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  • Planning for retirement in the age of recession

    Some of the assumptions we've made for generations about the best way to save and plan for retirement may no longer be true. The decline in housing and stock prices beginning with the 2008 crash, and a decline in 401(k) matches from employers, has...
  • Glendale Community College football still contemplating wild loss

    Glendale Community College football still contemplating wild loss
    GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 71st year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the fourth meeting of the year. VAQUEROS FIND BAD, GOOD IN UGLY LOSS Most everyone in attendance at the...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver retiring for health reasons

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver retiring for health reasons
    Jim Weaver, who presided over the most successful era in Virginia Tech sports history, is retiring at year’s end because of ongoing health problems. Sharon McCloskey, a long-time associate athletic director at the school, will serve as interim...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia Tech doesn't expect much drop off from Miami RB Duke Johnson to backup Dallas Crawford

    If Virginia Tech’s defense needed a decent comparison for Miami backup running back Dallas Crawford heading into Saturday’s game, defensive coordinator Bud Foster came up with one. Just think of Crawford as David Wilson - the 2010 version....
  • Teel Time: Explaining Virginia Tech's rash of early football games

    Teel Time: Explaining Virginia Tech's rash of early football games
    Virginia Tech’s home football game Saturday against North Carolina will start shortly after 12:30, ideal for newspaper hacks fighting early deadlines, anathema to fans who crave more tailgate time and believe Lane Stadium rocks best after dark....
  • Virginia Tech crushes Miami 42-24, stays in thick of Coastal Division race

     Virginia Tech crushes Miami 42-24, stays in thick of Coastal Division race
    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Though Virginia Tech hadn't looked like an Atlantic Coast Conference championship contender of late, it proved Saturday night it still has plans on making a run at a sixth appearance in the conference title game.  After two...
  • Hartford's Gerlufsen Promoted To Associate Head Coach

    John Gallagher has tweaked the staff of the Hartford men's basketball team. In addition to hiring Tom Devitt as director of operations this offseason -- Devitt replaced Brian Glowiak, who is pursuing opportunities outside of basketball -- Gallagher...
  • U.Va. | College football preview

    U.Va. | College football preview
    THE COACH MIKE LONDON Fourth year (16-21 at U.Va.; 40-26 in coaching career) After opening last season 2-0, the bottom dropped out for U.Va. with a six-game losing streak. At a time when London needed to sustain momentum on the heels of a stretch in...
  • New football assistants get the call at U.Va., Virginia Tech

    New football assistants get the call at U.Va., Virginia Tech
    AARON MOOREHEAD | VIRGINIA TECH | WIDE RECEIVERS COACH Watching another young wide receiver drop a pass in the first week of Virginia Tech's preseason practices, Aaron Moorehead suddenly had an appreciation for what his coaches had to endure early in...
  • Reverse mortgages likely to get stingier

    Reverse mortgages likely to get stingier
    WASHINGTON Three years ago, with his former partner suffering from cancer, Jim Dorsey decided to borrow against the equity on his Vashon Island, Wash., home with a reverse mortgage. The couple didn't have children and didn't plan to move, so a loan that...
  • Garrett Johnson narrows his list of colleges to Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky, USF

    Garrett Johnson narrows his list of colleges to Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky, USF
    West Orange wide receiver Garrett Johnson has narrowed his 11 Football Bowl Subdivision scholarship offers down to four schools (listed alphabetically): Arizona, Boston College, Kentucky and USF. Johnson (5-foot-9, 162 pounds) announced the list...
  • UCF looking to impress Dionte 'D.J.' Taylor during Lauderdale receiver's official visit

    UCF looking to impress Dionte 'D.J.' Taylor during Lauderdale receiver's official visit
    Fort Lauderdale University School wide receiver Dionte “D.J.” Taylor admits that when he was first approached by the UCF coaching staff, his reaction wasn’t unlike a lot of other high school football prospects. UCF can sometimes be an...