| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Joe Frazier, one of the toughest and hardest hitting boxers of all time, loses his fight with liver cancer at 67.
Frazier showed us what being a champ is all about, and was the only boxer of his time who didn't back down to Muhammad Ali's trash talking....
| Nov 12, 2011
| 10:09 AM
47th Annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals Auto Club Raceway at Pomona 2780 Fairplex Drive Pomona (800) 884-6472 www.nhra.com t's JUDGEMENT DAY at the 47th Annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals in...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:00 PM
6:30 p.m. Nov. 27, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield. 203-438-5795.
The whole story? In 93 minutes? That's what Joseph Consentino's film manages to convey. And it's quite a story. Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest boxers...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 10:48 PM
Since former Glendale Mayor Larry Zarian passed away about a month ago, his sons have gotten to know him in a different light.
“We’ve been introduced to him all over again,” said his son, Lawrence Zarian, at the a “Celebration...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 12:45 PM
When ABC Sports guru Roone Arledge was suggesting Howard Cosell for "Monday Night Football," NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle replied: "Cosell? Why don't you just dig up Attila the Hun?"
Such was the reaction generated by modern broadcasting's first...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 2:18 PM
Thank you, Newt, for ensuring that Mitt Romney does not win the nomination in a cakewalk. He doesn’t deserve it.
Yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey—in his sad, yet trenchant endorsement comments—exhorted caucus-goers...
| Dec 29, 2011
NEW YORK -- The U.S. population is expected to top out at close to 312.8 million people just around the time crowds gather to watch the ball drop on New Year's Eve, according to new census data released Thursday.
The figure represents a 0.7% increase...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 8:45 PM
The room at Mojoes in Joliet was filled with, at most, a few hundred people. The crowd wasn't loud. Maybe it was bored after having watched eight mixed martial arts fights. Maybe it was tired as the buzz wore off that December night.
Not Jeff Dunbar....
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Long before gaudy, gooey cupcakes became America’s default dessert, there was Lutz Olkiewicz. During his 25 years at the Drake Hotel, Chicago's grand master of sugar created delicate pastries, elegant cakes and intricately decorated tortes. ...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 5:00 PM
So I am watching Bill Maher’s last show of the season Friday, and he had an unusual panel: three people who never screamed at one another – two rather tepid liberals and a rather tepid Tea Party guy. I have no idea where he found all of them...
| Oct 21, 2011
When his multimillion-dollar deal at the Illinois teacher pension board suddenly stalled in Springfield seven years ago, Hollywood producer Thomas Rosenberg turned to an old friend for help.
William Cellini, a Springfield power broker whom Rosenberg knew...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Yes, NBC likes having the Patriots, with arguably the game's most recognizable coach and quarterback on one sideline, and the Giants, representing the country's biggest media market, on the other.
But as Al Michaels said the other day in a media...