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  • Franklin believes in having fun at Penn State

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Franklin believes in having fun at Penn State CHICAGO -- James Franklin says he'll put as much effort and hours as it takes to make Penn State football successful. But he also wants to have fun....
  • Hamilton, Rutgers ready for Big Ten challenge

    CHICAGO Rutgers defensive tackle Darius Hamilton didn't seem fazed in the least when he was informed that the vast majority of offensive linemen in his team's new conference the Big Ten are built along the lines of corn-fed Midwestern cattle. At 6-foot-4...
  • Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'

    Jay Paterno sues Penn State for 'rush to judgment'
    Two former Penn State assistant football coaches, including a son of the late Joe Paterno, are suing the university, alleging that it fired them prematurely after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal surfaced. Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney filed a...
  • Fan-friendly guide to new College Football Playoff

    Fan-friendly guide to new College Football Playoff
    Virginia Tech entered the 2005 ACC championship game against Florida State 10-1 and ranked fifth nationally. An Orange Bowl bid and potential matchup with Penn State seemed inevitable. But a loss to the unranked Seminoles dropped the Hokies to 10th in the...
  • Star Track: Maureen Slattery

    Star Track: Maureen Slattery
    After leading the University of Denver to the Summit League women's tennis championship in her first year on campus, Maureen Slattery of Newport News recently added another accomplishment to a long list of them. The 5-foot-2 slugger, who laces flat...
  • Though the round 'was not fun,' Saucon Valley's Mattare qualifies for U.S. Mid-Amateur

    Though the round 'was not fun,' Saucon Valley's Mattare qualifies for U.S. Mid-Amateur
    After making bogey during any other round of golf, Matt Mattare often pauses to remind himself what he'd be doing at work. Not Monday, though. During what he called "far and away the most stressful" round he has played, Mattare tensed at the thought of...
  • Cartoonist Roz Chast takes on eldercare

    Cartoonist Roz Chast, famous for her deceptively simple drawings in The New Yorker magazine, is now touching a chord with the "sandwich generation" with her wryly sensitive graphic memoir about caring for her aging parents. Readers of her new book, "Can'...
  • Miami Hurricanes shifting to attack mode

    GREENSBORO, N.C. Miami Hurricanes coach Al Golden seemed comfortably unencumbered Monday as he sat with reporters at the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Kickoff even if he had no idea who his starting quarterback would be at Louisville on Labor Day...
  • High praise for Penn State's freshman class

    High praise for Penn State's freshman class
    Dwight Galt has trained college athletes for 30 years, spending the last 20 as the head strength coach at Maryland and then Vanderbilt. In that time, Galt, now Penn State's strength coach, said he hasn't coached a more athletic freshman class than the...
  • Monroe County Historical Society honors the late Fred Waring

    A nationally known band leader in the mid-1900s, a local legend and an innovator of a popular kitchen blender all aptly describe Fred Waring, who proudly called Shawnee-on-Delaware and Pennsylvania his home. Memorabilia will be on display for the exhibit...
  • Redskins' Baker Sets Up Foundation To Benefit Windsor Students

    WINDSOR - When Chris Baker was a teenager in Windsor, he looked up to Connecticut sports stars like Marcus Camby, Vin Baker and Dwight Freeney, he said. Now a defensive lineman for the Washington Redskins, Baker hopes to serve as that kind of role...