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  • Oldest art ever? Zigzags on a clam shell are more than 400,000 years old

    Oldest art ever? Zigzags on a clam shell are more than 400,000 years old
    Scientists say that a series of marks carved onto a freshwater clam shell represent the earliest known engravings made by a human ancestor. The zigzag lines visible in the photo above probably were carved at least 430,000 years ago by a Homo erectus, an...
  • Parkland grad Jeremy Estremera sprinting to FCS football all-star game

    Football appeared to be extinct at Mansfield late in 2006 when the school, which had had just two non-losing PSAC seasons in the previous 29 years, announced it was dropping the sport immediately. Two years later, pigskins were again flying on the small...
  • Sen. Jake Corman fires back on NCAA's duress argument in Penn State case

    Sen. Jake Corman fires back on NCAA's duress argument in Penn State case
    Duress is not a factor in state Sen. Jake Corman and state Treasurer Rob McCord's Commonwealth Court suit to enforce the Endowment Act. "The NCAA's pending motion allows pause to say what this case is and is not about, both legally and factually. First,...
  • Nice guys finish first for Nebraska, Florida

    The Sports Xchange By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange Nice guys finish first for Nebraska, Florida Win one -- no, two -- for the nice guys. In a move you could see coming for days, Florida announced Colorado State's Jim McElwain as its head coach...
  • Penn State football ticket sales spike in 2014

    Penn State football ticket sales spike in 2014
    While Penn State fans wait to see what bowl game will be the Nittany Lions' last stop of the season, there is one all-important game where the university has placed high yet again: ticket sales. On Tuesday, Penn State announced it is still in the top...
  • Newbill heats up after halftime in Penn State win

    The Sports Xchange Newbill heats up after halftime in Penn State win STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- D.J. Newbill bounced back from a quiet first half to lead Penn State to a 61-58 win over Virginia Tech on Wednesday night in the ACC/ Big Ten Challenge. Newbill,...
  • 'Happy Valley' doesn't get to the bottom of it

    'Happy Valley' doesn't get to the bottom of it
    2 stars (out of four) Yikes. Old TV segments don’t get much more retroactively ironic/horrifying than a piece that cheerfully declared, “Jerry Sandusky seems happiest when he’s mixing it up with his special kids,” in reference...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Spiders survive Thornton's career-high 37, edge W&M 68-67

    While William and Mary’s Marcus Thornton was wearing out Richmond, the Spiders were wearing down the Tribe, though barely. Thornton, a 6-foot-4 senior guard, scored 37 points. Richmond survived that and perilous moments in the final seconds to...
  • Newbill heats up after halftime in Penn State win over Virginia Tech

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- D.J. Newbill bounced back from a quiet first half to lead Penn State to a 61-58 win over Virginia Tech on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Newbill, the nation's third-leading scorer, was held to five points on 1-of-5...
  • Penn State receives $1 million donation to honor 2012 team

    Penn State receives $1 million donation to honor 2012 team
    Penn State has received a $1 million donation to recognize the 2012 football team. Michael Farrell, founder of a Pittsburgh investment-banking firm, announced the donation Thursday to Penn State's Football Excellence Fund. Farrell, whose son Mike played...
  • U of Penn law students stage quick, quiet Ferguson protest

    In a brief but poignant gesture, students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School made a silent statement of protest Tuesday over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. At noon, more than 60 law students, both black and white,...