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ALABAMA AND WASHINGTON STUDENTS SELECTED FOR WINNING DESIGNS OF 3-D PRINTED TOOLS FOR ASTRONAUTS

After three months of designing and modeling, a panel of judges from NASA, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Foundation (ASME) and Made In Space Inc. in California have selected the winners of the Future Engineers 3-D Printing in Space Tool Challenge. The winner from the Teen Group (ages 13-19) is a Multipurpose Precision Maintenance Tool that Robert Hillan of Enterprise, Alabama, designed. The winner of the Junior Group (ages 5-12) is a Space Planter that Sydney Vernon from Bellevue, Washington, designed. "This challenge has been an amazing experience which taught me many educational skills that will greatly benefit me in the future," said Hillan. "It has given me an opportunity to put something on the space station, something I’ve always wanted to do and... Read more →


FBI Warns of Fictitious 'Work-from-home' Scam Targeting University Students

College students across the United States have been targeted to participate in work-from-home scams. Students have been receiving e-mails to their school accounts recruiting them for payroll and/or human resource positions with fictitious companies. The “position” simply requires the student to provide his/her bank account number to receive a deposit and then transfer a portion of the funds to another bank account. Unbeknownst to the student, the other account is involved in the scam that the student has now helped perpetrate. The funds the student receives and is directed elsewhere have been stolen by cyber criminals. Participating in the scam is a crime and could lead to the student’s bank account being closed due to fraudulent activity or federal charges. Here’s how the scam works:... Read more →


FOUR TOP NFL PLAYERS OF ALL TIME

When the NFL formed in 1920, football already had a strong following in the United States. That popularity allowed young players to earn decent livings while honing their skills. Today, the NFL has a long history of amazing players. These four stand out as some of the best. Jim Brown Jim Brown is a former NFL fullback recruited by the Cleveland Browns in 1957. Over eight seasons, he won numerous awards and set records that took decades to beat. Everything about the player comes from a athleticism rarely seen in any sport. Among Brown's accomplishments, he: Set a record of scoring 100 touchdowns in just 93 games Is the only NFL rusher to average more than 100 years per game Was voted into the Pro... Read more →


2014 MAC Title Goes to NIU

Mid-American Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher presents the 2014 Marathon Mid-American Conference Championship game trophy to Northern Illinois University Head Coach Rod Carey and his team after their 51-17 title win over Bowling Green State University at Ford Field. BGSU had bested NIU last year in the MAC championship. Photo by Lars Hjelmroth, Detroit Photo Company By Raymond Rolak CNBNEWS.NET BOWL GAME DESTINATIONS TO BE ANNOUNCED SUNDAY DETROIT-- Northern Illinois University pulled away in the second half with 24 straight points to take a 51-17 win over Bowling Green State University in the 2014 Marathon Mid-American Conference Championship game at Ford Field. This was the fifth straight MAC championship game for NIU. This year’s MAC title tilt was a rematch of last season’s championship game, when BGSU... Read more →


Survey Says...Road Trips Make the Best Vacation

Horatio Nelson Jackson in his 2-seat Winton touring car, "The Vermont", drives across America (Photo credit: Wikipedia) HOUSTON, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The summer travel season is officially under way, and Jiffy Lube – an industry leader in vehicle preventive maintenance – has confirmed Americans' love for the open road. According to a recent survey fielded by Jiffy Lube International*, four in five Americans (78 percent) agree that road trips make the best vacation, especially if you get a Stockton bus. "Consumers love the freedom that the open road brings to their travels. Whether on a mission to find the best roadside diner in America or check a few national parks off their bucket list, road trips offer a little something for everyone," said... Read more →


CNBNews College Sports Report for Saturday's Events (8/31/13)

ROWAN MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY FINISHES THIRD AT THE SALISBURY FALL CLASSIC SALISBURY, MD – The Rowan University men’s cross country team finished third at the Salisbury Fall Classic on Saturday. The meet was held at Winterplace Park. Rob Rawls (so. Runnemede, NJ/Triton Reg.) was the first Prof to finish the 8K race. He came in third with a time of 25:59.12. Jeff Tauriello (sr. Florham Park, NJ/Hanover Park) came in 14th (26:55.93) and Tim Dole (so. Mantua, NJ/Clearview Reg.) was 18th (27:04.96). Joe Capolino (so. Old Bridge, NJ/Old Bridge) had a 30th place (27:52.96) and Tim Rearden (jr. Burlington, NJ/Burlington Twp.) was 33rd (28:02.21). Raj Singh (jr. Parsippany Hills, NJ/Parsippany Hills) finished 38th (28:17.81) while Rob Buzby (jr. Medford, NJ/Shawnee) and Tyler Shields (fr. Mullica... Read more →


