| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:24 AM
On Friday, Maryland became the first state to set minimum academic performance standards for Division I coaches and athletic directors to qualify for salary bonuses. In an era when NCAA football and basketball are big business, Maryland is rewarding at...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:56 PM
The city of Philadelphia is known for many great things — it's the cradle of independence, the birthplace of the cheesesteak, the home of Rocky. It's not generally known as a center of great photography, but it should be, says Santa Bannon, owner of...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The recently released conceptual plan for the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is distracting.
It is a distraction from the real issue at hand: whether the museum — as a nascent institution — warrants a prime site on Chicago's...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:13 AM
Last week, it was the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Thursday, it was the national Christmas tree lighting in Washington.
The next stop for Mo'ne Davis, Little League baseball star and University of Connecticut women's basketball wannabe,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Riding a five-game winning streak, Villanova faced its first true adversity since coming up short in double overtime in its season opener at Syracuse.
Villanova trailed Colonial Athletic Association rival William & Mary by a field goal with less than...
| Jul 18, 2014
Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards.
Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
| Jul 28, 2013
Reaction to the acquittal of George Zimmerman was just the latest reminder: Race continues to divide us as a species.
But why? Are human brains hard-wired to notice and react to racial differences? At first glance, that's precisely what research seems...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Florida Atlantic University's popular Lifelong Learning Program may get a $4 million boost next year to ensure it's around to serve seniors for years to come.
The university's Board of Trustees agreed Tuesday to take the first step – accepting a...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The fence edging Tiber Park along Main Street in Ellicott City is bare now, a far cry from the makeshift memorial of clustered flowers, candles and notes that grew after the CSX train derailment last year that took the lives of two 19-year-old Ellicott...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Just blocks from the spot where Rose Mayr and Elizabeth Nass were killed during a train derailment last summer, about 600 people honored their memory by running a two-mile race through historic Ellicott City Saturday morning.
Mayr and Nass, 19-year-...