| Nov 6, 2014
has recently been appointed the provost at Lafayette College in Easton.
Rizvi was a professor of economics and the former dean of the Honors College at the University of Vermont prior to his position that he will assume in January.
| Nov 1, 2014
| 8:35 PM
J.T. Snow felt an avalanche of pressure 21 years ago after being demoted to Triple-A Edmonton when he encountered roving hitting instructor Joe Maddon.
“I’m wondering who the heck this guy is, and he would call me ‘Jackie,’&...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Deidgre Green, the 2011 valedictorian of Martin Luther King High School in Philadelphia, would have been a strong applicant to just about any college.
But she applied to just a few, and they were mostly state schools because they were less expensive...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The Chicago Cubs fired manager Rick Renteria on Friday and several hours later named Joe Maddon to take his place.
The Cubs will officially announce the hiring of the 60-year-old Maddon, a Hazleton native who played baseball at Lafayette College, on...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Beth Mowins, a 1989 Lafayette College graduate and a former Leopards basketball player, will work Saturday's Penn State-Maryland game for ESPN2. Mowins, in her 20th year at ESPN, will be working with former Ohio State player Joey Galloway.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:46 AM
"I have every article you ever wrote about us," Joan Gamble said Saturday as she recognized me and walked over to give me a hug in the hospitality box at Lafayette College's Fisher Stadium.
The Lafayette players have been wearing an "HTG" sticker on...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Superintendent Joseph Kovalchik, saying he is using the alleged taunting of a student from West Africa with chants of Ebola as a teachable moment, outlined plans on Monday to bring in a sports psychologist to speak with students and parents on proper...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Statistics in professional sports can often help coaches and players figure out how, why and when they won or lost the game.
Statistical trends could be a players' best friend or worst enemy, causing them to press when slumping or be ridiculed for the...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:09 AM
WATCH THIS VIDEO: Singer flubs Star-Spangled Banner at World Series ... Officials missed two calls in Penn State's double overtime loss to Ohio State Saturday because of technical issues with replay equipment and a "breakdown of officiating mechanics,"...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 7:16 PM
In rules meetings held during the summer throughout Pennsylvania, high school coaches and referees received a specific reminder about racism: "Officials are to take swift actions on any type of demeaning remarks or actions that may be related to the...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon exercised an opt-out clause in his contract Friday and is leaving the organization immediately.
Maddon, a Hazleton native who played baseball at Lafayette College, had a year left on his contract at $2 million but now...