| Aug 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: As director of the California Department of Managed Health Care, Shelley Rouillard is the chief regulator for health plans that cover more than 21 million Californians. She's also a major player in the state's implementation of the federal health...
| Sep 1, 2014
As an active, albeit measured, user of social media, I've been skeptical of arguments that online forums like Facebook and Twitter are the great equalizer.
Some social media proponents believe that such tools unshackle public opinion and promote the...
| Jun 9, 2014
Even during a vacation in June, Penn State doesn't cease making news, large or small. Here are some things you (and I) might have missed last week. 2015 CLASS ADDS FOURTH PLAYER FROM NEW JERSEY Myles Hartsfield, a safety/running back......
| Jun 22, 2014
| 1:02 PM
WASHINGTON -- Joel Chiles remembers taking his youngest son, Ian, to a carnival many years ago.
Ian was 10 years old, and he wanted to play the basketball game in which you win a prize for a certain amount of made shots. Joel gave Ian three $1 bills...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:47 PM
More than four decades later, Eddie Fogler can still see Jim Delany dumping their North Carolina basketball teammate Rusty Clark on the floor during a practice at Carmichael Auditorium.
It was payback for the hard screen that Clark, one of the team's...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Goodbye, Blue Devils, Cavaliers and Tar Heels. Farewell to Duke's venerable Cameron Indoor Stadium, to the 85-year football rivalry with Virginia and to myriad trips to destinations characterized by sweet tea and Southern drawls.
On Tuesday, the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Geno Auriemma ended a three-hour stint as a WTIC-AM radio host Wednesday by admitting past legal action from UConn likely hindered its admission to the Atlantic Coast Conference and said only a focus on continued athletic success will help the athletic...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
There has been much tsk-tsking this college graduation season about students protesting their administration-chosen commencement speakers ("College: where kids become leftists," May 25). The finger-waggers seem to take one of two positions: Either we...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Is it a sign of the times that commencement speeches have become controversial?
This year has been marked by a string of protests at college campuses across the country against the people invited to deliver keynote addresses at graduation ceremonies....
| May 30, 2014
| 9:45 AM
There has been much tsk-tsking this college graduation season about students protesting their administration-chosen commencement speakers ("It's speech season on campus — and it's notable for ones not given," May 21).
The finger-waggers seem to...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Ian Campbell, a 6-foot-5, 225-pound tight end from New Jersey, has committed to play football at UConn.
Campbell, of Pequannock Township, who visited earlier this month, said he liked the campus and the coaching staff.
Campbell also visited Rutgers,...