| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:30 AM
One would think in the age live in our political leaders down the road in Washington would seriously seek answers to the debacle in Syria rather than "strategically" drop bombs on empty buildings. But here we go again ("Amid doubts, Obama and Cameron make...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:07 PM
— The 2002 Maryland basketball season could hardly have arrived quickly enough for Juan Dixon.
The guard and his teammates had lost a 22-point lead to Duke in the 2001 Final Four.
"We had a bad taste in our mouths the whole offseason," said Dixon,...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:57 AM
The next time college basketball fans see Kentucky, the newly crowned national champions will look a lot different.
So will the team the Wildcats will be facing – Maryland.
Neither the countdown nor the buildup for their Nov. 9 matchup at the...
| Nov 2, 2011
Reality show garbage
Carlos Boozer's defense is more real than the Kim Kardashian-Kris Humphries wedding. Phil Jackson's artificial hip has more substance. The Clippers' title hopes are more legitimate. ... You get the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:51 PM
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea hopes to harness the power of sport to raise its image on the world stage through international competitions such as the Olympic Games, and to bolster labor output and national defense by improving its citizens' well-being,...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:13 PM
The man who talked himself out of baseball jobs on both sides of town was still talking.
Our cellphone call had long ago been dropped due to the accidental push of a button on his end, so whatever Jimmy Piersall was saying to me was only being heard...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Continuing debate about whether 76ers president/general manager Sam Hinkie made the right decision to nuke the team's core and start building from scratch is a moot exercise.
The only question now is how patient a notoriously impatient fan base is...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:33 PM
It has been about three years now since Newport Beach residents Greg and Matt Baker started coaching five talented local girls' soccer players at Harbor Day School.
At the time, the girls were just 9 years old, but the talent was obvious to the Baker...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The Bears’ Kyle Long and Jermon Bushrod treated patrons at Timothy O’Toole’s in Gurnee to a couple tunes Wednesday at the bar’s karaoke night.
The teammates and Virginia natives mostly sang country songs, according to Timothy O'...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:50 AM
There were bottles of Champagne waiting for Cubs players in the basement of Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap at Lincoln and Armitage avenues when they were five outs away from advancing to the 2003 World Series, Donnie Kruse recalls. The co-owner of Stanley&...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:49 AM
One minute, you’re all cool and everything, hanging out with the smart crowd in all the word-of-mouth-only dives, with the razor-sharp conversation, the clothes, the hair, the tragically hip insouciance … and then — bam! — a...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Many people haven't known what to make of former NBA player Dennis Rodman's bizarre diplomatic efforts in North Korea, but 20th Century Fox may have found an answer: a big-screen comedy.
The studio has bought the pitch for "Diplomats," a movie...