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  • Scientists try to measure love

    Scientists try to measure love
    Leave it to science to take all the fun out of something as cosmically pure as love. Theories about love's purpose range from the biologically practical to the biologically complicated. Anthropologists have said it helps ensure reproduction of the...
  • Not All Men Checking Vasectomy Results

    Not All Men Checking Vasectomy Results
    Every year an estimated half a million men have a vasectomy but nearly half of those men don't return for follow-up tests that make sure the procedure is working, new research suggests. Those who don't go back, and therefore risk an unwanted pregnancy,...
  • Previewing NCAA Division I women's lacrosse semifinals

    At LaValle Stadium, Stony Brook University No. 1 seed Maryland (20-1) vs. No. 5 Duke (15-4) Friday, 5 p.m. Outlook: The Atlantic Coast Conference rivals know each other well and both have been through rocky seasons with a spate of unusual injuries...
  • Dominance of Maryland, Northwestern in women's lacrosse continues

    Dominance of Maryland, Northwestern in women's lacrosse continues
    When it comes to winning tradition, not many college programs are as steeped in success as Maryland and Northwestern women's lacrosse. Maryland has won 11 national championships, including 10 since the NCAA took over the sport in 1982 and seven in a...
  • Pirates moving on

    Bryce Brantley, a first-team All-East Conference defensive end at Orange Coast College in 2010, is one of several Pirates who have decided on their football futures at four-year schools. OCC Coach Mike Taylor announced Tuesday. Brantley, who had 9.5...
  • Hard work paying off for Rovzar

    Three weekends in a row last November, Molly Rovzar traveled to the East Coast. Rovzar racked up the frequent flier miles with her XTeam club girls' lacrosse team. First there was a tournament in Maryland, then another tournament in Maryland, then a...
  • Oscar-winning actor Cliff Robertson dies at 88

    Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday. Robertson, who also...
  • Cliff Robertson dies at 88; actor starred in films and on stage and TV

    Cliff Robertson dies at 88; actor starred in films and on stage and TV
    Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday. Robertson, who also...
  • Hartford Athletes Post 3.24 GPA, Win America East Academic Cup For Second Consecutive Year

    The following release from the America East Conference, regarding Hartford winning the Academic Cup for the second year in a row ... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The University of Hartford clinched its second-straight America East Academic Cup in 2012-13 after...
  • UMass Lowell to add men's and women's lacrosse, join America East

    UMass Lowell to add men's and women's lacrosse, join America East
    Massachusetts Lowell will move up to Division I and join the America East Conference, representatives of both announced today at a rally at the Tsongas Center on campus. The school, which is currently in Division II, will also add men's and women's...
  • All-area girls lifter of year: Letter boosted Timber Creek state champ

    All-area girls lifter of year: Letter boosted Timber Creek state champ
    Kjayla Martin's father could sense the pressure on his daughter before the FHSAA girls weightlifting state meet. So Keith Martin went old school. He took out a pen and paper. "I wanted her to know that we loved her, and whatever happened, we were...