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  • Oral Roberts dies at 91; televangelist was pioneering preacher of the 'prosperity gospel'

    Oral Roberts dies at 91; televangelist was pioneering preacher of the 'prosperity gospel'
    Oral Roberts, a dirt-poor Oklahoma farm boy who popularized the idea of a "prosperity gospel" while becoming one of the world's most recognizable televangelists, died Tuesday. He was 91. Roberts, founder of the university in Tulsa, Okla., that is named...
  • Steve Cosson and the Civilians explore 'This Beautiful City'

    Steve Cosson and the Civilians explore 'This Beautiful City'
    After John McCain selected Sarah Palin as his vice presidential nominee last month, Steve Cosson, the 40-year-old artistic director of the New York-based theatrical troupe the Civilians, was intrigued by some of the explosive commentary revolving around...
  • Gunman killed himself after being shot

    Gunman killed himself after being shot
    The gunman who killed four people in shooting rampages at two Colorado religious institutions committed suicide after he was shot by a church security guard, police said Tuesday. An autopsy showed that Matthew Murray, 24, died of a self-inflicted wound...
  • Keeping up with ... Evanston's Colleen Speth

    Keeping up with ...  Evanston's Colleen Speth
    Watching and learning was largely what Colleen Speth expected to do during her freshman season on the University of Massachusetts lacrosse team. That plan was ditched, however, when Speth found herself manning the net for the Minutewomen's fourth game, a...
  • College baseball roundup: Michigan drops Illinois to loser's bracket

    Michigan scored three times in the bottom of the seventh and defeated Illinois 5-2 Thursday night in the Big Ten tournament at Ann Arbor, Mich. The loss drops the fourth-seeded Illini into an elimination game at 11 a.m. Friday against Indiana. The winner...
  • Bisons visit FAU looking for warm place to call home (UPDATE)

     
    FINAL: FAU wins 7-3, bashing out 16 hits to end 3-game skid. ------------------------------------- Imagine trying to recruit to North Dakota State. Their first home game, scheduled for Wednesday, has already been canceled due to snow/field conditions....
  • The healer

     
    Sept. 20. 1957, Los Angeles Tent revivals are nothing new in Los Angeles--they have been going on for a century. But by any standards, Oral Roberts' crusades were sensational events. The televangelist staged his first Southern California revival from...
  • Rollins, UM make Playboy’s list of Top 10 party schools

     
    Rollins College isn't typically on “top party school” lists put out by list-loving magazines, but there it is at No. 7 in Playboy's May issue. The University of Miami at No. 4 was the only other Florida school on the list compiled by the...
  • IUPUI Basketball: Glenn leads the way in Summit opener

    IUPUI Basketball: Glenn leads the way in Summit opener
    Last season IUPUI and South Dakota State sat in the middle of the Summit League for most of the season, well behind the dominant top three of North Dakota State, Oral Roberts and Oakland. While those three figure to be favorites again, the Jaguars did...
  • IUPUI Basketball: Festivities also produce victory

    IUPUI Basketball: Festivities also produce victory
    Bright yellow jerseys and barefeet produced a lot of non-basketball chatter Thursday night at Conseco Fieldhouse. IUPUI paid tribute to its 1972 team by wearing their former jerseys with their old nickname "Metros" in red cursive lettering on the front...
  • IUPUI tries to stay loose before Summit League tournament

    IUPUI tries to stay loose before Summit League tournament
    With a whistle and a smile, the practice really began. Those quick run throughs on plays were only a warm up for the practice session at The Jungle on Wednesday afternoon. Three minutes in, Hunter grabbed the ball and gestured to his team to move to...
  • 10 things you might not know about famous evangelists

    Christian evangelists can be forgiven for feeling under siege these days. Amid charges of runaway personal spending, Richard Roberts resigned as president of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, and six tax-exempt ministries were recently asked by Sen....