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Large Statue of Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee is Taken Down Because BLM Hated It

Published June 3, 2020--Protesters of the death of George Floyd chanted “Tear it down” on Tuesday as they gathered around a statue of Robert E. Lee, a Confederate general, in Richmond, Va.Steve Helber/Associated Press. The statue was removed on orders of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam who said it was removed because of the BLM movement. RICHMOND VIRGINIA--America's largest Confederate statue - the 12-ton bronze statue of Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia - was removed from its pedestal to the sound of 'Black Lives Matter' chants and crowds singing 'Na Na Hey Hey Goodbye' in the latest... Read more →


 Rowan’s softball, baseball,women’s lacrosse teams will all Play Home Games this Week

GLASSBORO, NJ - Rowan’s softball, baseball and women’s lacrosse teams will all be playing home games this week, as the Profs’ schedules have undergone changes from what was previously announced. Softball added two doubleheaders with Muhlenberg and will open the home slate on Tuesday, March 16 with a 2:30 p.m. start. The Profs are again slated to face the Mules on Thursday, March 17 at 2:30 p.m. Rowan’s baseball team will play for the first time in more than a year and open its 2021 season on Wednesday, March 17 against Cabrini in a single game at 3:30 p.m. The... Read more →


Loudoun County Board of Supervisors on Ordinance Banning Firearms in Certain Areas

At the March 2nd Business Meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will hold a vote on an ordinance banning firearms in certain public places. Second Amendment supporters are encouraged to OPPOSE Item 09 on the agenda. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting is to be held electronically. Citizens may sign-up to speak remotely, over phone or video conference, no later than noon the day of the hearing. Information may be found here. In addition, you may click the “Take Action” button below to contact Board of Supervisors members directly. Item 09 prohibits firearms, ammunition, and components in... Read more →


Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame

Rescheduled for October 24, 2021 GLASSBORO, NJ - The induction ceremony for the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 24, 2021, to run in conjunction with the University's 2021 Homecoming Weekend. Gloucestercitynews.net files The Class of 2021 is comprised of: John Bunting – Football Coach (1988-92); Mary Marino – Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse Coach (1987-97; 1988-97 and 1999-07); Moriah Holmstrom – Field Hockey (1997-00); Tiffany Miller – Softball (1994-97); Bob Pfeffer – Baseball (1975-78); Mike Rucci – Baseball (2002-05); and Rob Scott – Men's Basketball (1994-98). Details and... Read more →


Head Injury Risk for Soccer Players could be reduced with Simple Adjustments to the Ball (video)

The average soccer player heads the ball 12 times in a game, and each header carries up to 100g acceleration, enough to cause serious brain damage. A Purdue study led by Prof. Eric Nauman quantifies how inflating balls to lower pressures, and subbing them out when they get wet, has the potential to reduce head injuries by about 20%. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Up to 22% of soccer injuries are concussions that can result from players using their heads to direct the ball during a game. To reduce risk of injury, a new study recommends preventing how hard a ball... Read more →


6 Student-Athletes Chosen to Lead Rowan Women's Track and Field Teams

GLASSBORO, NJ – Seniors Olivia Scattergood, Alyssa Sanders, Nicole Notarianni, Sidney McLeod-Whitener and Kari DiTonno and graduate student Jennie Sabol are captains of the Rowan women’s indoor and outdoor track & field teams. “These young women are excellent leaders in the classroom and on the track,” stated head coach Derick “Ringo” Adamson. “They are good communicators and motivators. Olivia takes command of the entire throws unit. She is dedicated to making sure the entire team is on task. For example, she set up a Zoom meeting to go over how to register for class with the freshmen and transfers. She... Read more →


Campus survey: 42 percent of students say their college doesn't empower free speech

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square Gloucestercitynews.net files (The Center Square) – Conservative students on college campuses across the U.S. are more likely to self-censor than their more liberal classmates out of fear of backlash or retribution, according to a first-of-its-kind student survey commissioned by RealClearEducation and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). The survey is the largest of its kind – canvasing 20,000 students at 55 U.S. colleges and universities about their experiences with free speech on campuses. Conducted by College Pulse, the survey ranks schools according to how open and tolerant students say they are,... Read more →


