| Apr 3, 2015
| 3:08 PM
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...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 8:32 AM
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...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 8:50 PM
A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years.
2000—John Walson Jr., the president of Service Electric Cable Television, purchases majority ownership in the Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs,...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 11:16 AM
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,...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:23 PM
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...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:47 PM
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....
| Mar 17, 2015
| 7:53 AM
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...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:29 PM
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...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 7:05 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 11:27 PM
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...