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  • Study: Nearly 75 percent of parents face car seats the wrong way

    Study: Nearly 75 percent of parents face car seats the wrong way
    Almost three-quarters of parents turn car seats around too early in a child's life, according to a recent study from the University of Michigan.  The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its guidelines for child passenger safety in March 2011,...
  • As Oregon and Ohio State go for glory, their conferences collect the spoils

    DALLAS For all the excitement and hype, the winner of Monday's first College Football Playoff championship game will get very little direct financial reward. The conferences represented by Ohio State and Oregon each receive a couple million dollars for...
  • The Rev. Theodore Schmitt, ordained at 58 after years in Hollywood

    The Rev. Theodore Schmitt coached football and taught in Chicago area high schools, worked as Hollywood movie executive and ran a sports memorabilia store in Las Vegas before being ordained a Catholic priest in 2002 at age 58. "There was always a...
  • Move over tobacco: U.S. teens now prefer e-cigarettes, study finds

    Move over tobacco: U.S. teens now prefer e-cigarettes, study finds
    Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional cigarettes as the most popular smoking device among American teens, researchers reported Tuesday. In fact,  8th and 10th graders were twice as likely to report having used an e-cigarette in the past 30...
  • In Texas, exonerated former inmates network to help others like them

    In Texas, exonerated former inmates network to help others like them
    Isiah Hill looked at the big man on the other side of the prison visitor's window as if his life depended on him, because it did. Christopher Scott had done time in prison, too — 12 years for murder. But then another man confessed to the crime,...
  • Gator Nation indeed: UF celebrates 500,000 degrees

    Gator Nation indeed: UF celebrates 500,000<sup> </sup>degrees
    By the time the final graduate crosses the stage Saturday, the University of Florida will celebrate the milestone of awarding 500,000 degrees — a literal Gator Nation. "People can identify with milestones and big numbers," said university...
  • Answers to chronic flight delays may be buried in the numbers

     Answers to chronic flight delays may be buried in the numbers
    Efforts to restore what's conspicuously absent in the airline industry — consistently reliable service — are getting a boost from the work of University of Michigan researchers who are looking closely at 73 million flights during the past...
  • NCAAF roundup: Michigan set to introduce Harbaugh

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with Harbaugh arriving in Michigan NCAAF roundup: Michigan set to introduce Harbaugh Jim Harbaugh is set to become the new head coach at the University of Michigan, his alma mater, with a news conference scheduled...
  • Harbaugh deal worth $5M annually

    The Sports Xchange Harbaugh deal worth $5M annually Jim Harbaugh will not be the highest-paid head coach in college football at the University of Michigan. Contrary to reports of a six-year, $48 million deal, Harbaugh's contract is worth $5 million...
  • Jim Harbaugh introduced at Michigan, calls it a 'homecoming'

    Jim Harbaugh introduced at Michigan, calls it a 'homecoming'
    Ending weeks of speculation, Michigan hired Jim Harbaugh as its coach Tuesday in hopes that its former star quarterback will lead the Wolverines back to national prominence. Interim athletic director Jim Hackett said Harbaugh agreed to a seven-year deal...
  • Bianchi: Jimbo, Urban, Saban should make more than NFL coaches

     Bianchi: Jimbo, Urban, Saban should make more than NFL coaches
    LOS ANGELES — Just last week, Florida State University reportedly negotiated a contract extension that will pay football coach Jimbo Fisher an average salary of about $5.5 million a year. That's an incredible amount of money. But not nearly...