A REVOLUNTIONARY ONLINE RESOURCE FOR AMATEUR ATHLETES

REALIZING THE DREAM, THE FUTURE OF D1® LOS ANGELES -- In the competitive world of amateur athletics where a Division One college scholarship is the first step to stardom, The Future of D1® offers a winning game plan for navigating the often intimidating and overwhelming recruitment process. The nation’s preeminent online sports resource dedicated to informing and empowering amateur athletes in their quest to play Division One sports, The Future of D1 recognizes that no two pathways to a college scholarship are alike. The Future of D1 is the brainchild of Askia Taylor, a powerhouse single mother, entrepreneur, and sole... Read more →


Will Schiano thrive in second Rutgers spell?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(March 26, 2020)--Greg Schiano has returned to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights after an absence of nine years. Schiano left the team after the 2011 season when he was appointed as head coach of the NFL franchise Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a successful tenure in New Jersey. However, his time in the NFL was brought to an end after only two seasons. The Buccaneers fired Schiano at the conclusion of the 2013 campaign as a result of their 4-12 record. Schiano also built a tough-nosed reputation, which rubbed several of his players the wrong way causing reported disharmony in the locker... Read more →


NRA-ILA: Three Anti-Gun Bills Passed by Virginia Senate

SUPPORT NRA-ILA On Thursday, January 16th, the Virginia Senate voted to pass three of the anti-gun bills that the Senate Judiciary Committee approved on Monday. The fight is far from over! Dozens of other gun control bills from Michael Bloomberg’s wish-list have still not been taken up by a committee. Second Amendment supporters have demonstrated an unprecedented showing in support for our rights. It is critical that law-abiding citizens not back down and remain ready to oppose this agenda at every turn. View Related Articles Senate Bill 35, introduced by Senator Scott Surovell, passed by a vote of 19-21. It... Read more →


Minnesota Takes On Auburn New Year’s Day

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Exclusive TAMPA-- The University of Minnesota football team accepted an invitation to compete in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1, 2020. The Gophers, who went 10-2 in the regular and a 7-2 in Big Ten play, will face Auburn (9-3) from the SEC. It will also be the second straight bowl game for the Gophers under head coach P. J. Fleck, as Minnesota played in the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit last season and beat Georgia Tech 34-10. This season, Minnesota was ranked No. 18 in the final College Football Playoff rankings, while Auburn was... Read more →


How to Produce a Perfect Essay?

Gloucestercitynews.net (Sept. 25, 2019)--A lot of people detest essay writing because, honestly, it can be a quite difficult task for anyone. Generally, writing a good essay requires that you adequately follow the process involved no matter the subject you may be writing on. The writing process can actually take up a lot of your time – which is very precious – to gather materials, read and brainstorm ideas that eventually you’re going to use in your work. If it were possible, many people would totally avoid the task altogether to focus on other things which they find easier and more... Read more →


New Air Quality Ranking has 10 Worst Cities in California, Arizona

Health risk is real for Long Beach, others according to the 2019 American Fitness Index Arlington, Va ranks #1, Boston, MA, #19, New York, NY #32, Newark NJ #36, Philadelphia PA # 63 Newswise — Scientific evidence proves that poor air quality affects health, and Long Beach, California residents should be concerned. Long Beach ranks last for air quality among the 100 largest U.S. cities, according to the 2019 American Fitness Index® rankings published by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Anthem Foundation. The Fitness Index annually evaluates America’s 100 largest cities using 33 health behaviors, chronic... Read more →


LETTERS TO THE ED: Parole Officers Violating Civil Rights and Getting Away With It

(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Hello. I am writing to you today to bring to light a plethora of civil rights violations that are taking place in New Jersey by Parole and Probation, and they’re getting away with it constantly. Please allow me to explain below, and then decide if you would like to make this information public. Unfortunately, one of the most detested group of individuals in this state are convicted sex offenders. They are the lowest of the lowest, and are constantly overlooked. However, these people are humans, just like you and me, and they deserve the same rights that we all enjoy.... Read more →


How You can Quickly Recover After a Serious Injury

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 27, 2019)--Safety is something that is always talked about in different scenarios. However, you can’t always control everything around you, and accidents can happen at any time. In fact, they tend to happen when you least expect them to! You should know what to do in the case that you are ever in an accident and how to deal with the after effects. This includes caring for yourself, dealing with any legal implication, and moving forward in every way. On that note, below, you’ll find out how you can quickly recover after a serious injury. Put Your Health First... Read more →


USA Basketball and Red Bull Form Groundbreaking Partnership to Grow 3X3 Basketball

