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  • Ravens meet with basketball player Demetrius Harris

    Ravens meet with basketball player Demetrius Harris
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee basketball player Demetrius Harris is hoping to become the next Antonio Gates, converting his vast athleticism into usable football skills. Gates went from starring on the basketball court at Kent State to emerging as a...
  • Big guns shouldn't shoot down rights: Front Burner

    Police agencies have been over-militarized, as evidenced by the images of Ferguson, Mo., that offended many of our senses. However, these images also have provided us the opportunity to ensure that governmental authority is being exercised within the...
  • New research study: Exercise can slow progression of Parkinson's

    New research study: Exercise can slow progression of Parkinson's
    Nearly 1.5 million Americans have Parkinson's disease. "I believe, and my research is proving, that we can use exercise therapy to promote improvements in the way the nervous system works and improve the lives of these individuals," says Angela Ridgel...
  • Charles Patrick Catanese

    Charles Patrick Catanese, son of Assunta and Antonio Catanese passed away March 31, 2012 after a long illness. He was one of seven children, born September 15, 1918 in Rochester, PA.  Charles attended Rochester High School in PA and is a graduate of...
  • Howard Magazine: County gyms for women who crave intensity

    <i>Howard Magazine</i>: County gyms for women who crave intensity
    It is said that when it comes to exercise, you get out what you put in. And for some women in Howard County, 20 minutes on the treadmill simply doesn’t produce satisfactory returns. For these women, a workout means attacking a giant tire with a...
  • Active video games don't mean kids exercise more

    Active video games don't mean kids exercise more
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - All that virtual boxing, bowling and dancing along with video game systems might not be helping kids meet their daily exercise requirements, a new study suggests. In the report, kids who were given so-called active video games...
  • University presses: a view from the academy

    University presses: a view from the academy
    The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
  • New AD Tim Hall 'embodies the very values' UMBC was looking for in search

    New AD Tim Hall 'embodies the very values' UMBC was looking for in search
    When the search committee at UMBC was formed to find the school's next athletic director, the group created a detailed job description in a bid to find the ideal candidate. It was a demanding list. And it was one that had UMBC's Vice President of...
  • Towson enters 2012 as preseason favorite in CAA for first time in history

    Towson enters 2012 as preseason favorite in CAA for first time in history
    The ring that every Towson football player received after winning the first Colonial Athletic Association title in program history has a simple, but contextually confusing message on it. Six seconds. "Six seconds is the average time of a football play,"...
  • Teel Time: ACC expansion forces Virginia Tech, UVa to adjust non-conference football schedules

    Teel Time: ACC expansion forces Virginia Tech, UVa to adjust non-conference football schedules
    The ACC’s move to a nine-game conference football schedule forced Virginia Tech and Virginia to shed some non-league contests. The Hokies have finalized their moves; the Cavaliers have not. Tech has postponed a 2014 date at East Carolina and...
  • La Salle's Jordan Hill heads to University of Wisconsin

    A solid body of work and an impressive three-day showcase was enough to propel former La Salle High boys’ basketball standout Jordan Hill to the next level. The Lancers alumnus verbally committed to the University of Wisconsin of the Big 10...