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  • Fraternity expels 3 linked to statue noose, suspends Ole Miss chapter

    The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity said it has indefinitely suspended its chapter at Ole Miss and has expelled three 19-year-old freshmen who it said were responsible for the "desecration" last weekend of a campus statue honoring the school's first black...
  • With ice melting, U.S. pushes for limits on fishing in Arctic Ocean

    With ice melting, U.S. pushes for limits on fishing in Arctic Ocean
    SEATTLE — U.S. officials are heading to Greenland for a three-day meeting to persuade other Arctic nations to place a moratorium on high-seas fishing in the Arctic Ocean, where climate change is melting the permanent ice cap and allowing trawlers in...
  • Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'

    Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'
    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
  • Athletes face uncertainty after injuries hurt their recruiting plans

    Athletes face uncertainty after injuries hurt their recruiting plans
    “The Journey” is an eight-part, eight-day series that takes you behind the scenes of the college football recruiting process as South Florida's best make the biggest decisions of their lives. To read other installments of "The Journey" visit...
  • Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers

    Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers
    You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
  • Loyola's SJ Tuohy enjoying life after 'The Blind Side'

    Loyola's SJ Tuohy enjoying life after 'The Blind Side'
    Here's a greatly abridged list of facts that set Sean Tuohy Jr. apart from your average reserve on a mid-major college basketball team: Start with the Loyola guard's 23,379 Twitter followers. For a little perspective, the team's star, Dylon Cormier, has...
  • 'Masterful' Cutcliffe has Duke on brink of ACC Coastal title

    Last season, Duke reached its first bowl since 1994, snapped an eight-game losing streak to rival North Carolina and earned David Cutcliffe ACC coach of the year honors. Less than 12 months later, it all seemed a mirage. The Blue Devils were 0-2 in...
  • Teel Time: Swofford hails football selection committee, again pans NCAA

    Basketball was the sport du jour Wednesday, but during interviews at the ACC’s preseason media gathering, commissioner John Swofford applauded the freshly minted selection committee for college football’s playoff and again broadsided the...
  • Counter history: Greensboro museum honors sit-in that changed America

    Counter history: Greensboro museum honors sit-in that changed America
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - One of the key battles to desegregate the South played out at a Woolworth lunch counter here on Feb. 1, 1960. Reason: Lunch was not served. Woolworth was a national retailer, and corporate policy allowed for managers to adjust for...
  • UCF adds commit in Smryna (Ga.) Campbell safety Mike Rogers

    UCF adds commit in Smryna (Ga.) Campbell safety Mike Rogers
    On the night it opened practice to start the 2013 season, UCF got a commitment from one of its top targets in the class of 2014. Smyrna (Ga.) Campbell safety Mike Rogers committed to UCF on Wednesday night, choosing the Knights over schools like...
  • Will D. Campbell dies at 88; maverick minister aided integration

    The Rev. Will D. Campbell was a poor white boy from Mississippi who preached his first sermon from a pulpit stocked with a Bible from the Ku Klux Klan. But this son of the segregated South — a self-avowed "good ol' boy with crazy ideas" —...