The MaxPreps Career Profile is unveiled - MaxPreps

MaxPreps.com is proud to announce its latest innovation, one that will take every piece of an athlete's high school career and put it in one place: The career profile. Find all photos in one location. Now athletes will have one page where all of their stats, photos, videos and other information from all years and sports will live. And all that information will be included with a new, visually captivating page layout. "MaxPreps stands for celebrating the high school sports experience for coaches, parents and student-athletes. With the release of our new career pages, we can do a much better job illuminating and celebrating the accomplishments of student-athletes throughout their high school experience," said MaxPreps Founder and President Andy Beal. This revolutionary setup replaces a... Read more →


CWS finals pits SEC and Pac-12 again as Mississippi State faces UCLA for title - NCAA.com

The Associated Press Last Updated - June 22, 2013 1:30 GMT OMAHA, Neb. – It’s the Southeastern Conference vs. the Pac-12 for the second consecutive year in the finals of the College World Series. Mississippi State and UCLA will square off in the best-of-three starting Monday at TD Ameritrade Park after each went unbeaten in winning its bracket. “‘I know it sounds crazy, but our kids just think something good is going to happen and, by the way, our coaches do, too.” – John Cohen UCLA survived a rocky ninth inning to eliminate No. 1 national seed North Carolina with a 4-1 win Friday night. The Bulldogs got a three-run homer from Hunter Renfroe and defeated Oregon State 4-1 in the afternoon. Mississippi State beat... Read more →


COLLEGE WORLD SERIES BRACKET SET

USA TODAY Sports Images USA TODAY Sports Images Ryan Eades and the LSU pitching staff have allowed just 10 hits in its past three games. Eclectic mix makes up CWS Also: Kansas women win T&F title; men’s ends in tie Amy Farnum, NCAA.com Last Updated - June 11, 2013 3:32 GMT It took a little longer than expected, but we have a complete College World Series bracket following North Carolina’s defeat of South Carolina on Tuesday. The Tar Heels secured the final spot in Omaha with a 5-4 win against the Gamecocks after weather delayed Monday’s finale. A blend of new and familiar faces earned berths in the 2013 eight-team bracket. Indiana is making its first appearance, while NC State and Louisville will be going... Read more →


Linfield captures its first NCAA Division III championship

Linfield Athletics Last Updated - May 29, 2013 12:28 GMT APPLETON, Wis. — Chris Haddeland threw a complete game and top-seeded Linfield scored four runs in the fourth inning en route to a 4-1 victory against Southern Maine in the title game of the Division III championship series Tuesday at Fox Cities Stadium. Linfield captured its first NCAA championship — adding to NAIA titles in 1966 and 1971. Haddeland allowed one run on eight hits with three walks and five strikeouts en route to his school-record 15th pitching victory of the season. A perfectly executed squeeze bunt from Kyle Chamberlain highlighted a four-run fourth inning that proved to be the deciding play in the final game of the tournament. Linfield improved to 42-8 for the... Read more →


Regional fields announced as countdown begins to College World Series

NCAA.com/ May 27, 2013 INDIANAPOLIS — The field of 64 teams competing for the 2013 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship was announced Monday by the DI baseball committee. The national top eight seeds are North Carolina (52-8), Vanderbilt (51-9), Oregon State (45-10), LSU (52-9), Cal State Fullerton (48-8), Virginia (47-10), Florida State (44-15) and Oregon (45-14). The Southeastern Conference led all conferences in the number of teams in the championship field with nine, while the Atlantic Coast Conference has eight. The Pac-12 and Sun Belt conferences have four. Making the tournament for the first time include: Bryant of the Northeast Conference, Canisius of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Central Arkansas of the Southland Conference, Savannah State of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and South Dakota State... Read more →


