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  • Under O'Brien, Penn State still plans to recruit Maryland heavily

    Under O'Brien, Penn State still plans to recruit Maryland heavily
    New Penn State football coach Bill O’Brien knows it will be important to recruit the Maryland-D.C. corridor. But re-establishing connections he made here as a Maryland assistant is very low on his long list of things to do. By keeping long-time...
  • Gilman's Gaia will have an International experience on National Signing Day

    Gilman's Gaia will have an International experience on National Signing Day
    Brian Gaia won't be with his Gilman football teammates when they sign their national letters of intent Wednesday morning. He'll be getting ready to take on the world. The All-Metro lineman has been in Austin, Texas, this week preparing for Wednesday...
  • Reflections on a tumultuous week at Penn State

    On Nov. 5, Penn State's former president declared his "unconditional support" for two employees charged with perjury in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case. A week later, Penn State's football team and fans declared their unconditional support for...
  • CTA bus driver dies behind the wheel on Southwest Side

    CTA bus driver dies behind the wheel on Southwest Side
    A CTA bus driver suffered a medical emergency and died while behind the wheel of a bus midday Tuesday, officials said. The driver was identified as Larry Johnson, 55, of the 200 block of Washington Boulevard in Oak Park, authorities said. He was declared...
  • Belcher tragedy should prompt the NFL to speak out against domestic violence

    When I heard about the deadly incident of domestic violence involving the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, my first thought was what a tragedy ("Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher kills girlfriend, himself," Dec. 1). That thought...
  • Twenty years after Laettner's shot, Duke-Kentucky mystique endures

    Twenty years after Laettner's shot, Duke-Kentucky mystique endures
    Hundreds of games before. Hundreds since. None I've witnessed matches. Perhaps none will. Duke 104, Kentucky 103. March 28, 1992. To riff off the Beatles: It was 20 years ago today, Christian Laettner caught the pass for K. It was a Saturday night...
  • LIONS GET LINEMAN FROM JERSEY

     
    Former Nittany Lion Anthony Scirrotto apparently has helped Penn State land a fifth recruit in the Class of 2012. Jamil Pollard, a two-way tackle from West Deptford High in southern Jersey, has verbaled to go to Penn State. That's the......
  • Lakers assistant coaching candidate profile: Tim Grgurich

     
    This is the fourth post in a series looking at potential Lakers assistant coaches. We'll profile Tim Grgurich, who, The Times' Broderick Turner reported, Lakers Coach Mike Brown is "expected to try and pry" from his current assistant coaching gig with the...
  • PENN STATE GETS A VERBAL BUT LOSES A BIG ONE

     
    Penn State over the weekend received a verbal commitment from three-star linebacker Nyeem Wartman from Valley View High School near Scranton. Wartman is 6-3, 200 and rated the nation's No. 30 outside linebacker prospect by scout.com and No. 31 by......
  • Though 'it hurts,' Paterno says he'll coach from sideline

     
    Joe Paterno held one of his most unique press conferences Tuesday, speaking for 20 minutes from the passenger's seat of a golf cart at Penn State's indoor practice facility. During the session, Paterno said that he has no hairline fractures......
  • Personnel notes

     
    Penn State conducted its second scrimmage of the preseason Thursday, after which a two-deep should emerge more clearly. As the team heads toward the final week of preseason camp, here’s a look around the roster: LINEBACKERS Sophomore Glenn Carson...