| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
For generations, beef shoulder was a blue-collar cut of cow, fit for the meat grinder or crockpot but not much else.
But where others saw pot roast, Tony Mata saw potential.
Mata is a Dallas meat scientist whose mission is to find hidden gems in rough...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Last week, my high school junior and I ventured onto two campuses for his very first college tours.
It was eye-opening on many levels. For my son, it took college from some theoretical idea to reality. That is a good thing.
So my main tip for touring...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:02 PM
GAINESVILLE — This was absolutely Zookian in nature.
Actually, this was worse than any loss Ron Zook ever endured.
Much, much worse.
It was homecoming, but it may well have been a coach going.
Can Florida Gators coach Will Muschamp survive...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Charles Nelson, the No. 1-ranked player in the Sentinel's 2014 Central Florida Super 60, picked up another big-time scholarship offer Friday afternoon and this one is a little closer to home.
Nelson was offered by the University of Florida coaching...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: What do you suggest I do to stop my 2-year-old Labrador mix from barking when there's someone at the door? I also have three other mixed-breed dogs, all of whom get along well. -- K.B., Granby, CT
A: "Do you really want to completely eliminate the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:07 PM
If the initial public offering of Twitter Inc. had to be summed up in one of the company's famously pithy tweets, this would be it: The timing couldn't be better.
Twitter is expected to make its public debut Thursday in one of the hottest IPO markets in...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:32 AM
UCF ranks 42nd in the nation on a new list of Best Values in Public Colleges released by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine.
Several public universities in Florida made the annual Top 100 ranking, which based on such things as the total cost of...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Top hoops recruit Chris Walker has completed his coursework and could be admitted to the University of Florida as early as this week, coach Billy Donovan said Monday.
Donovan said UF's admissions department and the NCAA Clearinghouse will review Walker'...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:41 AM
First of two parts
The news stories about an extraordinary process going on in the Lake County school district have been easy to miss.
After all, they are about a grant, and though there may be a more boring topic for a news story, it is hard to imagine...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Dr. Carlos Campos, of Spring Hill, FL, was named America's Favorite Veterinarian on July 21 during the 150th Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held in Chicago. The announcement was made by Michael Cathey, executive director of the...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As sports officials fight to end the use of performance-enhancing drugs by big-name athletes, they face a new foe in South Florida: Parents seeking the dangerous chemicals to help their teens fulfill athletic dreams, a Sun Sentinel investigation has...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Not this again.
Not Steve Spurrier and his fellow fat-cat coaches in the Southeastern Conference whining about how their poor, pitiful players need to be given a stipend just for playing college football.
"We as coaches believe they're entitled to a...