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  • Research shows the brain quickly determines intent of harmful actions

     Research shows the brain quickly determines intent of harmful actions
    New research from the University of Chicago illustrates that individuals can tell very quickly whether a harmful action they witness is intentional or accidental. "The first step (in moral computations) is that we have to know whether an action we...
  • Bold, covert strikes mark ACC commissioner John Swofford's leadership

    Bold, covert strikes mark ACC commissioner John Swofford's leadership
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery offers myriad southern staples, from country ham biscuits to deep-fried catfish. The fare also includes scores of homemade ice creams, from oatmeal cookie dough to chocolate brownie...
  • Arnfelt fortifies NU defensive line

    Arnfelt fortifies NU defensive line
    Brian Arnfelt should be on Northwestern's "good hands" team. Though a lineman's hands often are called paws, Arnfelt uses his digits to play the keyboard in his apartment. His affinity for piano comes from his mother, Cathy, who owns a music studio in...
  • ACC adds Louisville after losing Maryland to Big Ten

    ACC adds Louisville after losing Maryland to Big Ten
    Less than two weeks after losing a member for the first time in 41 years, the ACC has added the University of Louisville. League presidents approved the Cardinals during a conference call Wednesday morning. “With its aggressive approach to...
  • Lake County cop investigation raises questions

     Lake County cop investigation raises questions
    Eight months after Lake County authorities learned of allegations that one of their own officers had sex with an underage boy he met online, their investigation has been stymied amid questionable decisions, the Tribune has learned. Investigators...
  • Edgy Tim's football recruiting notes | Bolingbrook's Westphal checks out Florida

    Edgy Tim's football recruiting notes | Bolingbrook's Westphal checks out Florida
    Bolingbrook junior defensive back Parrker Westphal made an unofficial visit to Florida over the weekend. Westphal reconnected with former Raiders teammate and current Gators freshman linebacker Antonio Morrison in Gainesville. "It was great," Westphal...
  • Edgy's recruiting notes | De La Salle duo drawing attention

    Edgy's recruiting notes | De La Salle duo drawing attention
    De La Salle Class of 2014 offensive tackle Jamarco Jones will announce his college choice at 1 p.m. June 27 during a press conference at the school. Jones has narrowed his list of favorites to Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame and Ohio State. De La...
  • 6 questions facing USC Trojans as they head into the new season

    A year ago, USC was the preseason toast of college football, a program with the sport's most experienced quarterback and expectations of winning a national title. It's a different scenario heading into Saturday's first training camp practice....
  • Teel Time: Top-rated defensive tackle Andrew Brown commits to Virginia

    Teel Time: Top-rated defensive tackle Andrew Brown commits to Virginia
    Virginia ranked 98th nationally last season in sacks, among the reasons the Cavaliers fired their defensive coordinator and defensive line coach. The program’s most recent commitment for the 2014 recruiting class might well improve that tepid pass...
  • Lehigh football team trying to stay calm after the storm

     
    Just back from a Lehigh football media session held outdoors because there is no power indoors on the Goodman Campus where the team practices. Lehigh, like everyone else, has been dealing with the aftershocks of Hurricane Sandy, and is trying to...
  • Boston College suspends soccer player after Sandusky-related tweets

     
    Boston College has suspended a women's soccer player from Friday's NCAA tournament game against Penn State for referencing Jerry Sandusky on her Twitter account. Stephanie McCaffrey, the team's second-leading scorer, "exhibited insensitivity" by...
  • Naughty and nice: That’s the million-dollar question

     
    Wake Forest University is spending $1 million to better understand virtue and vice. The Character Project awarded eight grants on the philosophy of character and eight on the theology of character from 170 submitted proposals.   “Those selected...