| Oct 31, 2014
| 8:45 PM
For the past 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake, "paper classes," according to an independent report issued recently. Advisors funneled student athletes into programs to keep them eligible.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Laderrien Wilson doesn’t say much. He doesn’t have to.
When the Kissimmee Osceola running back carries the football for the Kowboys, his actions say plenty. He’s a bruiser of a running back with speed to boot and he’s carrying...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Carolyn Kizer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose sharp wit suffused even her most ardent calls for feminist progress and who declared in one of her best-known pieces, "I will speak about women of letters, for I'm in the racket," has died. She was 89....
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:54 PM
College-football fans eagerly awaited Tuesday night's announcement of the first playoff rankings. At UCF, officials were awaiting different news.
Not about the playoffs. Instead, UCF found out it excelled in what college is supposedly all about.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:55 PM
There is little doctors can do for those suffering serious brain injuries from car crashes, athletics and battle, other than wait and treat the symptoms, but a unique collaboration between those who study mental illness and those who treat the disorders...
| Oct 30, 2014
DR. JENNIFER HENDRICKS
has joined Wright Veterinary Medical Center in Bethlehem.
Dr. Hendricks received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Mary Washington in Virginia and earned a doctor of veterinary medicine from North Carolina...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:36 PM
There is no reason to feel one shred of sympathy for the academic fraud that is the University of North Carolina. Not if you are a UConn athlete, not if you are a UConn academic, not if you are a UConn fan. Not if you are standing in Storrs and looking...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Somewhere, up there, Jan Gangelhoff is smiling. She didn't need to be validated, but she has been.
Name not familiar? We will help you.
In March 1999, a bright young sportswriter named George Dohrmann wrote a story in the St. Paul Pioneer Press that...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Welcome to Friday. Everyone's temperature normal?
Of course it is, because you don't have Ebola. But if you've been watching any sort of news lately, you probably think the guy sneezing next to you on the CTA DEFINITELY does.
It was hard to sort...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Maps are not etched in stone, whether in Ukraine or modern-day Texas. In her debut novel, "Saving Texas," veteran journalist Nancy Stancill immerses her readers into a Texas gubernatorial campaign to secede from the union.
Stancill capitalizes on her...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Rashi Fein, a Harvard economist considered one of the fathers of Medicare, who threw his intellectual and moral weight behind full, affordable healthcare for nearly seven decades, stretching from the Truman administration to the Obama presidency, died...