| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Johnny Manziel was spotted wearing a Tim Tebow jersey _ New York Jets edition _ over the weekend.
Which is ironic, because Manziel is the anti-Tim Tebow.
Tebow was an angelic superstar as a quarterback with the University of Florida Gators....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:32 PM
From the Lone Star state to the Last Frontier, 69 University of Texas students pedaled more than 4,500 miles in 70-days, completing the 10th annual Livestrong Texas 4000, the longest charity bike ride in the world.
“We had a lot of wind, 110...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:49 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some behaviors, such as TV watching and eating school lunches, were linked to obesity among sixth grade boys and girls in a new study, but other risk factors were gender specific.
Involvement in sports, for example, was tied...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Religion News Service reporter Sarah Pulliam Bailey writes about a commission of religious leaders urging Congress to drop its ban -- in the name of free speech -- on preachers making political endorsements from the pulpit:
A commission of religious...
| Jun 26, 2013
When the Supreme Court decided to send its latest hot potato of an affirmative action case back to a lower court for further review, civil rights veteran Julian Bond gave me a two-word reaction: "They punted."
Translation for non-sports fans: They...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:59 PM
WASHINGTON - Defying widespread expectations that they were on the brink of doing away with affirmative action in higher education, the Supreme Court justices Monday upheld using race as a factor in admissions decisions but said colleges and...
| Jun 25, 2013
"In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race."
— Justice Harry Blackmun, 1978
"The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race."
— Chief Justice John Roberts, 2007...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The powerful narcotic popped up on the cultural grid around the turn of the millennium. A Texas producer-remixer named DJ Screw paid homage to its woozy, heavy-lidded high by dramatically slowing down beats and vocals to replicate the drug's sleepwalker...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Mayor Peter J. M. Bober, a lifelong resident of Hollywood, was born in Miami. He is the youngest Mayor to serve in Hollywood’s long history and is the City’s first elected official of Hispanic background (Cuban). He was elected Mayor in...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Easton High's Austin Brown was added to the Pennsylvania Big 33 roster on Monday as a replacement for an injured player.
Once Brown, an all-league and all-area linebacker headed to the University of Maine, gets settled in at Hershey and starts...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Having rolled out some pretty heavy artillery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus and other musical milestones last summer, what will the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival do for an encore?
Quite a bit, as it turns out.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon announce its decision in a case that could affect diversity on college campuses nationwide. Given the compelling reasons why diversity is critical on our campuses, the court should uphold its previous decisions that...