| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:04 PM
A former Bucks County high school teacher who claimed she was fired for disparaging students as "frightfully dim," "utterly loathsome," and "whiny" in an online blog can't sue the district for violating her right to free speech, a federal judge has ruled....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:10 PM
WILTON — Neither slope, speed nor breaks on the green could stop David Pastore in the second round of the Connecticut Open.
Pastore needed just one putt on eight consecutive holes and had four straight birdies during that stretch in a 5-under-par...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Two former Penn State assistant football coaches, including a son of the late Joe Paterno, are suing the university, alleging that it fired them prematurely after the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal surfaced.
Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney filed a...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage last month restated the Cavaliers’ 10-year goal of winning 70 ACC and 12 national championships. At first blush, the numbers are clearly ambitious. The conference record book reveals just how ambitious....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:20 AM
An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:36 PM
All through high school, Ani Schug was told to steer clear of Wikipedia. Her teachers talked about the popular online encyclopedia "as if it wasn't serious or trustworthy" and suggested it only be used as a tip sheet.
Imagine her surprise this spring...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Alexis Carriere graduated from Boston College last month and she already has a job lined up in her dream field.
Carriere, a Manchester resident and 2010 graduate of East Catholic High School, will begin working at Bridgeport Hospital as a critical...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Orlando Lake Nona wide receiver Mehdi El Attrach had a breakout season last year in the pass-heavy offense of Nona head coach Anthony Paradiso.
So it’s only fitting that the 6-foot-1, 190-pound El Attrach committed to Boston College on Tuesday...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:10 PM
UConn will play UMass at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough in 2016, a source confirmed. The story was first reported by the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
UConn hasn't signed a contract but will do so, according to the source.
The Gazette report also said the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:03 PM
| Jun 29, 2014
The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville.
"When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked.
But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...