| Jul 23, 2010
It started with 156 of the best teenage golfers around. It is now down to just two.
Justin Thomas and Jim Liu will meet tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m. at Egypt Valley Country Club in the finals of the U.S. Junior Amateur.
Thomas, 17, of Goshen, Ky.,...
| Jul 24, 2010
| 11:57 AM
And then there were two. Apologies for the cliche, but Dr. Phillips star Dee Hart has cut his list of prospective colleges to two, saying Saturday at the ESPN RISE Champion Gridiron Kings event in Orlando that he has dropped Auburn and now it's between...
| Jul 24, 2010
Fourteen-year-old Jim Liu of Smithtown, N.Y., beat Justin Thomas of Goshen, Ky., 4 and 2 Saturday to become the youngest U.S. Junior Amateur champion.
Liu, who turns 15 next month, is more than six months younger than Tiger Woods when he won the first of...
| Jul 26, 2010
Tourists were roll'in on the river on the Creole Queen this afternoon, and the City of New Orleans wants to keep them coming, despite the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
This is the first Travel and Tourism Meeting of its kind hosted by U.S....
| Jul 28, 2010
| 4:00 PM
Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. announced late Wednesday that it will close 13 of its South Florida supermarkets, among 30 the company plans to shut down nationwide.
The supermarket chain, which operates 514 stores nationwide, said the move was driven by the weak...
| Jul 31, 2010
Ballet students attending intensive programs
Five students of the Red Chair School of Performing Arts in Burbank will be attending summer ballet intensive programs across the United States.
They are Faye Bosco, Elizabeth "Lizzy" Briggs, Rose Filichia,...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 11:46 AM
The quarterback situation is a little murky and rumors abound about the wherewithal of the legendary coach, but the Penn State Nittany Lions are still one of the top football programs in the country, according to the preseason USA Today Coaches' Poll....
| Aug 9, 2010
You do it. Your co-workers do it. Heck, even Russ Pate does it. And he runs marathons.
"You send an e-mail to someone two doors down at the office," Pate said. "Before the Internet took over, you would walk down there and talk to them."
A short stroll...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 1:25 AM
Tampa Plant quarterback Phillip Ely has not lost a game as a varsity starter. The string includes two state championships and a 19-0 record. So it makes sense that an unbeaten team would strike Ely's interest.
Ely committed to Alabama on Wednesday,...
| Jul 18, 2010
"Hey, got any extra Jimmy Buffett tickets?"
The two 50ish retirees, both wearing sunglasses and hoop earrings, laughed as they tried to get passersby to stop and chat awhile, a Southerner's favorite pastime on sleepy summer days. And on this overcast...
| Aug 17, 2010
When Alain Reyes' hair suddenly fell out in a freakish band circling his head, he was not the only one worried about his health. His co-workers at a shipping company avoided him, and his boss sent him home, fearing he had a contagious disease.
| Aug 26, 2010
22 individuals are facing federal felony charges via grand jury indictments or bills of information as a result of alleged Katrina fraud offenses, announced United States Attorney Jim Letten, joined by David Welker, FBI Special Agent in Charge New Orleans...