| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A man whose testimony helped convict former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexually abusing boys has become the first victim to reach a financial settlement against the university and will receive several million dollars,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Penn State's ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered by a Harrisburg, Pa., judge Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of a cover-up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Prosecutors showed enough evidence...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Caryl Smith Gilbert, a former UCLA All-American, has been hired as USC’s director of track and field, the school announced.
Smith Gilbert, 44, coached Central Florida’s women’s track and cross-country programs the last six seasons. She...
| Nov 23, 2012
As a child, the boy would pretend to be his favorite soccer pro, sliding across the ground and narrating into an imaginary microphone, "Oh, what a save by Oswaldo Sanchez!" But his mother thought the game was too rough. So he could only play pickup.
| Oct 20, 2012
Ron Morgan and Kerry Lewis grew up in adjoining states — one in Idaho, the other in Oregon.
Both belonged to Boy Scout troops during the 1980s, and decades later, both alleged in lawsuits that the Scouts failed to protect them and other boys...
| May 27, 2012
After children's author Jean Craighead George revealed that she wanted to write a book about a girl who talks with wolves, legendary book editor Ursula Nordstrom reportedly asked one question — will it be accurate? — and most certainly knew...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:38 PM
We combed the hills and scoured the wires for this batch of weekend tidbits:
• Boston College has knocked undefeated Notre Dame out of the national title race in each of the last two decades: 1993 and 2002. Notre Dame (9-0) plays at Boston College...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:40 PM
California lawmakers pursue bills in response to Sandusky case...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Two of the emerging providers of online college classes, Coursera and edX, are announcing significant expansions in the numbers of campuses that will join their organizations and offer free courses. The high-powered competitors, both founded last year,...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The Week in Pictures from around the world....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:03 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....