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  • Remembering John Wooden: Simple principles, such as honor and family, were his guides

    Remembering John Wooden: Simple principles, such as honor and family, were his guides
    The beloved man everyone called Coach was not an indigenous species in this capital of flummery and celebrity. Like many Californians, John Wooden was an immigrant from the plains of the Midwest. But he had arrived from Indiana at the age of 37 with...
  • John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles

    John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles
    John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
  • American Heritage OL Jared Wheeler signs with UM

    American Heritage OL Jared Wheeler signs with UM
    American Heritage offensive lineman Jared Wheeler made it official, signing with the University of Miami before a crowd of supporters Wednesday morning. Wheeler (6-5, 310) easily stood out in a group of four American Heritage football signees. The...
  • Later school start times and Zzzs to A's

    Later school start times and Zzzs to A's
    As summer winds down, another new school year brings fresh notebooks, sharp pencils and — for many kids — a new cycle of sleep deprivation. With classes that start as early as 7 a.m. and buses that pull up long before sunrise, some 80% of...
  • Where the Boys Are: Palm Beach football players in college

    American Heritage-Delray Josh Pee: WR; Carson-Newman; So. Dominique Battle: DB; Cincinnati; Fr. Alicus Nozinor: WR; Eastern Illinois University; Sr. Corey Riley: DL; Eastern Michigan University; Sr. Warley Leroy: K; Florida Atlantic University; R-Sr....
  • Good Health Equals Better Grades

    Good Health Equals Better Grades
    MINNEAPOLIS - Quit smoking. Turn off the computer. Go to bed. It could improve your grades. Of course, parents have always known that. Now, in the first study of its kind, researchers at the University of Minnesota have proved it. They matched grade...
  • Diane Mathews

    Diane Mathews
    Diane is originally from central Wisconsin. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism. She has worked at newspapers in Delaware, Ohio, Georgia and Virginia. She enjoys shooting sports the most and likes her job because...
  • Obama gives powerful drug lobby a seat at healthcare table

    Obama gives powerful drug lobby a seat at healthcare table
    As a candidate for president, Barack Obama lambasted drug companies and the influence they wielded in Washington. He even ran a television ad targeting the industry's chief lobbyist, former Louisiana congressman Billy Tauzin, and the role Tauzin played in...
  • Gators will get official visit from nation's top player

    Colleges coaches at major BCS players have been asking themselves all summer, "Am I going to be in Seantrel's 5?" Well, now we know, and Urban Meyer probably did a little dance, because the No. 1-ranked player in the nation, according to Rivals.com, will...
  • Sweet stuffed

    Sweet stuffed
    America's sweet tooth is growing. Like many other mammals, we are hooked on sugar because it is packed with energy and our bodies have evolved ways of encouraging us to consume more of it. The trouble is, foods and beverages with added sugars are...
  • Drug Found to Reduce Severity of Mono

    Drug Found to Reduce Severity of Mono
    Mononucleosis, the curse of high school and college students, doesn't have to bring social and academic lives to a screeching halt, researchers say. Instead, the disease can be treated to shorten the duration of the illness and reduce the chance of...