreds of other students when gunfire broke out early Thursday morning. The player was not injured when the shots were fired at the library, wounding three. The gunman, former FSU student Myron...
  • 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....