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  • Shorthanded DePaul handled by Seton Hall

    Shorthanded DePaul handled by Seton Hall
    DePaul was hoping for its most Big East Conference wins in January since 2008, but the modest goal was dashed when two of its starters were on the bench during Seton Hall's 86-69 win on Saturday at the Prudential Center. The Blue Demons (10-11, 2-6 in...
  • ODU's Hill ineligible due to exhibition game at Clemson

    ODU's Hill ineligible due to exhibition game at Clemson
    Old Dominion's young men's basketball team is suddenly even younger, after the discovery that veteran Donte Hill exhausted his eligibility. Hill, a Virginia Beach native who would have been the team's only senior, transferred to ODU from Clemson...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia Tech coach James Johnson doesn't expect further transfers by scholarship players

    When ACC men’s basketball media members gather in October to go about the folly of predicting an order of finish in the conference for the 2013-14 season, Virginia Tech coach James Johnson has no delusions of grandeur regarding where his team will...
  • Teel Time: Shaka Smart talks conference affiliation and why he's still at VCU

    When VCU and Butler clashed at the 2011 Final Four, a popular story line was how long their respective coaches would stick around. The Rams’ Shaka Smart was in his second season and had led them on the most improbable run in tournament history,...
  • UConn Routs DePaul, 99-78

    UConn Routs DePaul, 99-78
    STORRS — UConn had a week to mull over its loss at Marquette. Kevin Ollie had a week to think of new ways to get his team to play more aggressively under the basket, and DeAndre Daniels had a week to think about the minutes he did not play. "I...
  • Motorola to add 400 jobs in Chicago

    Motorola Solutions will add 400 jobs in Chicago by end of 2012, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today. The jobs will be new positions in service, sales support and other areas, Motorola President and CEO Greg Brown said at a downtown news conference with...
  • Head of Emanuel's business panel vows to let sunlight in

    Head of Emanuel's business panel vows to let sunlight in
    The leader of an influential business panel that answers privately to Mayor Rahm Emanuel is promising a more open organization that addresses potential conflicts of interest involving its board members as they promote the city. Michael Sacks, vice...
  • Warm up, ease back into exercise

    Warm up, ease back into exercise
    It's almost time for dormant weekend athletes to re-emerge from a winter season spent channel-surfing or gaming on a Wii. Whether the interests are biking or running, softball or soccer, local college sports experts warn that a rush to regain fitness...
  • Felons charged with murder in 1980 shooting of Orange County deputy

     
    Two men who served prison sentences for the attempted murder of an Orange County sheriff's deputy three decades ago have been charged with his murder after the paralyzed ex-cop died of his injuries, authorities said Friday....
  • The Obama-Hu state dinner: Who made the guest list cut? No Salahis but a few Republicans sneaked in

     
    Famous names, many of them Asian, show up for the third state dinner hosted at the White House by the Obamas....
  • Jeff Bridges signs record deal; T Bone Burnett to produce major-label debut

     
    Jeff Bridges signs recording deal, debut album will be produced by his friend, T Bone Burnett...
  • Album review: Jeff Bridges' 'Jeff Bridges'

     
    All too often, a record from a famous actor can inspire cynicism in a music critic, a knee-jerk post-traumatic reaction from too many grisly attempts (anyone remember “Mr. T’s Commandments”?). Thankfully, the second album from noted...