-- Red Bull to Host Qualifiers for a Spot on USA Basketball's Men's and Women's 3x3 National Teams - -- Red Bull Becomes the Official Energy Drink of USA Basketball and Cornerstone Partner of 3x3 Basketball -- USA Basketball announced a multiyear partnership with Red Bull North America to grow 3X3 basketball. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 2, 2019) - USA Basketball today announced a multiyear partnership with Red Bull® North America to build an elite pathway for men's and women's players who have a goal of competing at the highest levels of 3x3 basketball. The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo... Read more →


Electrifying Performance by Freshman

Freshman Antoine Davis and Head Coach Mike Davis of the University of Detroit Mercy Titans speak post game. Photo courtesy of the Rolco Sports & Entertainment Network By Raymond Rolak I CNBNews Sports DETROIT-- It was a very special night in historic Calihan Hall as the University of Detroit Mercy Titans rolled over Wright State University, 79-58. Freshman Antoine Davis hit for 48 points including 10-three’s, as he led the Titans to a Horizon League victory. Davis leads the country (NCAA D-I) in 3’s made with 81 and in scoring at 26.9 points per game. (AS A TRUE FRESHMAN at... Read more →


Philadelphia Welcomes the Newest Smoothie on the Block – the CBD Oil Smoothie

PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 1, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--The smoothie industry is getting a real shake up thanks to the latest offering at Fuel Restaurants in Philadelphia as the brand-new CBD oil smoothie debuts. This particular smoothie is generating all kinds of buzz and interest as the restaurant looks to fulfill its goal of providing healthy, fresh, and fast dining options. These CBD infused smoothies are meant to give customers a way to nourish their mental and physical well-being in a tasty refreshing beverage. Fuel Restaurant Striving to Make Its Mark As Fuel Restaurant's president Rocco Cima comments, this isn't the first time the... Read more →


University Research Paper: 6 Ways to Write a Masterpiece

(November 1, 2018)--If a prospective research paper author is concerned in a more general tutorial on research papers, where one must check out several research paper workshops that are accessible on the Web. If one requires to get in progress right away, one should start from the essay table of contents to see what's at that specific site, and then browse step by step to follow a recognized approach to accomplishment on one's research paper. Please, note that it doesn’t matter whether you need a high-school essay or a postgraduate research paper, a thesis proposal or an MBA dissertation because... Read more →


5 Common Academic Writing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

If you’re a student, you know the drill when it comes to academic writing. But if you are a student, you’re also likely among the 99% of students who have made academic writing mistakes. Because academic writing errors are so common and affect nearly every student at every academic level, it can be helpful to review the five most common academic writing mistakes and the easiest way to avoid them. If you can master the techniques for avoiding these errors, you’ll be most of the way toward creating the best possible paper for your next academic writing assignment. So, let’s... Read more →


How To Write The Outstanding Essay – Don’t Ignore Some Good Points

What Is Essay Writing The essay is significant to you and the colleges to which you are applying. On the off chance that you think about the application as bits of a riddle or as autonomous voices meeting up to recount your story, the essay is a piece of the riddle over which you have finish control. The essay additionally gives you a chance to state what hasn't been said in your application and do as such in your unmistakable voice. For colleges, the essay not just gives a chance to assess your innovativeness, writing style and capacity, yet in... Read more →


Tips To Answer Exam English Question

This is the thing that everything comes down to; you're sitting in the exam corridor, holding up to get your hands on that foreseen bit of paper. You've stuck a huge amount of data into your cerebrum and your fingernails are non-existent – it's an ideal opportunity to get serious! Truly the exam condition might be distinctive crosswise over orders. Processing understudies will sit a few tests before a PC with their fingers ready to code. A handy component will add to science understudy's last grade. It doesn't make a difference in case you're considering English, Economics, Psychology or History,... Read more →


FBI: Key Player in West Virginia Drug Conspiracy Case Directed Criminal Activities from Prison

Sentencing in West Virginia Drug Conspiracy Some of the cocaine seized during the June 2017 takedown of the West Virginia drug distribution ring directed by Velarian Carter was hidden inside this dresser. A West Virginia man already serving a 20-year drug sentence will now spend even longer in prison. Velarian Carter was sentenced in July to an additional 20 years for orchestrating a drug conspiracy while he was behind bars. Investigators say he was at the center of a drug conspiracy flooding the state’s Raleigh County and nearby areas with illegal drugs, including cocaine, crack, and heroin. FBI Pittsburgh Special... Read more →


