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August 11, 2017 10:13 PM New England Patriots sign rookie DL Davis, release DB Thomas

Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Rookie free agent defensive lineman Keionta Davis is now a member of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. New England announced the signing on Friday. The Patriots also released rookie defensive back Dwayne Thomas. Davis, 23, had 31 sacks during his college career at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. During his senior 54

August 11, 2017 7:32 PM Penn State Hazing Death: Judge Orders Contempt Hearing for Fraternity Adviser

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — A judge on Friday subpoenaed the resident adviser of the now-shuttered Penn State fraternity where 18 members face charges in the hazing-related death of a pledge. Tim Bream, the live-in adviser and Penn State Athletics employee, has been ordered to appear in court on Aug. 30 for a contempt hearing. Defense attorneys wanted to call Bream 81

August 11, 2017 6:56 PM Texas A&M lowers concession prices at Kyle Field

Texas A&M football plays greet fans following the Texas A&M spring football game at Kyle Field on Saturday, April 8, 2017, in College Station. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle ) The Texas A&M football team gather on the field to sing following the Texas A&M spring football game at Kyle Field on Saturday, April 8, 2017, in College Station. ( Brett Coomer 47

August 11, 2017 9:05 AM Columbia University may face fine for treatment of Muslim ex-employee

Columbia University faces fines up to $250,000 from New York City's Commission on Human Rights after a Muslim former employee accused the university of not allowing enough prayer breaks during the holy month of Ramadan. The ex-employee accused university chaplain Jewelnel Davis, who’s a Christian, of discrimination based on religion after Davis allegedly 64

August 10, 2017 5:11 PM Brightwood College adds medical office specialist program in Friendswood

Updated 8:00 am, Friday, August 11, 2017 Brightwood College has launched a Medical Office Specialist program at its Friendswood campus. The nine-month program, designed to prepare students for administrative support roles at doctor's offices and other health care settings, begins Aug. 14 at 3208 FM 528 in Friendswood. "We are pleased to add this new Medical 71

August 10, 2017 12:30 PM HCC trustees to fill Chris Oliver's vice chair seat

In what the agenda shows will be a wide-ranging meeting on Thursday, trustees also will begin preparing for fall trustee elections, assess the chancellor and the board’s performance for the year and consider disciplining vendors and contractors for ethics violations. Oliver's bribery conviction stemmed from his taking cash payments and visa gift cards 51

August 10, 2017 5:40 AM What Exactly Are the Mets Doing After Trading Jay Bruce to Cleveland?

Neither he nor any of the 34,000 fans in attendance on a beautiful afternoon at Citi Field knew it at the time, but Jay Bruce’s last at-bat as a member of the New York Mets came Wednesday afternoon in the seventh inning against the Rangers. He grounded out to second base, completing an 0-for-3 day, and two innings later the Mets’ 5-1 loss was also complete 94

August 10, 2017 4:24 AM Rookie QB Watson shines in Texans’ 27-17 loss to Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Deshaun Watson reminded everyone why Panthers coach Ron Rivera — and many others — felt he should have won the Heisman Trophy last season. Watson shined in his NFL preseason debut, completing 15 of 25 passes for 179 yards and running for a score in the Houston Texans’ 27-17 loss to the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday night 63

August 10, 2017 4:23 AM War college holds conference about women, peace and security

NEWPORT, R.I. – An annual conference is being held at the U.S. Naval War College to discuss empowering women in conflict prevention and peace. The fifth annual Women, Peace and Security Conference is taking place at the college's campus in Newport on Thursday and Friday. The war college says it's the only U.S. military academic program specifically related 47

August 9, 2017 2:47 AM Former Syracuse coach Dick MacPherson dies at 86

Richard F. "Dick" MacPherson, who helped rebuild the Syracuse football program for 10 seasons from 1981-90, died Tuesday in Syracuse at the age of 86 due to natural causes. MacPherson took over a Syracuse program in 1981 -- that was 34-55 over the previous eight seasons -- and turned it into one of the most successful programs of the 1980s. He led the Orange 77