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  • New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision

    New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision
    The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem....
  • Yankees latest team to install metal detectors at stadium

    Yankees latest team to install metal detectors at stadium
    The New York Yankees became the latest Major League Baseball team to introduce metal detectors to its stadium, part of a broader security push that will ultimately defeat its stated purpose. After testing the new screening method in a handful of...
  • Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.

    Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.
    Rain did not deter hundreds of protesters, angry at the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown a week ago, in Ferguson, Missouri from demonstrating in the streets Saturday night and early Sunday morning.  The state's governor, Jay Nixon, declared a...
  • Jack Pressmann cross country race postponed until November

    Budd Coates is known as a multi-time U.S. Olympic marathon hopeful, the fitness guru of Runner's World and Bicycling magazine parent Rodale, and one of the most helpful running coaches when it comes to first-timers attempting their first 5K, 10K or...
  • Mindel Beats Brandon, Wins Corporate 5K

    Mindel Beats Brandon, Wins Corporate 5K
    HARTFORD — Last August, Kevin Brandon beat Scott Mindel to win the Corporate 5K in downtown Hartford. Thursday night, the outcome was reversed. Mindel outkicked Brandon in the last 200 meters to win the annual summer race in 15 minutes, 37 seconds....
  • Charnie L. 'Les' Kinion Jr., marathon founder

    Charnie L. 'Les' Kinion Jr., marathon founder
    Charnie L. "Les" Kinion Jr., a city firefighter who founded the Baltimore Road Runners Club and the Maryland Marathon, died July 23 of a heart attack in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was 78. "The Maryland Marathon was Les' baby. He did a lot of the work and knew how...
  • On The Fly: Fellow Driver Says Stewart Saw Ward

    Condolences to the family of Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed late Saturday night when he was hit by NASCAR driver Tony Stewart's car on a dirt track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York. In a gruesome scene captured on a fan's video, Stewart...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Girls Grab The Torch To Change The World At The Ethel Walker School

    As part of its commitment to supporting the development of young female leaders who serve their communities, The Ethel Walker School hosted the Grab the Torch Summer Institute from July 19-26. Eighteen girls ages 14 to 18, including three Walker's...
  • Tinley Park couple aiming for Runner's World cover

    A Tinley Park man is hoping his family's story will land on the cover of Runner's World. A Tinley Park man is hoping his family's story will land on the cover of Runner's World magazine's December issue as part of a contest run by the magazine. Jamie...
  • Surfers' videos deadline is Friday

    The O'Neill Coldwater Classic is accepting video submissions from non-sponsored surfers through Friday for the chance to win a wild-card entry into the event, which is in its second year. The classic will be run between Oct. 28-Nov. 1 at Steamer Lane...
  • Grad students win LVHN Via marathons

    Grad students win LVHN Via marathons
    When Ben Chebot crossed the LVHN Via Marathon finish line in 2 hours, 40 minutes and 56 seconds on Sunday morning, the race announcers proclaimed him to be from Oakland, Calif. But he's not, really. He grew up in Newton, Mass., training on the...