| Sep 17, 2009
- The white wine was chilling on the counter. The chicken Parmesan, flank steak and Caesar salads were soon to arrive.
Rick Jaklitsch's second-level Byrd Stadium suite had a swank look and a new-car smell.
But the party was down a few guests.
| Nov 1, 2009
When a Division I college football team struggles, the most vocal portion of the fan base tends to make itself heard.
That's the case at Maryland, where coach Ralph Friedgen and his staff have been a target of criticism in blogs and on message boards...
| Nov 7, 2009
RALEIGH, N.C. - Maryland football coaches concede they're facing a "dilemma" in resolving competing goals for the last four games of a trying season in which the Terrapins have yet to win a game on the road.
Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen said he knows he...
| Oct 20, 2002
When John Unitas was in seventh grade at a Catholic grade school in the hard hills south of downtown Pittsburgh, his teacher asked each of the students in his class what they wanted to be when they grew up.
A pro football player, Unitas said.
| Sep 12, 2000
The buzz is building over Michael Phelps.
The 15-year-old from Rodgers Forge has the sinew and strokes to someday be mentioned with America's swimming legends. In 2004 and 2008, he could collect times and titles worthy of Weissmuller and Schollander,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Michael Etienne is trying to make some points by challenging U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson in the Democratic primary in District 24, which straddles Broward and Miami-Dade counties. But he doesn't expect to win.
The Democrat-dominated district —...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:26 AM
Two-a-days and position battles in the sweltering South Florida sun are just around the corner.
With most teams beginning camp next week, including the Dolphins on Friday, many NFL players travel to South Florida to gain an edge on their peers before...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:56 AM
When they go to the polls Aug. 26, voters in Orange and Osceola counties will have the opportunity to dramatically reshape the local judiciary, deciding among 17 candidates for eight seats on the circuit bench.
The biggest-spending race pits Diana...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:54 PM
HOOVER, Ala. — Something was noticeably absent from last week's Southeastern Conference football media days.
From the moment you stepped into the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Hotel, there seemed to be something a bit off about the whole affair. Where...
| Jul 23, 2014
Virginia Tech entered the 2005 ACC championship game against Florida State 10-1 and ranked fifth nationally. An Orange Bowl bid and potential matchup with Penn State seemed inevitable.
But a loss to the unranked Seminoles dropped the Hokies to 10th in the...
| Jul 19, 2014
Attorney Jessica Ticktin doesn't just want to be a judge. She also wants to knock Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge Diana Lewis off the bench.
Their race, for the six-year term in Group 14, is the county's only one in which an incumbent faces a...
| Jul 19, 2014
Three attorneys are vying for the Palm Beach County Circuit Court seat being vacated by retiring Judge Lucy Chernow Brown.
Jaimie Goodman, Maxine Cheesman and Peggy Rowe-Linn are on the ballot for the Group 30 seat. Each of the three has previously tried...