| Jul 16, 2012
| 12:51 AM
Author Stephen Covey, whose "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" sold more than 20 million copies, died Monday at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, a hospital spokeswoman said.
He was 79.
Covey's family issued a statement, reported by CNN...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Imagine if not one, but three, athletes from the same community were selected to the U.S. Olympic team. Now imagine if all three were together in the same sport under the Team USA umbrella.
That's exactly what Alan Knipe, David McKienzie and Russell...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:40 AM
No cause for widespread panic, Virginia faithful. Back-to-back losses happen, especially on the road, especially in conference and especially when one of the opponents starts an NBA front line.
Not to suggest blissful optimism, either. The Cavaliers&...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Elizabeth Smart, the Utah woman abducted as a teenager and held captive for months, tied the knot at a private ceremony in Hawaii over the weekend.
"Yes, Elizabeth did get married today and we are all thrilled," said Smart's father, Ed, on Saturday....
| Mar 11, 2012
| 10:19 PM
Selection Sunday used to be fascinating but maddening. Fascinating when the NCAA revealed the bracket for its basketball tournament. Maddening when the selection committee refused to detail its deliberations.
“If I told you, I’d have to...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 7:10 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Emily Tubert (Burroughs High, 2010) sophomore, University of Arkansas women's golf: With Tubert leading the way, the Razorbacks are making a run up the leaderboard at the Liz Murphey...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Swearing in television programs and video games can lead adolescents to adopt the coarse language and can also influence aggressive behavior according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
"We didn't know this before and I was really...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 1:01 PM
This Day In History: Mr. October Hits Three Homers in Three Swings (History.com)
On October 18, 1977, in the sixth game of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees outfielder Reggie Jackson hits three home runs in a row off of...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:56 AM
The ACC soon could be under siege. If Big 12 officials meeting this week decide to expand, Florida State and Clemson are potential targets, and if the Seminoles and Tigers exit, others could follow.
Their motivation? Money, of course, real or imagined,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Maddening as college football's postseason is, fairness dictates one concession: It's better than it used to be.
Time was when bowls finalized matchups in mid-November. Time was when the champions of the Big Ten, Pacific 12, Big 12 and Southeastern...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Many hands have wrung over the dark and dystopian literature teens are devouring in droves, from the "Twilight" series and "Thirteen Reasons Why" to the "Hunger Games" trilogy.
"Devine Intervention" is not that kind of book. It is funny and wry and...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:11 PM
The University of California’s defensive line coach, Tosh Lupoi, has been hired as the Huskies defensive line coach and defensive run game coordinator, UW head coach Steve Sarkisian announced Monday.
Lupoi spent the past four years at Cal as...