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  • PASSINGS: Bob Casale, Mavis Gallant

    Bob Casale 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. Bob had...
  • Tom Laughlin Dies at 82: Actor Became a Maverick Icon

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Q&A with Seton Keough field hockey player Becca Wallace

    Q&A with Seton Keough field hockey player Becca Wallace
    The Seton Keough field hockey team is having a year to remember in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference, and one of the primary reasons is the play of goalkeeper Becca Wallace. The senior, who transferred to the school two...
  • Kevin Anderson deserves some credit for getting Dez Wells eligible

    Kevin Anderson deserves some credit for getting Dez Wells eligible
    Kevin Anderson has taken his share of criticism since coming from Army to Maryland 27 months ago. The athletic director got off to a rocky start with Maryland fans – and many in the local media – for the clumsy way he handled the firing of...
  • Recruits Dominic Walker, Ronnie Moore have Cincinnati flights canceled after Butch Jones jumps to Tennessee

    Recruits Dominic Walker, Ronnie Moore have Cincinnati flights canceled after Butch Jones jumps to Tennessee
    Orlando Evans WR Dominic Walker and Sanford Seminole ATH Ronnie Moore were excited Thursday night about their weekend plans to visit the University of Cincinnati on an official recruiting trip. This morning, everything changed. Bearcats head coach Butch...
  • Doting on a cellphone can harm fitness levels

    Doting on a cellphone can harm fitness levels
    People who constantly exercise their thumbs by using their smartphones could ultimately be harming their physical health. A study by researchers at Kent State University found a link between heavy cellphone use and reduced fitness levels among college...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 4 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 4 Picks
    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....
  • Varsity Q&A with Leah Allen, Glenelg, softball

    Varsity Q&A with Leah Allen, Glenelg, softball
    Glenelg senior shortstop Leah Allen has to go way back to recall her first memory with a bat in her hand. When she was 2 years old, Allen would go to the backyard with her father, Harold, and play with a Wiffle ball and bat. She signed up for an...