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  • NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women

    NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women
    The NFL has worked on several fronts to draw in female fans: holding special stadium events for women, injecting football themes into shows such as "The Biggest Loser" and expanding lines of merchandise to include not only clothing for women and girls,...
  • Edmondson Heights Elementary's new principal part of legacy

    Edmondson Heights Elementary's new principal part of legacy
    David Proudfoot comes from a family of principals. His father, Roger Proudfoot, served as principal at Westowne Elementary, Riverview Elementary and Johnnycake Middle School, before it was known as Southwest Academy. His grandmother also served as...
  • Timonium: Rowing marathon raises $8,000 for Johns Hopkins youth camp

    Adam DeStefano, a 2007 graduate of St. Paul's School, thanks all those who supported him in his quest to raise money for Camp Sunrise by spending countless hours rowing. He actually rowed the equivalent of 1,500 miles in 35 days (on his own) and raised...
  • Phelps: Suspension 'fair'

    Michael Phelps said yesterday that the decision by USA Swimming to suspend him for three months is "fair" and that he'll continue training for future events, even though he remains uncommitted about participating in the 2012 Olympic Games. "It's not my...
  • Phelps' decision on 2012 Games to have deep impact

    For a week now, Michael Phelps has been one of the most polarizing figures in sports. And though this isn't the first time Phelps' judgment has been questioned, fallout from the incident has introduced something new to his career: indecision. Maybe,...
  • Gloria Friedgen plays many roles for Maryland

    Gloria Friedgen plays many roles for Maryland
    Maryland had just dropped its last game of the regular season to Boston College, and Gloria Friedgen looked stricken. She stood, pale and silent, with her daughter Kelley in a media briefing room inside Alumni Stadium, waiting for her husband, coach...
  • Edsall Donation Pushes Jasper Howard Memorial Fund Over Top

    Edsall Donation Pushes Jasper Howard Memorial Fund Over Top
    UConn officials said Tuesday that fundraising has been completed for the Jasper Howard Memorial, with former coach Randy Edsall making a donation that helped organizers reach the goal. The memorial will be dedicated at halftime of UConn's homecoming...
  • Which Florida college has the most desirable co-eds?

    Which Florida college has the most desirable co-eds?
    The University of Miami is home to some of the most desirable and pickiest singles in the state compared to other major Florida colleges. Orlando-based University of Central Florida is average or below in those two categories, according to a new study...
  • Local fitness options

    Upcoming Get Fit DeLand Mayor Fitness Challenge: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 1; Kick off event for the ten week challenge. Sanborn Center, 751 S Alabama Ave, DeLand. Activities will vary from park to park and at Florida Hospital. For details, cost, and registration:...
  • Sunday Assembly is like church for atheists

    Sunday Assembly is like church for atheists
    Sunday, the atheists went to church. They sang to lyrics on a video screen showing the sun rising and fast-moving clouds over the mountains. They had news and announcements. They consumed cookies and coffee. They took 60 seconds for silent reflection,...
  • Top football center Luke Hiers of Lake Wales commits to UCF

    Top football center Luke Hiers of Lake Wales commits to UCF
    Lake Wales offensive lineman Luke Hiers, one of the top centers in the country, committed to UCF on Sunday during an unofficial visit to the Orlando campus this weekend. He also visited UCF for last week's victory over Bethune-Cookman. Hiers posted to...
  • Early-voting sites increase; but hours, days drop

    Early-voting sites increase; but hours, days drop
    TALLAHASSEE — A year after far-reaching election reform, Florida's election supervisors are deploying more early-voting sites but fewer total hours and days than in the last nonpresidential-year election, an analysis shows. Florida's massive...