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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Stokes Performs In Classroom, Too

    The 12-day break that bridged UConn’s victories over Notre Dame on Dec. 6 and DePaul on Friday was not spent nonchalantly. It was exam time and by last Saturday each of its players had finished their academic requirements.    This is always...

    Bruno Says DePaul Was Always In It To Win It

    Bruno Says DePaul Was Always In It To Win It
    BRIDGEPORT — No program in the Big East Conference seemed to benefit more from the departure of Notre Dame and UConn before last season than DePaul. But Blue Demons coach Doug Bruno doesn't look at it quite that way. "When we were living [the...

    College Update: St. Francis' Ian Hamilton leads way for locals during bowl season

    College Update: St. Francis' Ian Hamilton leads way for locals during bowl season
    Ian Hamilton (St. Francis High, 2011) University of Texas El Paso football senior: The former All-Area first-team wide receiver with the Golden Knights will kick off the festivities as his Miners get going Saturday on the first day of the bowl season....

    Tracking UCLA's first-round NBA picks in 2014

    A quick look at UCLA players who were chosen in the first round of the NBA draft last June. — Zach LaVine, guard, Minnesota Timberwolves (13th pick): LaVine sat often for UCLA at the end of last season, but he has found himself in the starting...