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  • Four-star defensive tackle Naquan Jones chooses Michigan State

    Four-star defensive tackle Naquan Jones chooses Michigan State
    Naquan Jones, the No. 21-ranked defensive tackle in the Class of 2016 by Rivals.com, verbally committed to play football at Michigan State on Monday, June 8. The Evanston, Illinois, senior-to-be stands 6-foot-4 and weighs 286 pounds. Jones is the No. 5-...
  • Whistleblower: Penn State ignored frat abuse complaints

    A former student who blew the whistle on a Penn State fraternity's secret Facebook page featuring photos of naked women said the university ignored his complaints about sexual assault, hazing and drug use. James Vivenzio of Great Falls, Virginia, said in...
  • Tommy O'Hara earns all-league, top rookie honors with Tufts baseball

     Tommy O'Hara earns all-league, top rookie honors with Tufts baseball
    After helping lead the Tufts baseball team to a 26-10 record, Glenbrook South product Tommy O'Hara was named first team all-New England Small College Athletic Conference and NESCAC rookie of the year. The freshman infielder led the team with a .405...
  • Latest in Penn State hazing: School officials dispute claims

    3:15 p.m. Penn State University officials say they "strongly dispute" an ex-student's claims that the school failed to investigate his hazing complaint against a fraternity. The university says it offered "extraordinary assistance" over many months to...
  • Football: Lake Park DL Mike Panasiuk picks Michigan State

    Football: Lake Park DL Mike Panasiuk picks Michigan State
    Mike Panasiuk hid his colors well but not his intentions. Four days after receiving a scholarship offer from Michigan State, the Lake Park junior defensive tackle became the fourth Chicago-area player from the class of 2016 to orally commit to play...
  • Frat expels 38 members over Penn State Facebook controversy

    PITTSBURGH The national office for a fraternity accused of keeping a private Facebook page with nude photos of drunk, unconscious female students at Penn State University has expelled 38 members from the university's chapter and revoked its charter for...
  • Medical marijuana could ease Lehigh Valley children's suffering

    Christopher Kenney attended his prom last month in Wind Gap. That's a big deal for most teens, but even more so for Christopher. The 18-year-old has tuberous sclerosis, a genetic disorder that causes benign tumors to grow in any organ of the body. He...
  • 2 public college presidents paid over $1M in annual ranking

    Fewer public college presidents hit the $1 million mark in earnings in 2014 compared with the previous year, according to a new survey. The Chronicle of Higher Education study found that two college presidents at public universities received more than $1...
  • Penn St's Erickson highest-paid public college leader in '14

    A new survey says former Penn State President Rodney Erickson was the highest-paid public college president in fiscal year 2014, with nearly $1.5 million in total compensation. The Chronicle of Higher Education says a significant portion of Erickson's...
  • Penn State receives unexpected $4.5 million in bowl money from Big Ten

    Penn State won its first bowl game following the repeal of the NCAA sanctions last December. Now, it will receive an unexpected fiscal bowl boost as well. The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted Sunday to provide Penn State with a full...
  • Drivers have found a new bump in the road at Pocono

    Drivers have found a new bump in the road at Pocono
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. brought a broom to Pocono Raceway last year as he swept both NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Long Pond's so-called "Tricky Triangle." This year, Earnhardt probably wished he had brought a truckload of asphalt and a road paver...