| Jul 16, 2010
| 11:26 AM
Tampa Plant's James Wilder Jr. knew things were going to get a bit hectic with him being one of the nation's top college football recruits for the class of 2011.
But hectic turned to crazy earlier this week, when a faux e-mail address -- jwild35@yahoo....
| Jul 23, 2010
| 5:49 AM
GROVELAND – Nick Waisome sat in the cool, calm of the gymnasium at Groveland South Lake earlier this week. It was a quiet, momentary break from a busy couple of weeks for one of the nation's most sought-after cornerback prospects.
| 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...
| Dec 16, 2010
Bob Feller, an Iowa farm boy who became one of baseball's most enduring stars as an overpowering pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, died Wednesday. He was 92.
Feller, who was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in 1962, died at a Cleveland-area hospice,...
| 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,...