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  • 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...
  • Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease

    Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease
    A Mississippi infant born with HIV has become the first child cured of the deadly virus, leaving hope that the disease can be eliminated in the youngest patients, scientists from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions said Sunday....
  • Timber Creek phenom Jacques Patrick not rattled by recruiting hype

    Timber Creek phenom Jacques Patrick not rattled by recruiting hype
    Jacques Patrick was just 15 years old when his first college football scholarship offers rolled in and it was a bit overwhelming. Patrick admits Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher moved him to tears when he offered him a scholarship in April 2012. One...
  • Dr. Phillips freshman Jonathan Pollock offered scholarship by Akron

    Dr. Phillips freshman Jonathan Pollock offered scholarship by Akron
    Jonathan Pollock is one of a kind. From the moment of the first handshake with the Dr. Phillips freshman, it’s obvious upon meeting him that he is an extremely focused individual. Akron head coach Terry Bowden and staff member Mark Ouimet...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Colorful Lake Circuit Judge Jerry Lockett, who sentenced seven men to death, dies

    Colorful Lake Circuit Judge Jerry Lockett, who sentenced seven men to death, dies
    As the body was carried out of the house, retired Tavares lawyer Jerri Blair rose to her feet on the front porch to deliver one final salute as he passed by. She snapped it off just the way former Circuit Judge Jerry T. Lockett liked it, so he'd know...
  • '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...
  • Zack Darlington 'ecstatic' about offer from Ohio State's Urban Meyer

    Zack Darlington 'ecstatic' about offer from Ohio State's Urban Meyer
    It seems that with every top quarterback in the state of Florida there comes a certain comparison. Former Oviedo Hagerty star and current Florida starting QB Jeff Driskel heard it. And it’s no different for Zack Darlington. When Ohio State...
  • Edgewater slugger has big numbers, but where are offers?

    Edgewater slugger has big numbers, but where are offers?
    Baseball practice ended at Edgewater on Monday, and senior first baseman Zach Vandergrift headed to strength coach Lee Prince's house for another workout. Three days a week of weight training and pushups since the start of summer, combined with hours 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...