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  • Fitzgerald, NU players own up to failing late in games

    Fitzgerald, NU players own up to failing late in games
    At Northwestern, the term "ownership" normally refers to upperclassmen taking control of the team. When NU coach Pat Fitzgerald used the word Monday, he meant it in a different way. His coaches and players have "owned" up to failing to come through late...
  • Franklin believes in having fun at Penn State

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Franklin believes in having fun at Penn State CHICAGO -- James Franklin says he'll put as much effort and hours as it takes to make Penn State football successful. But he also wants to have fun....
  • Hamilton, Rutgers ready for Big Ten challenge

    CHICAGO Rutgers defensive tackle Darius Hamilton didn't seem fazed in the least when he was informed that the vast majority of offensive linemen in his team's new conference the Big Ten are built along the lines of corn-fed Midwestern cattle. At 6-foot-4...
  • Penn State, Franklin will be tested early

    CHICAGO The James Franklin Show made its first appearance at Big Ten media days on Monday, as the Penn State football coach strolled to the podium dressed in a sharp gray suit, white shirt and navy tie, his bald head and rimless glasses glistening in...
  • Franklin waves the Penn State flag (and his index finger) at Big Ten media days

    Franklin waves the Penn State flag (and his index finger) at Big Ten media days
    CHICAGO — The elevators at the Hilton Chicago, site of the Big Ten football media days, are adorned with logos of each conference team. Of course, Penn State coach James Franklin joked that he would ride in only one — which didn't go his hotel...
  • 'Lucky' La Russa among six inducted into baseball Hall of Fame

    'Lucky' La Russa among six inducted into baseball Hall of Fame
    "Being really lucky is a Hall of Fame credential," former manager Tony La Russa said Sunday during the annual ceremonies in Cooperstown that inducted La Russa and five others into Baseball's Hall of Fame. … The NFL is defending the two-game...
  • Public records raise questions about Corbett education advisor Tomalis' time on the job

    When Ron Tomalis stepped aside as state education secretary 14 months ago, he landed what seemed like a full-time assignment in a state struggling to boost college access and curb ever-rising tuition prices. As special adviser to Gov. Tom Corbett for...
  • PSU's Franklin taking long way home

    PSU's Franklin taking long way home
    James Franklin is at ease in public, telling one reporter of his “hair envy” and cracking a joke after stepping to the mic Monday in his first Big Ten media day. Penn State’s first-year coach said he has been taking the stairs at the...
  • Cartoonist Roz Chast takes on eldercare

    Cartoonist Roz Chast, famous for her deceptively simple drawings in The New Yorker magazine, is now touching a chord with the "sandwich generation" with her wryly sensitive graphic memoir about caring for her aging parents. Readers of her new book, "Can'...
  • Miami Hurricanes shifting to attack mode

    GREENSBORO, N.C. Miami Hurricanes coach Al Golden seemed comfortably unencumbered Monday as he sat with reporters at the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Kickoff even if he had no idea who his starting quarterback would be at Louisville on Labor Day...
  • Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'

    Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'
    Two former Penn State assistant football coaches, including a son of the late Joe Paterno, are suing the university, alleging that it fired them prematurely after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal surfaced. Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney filed a...