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  • Easing NCAA sanctions doesn't mean Penn State is blameless

    Easing NCAA sanctions doesn't mean Penn State is blameless
    I'm a reasonably popular guy until I write about Penn State, so if I were smart, I'd keep my mouth shut. But as the NCAA backs off on its sanctions against PSU, I sense an interpretation that I think is unhealthy, and I can't resist speaking up again....
  • Gene Collier: Penn State shouldn't rush to restore Joe Paterno's legacy

    Can't say I was surprised the Penn State community celebrated heartily over the weekend on news of a settlement that would restore all 111 of Joe Paterno's NCAA-hijacked victories. Yet I hope that was mostly because they'll celebrate almost anything in...
  • 'Sea butterflies' are part of effort to better understand changing oceans

    WOODS HOLE, Mass. For Gareth Lawson, the tiny water creatures known as "sea butterflies" might offer insight into one of the biggest problems to confront the world's oceans. Lawson is a biologist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, a private...
  • After ups and downs at Penn State, Owings Mills' Donovan Smith tries for NFL

    Penn State junior offensive tackle Donovan Smith kept staring down an important life choice as if it were a charging defensive end, then reacted decisively in late December with an aggressive move of his own. Instead of playing it safe and returning...
  • Garden club honors late president with bench

    Garden club honors late president with bench
    Members of the Boca Raton Garden Club will install and name a bench in their garden as a memorial to their immediate past president and the woman who put the club on the map. Carol Brown died suddenly on Dec. 26. She was 54 and lived in Boca Raton for...
  • Maryland remains leader for defensive line target Austrian Robinson over Ohio State, others

    Maryland remains leader for defensive line target Austrian Robinson over Ohio State, others
    Like many other Ohio State recruiting targets, Class of 2015 New York defensive end Austrian Robinson was impressed watching as the Buckeyes beat high-powered Oregon, 42-20, Monday to win the national championship. The game was a statement for Ohio...
  • Bianchi: Just like Paterno, Bobby Bowden wants his wins back, too.

    Bianchi: Just like Paterno, Bobby Bowden wants his wins back, too.
    After the NCAA's unthinkable decision to restore Joe Paterno's 111 victories that were rightfully stripped away during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, Bobby Bowden says he'd like to have his 12 vacated victories back as well. "I'm all...
  • Trickle down effect: Program trains volunteers to help preserve Valley's watershed

    Ross McLennan is old enough to remember when the Lehigh River was a cesspool of a waterway. Before the Clean Water Act of 1972 was passed, the Lehigh was a repository for everything from coal silt to industrial waste to raw sewage, which deprived the...
  • Wisconsin's Rob Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, hopes to turn heads at Senior Bowl

    Wisconsin's Rob Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, hopes to turn heads at Senior Bowl
    Towering over defensive ends and overpowering them with his mauling approach to the game, Wisconsin offensive tackle Rob Havenstein isn't looking to rack up style points as a blocker. Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, plays the game with an edge, using...
  • Bob Ford: Tom Brady proves the draft, NFL is hit or miss

    The news that the NFL is investigating the New England Patriots organization concerning whether some footballs were intentionally deflated during the AFC championship game on Sunday is interesting, but only in a what-will-Belichick-think-of-next kind of...
  • Penn State athletic department to complete $60 million payment as part of settlement

    Penn State athletic department to complete $60 million payment as part of settlement
    Penn State's athletic department will complete payments of the NCAA's former $60 million fine that will be used to fund child-abuse prevention causes in Pennsylvania. The NCAA and state Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman announced a proposed...