| Jun 3, 2015
| 7:09 AM
Not too long ago, robots were science fiction. Today robots are not only fact, they're also a lot of fun at the Robot Revolution exhibit at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. This fascinating interactive exhibit features cutting-edge robots from...
| May 30, 2015
| 6:45 PM
A new organization of minority coaches on Friday sharply criticized NCAA eligibility standards set to take effect next year for incoming freshmen, saying they will deny too many athletes the opportunity to go to college.
The National Association for...
| May 30, 2015
| 11:42 AM
The NCAA unveiled Academic Progress Rates on Wednesday, just as USA Today posted its annual database of expenses and revenues for public-school athletic departments. A veritable holy day for accountants and statisticians, a debilitating migraine for those...
| May 28, 2015
| 8:52 AM
Students graduating from Southland College Prep Charter High School in Richton Park were told earlier this month to become observers and look at the universe surrounding them, rather than looking at their digital devices, according to a press release from...
| May 26, 2015
| 12:49 PM
Believe it or not, college football season is right around the corner.
OK, so there's 100 days left before a Thursday night slate of 16 games involving Football Bowl Subdivision teams kicks off Sept. 3. Michigan at Utah. North Carolina at South...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 4:36 PM
A remarkable turnaround year for the Maryland men’s basketball team continued with another positive move Thursday, when junior forward Jake Layman announced he would return for his final season in College Park.
Layman’s decision comes two...
| May 20, 2015
| 6:36 PM
Old Dominion fell 6-4 to Florida Atlantic Wednesday night on the first day of the Conference USA tournament in Hattiesburg, Miss.
The Monarchs fell into the losers' bracket for Thursday's round. They will face the loser of Wednesday'...
| May 20, 2015
| 1:33 PM
On the one hand, the Museum of Science and Industry says it wants its big new showcase for cutting-edge robotics to dispel fear about the soulless mechanized creatures rising up and taking the place of humans. "The point we try to make is that it's robots...
| May 13, 2015
| 10:59 AM
The Kissimmee Osceola football team is losing a big part of its Class 7-A state runner-up squad from a year ago.
Offensive tackle Parker Braun, whose father Mike Braun is the Osceola offensive line coach, will be moving to Texas as dad takes on a new...
| May 12, 2015
| 5:57 PM
The gap between the final weekend of the high school season and the start of AAU ball was so narrow that Charlie Moore doesn't remember having an offseason at all.
"I didn't get a week off," Moore said. "Basically there was no time off."
| Apr 20, 2015
| 11:00 AM
UCF reached an agreement to play a home-and-home series with Georgia Tech starting in 2017.
The Knights will host the Yellow Jackets on Sept. 16, 2017, and UCF will play at Georgia Tech on Sept. 19, 2020.
UCF now has three home games lined up against...