| Aug 2, 2010
Laura Rovi was smart enough to be lazy. An honor student at Elmhurst's York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois, she was accustomed to getting an A even when she cruised through a class.
She expected nothing less when she took a government course her...
| Sep 17, 2009
Myles Brand, the NCAA president who is credited with helping to streamline and reform the governing body of collegiate sports but is best remembered as the Indiana University president who fired legendary basketball coach Bob Knight, has died. He was 67....
| Aug 17, 2010
| 2:14 PM
James Wilder will announce Wednesday at 5 p.m. from Tampa Plant High that he will be heading to the University of Georgia to further his football career, according to website FanHouse.com.
FanHouse attributed anonymous sources for the information.
| Jul 8, 2010
These days, the average American consumes a whopping 22 teaspoons of sugar each day, totaling about 350 calories. Thus, in the context of a national obesity problem, it's no surprise that food manufacturers have begun introducing sugar-free versions of...
| Sep 28, 2009
For consumers worried about E. coli on their cantaloupe or pesticides on their peaches, there's a new form of alleged assistance on grocery store shelves: bottled washes that promise to remove pesticide residues, wax, dirt and bacteria from fruit and...
| Mar 12, 2010
Your ability to resist eating a cookie, or your inability to control yourself, may have a lot to do with who you hang out with, according to a study from the University of Georgia.
Researchers say self-control is contagious. Ditto for lack of self...
| Apr 8, 2008
| 12:17 PM
Adapting to college life is daunting enough.
But doing so 13 hours away from home while trying to earn a starting role in arguably the country's top softball conference made last fall a stressful time for Alisa Goler.
"The distance was a concern because...
| May 24, 2009
Anna Journey's first book of poems, "If Birds Gather Your Hair for Nesting" (University of Georgia Press: 104 pp., $16.95 paper), is a deeply American debut that deals with the author's Southern childhood and adolescence as a pretty, redheaded girl from...
| May 5, 2010
Reporting from Washington -- The CIA received secret permission to attack a wider range of targets, including suspected militants whose names are not known, as part of a dramatic expansion of its campaign of drone strikes in Pakistan's border region,...
| Apr 22, 2010
If there is one population subgroup that doesn't need to worry about weight, it's endurance athletes, right?
These dedicated cyclists and runners, swimmers and rowers burn calories like human furnaces. Carbohydrates fuel their fire and, if they worry...
| Mar 31, 2010
| 4:34 PM
ABC's “Modern Family” and Fox's “Glee” have received the Peabody, one of the most prestigious awards in broadcasting. Both series have received rave reviews and strong fan support in their first seasons. (The “Glee”...