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  • City grad Charles Tapper wins Sugar Bowl with Oklahoma

    City grad Charles Tapper wins Sugar Bowl with Oklahoma
    When Oklahoma offered Charles Tapper a football scholarship in 2011, the City star had played just one season of organized football. On Thursday night, Tapper helped his Sooner teammates beat No. 3 Alabama, 45-31, in the Sugar Bowl. The sophomore made...
  • Report gives local Teach for America educators high marks in math

    Report gives local Teach for America educators high marks in math
    Just a few months before Artemus Werts stood before classes in Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, he had to relearn math concepts he hadn't reviewed in years. Werts, a 2011 Rutgers graduate who joined Baltimore's teaching corps through Teach for...
  • Blame football, not Title IX

    Blame football, not Title IX
    In 1975, Nebraska Sen. Roman Hruska warned a congressional hearing that college football was in mortal danger. The threat came from Title IX, the 1972 measure that outlawed sex discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal financial...
  • Amiri Baraka, controversial author and activist, dies at 79

    Amiri Baraka, controversial author and activist, dies at 79
    Amiri Baraka died Thursday after weeks of failing health, a family spokeperson confirmed. He was 79. A playwright, poet, critic and activist, Baraka was one of the most prominent and controversial African American voices in the world of American...
  • Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal

    Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal
    A New Jersey lawmaker on Saturday said he intends to formally request Governor Chris Christie and his staff hand over more correspondence and documents related to the bridge scandal that has engulfed Christie, a rising star in the Republican Party....
  • Ex-Navy great Jimmy Lewis to receive Tewaaraton Legends Award

    Ex-Navy great Jimmy Lewis to receive Tewaaraton Legends Award
    The Tewaaraton Foundation has named former Navy lacrosse star and National Lacrosse Hall of Famer James C. "Jimmy" Lewis as the recipient of the fourth annual Tewaaraton Legends Award. "Jimmy Lewis is a natural selection for the fourth Tewaaraton...
  • Patriot League coach sidelined by abuse claim

     
    I’ve seen Bill Gibbons stomp his feet repeatedly. I’ve seen him use his right index finger to get his point across to officials and his players. But in the couple of dozens games I’ve seen him coach the Holy Cross......
  • Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers

    Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers
    You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
  • You can't take Baltimore out of the boy [Commentary]

    You can't take Baltimore out of the boy [Commentary]
    Although I have lived in New Jersey for nearly 60 years, I still explain my strange loyalties by saying "You can take the boy out of Baltimore, but you can't take Baltimore out of the boy." While I left Charm City for good in 1955 (long before the...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech turns to Branthover as placekicker for Sun Bowl

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech turns to Branthover as placekicker for Sun Bowl
    Virginia Tech’s last two bowls hinged, in large measure, on the right instep of the Hokies’ kicker. If history threepeats in Tuesday’s Sun Bowl versus UCLA, the pressure will fall on a junior who hasn’t attempted a competitive...
  • William Pollack dies at 87; helped conquer deadly Rh disease

    William Pollack dies at 87; helped conquer deadly Rh disease
    In the first half of the 20th century, about 10,000 American infants — and as many as 200,000 worldwide — died each year from a lethal immune reaction, called Rh disease, produced by their mother's body during childbirth. Perhaps twice that...