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  • QB J.T. Barrett coming into his own for resurgent Ohio State

    The Big Ten's most efficient passer is not the guy viewed as a potential No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. Penn State's Christian Hackenberg actually ranks 10th in that category. The top quarterback has not been Michigan State's Connor Cook, the offensive...
  • Easton's Colin Abert shines at cross country invite

    Easton's Colin Abert shines at cross country invite
    Easton High senior Colin Abert had a lot on his mind before Saturday's Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University. First, he hoped to help his team enjoy a successful day at the prestigious cross country meet. Second, he wanted to break the 15-...
  • Medical marijuana study targets epileptic children

    A research study examining the use of a marijuana extract to treat children's epileptic seizures is underway at several Pennsylvania hospitals. Physicians at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in...
  • College football roundup: Florida QB Harris suspended

    The Sports Xchange College football roundup: Florida QB Harris suspended Florida Gators freshman quarterback Treon Harris has been suspended indefinitely after he was accused of sexually assaulting a female student on campus early Sunday morning. The...
  • After tumultuous offseason, Maryland basketball eyes a focused preseason

    After tumultuous offseason, Maryland basketball eyes a focused preseason
    COLLEGE PARK — As a disappointing season gave way to a tumultuous offseason earlier this year, Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon waited anxiously for the start of preseason practice. With an overhauled roster and a new offense, the...
  • Despite surge in talent, Illinois lacking college hockey

     Despite surge in talent, Illinois lacking college hockey
    After graduating from Lake Forest High School, Cody Murphy hoped to play college hockey in Illinois. The problem: No Divison I schools in his home state have varsity hockey teams. "It would be nice for a lot of Chicagoans to have a place to call home,...
  • Northwestern continues revival, tops Wisconsin

    Northwestern continues revival, tops Wisconsin
    They are team Rope-a-Dope, these Northwestern Wildcats. After opening the season with back-to-back losses and 12 quarters of crummy play, they are contenders in the Big Ten West. What other conclusion can be drawn after Northwestern improved to 2-0 in...
  • NU's Fitzgerald has high praise for Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon

     NU's Fitzgerald has high praise for Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon
    To a generation of Chicago football fans Walter Payton was unmatched. From the late 1970s to the early '80s, he was about the only reason to watch the Bears. "He was the best," said Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald, born in 1974 and raised in Orland...
  • Gene Frenette: Losses, like tackles, pile up for Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny

    Gene Frenette: Losses, like tackles, pile up for Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny
    Looking at Paul Posluszny's resume, his combination of intelligence, toughness and leadership might be the most impressive of anyone to ever wear a Jaguars uniform. The middle linebacker has been a tackling machine dating back to his days at Hopewell...
  • NU's Anthony Walker from unknown to hot commodity

    NU's Anthony Walker from unknown to hot commodity
    His first plan for a post-football career was to become Gordon Gekko. Yes, Northwestern's Anthony Walker would dominate Wall Street. Then he changed his mind. Walker would become a sports agent. Then he saw "Draft Day," and Kevin Costner's character...
  • Penn State helicopter recruiting targets two Franklin football prospects

    Penn State helicopter recruiting targets two Franklin football prospects
    It's not every day a helicopter lands near a high school football field to drop off a major college football coach on a recruiting trip. Thursday afternoon, Penn State coach James Franklin made such a splashy entrance at Woodlawn to see a couple of...