| Dec 8, 2010
| 6:43 PM
High school football players considering a commitment to the University of Florida were stunned Wednesday when head coach Urban Meyer stepped down, the second time in less than a year the Gators mentor has done so.
Orlando Edgewater High juniors Alton...
| Dec 5, 2011
Struggling with the black dog of depression? The supplement aisle abounds with options for people seeking a non-medicinal remedy — but figuring out what works and what doesn't can be a challenge for consumers and experts alike.
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:58 AM
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The idea that college freshmen gain an average of 15 pounds in their first year of school is a myth -- the average is really between 2.4 pounds for women and 3.4 pounds for men, the co-author of a new study said Tuesday.
| Sep 30, 2011
| 11:11 AM
When your teen comes home slurring, swaying and smelling of alcohol, here's a research finding that will help you pinpoint whom to finger as the major "bad influence" in the kid's life. First, a couple of hints: It's not that rowdy gang of boys your son...
| Oct 20, 2011
For schools reeling in the aftermath of a student's suicide, some mental health experts say that paying tribute to the teen with candlelight vigils, hallway locker memorials and all-school assemblies may do more harm than good.
Though school officials...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 10:27 AM
Let the bar fights begin: Mario Vargas Llosa? You gotta be kidding me.
Of all the categories in which Nobel Prizes are awarded, none gets the blood going quite like the literary one. It’s a little tricky to have an opinion about the physics or...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 6:47 PM
GAINESVILLE — With less than a week until National Signing Day, Florida seems far removed from the program that pulled in one of the top recruiting classes in the country a year ago.
But Florida is not as far off as some fans might fear.
| Dec 31, 2010
| 1:27 AM
In a revealing twist to the ongoing Dee Hart-Ha'sean Clinton-Dix recruiting saga, the latter unveiled some interesting news Friday night during a routine interview about the upcoming Under Armour All-American Game.
"When it comes down to me signing on...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 8:27 PM
Plantation High outside linebacker Ryan Shazier visited Ohio State this week and then on Friday, pulled back his commitment from the University of Florida.
"I felt that I found a better fit for me and my family and I felt it was best that we decommitted,...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 10:30 PM
The Rose Bowl-bound college football teams made their annual pilgrimage to Disneyland on Sunday, taking in a day of roller coasters, parades and confetti-filled pomp.
During the visit, Wisconsin Badgers and Texas Christian Horned Frogs football players...
| Aug 28, 2011
On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...