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  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    ABU RIZVI 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. His...
  • Joe Maddon blends old-school with new-age ideas

    Joe Maddon blends old-school with new-age ideas
    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,’&...
  • Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges

    Unequal opportunity for low-income undergrads at area colleges
    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...
  • Cubs fire Renteria, hire Maddon

    Cubs fire Renteria, hire Maddon
    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...
  • NCAA College Football TV schedule: Lafayette grad Beth Mowins will work the Penn State game

    Beth Mowins, a 1989 Lafayette College graduate and a former Leopards basketball player, will work Saturday's Penn State-Maryland game forĀ  ESPN2. Mowins, in her 20th year at ESPN, will be working with former Ohio State player Joey Galloway. Galloway...
  • Late Lafayette coach Gamble remembered at homecoming

    Late Lafayette coach Gamble remembered at homecoming
    "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...
  • Sports psychologist to meet with Northampton athletes this week

    Sports psychologist to meet with Northampton athletes this week
    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...
  • Panthers join new world of hockey analytics

    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...
  • 'Breakdown of officiating mechanics' blamed in Penn State-Ohio State game

    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,"...
  • Racial taunts mar high school sports despite warning

    Racial taunts mar high school sports despite warning
    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...
  • Maddon opts out, leaves Rays

    Maddon opts out, leaves Rays
    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...