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  • Saturday's local men's college basketball roundup: After VCU retires his brother's jersey, Burgess sparks No. 25 Rams

    Jordan Burgess watched his brother's No. 20 jersey get retired, then went out and did the number proud. Burgess' 3-pointer reclaimed the lead for No. 25 VCU on Saturday, and his blocked shot moments later brought the quieted fans at the Siegel Center to...
  • Penn State dance marathon raises more than $13 million

    Hundreds of students taking part in Penn State's annual dance marathon over the weekend have raised more than $13 million for pediatric cancer research and care. The Penn State Dance Marathon known as "Thon" began Friday night at the Bryce Jordan...
  • Teaching girls they can be president, too

    Nichola Gutgold remembers sitting in class in middle school, staring at the oval presidential portraits that lined the walls of her classroom and taking note of the fact that they were all men. By the time she was in college in 1984, Geraldine Ferraro...
  • Pa. high court nominee in hot seat over 'Christmas' email

    A white county judge nominated for Pennsylvania's highest court apparently forwarded a racially insensitive email showing a black couple talking through glass via a jailhouse phone under the heading, "Merry Christmas from the Johnsons." Centre County...
  • Single-game ticket prices basically unchanged at Penn State

    Single-game ticket prices basically unchanged at Penn State
    Though the cheapest tickets for Penn State's two most popular home games will cost $100, overall prices will remain roughly the same in 2015. Penn State on Wednesday announced single-game ticket prices for the upcoming season, which again will use a...
  • The College Waiting Game

    The College Waiting Game
    I've spent my entire life wondering what it would be like to be in my last year of high school. I imagined fun elective classes with my friends and knowing what I want to do with my future, just like I've been told all my life. And sure, senior year is...
  • Dez Wells scores 26 points as No. 14 Terps upset No. 5 Wisconsin, 59-53

    Dez Wells scores 26 points as No. 14 Terps upset No. 5 Wisconsin, 59-53
    Maryland coach Mark Turgeon had been waiting four years for a meaningful win with national significance. Dez Wells had been waiting three years for a signature performance that fans will talk about long after he leaves college. Together, they and the...
  • 'We Are' backed by ESPN in Twitter war

    'We Are' backed by ESPN in Twitter war
    ESPN suspended host Keith Olbermann on Tuesday for making "completely inappropriate" comments about Penn State students on Twitter. Olbermann, who hosts a daily show on ESPN2, responded to a tweet Monday about the university's annual Dance Marathon...
  • In fourth season, Mark Turgeon hasn't changed, but Terps' fortunes finally have

    Anniversaries are useful milestones for measuring progress or, in some cases, decline. In that way, college basketball mimics life, with coaches judged, year after year, by how their programs have grown — or not. Come Tuesday night, it will be...
  • 5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday: ERIE NOW MERELY COLD, SCHOOLS REOPEN AFTER FRIGID TEMPERATURES CLOSE THEM FOR FOUR STRAIGHT DAYS The northwestern Pennsylvania city's...
  • Companies increasingly turn to tech to keep drones out of no-fly zones

    Low-cost hobby drones are making the power of flight accessible to anyone with a few hundred bucks to spare. But a combination of technology and safety laws could take the controls out of users' hands. When a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter drone crashed at the...