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  • Penn State's line to get a January boost from two 6-8 tackles

    James Franklin and most of his Penn State offensive assistants were sitting in a Longhorn Steakhouse in North Carolina when offensive-line recruit Paris Palmer read them his Penn State acceptance letter. Palmer, the nation's top-ranked junior college...
  • Penn State in Pinstripe Bowl a 'pretty hot ticket"

    Among the most popular seats in the country for the college bowl game season are at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans and, of course, the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium. Ah, the pageantry of the...
  • Some leftover quotes from story on Maryland AD Kevin Anderson

    I wrote a story on Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson for Thursday’s paper. Here are some leftover quotes from my interviews with Anderson, former Terps men's basketball coach Gary Williams and former Maryland star football player Shawne...
  • Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle

    Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle
    As an offensive tackle for Maryland's football team, Roger Shoals gouged out holes wide enough to drive a Cadillac through. Now, the former Terp star sells the cars. "Retire? I like working," said Shoals, 76, part-owner of a Cadillac-Buick dealership in...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten bowl picks

     Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten bowl picks
    Did you catch Central Michigan's Hail Mary/Cal lateral play at the end of the Bahamas Bowl? My immediate thought: I can't believe that didn't happen to Northwestern. The Wildcats didn't qualify for a bowl this season, but 10 Big Ten teams will line up to...
  • With football, hoops playing well, Maryland AD Kevin Anderson sees 'some exciting days to come'

    With football, hoops playing well, Maryland AD Kevin Anderson sees 'some exciting days to come'
    Kevin Anderson was standing by watching as Maryland football coach Randy Edsall conducted an interview following the Terps' second win in their history over Penn State on Nov. 1 at Beaver Stadium. When a reporter went up to Anderson to shake his hand...
  • Think you know your Lehigh Valley sports history?

    Are you one of those who likes to spar over sports trivia? Then take this quiz and see how well you score with trivia about our Lehigh Valley-area athletes and teams. The answers are at the end. No cheating. 1. Bethlehem's Steve Meilinger played for...
  • Penn State trustees reviewing Freeh report say need for confidentiality doesn't outweigh need for truth

    An opinion piece written by Penn State President Eric Barron has provoked a response among a section of the board of trustees. Barron's statement, published by the Centre Daily Times on Friday, addressed the release of documents from former FBI...
  • UCF's Justin Holman juggling big dreams to become an NFL quarterback, doctor one day

    UCF's Justin Holman juggling big dreams to become an NFL quarterback, doctor one day
    ST. PETERSBURG — It's quite possible UCF quarterback Justin Holman endured one of the most challenging first-year starting quarterback campaigns this college football season. Holman, 19, carried the weighty expectations of guiding the Knights...
  • Girls basketball: Turning a new Page for Marian Catholic

    Questioning decisions or providing input never was a problem for Teniya Page during practices or timeouts early in her career. A four-year starter, the Marian Catholic senior point guard was a vital cog in the Spartans' finishing 33-1 and winning the...
  • Northwestern duo, seven EPC players named All-State

    Northwestern duo, seven EPC players named All-State
    There was no shortage of talent on football fields around the Lehigh Valley this past season. On Tuesday, 10 of the area's elite players earned all-state honors. Whitehall, Parkland and Easton each had two players on the Class 4A Pennsylvania Football...