| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:22 AM
The Big Ten announced Monday morning that Penn State junior cornerback Trevor Williams, a Calvert Hall graduate, is the conference's Defensive Player of the Week.
Williams, of Baltimore, intercepted two passes in the Nittany Lions' 13-10 victory...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Former Penn State all-American Matt Millen received a text message from James Franklin last Sunday night saying the coach hoped for good news from the NCAA. That came in the form of the sanctions relief announced Monday.
Millen, an ESPN college football...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:57 PM
Taysom Hill threw for 200 yards and a touchdown while running for 160 yards and another score, and No. 25 Brigham Young beat Houston, 33-25, on Thursday night in Provo, Utah.
Jamaal Williams rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns for BYU, which has won...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:10 PM
A blue-ribbon committee convened early Sunday to choose the weekend's low-light playoff team.
The 13-member panel was fictional, formulated in a columnist's post-Oregon drive back to the hotel, but included so many upstanding citizens its credibility...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Penn State will be eligible for a bowl game this season and its football scholarships will be fully restored next year, the NCAA announced Monday.
Two years after issuing some of the stiffest penalties in college football history, the NCAA lifted two...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Franklin, cornerback, senior
A two-way standout, the 6-foot-1, 160-pound 3-star Rivals.com prospect had seven interceptions and 10 pass deflections as an All-Metro second-team corner, helping the Class 3A state champions hold opponents to...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:50 AM
The Huffington Post has been running an enormous five-part series about the invention of email. It's a heartwarming story. It begins:
"In 1978, a 14-year-old boy invented email."
It continues: "Email wasn't created, with a massive research budget, in...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Susan Schoenberger, author of "The Virtues of Oxygen," will speak Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m., at a free Tolland Public Library Foundation's Eaton-Dimock-King Authors Series event at Tolland Town Hall, 21 Tolland Green.
The novel is about Vivian and...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Bethlehem Catholic heavyweight Andrew Dunn plans to be a lot lighter this coming wrestling season.
This is because he made the decision Wednesday to commit to Virginia Tech, ending a long and sometimes stressful recruiting process that...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Penn State and Rutgers have devised an appealing way to recognize Adam Taliaferro and Eric LeGrand.
The schools announced Tuesday that the former football players, whose careers ended because of spinal injuries, will serve as honorary captains for the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:01 PM
At least four members of the Notre Dame football team are suspected of having other students write papers and homework on their behalf and will be held out of practice and games as an investigation into the alleged misconduct continues, the university...