Super Bowl Lanes in Canton, MI - April 11-13

by Raymond Rolak special to CNBNEWS The University of Detroit-Mercy along with the Detroit Sports Commission will host the 2013 NCAA Women’s Bowling Championships April 11-13, at Super Bowl Lanes in Canton, Michigan. Featured will be the top eight teams from NCAA institutions that sponsor bowling as a varsity sport. It will be the second time in three years that Detroit has hosted the NCAA Women’s Bowling Championships. “The Detroit Sports Commission is pleased to again host the National Collegiate Women’s Bowling Championship,” said Dave Beachnau, DSC executive director. He added, “Our strong relationship with the NCAA, along with the tremendous support of the University of Detroit-Mercy and Detroit’s history as bowling capital of the world lends to the success for this event.” The eight-team... Read more →


ROWAN BASEBALL HOLDS ON FOR A 9-7 WIN OVER RICHARD STOCKTON

GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rowan University baseball team held on for a 9-7 win over Richard Stockton College in a New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) contest on Thursday. The Ospreys trailed 9-4 going into the ninth inning. They scored three runs and had the bases loaded with two outs. Right-hander Jeff White (sr. Medford, NJ/Sterling) came into the game and threw a ground ball for the third out and the save. The Profs are 12-7 overall and 1-2 in the conference. The Ospreys have a 12-10 record with a 0-3 NJAC mark. Righty Ryan Easterday (so. Westmont, NJ/Haddon Twp.) was the winning pitcher. He went 6.2 innings and gave up four earned runs. Right-hander James DiPiazza (jr. Bayville, NJ/Central Reg.) took the loss. He (2-2)... Read more →


Top bowls to keep an eye on | NCAA.com

Brian Burnsed, NCAA.com Last Updated - December 13, 2012 2:27 GMT The holidays can be tough. The specter of gift-shopping – and having your eyes repeatedly spritzed with perfume at every turn while being forced to listen to Justin Bieber Christmas songs on repeat in the dreaded, marble-floored monolith known as the mall – looms over nearly every waking moment. Plus, what are you going to do with the dog before you head home to see your parents? There are logistics to juggle, casseroles to make and gifts to try to wrap then take back to the store to have them gift-wrapped for you because you could never really grasp the concept of a crease. And amid all of this, there are 35 bowl games... Read more →


COLLEGE SPORTS ROUNDUP | cnbnews

All Games Played Nov. 28th RUTGERS-CAMDEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WINS 66-58 OVER ROWAN GLASSBORO, NJ – The Rutgers-Camden women’s basketball team won 66-58 over Rowan University in a New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) game on Wednesday evening. The Scarlet Raptors have a 2-1 record with a 1-1 conference mark. The Profs are 2-3 overall and 0-2- in the NJAC. Guard Lillian Chukwueze (so. Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill E.) led the way with a game-high 29 points and 10 rebounds. Forward Brittany Turner (sr. Belleville, NJ/Queen of Peace) followed with 21 points and eight boards. Center Rachel Hodge (so. Stratford, NJ/Sterling) grabbed 11 rebounds. Guard Irene Grimanis (so. Brooklawn, NJ/Medgar Evers) dished five assists. For Rowan, center Kate Matthews (so. Clark, NJ/Arthur L. Johnson) totaled 18 points... Read more →


Gallagher, Leahy complete NCAA championship run in Indiana

Terre Haute, IN… Senior Andy Gallagher (Newfoundland, NJ/West Milford) finished 167th out of 276 runners at the 2012 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships held at Rose-Holman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana. Gallagher posted a finish of 26:11.4 in the 8k event. He was followed by teammate and freshman Jack Leahy (Westfield, NJ/Westfield), who was the 199th competitor to cross the finish line. He registered a time of 26:23.0. The NCAA championship event was the first for both Gallagher and Leahy. It also marked the first time the Lions sent multiple runners to the national championship event since 2008. That season, Chris Guerriero ‘09 and TJ Bocchino ’11 raced in Hanover, IN. Guerriero placed 30th overall and earned his third consecutive All-American citation.... Read more →


Gallagher leads Lions to 19th straight NJAC title

Galloway, NJ… Senior Andy Gallagher (New Foundland, NJ/West Wilford) placed first in the 2012 New Jersey Athletic Conference Championships as the The College of New Jersey captured its 19th consecutive NJAC title at Richard Stockton College on Saturday. Gallagher won the race outright, defeating 90 runners with a winning time of 25:13.22. He defeated second-place finisher Jonathan Sewnig from Rowan by more than nine seconds. The Lions won the event handily with just 16 team points. Rowan finished second with 29 points and host Richard Stockton placed third with 30 points. Junior Dominic Tasco (Bridgewater, NJ/Bridgewater) finished third in the event, while freshman Jack Leahy (Westfield, NJ/Westfield) took fifth overall in his first-ever championship race. Tasco crossed the finish line 25:29.68 and Leahy followed with... Read more →