CNB News Spotlight on NJ College Students

Students Inducted Into Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society at University of the Sciences PHILADELPHIA, PA (04/18/2018)-- The following students were inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) Honor Society at University of the Sciences on April 8, 2018. Invitations to join ALD, a national honor society for first-year students, are based on attaining a first-semester academic average of at least 3.50 and ranking in the top 20 percent of the class. Austin Blumetti of Somers Point (08244) is a doctor of pharmacy student. Rebecca Cino of Linwood (08221) is a doctor of pharmacy student. Nicole Pancari of Somers Point (08244)... Read more →


High Five: College Baseball's Best Fans

source NCAA.com Baseball is one of the few sports where the playing field itself can be different from park to park. Sometimes really, really different. We tracked down six fields that had some of our favorite weird and charming features. Did we miss any? Drop us a line here and let us know your favorites. No. 6: McLane Stadium's outfield hill — East Lansing, Michigan (Photo courtesy of Joel Dinda) Michigan State’s McLane Field wants to make sure its outfielders know they’re approaching the wall. After the warning track, the outfield slopes up at a roughly 30-degree angle to the... Read more →


High-School Students’ Binge Drinking Predicts Health-Risk Behaviors

image courtesy of www.cnn.com Newswise (CNBNewsnet)— Underage drinking can lead to risky or harmful behaviors that include unintentional and unprotected sex, physical and sexual assault, traffic and other injuries, suicide, homicide, and overdoses. Binge drinking among adults is defined as five drinks consumed during two hours by adult men and four drinks by adult women – typically producing a blood alcohol level (BAL) of ≥0.08%. Adolescents can reach a similar BAL after consuming fewer drinks. This paper explored whether and how different levels of adolescent drinking affected associations with health-risk behaviors. Study authors analyzed past-month drinking and past-month or past-year... Read more →


EMU Wins in the First Round of the CIT Tourney

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet YPSILANTI-- The Eastern Michigan University Men’s basketball team took a giant step to salvage the 2017-18 season by posting a resounding 85-63 victory over Niagara in the CollegeInsider.com postseason tourney. It is a nice consolation prize after the tough 64-63 last second loss to Toledo in the semi-final at the Mid-American Conference Championship in Cleveland. It is not the NCAA Tournament or even the NIT but EMU could go far in the CIT. Before a sparse crowd, redshirt junior Elijah Minnie had a career-high 29 points. Junior James Thompson IV tallied 20 points and pulled... Read more →


NJ Man Takes Expensive Uber Ride Home

A New Jersey man made it home safe Friday after a night of partying by way of a $1,000 Uber ride, which he said he doesn’t remember. Kenneth Bachman claimed had been partying near the campus of West Virginia University located in Morgantown, West Virginia, with his buddies when he decided to call an Uber home.… Read more →


*Benefits of Distant Tuition You Couldn't Think Of

CNBNews Staff To be or not to be, this is a question for many students, who consider the possibility of studying through distance learning. This article will reveal all the key issues of this matter. Over the years, distance learning in various forms helped realize the educational aspirations of students who could not or did not want to attend day internal classes. Students are often concerned about the choice of higher education through distant learning because they lack clarity about the pros and cons of this mode of study. It is a good idea to understand the advantages and disadvantages... Read more →


EASTERN MICHIGAN U BASKETBALL TEAM SHARES VICTORY CELEBRATION WITH STUDENT (video)

EMU nursing major, Jacob Lackey accomplished the stroke of a lifetime (credit EMU 10K putt promo) By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet Exclusive YPSILANTI-- The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball team had more to celebrate than their close 79-74 victory over in-state rival Central Michigan University during a mid-week game recently. A spirited crowd also witnessed one of their EMU student family win ten thousand dollars during a half-time promotion. The CNBNewsnet coverage team was present to witness the extra ordinary occurrence. EMU nursing major, Jacob Lackey accomplished the stroke of a lifetime. Billed as the “10-K Putt Challenge” it turned in... Read more →


NJAC Weekly Award Winners: November 11; Top Defensive Player Samer Manna, Wesley College

PITMAN—The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its Week 11 Football Players of the Week on November 12. Please click here for the selections ending the week of Saturday, November 11. Read more →


