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  • A scampering, hypothetical ancestor causes an evolutionary stir

    A scampering, hypothetical ancestor causes an evolutionary stir
    What's cute and furry and has a name only a paleontologist could love? A tiny theoretical creature dubbed the hypothetical placental mammal ancestor is stealing the hearts of some evolutionary biologists -- and annoying others -- as it raises new debate...
  • Cornell to return 10,000 ancient tablets to Iraq

    Cornell University is preparing to forfeit to Iraq a vast collection of ancient cuneiform tablets in what is expected to be one of the largest returns of antiquities by an American university. The 10,000 inscribed clay blocks date from the 4th millenium...
  • Lehigh is back in the Lambert Cup Meadowlands poll for Eastern football teams

     
    Here's a look at all four divisions of the latest Lambert Cup polls: DIVISION I FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION Buffalo was idle this week, but will take on Ohio University in a Mid-American Conference tilt on Tuesday. Penn State University (5-3) comes in at...
  • All-county boys soccer: Class 3A-2A-1A first team

    First teamLucas DaSilva King's Academy sophomore Pos.: Midfielder Comment: The first-year starter finished with 10 goals and 12 assists. Led the Lions in assists this season and helped them to regional quarter and regional semifinal wins. Walker...
  • 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...
  • Seize the day

    Seize the day
    Monday gets a bad rap as being the week's most miserable day. But ever since elementary school, Cortney Anderson's true nemesis has been Sunday. The unfinished homework. The race against the clock for a few last licks of freedom. The quiet that...