| 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...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 3:41 AM
It's becoming like a daily roll-call lately. Part of the routine for Orlando Jones High head football coach Kenard Lang, who sends out text messages each time star defensive end Devin Washington receives a college scholarship offer.
| Feb 19, 2012
Ken Malone and the board members of his startup biotech company gathered in a conference room at the University of Southern Mississippi last October to make a gut-wrenching decision.
Ablitech Inc.'s funding was slowly drying up, and it couldn't find...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:18 AM
Moviegoers who saw Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher's saga depicted in the "The Blind Side" recall Sean Tuohy Jr. as the future football star's rambunctious little brother who interrogated big-time college coaches when they came to the family's...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Talent two-sport star Ben Deluzio (6-2, 185), a standout safety on the Orlando First Academy football team and shortstop for the Royals’ baseball team, has committed to play baseball at Florida State.
His sister, Alexa, is a senior guard on the FSU...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 6:03 PM
The Sunshine State has been good to UCF as of late.
Of the Knights’ 12 verbal commitments from 2013 prospects, 11 are from Florida.
UCF will undoubtedly keep going after in-state players to fill up its remaining eight spots in the 2013...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:04 PM
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.