Nearly 60 Medals Won by U.S. Track & Field Collegians at London Olympics

English: Sanya Richards-Ross during 2011 World championships Athletics in Daegu (Photo credit: Wikipedia) August 13, 2012 NEW ORLEANS – It was a successful run for current and former U.S. track & field collegians at the 2012 London Olympics. A total of 59 current or former student-athletes of NCAA, NAIA, or NJCAA institutions won an Olympic medal, including 23 gold in the sport of Athletics. Eight of those that are bringing home medals were collegians during the 2012 seasons. Kansas’ Diamond Dixon was the only collegian from the 2012 season to win gold as she ran a leg on Team USA’s women’s 4x400 relay in the preliminary round. Finalists for The Bowerman – collegiate track & field’s top award – did well at the Games. Arizona’s... Read more →


Your story could save a life | drugfree.org

When it comes to drug and alcohol abuse, silence can be deadly. People feel empowered when they know they're not alone -- and empowered people can help their loved ones confront addiction. To see how substance abuse touches all of us, watch this amazing video, which features people speaking frankly about how drugs and alcohol have affected their lives and the lives of those around them. Interestingly, the things they are saying on the video are things that could also have been shared with a counselor over a drug helpline, and that would have made things better for them early on. All of us -- parents and friends, health care professionals as well as colleagues -- can do our part by standing with them. Watch... Read more →


Former Matawan Doctor Pleads Guilty | cnbnews.net

TRENTON - Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced that a former Matawan doctor pleaded guilty today to dispensing controlled dangerous substances by writing prescriptions for medically unnecessary pharmaceutical narcotics in return for cash payments. Ki I. Song, 70, of Matawan, pleaded guilty to third-degree dispensing of a controlled dangerous substance before Superior Court Judge Bradley J. Ferencz in Middlesex County. The charge was contained in an Oct. 21, 2011 state grand jury indictment. Judge Ferencz scheduled the sentencing for May 7. Under the plea agreement, the state will recommend Song be sentenced to 364 days in county jail and a three-year term of probation in addition to 40 hours of community service. Song will also be ordered to pay a $5,000 fine. In pleading guilty,... Read more →


Washington County dentist arrested for excessively prescribing narcotics to patients

HARRISBURG ? A Washington County dentist, who allegedly prescribed more than 6,600 narcotic pain killers to seven patients, was arrested today by state narcotics and Medicaid fraud agents. Attorney General Linda Kelly identified the defendant as Dr. Charles Kokoska, 48, 2 Mill St., Millsboro, Washington County. Dr. Kokoska is a dentist with offices located at his Mill Street home and at 161 Waterdam Road, McMurray, Washington County. According to the criminal complaint, between January 2009 and October 2010 Dr. Kokoska wrote more than 300 prescriptions for more than 6,600 narcotic pain killers to at least seven different patients. Kelly said that the prescriptions were written for the powerful prescription pain killers Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, and Propoxyphene and filled at various pharmacies in Allegheny, Fayette, Greene and... Read more →


Smokeless Tobacco Doesn't Mean There's No Fire

NOTE: This article first appeared on ClearysNoteBook in 2007, we continue to run it in the hope that Rick Bender's story will stop just one person from chewing tobacco. Not only does chewing tobacco ruin your teeth it can also kill you. If you know someone chewing tobacco show them this article. Also ask to look inside their mouth. One of the signs of oral cancer developing is a white spot on the gum. If there is a spot get them to a dentist right away.~Bill http://oralcancernews.org Chewing tobacco is very dangerous, a man who lost part of his face to cancer says. As fewer teenagers take up smoking, more are turning to chewing tobacco and snuff, health advocates warn. They’re trying to drive home... Read more →


Time to Talk: Going Back to School

Talk Alert! As Teens Consume More Media Parents Can Break Through with "Time To Talk®" Going back to school signifies a time of new beginnings – new friends, more difficult classes and exciting experiences. It can also be a challenging time, with added peer pressure when it comes to teen drug and alcohol use. Today’s teens juggle all these responsibilities and, as new research shows, many are consuming up to 8 hours of entertainment media and technology daily – that adds up to 53 hours a week! Parents report being concerned that with so much teen immersion in technology, it’s difficult for them to break through the media noise and make their voices heard. While nothing takes the place of a face-to-face conversation, texting can... Read more →