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  • Civil rights historian aims to reform NCAA 'cartel'

    Civil rights historian aims to reform NCAA 'cartel'
    When he's not looking beyond the basketball court — and contemplating who is getting rich from college athletics and, more pointedly, who is not —Taylor Branch still enjoys the games. "I watch the March Madness tournaments sporadically," the...
  • Study: An apple a day may not keep the doctor away

    Study: An apple a day may not keep the doctor away
    An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples. The findings don't mean apples aren't good for you...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1965, tennis player Carol Mohn becomes first girl in area to take part in boys varsity event

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. March 30 2000—John Walson Jr., the president of Service Electric Cable Television, purchases majority ownership in the Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs,...
  • Pamela M. Joseph, Air Force major

    Pamela M. Joseph, Air Force major
    Pamela Mattie Joseph, a former Air Force major and flight nurse who became an advocate for cancer awareness, died of multiple myeloma March 7 at her Columbia home. She was 64. Pamela Howell was born in Waynesville, N.C., the daughter of William Howell,...
  • Big-time college sports should split from their universities

    Big-time college sports should split from their universities
    This is the time of year when we are reminded of the incredible riches to be earned from big-time college sports. Among the top seeds in the March Madness NCAA men's basketball tournament is the University of Louisville. The public university is known...
  • Justice Department's Ferguson report to be published by New Press

    Justice Department's Ferguson report to be published by New Press
    New Press will publish the U.S. Department of Justice's "Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department" and bring it to bookstores in July. The report, the result of a six-month DOJ investigation, found rampant injustice in the Missouri town where...
  • Curtis Gans dies at 77; liberal activist and journalist

    Curtis Gans dies at 77; liberal activist and journalist
    Curtis Gans, a liberal activist, journalist and recognized expert on voter turnout in the United States, has died. He was 77. Gans, a northern Virginia resident, died of lung cancer Sunday night at a hospital in Frederick, Md., said his son, Aaron Gans....
  • North Carolina reportedly reaches settlement with fraud whistle-blower

    North Carolina reportedly reaches settlement with fraud whistle-blower
    The University of North Carolina has agreed to pay a settlement to a former employee who helped spark the NCAA's academic fraud investigation of the university's athletic program. According to the Raleigh News & Observer, North Carolina has agreed to...
  • Bethlehem Catholic grad Ziad Haddad has no regrets as wrestling career at Kutztown winds down

    Considering the Division I interest he drew coming out of Bethlehem Catholic as a PIAA wrestling champion, Ziad Haddad never imagined he'd be wearing the golden singlet of Kutztown University in his final collegiate wrestling match. However, given the...
  • In Whitehall, children give away smiles to refugees

    In Whitehall, children give away smiles to refugees
    With chatty enthusiasm and nimble fingers, the children of the Manarah Islamic Academy spent Thursday morning packing resealable bags with the essentials of a healthy mouth: toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss. By the time they finished, they had created...
  • Big game from aspiring doctor, former walk-on Beyer fitting close for Hokies

    Big game from aspiring doctor, former walk-on Beyer fitting close for Hokies
    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech’s basketball season ended late Wednesday night with a defeat in which its best player was an undersized former walk-on who often had to check the ACC’s leading rebounder. Talk about a fitting conclusion...