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  • Around the NFL: Players, coaches on Ogden's retirement

    Reaction from around the NFL on the retirement of Ravens offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden: "Jonathan is, without a doubt, a Hall of Fame player who is one of the very best left tackles in NFL history. We couldn't beat him with speed rushers, and he...
  • Possible Ravens coaching candidates

    Possible Ravens coaching candidates
    Bill CowherTitle: TV analyst, former Pittsburgh Steelers coach. Age: 50. Skinny: When he opts to return to the NFL, Cowher will become one of the highest-paid coaches in history. He led the Steelers for 15 seasons, winning the Super Bowl in the 2005...
  • Billick fired

    Billick fired
    Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti shocked his team as well as Ravens fans yesterday by firing Brian Billick, the coach who brought a Super Bowl title to this football-hungry town. A grim Bisciotti told the players the news in a 2 p.m. team meeting and...
  • They hope to reap where they sowed their dreams

    The first things you notice about identical twins Alex and Andrew Smith are the few differences that they do have. Alex is the taller one, standing about 21/2 inches above 6-foot-1 Andrew, and Alex is huskier, too, by about 15 pounds on the scale. And...
  • Consultant Says UConn Generated $3.4 Billion In Economic Activity Last Year

    Consultant Says UConn Generated $3.4 Billion In Economic Activity Last Year
    The University of Connecticut generated $3.4 billion in economic activity last year, including more than 24,000 jobs and $202.5 million in state and local tax revenue, according to a report prepared by a Pittsburgh-based consulting firm. "It's an...
  • Former Glastonbury Swimmer Andy Ahlberg New Berlin Girls Coach

    Berlin girls swimming coach Andy Ahlberg concluded his competitive career in 2013, but he hasn't left the sport. After starring at Glastonbury and lettering four years at the University of Iowa, Ahlberg began coaching after graduation in December 2013....
  • Dr. Gail V. Anderson dies at 88; pioneer in emergency medicine field

    Dr. Gail V. Anderson dies at 88; pioneer in emergency medicine field
    Emergency rooms weren't always staffed by specialists — doctors well-versed in making life-or-death decisions when a patient arrives at the hospital in cardiac arrest, bleeding from a gunshot wound, or suffering from a drug overdose. That all...
  • Making Of A Head Coach: Brush With Mortality As Teenager Fortified Husky Coach's Football Passion

    Making Of A Head Coach: Brush With Mortality As Teenager Fortified Husky Coach's Football Passion
    Elementary school officials had concerns about what was going on at home when a young Bob Diaco showed up one day with his arms all smashed up. It seems Diaco, in third grade at the time, was toughening himself up for football. He took on a concrete...
  • Proviso East coach, teacher Robert Polson dies

     Proviso East coach, teacher Robert Polson dies
    Robert C. Polson was the head cross-country coach and an assistant track coach at Proviso East High School in Maywood for many years, along the way guiding three athletes to state championships. "Mr. Polson was a big influence on me. He made me feel...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer signs two-year contract extension

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer signs two-year contract extension
    Frank Beamer turns 68 in October, and his College Football Hall of Fame credentials were long ago secured. But rather than plot retirement and more frequent fleecing of golf partners, Virginia Tech’s iconic coach has signed a two-year contract...
  • California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses

    California vs. Texas in fight to attract and retain businesses
    When California rolled out a $750-million plan this year to attract and retain businesses, many aspects mirrored longtime perks used by Texas — where officials love nothing more than stealing jobs from the Golden State. For more than a decade,...
  • Sundance Comedy 'Appropriate Behavior' Acquired by Gravitas Ventures (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American distribution rights to "Appropriate Behavior," the Sundance comedy directed by and starring Desiree Akhavan, Variety has learned. The film, produced by Cecilia Frugiuele at Parkville Pictures, will open in...