| Feb 28, 2014
You've probably seen him on TV or in the newspaper, wearing a blue and white wig decorated with the fuzzy dice equivalent of basketballs. He's Danny Karwoski, the University of Connecticut women's basketball superfan.
Karwoski has attended upward of...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:50 PM
AKRON, Ohio American Sign Language interpreter Dorothy Jackson has known for nearly 60 years that God hears the voice of the deaf.
"God hears them. He hears their hands," she said of the deaf community's language.
"There is no speech or language where...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:20 AM
AKRON, Ohio While much of America was building Colonials and Cape Cods, Northeast Ohio was flirting with modern architecture.
The region was hardly a leader in the modernist movement, but Cleveland and its surroundings were more accepting of the spare...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Guitarist with '80s group Devo
Bob Casale, 61, guitarist for Devo, whose commercial success peaked in the early '80s with the MTV hit "Whip It," died unexpectedly Monday of heart failure in Marina del Rey, his brother Gerald said.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Kent State redshirt sophomore Sam Wheeler was indefinitely suspended from the wrestling team Monday after posting homophobic comments on Twitter.
A photo on the gay website Outrage captured Wheeler's tweets, which included, "I can't even watch Sports...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:31 PM
I sometimes worry about Jesus at Christmastime.
On the one hand, he gets a worldwide birthday party celebrated by 2 billion Christians, trees, Macy's windows, concerts, communal singing, gift giving, feasts, family gatherings and uplifting worship....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:13 PM
UCF defensive coordinator Jim Fleming has been hired as head coach at the University of Rhode Island.
Rhode Island announced the hire on Friday morning. Fleming will be introduced as head coach of the FCS program at a press conference on Dec. 23. He...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Tom Laughlin, who died of complications from pneumonia Dec. 12 in Thousand Oaks at age 82, was one of those only-in-Hollywood stories. After acting in small parts on films and TV shows in the 1950s and 1960s, he turned filmmaker with a series of "Billy...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Welcome to week 4 of the college football season, or as it’s also known, Snoozefest ’13. This week’s schedule is more disappointing than the final season of “Dexter.” The biggest game of the week is Notre Dame vs....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:12 AM
The opening moment of “Free Ride,” Friday night’s gripping curtain-raiser for the 28th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, is quick to introduce the carefully calibrated tension to follow for the next 83 minutes. “...
| Nov 1, 2013
Vince Lombardi was at Northern State University's Gerber Hall on Thursday afternoon — actually, two of him — as well as John Lennon and the Cookie Monster.
Students in Gayle Bortnem's social studies methods class gave reports on important...