| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:28 PM
University of Mississippi police are pushing for criminal charges to be filed against three 19-year-old male freshmen suspected of placing a noose and a flag with a Confederate battle emblem on the campus statue of civil rights icon James Meredith....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2014
From January to March, the academic calendar is dominated by the admissions process. You can find me this time of year poring over hundreds of grad school applications. In my 10 years of reading such applications, I have borne witness to an alarming...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:57 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:14 PM
The Ole Miss athletic department has released Dacorious 'D.J.' Law from his signed National Letter of Intent.
The Haines City running back sent athletic departments from three schools scrambling on National Signing Day after he faxed three National...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:54 PM
“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...
| Aug 12, 2012
Karl Fleming, a former Newsweek reporter who helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement in the 1960s — and risked his life covering it with perceptive stories about its major figures and the inequalities that fueled it —...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:43 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:43 PM
Someone once said, "One man's trash, is another man's treasure."
Not to say that Denver Kirkland is garbage. He's a person, to be sure, a very large person, standing 6-foot-5, and weighing 330-pounds
But on Thursday night, as reported first by XOFan/...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:19 PM
The first conversation Derrell Edwards had with High Point basketball coach Scott Cherry was a memorable one.
Edwards and his South Plains College teammates were preparing for the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament. But before...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 6:41 AM
The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. We’ll take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the NCAA...