NJAC Weekly Award Winners: October 8

PITMAN --- The New Jersey Athletic Conference has announced its sixth weekly award winners of the 2017 season in men's and women's soccer, field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's cross country, and women's tennis. The honors cover performances for the week ending October 8. MEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week: Shane Doherty, Rowan Defensive Player of the Week: Ryan Sprague, Ramapo Rookie of the Week: Chaz Burnett, Montclair State WOMEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week: Marisa Adelman, William Paterson Defensive Player of the Week: Kelly Wieczerzak, TCNJ Rookie of the Week: Phoebe Bledsoe, Montclair State FIELD HOCKEY Offensive... Read more →


NJAC Football Players of the Week Oct. 8

PITMAN—The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its Week 6 Football Players of the Week on October 8. (click image to enlarge) Please click here for the selections ending the week of Saturday, October 7. Read more →


NJAC Weekly Award Winners: Oct. 2

PITMAN --- The New Jersey Athletic Conference has announced its fifth weekly award winners of the 2017 season in men's and women's soccer, field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's cross country, and women's tennis. The honors cover performances for the week ending October 1. MEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week: Fabio DeSousa, Rutgers-Newark Defensive Player of the Week: Will Sjaastad, Rowan Rookie of the Week: Chaz Burnett, Montclair State WOMEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week: Marisa Adelman, William Paterson Defensive Player of the Week: Shelby Money, Rowan Rookie of the Week: Ana Lucia Silveira, Rutgers-Newark FIELD HOCKEY Offensive... Read more →


Week Five NJAC Football Player of the Week Selections Announced

PITMAN—The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its Week 5 Football Players of the Week on October 1. The selections ending the weeek of Saturday, September 30. Read more →


Chicago Sky Draft Jankoska in First Round, Joins the Rutgers Connection

Graphic courtesy of MSU Sports Information By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Exclusive FREELAND, Mich. -- Tori Jankoska couldn’t hold back the tears of joy when, with the ninth overall pick, she was drafted by the Chicago Sky. She watched the draft festivities with about 40 family and friends in the basement of her parents, Randy and Lisa Jankoska. The Michigan State guard wanted to stay in the confines of support and share the experience. Her whole playing career has been that way. She shares and dishes off to her teammates. She offers support. She is the complete team player. Michigan... Read more →


Missing Great-Grandmother and Child from Mays Landing Last Seen in Virginia (Video)

MAYS LANDING -- The 71-year-old woman from New Jersey can be seen walking around the store of a service station, the last place she was seen before going missing with her 5-year-old great-granddaughter, according to surveillance footage released by Virginia police. Barbara Briley's time at the station, which spanned about 45 minutes, was mostly spent walking… Read more →


2017 Cotton Bowl Classic for Midwest Bragging Rights

By Raymond Rolak | Exclusive for CNBNews DALLAS-- Both teams excel at the skill positions and have explosive scoring potential. The game will be determined by the depth of the Wisconsin line play pitted against the offensive minded enthusiasm of undefeated Western Michigan University. This will determine the 2017 Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic title. The Badgers will meet the Broncos in the 81st edition, in Arlington, Texas at AT&T Stadium on Monday, January 2. This is the first Cotton Bowl Classic for either team. Wisconsin (10-3) and WMU (13-0) have met four times previously, all in Madison and with the... Read more →


The Solution To Meaningless Bowl Games

Austin Darrow I CNBNewsnet The college football bowl season is upon us and it is under lots of scrutiny, between stars sitting out to prep for the draft and because of the sole factor that they’re meaningless games. The NCAA has these bowl games for one reason and one reason only, the money. The student-athletes are being forced to play these games, which does not matter whatsoever. There’s only one way to fix all of this and that’s to get rid of every bowl game that comes before the New Year’s six bowl games. I bet you couldn’t name more... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS NEWS:

Who Are the Best CEOs Today? What Can We Learn from Them?

(CNBNewsnet)(November 29, 2016)--There is no definitive way of ranking the world’s best CEOs. Some use company performances and bottom lines to rank CEOs. Others, like Washington State University, focus on innovations and how these top executives are leading the mobile revolution. Among the top names are Tim Cook and Larry Page, CEOs at the two most influential tech companies in the world: Apple and Alphabet (Google). Both CEOs have introduced a lot of innovations in recent years, changing the way we interact with mobile devices greatly. With both of these CEOs, one of the best things we can learn from... Read more →


