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  • Phelps stands alone in Olympic history

    Phelps stands alone in Olympic history
    He was breathing hard. His muscles were screaming. His goggles were full of water and he couldn't see the walls. Michael Phelps was exhausted, and one of his competitors was closing fast. In the stands, his coach looked worried. It didn't matter....
  • Phelps and his 700,000 friends

    Yes, Michael Phelps has been called a rock star. But online - at least on Facebook - the Rodgers Forge swimmer is actually much bigger than that. So many comments poured in yesterday, part of his fan profile site temporarily crashed, Facebook officials...
  • Companies vie to hand Phelps money

    It was one of the first questions fans started asking after Michael Phelps achieved the improbable feat of winning eight gold medals in one Olympics: What will he be worth? Companies are already lining up to hand Phelps millions of dollars to associate...
  • Swimmer's wins are just 'Phelpsian'

    He smashes Olympic records, he hauls home more gold than any athlete in history, he inspires adjectives. Gather 'round wordsmiths: Thanks to the stunning performance of Michael Phelps, an amazing accomplishment will now be known as a "Phelpsian Feat."...
  • Gettysburg restored

    Gettysburg restored
    I grew up in Pennsylvania, near Valley Forge and Independence Hall, two of the most exalted places in American history. But it was always a little town to the west that stole the show - Gettysburg, where thousands fought to the death for the very soul...
  • No joke: Batman's latest plods toward predictability

    No joke: Batman's latest plods toward predictability
    (C) The Dark Knight is a handsome, accomplished piece of work, but it drove me from absorption to excruciation within 20 minutes, and then it went on for two hours more. It's the standard-bearer for the school of comic-book movies that confuses...
  • Take a break from shoveling and check your quiz score

    IN CASE YOU missed it - and chances of that are pretty good - I promised to produce answers today to the Winter Day Quiz, presented in this space Monday as a public service to snowbound readers of The Sun. Some of you might have found the quiz through...
  • 'Aviator' flies high with 11 Oscar bids

    HOLLYWOOD - The Aviator, an old-fashioned Hollywood epic about Howard Hughes' obsessions, romances and crippling neuroses, captured 11 nominations to top all contenders for next month's 77th annual Academy Awards, including best picture, best actor for...
  • A watershed for the Oscars

    At the Oscars next month, an unprecedented contest will unfold. Jamie Foxx, nominated in the best actor category for his role as Ray Charles in Ray, will be up against the highly regarded Don Cheadle from Hotel Rwanda. And for best supporting actor,...
  • City Lights: 'Unforgiven' remake prompts revisit of the Eastwood version

    City Lights: 'Unforgiven' remake prompts revisit of the Eastwood version
    One of the things I pride myself on is having outgrown best-of lists. When I was a teenager and people asked me to name my favorite movie, though, my quick answer was usually "Unforgiven," the Clint Eastwood Oscar-winner about an aging, widowed gunfighter...
  • New on DVD: 'The Pawnbroker,' 'The Address'

    It's a thin week as far as new DVD releases go. "The Pawnbroker," Grade A-minus: The film directed by Academy Award-winner Sidney Lumet features one of the greatest performances in the career of Rod Steiger. He earned a 1965 Best Actor Oscar nomination...
  • Shankweiler's Drive-In Theatre open for season

    Shankweiler's, America's oldest drive-in theater, opened Friday with a double feature of big movies for kids and adults that run all weekend long, including Easter Sunday. Kids will love the animated "Lego the Movie," which received raves from critics....