| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Two recent major developments may revolutionize major college sports, potentially to the benefit of long-exploited college athletes. It's about time.
On August 7 the National Collegiate Athletic Association decreed that the five major conferences...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Her parents sent her to college with invaluable advice, said Ashli Stempel: "Always sit in the front row. You never know who you'll meet."
Sure enough, during the first lecture she attended at Northeastern University in Boston, Stempel met Jim Stellar,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:44 PM
SPRINGFIELD – Theresa Grentz, then Theresa Shank, was all set to attend Mount St. Mary's College in Maryland on an academic scholarship following high school. She was going to be a teacher.
But on March 15 of her senior year in high school, her...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:18 PM
After leading the University of Denver to the Summit League women's tennis championship in her first year on campus, Maureen Slattery of Newport News recently added another accomplishment to a long list of them.
The 5-foot-2 slugger, who laces flat...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Faye Corman was leading the little boy with the deep brown eyes across the train platform when all of a sudden he stopped, planted his feet, and refused to move.
"Come on, Jon Paul," she urged him. No luck.
She and her husband had adopted the 3-year-old...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:45 PM
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....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:23 PM
When Kalif Jackson walked away from a conversation with Will Muschamp following a 7on7 tournament at the University of Florida last month, the look of disappointment was etched on his face.
He wanted a scholarship offer. He had been to several UF camps....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Another year, and another year of uncertainty at the quarterback position. At least at the outset.
Throughout his tenure as head football coach at Lehigh University, Andy Coen has often gone into preseason camps needing to sort out the starter at...
| Jul 30, 2014
Virginia men's soccer won the first of its six national championships in 1989, sharing the title with Santa Clara. The NCAA declared the teams co-champs after 90 minutes of regulation and 60 minutes of overtime produced a 1-all deadlock.
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:53 PM
This summer, Ryan Perl learned that even in the big leagues, he can cut it.
The grass, that is.
The 21-year-old Whitehall High School graduate had been growing an expertise in baseball diamond green thumbery as an intern on the Lehigh Valley IronPigs'...
| Aug 9, 2014
In its messy, uncertain evolution toward democracy, Myanmar is reconstructing a crippled university system.
That's where the remodeled garage in DeKalb comes into play, in a vital way.
The building, under the shade of an oak tree on Northern...