A Look at New Jersey: The Quality Crisis at 4-Year Public Colleges

Related: CNBNEWS THREE PART SPECIAL REPORT: Gloucester City Schools by Tamara Hiler In an analysis of full-time, loan-holding students at America’s four-year public colleges & universities, Third Way found that a large number of institutions are failing to improve the lives of their students. Analyzing data from the Department of Education’s College Scorecard, we found that at the typical four-year public institution, less than half of students aren’t graduating, many aren’t earning sufficient incomes even years after enrollment, and nearly a quarter of students are unable to begin paying down their loans three years after leaving school. And in a... Read more →


Obama Unilaterally Rewrites Law, Imposes Transgender Policy on Nation’s Schools

Ryan T. Anderson / @ryantand / May 13, 2016 All across America, parents, teachers and local school districts have been having conversations about how best to accommodate the privacy and safety concerns of transgender students while also addressing the privacy and safety concerns of other students. Solutions were found, such as the creation of new single-occupancy restrooms and changing facilities for transgender students while retaining girls’ and boys’ rooms for biological girls and boys. But activists attacked these commonsense compromise policies as “transphobic.” And now the Obama administration has said that a 1972 law settles all of these issues: Students... Read more →


The Ed Lucas Story: A Blind Broadcaster's Story of Overcoming Life's Greatest Obstacles (Listen)

Seeing Home: Baseball Broadcaster Ed Lucas Defies The Odds By Karen Given | Only A Game Friendships between writers and ballplayers aren’t common, but in baseball broadcaster Ed Lucas, players saw someone who had struggled as hard as they had — if not harder — to get to where he was. Ed Lucas and his son, Chris, have collaborated on the book, “Seeing Home: The Ed Lucas Story.” Ed and Chris Lucas tell their story, In Their Own Words. To hear the full story, click the play button below the headline at the top of the page. CONTINUE Link submitted... Read more →


WHAT A GAME! Wildcats Capture National Title

HOUSTON — Now there is another Villanova team to put on the wall and leave there forever. After a long wait, and after some difficult recent times in the NCAA Tournament, the Wildcats climbed back to the top again on Monday night, capturing the national championship on a Kris Jenkins 3-pointer at the buzzer that completed… Read more →


CNB CRIME: ‘Rolling Stone' Magazine’s 'Jackie' to Appear in Court

A Virginia judge has ordered "Jackie" of Rolling Stone 's now-retracted expose about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia to appear in court to be deposed. "The court believes that a one-day, seven-hour deposition will be sufficient," Judge Glen Conrad wrote in a court order this week calling for the woman identified only… Related articles Judge: Jackie Coakley not covered by patient-counselor privilege in 'Rolling Stone' defamation suit Conviction in Johns Hopkins rape case Attorneys Ask for New Trial Date in Eramo Lawsuit Rolling Stone to Publish Review of Disputed Rape Article Will Dana, Rolling Stone's Managing... Read more →


CNB SPORTS: Why America Offers Young Athletes Better Opportunities than Anywhere Else

(CNBNEWSNET)--All over the world, there are talented young people with their hearts set on a career in sport. For many of them, once they finish high school, the ideal is to get a sports scholarship to a US college, which is why companies that help match talent up to American colleges, such as asmscholarships.com , fill an important role. There are strong sports leagues and competitive athletics meets all over the world, and for some sports like soccer, it can be argued that the US has a weaker infrastructure for aspiring stars than other places like the UK, Germany, Spain... Read more →


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... 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... Read more →


Cavaliers Announce 2013 Fall Baseball Schedule

University of Virginia logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia head baseball coach Brian O’Connor has announced his team’s schedule for the 2013 fall season. Virginia’s fall slate will consist of a pair of exhibition games as well as the annual Orange and Blue World Series, a seven-game intrasquad series. UVa will play host to High Point on Sept. 21 in exhibition play; the time of the game will be announced once the game time for the UVa-VMI football game, also slated for Sept. 21, has been established. The Cavaliers will take on the Ontario Blue Jays on Sept.... Read more →


West Chester Pa. Native Phil Gosselin Called Up by Atlanta Braves

Former Virginia Cavalier Player CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Former Virginia infielder Phil Gosselin has been called up to Major League Baseball for the first time by the Atlanta Braves and will be in uniform Friday evening. The 32nd former Cavalier to reach the big-league level, Gosselin played for the UVa baseball program from 2008-10. The Braves play host to the Washington Nationals at 7:30 p.m. Friday (Aug. 16) at Turner Field in Atlanta in the first of a three-game weekend series. Gosselin was a fifth-round pick (164th overall) in the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Braves. Gosselin becomes the... Read more →