| Dec 12, 2011
o matter how much Sylvester Stallone has tried, some things in boxing you just can't make up.
It was enough late Saturday night that a 27-year-old man from Southeast Washington, homeless before a boxing trainer took in him and his little brother...
| Mar 11, 2014
The acting skills that Bobby Moynihan picked up at the University of Connecticut in the late '90s helped shape the characters he creates for "Saturday Night Live" each week. And the hip-hop he listened to in his dorm may have helped inform a new TV...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Throughout his 71 years, Jim Fregosi was known to be unsure of only one thing.
"I can't figure out who the second best athlete from Serra High was," he would say. "Either Barry Bonds or Tom Brady."
Fregosi was No. 1, of course.
He could have played...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Jim Fregosi, 71, a baseball lifer who guided the eccentric Philadelphia Phillies from last place to National League champions in 1993 and molded an all-star playing career into four managerial jobs and an influential scouting position, died Friday...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
While the road to Red Sox deliverance from baseball's most pathetic joke in 2012 to its most joyous resurrection in 2013 figures to lead to a wicked celebration in the coming hours, it seems worth pointing out that the road has been paved by a number of...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
How I Met Your Mother Barney (Neil...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:13 PM
In a new feature on The Theater Loop’s Funny page, freelance writer Jason Heidemann trolls Chicago’s stand-up clubs, wandering all over the city and suburbs. In this space, he’ll report back his musings on the jokes, the talent and the...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Most people think next weekend's horse racing extravaganza at Santa Anita is the Breeders' Cup. It's actually the Mike and Gary Show.
They are Mike Smith and Gary Stevens, the Peyton Manning and Tom Brady of their sport. They are long in experience...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:23 PM
For two quarters, Kain Colter and Trevor Siemian flirted with perfection.
The date was Sept. 7. The opponent, Syracuse.
They zinged passes all over the field. Colter completed 11 of 12 for 96 yards and a touchdown. Siemian had even more success,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:48 AM
In the buildup to his fight with Brandon Rios in Macao on Saturday, Manny Pacquiao has been blogging his thoughts about the fight each week. A portion of his fourth and final blog post appears below, courtesy of HBO. In it, Pacquiao discusses his...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
International cycling's former chief has denied claims by Lance Armstrong that he participated in a doping coverup during the 1999 Tour de France.
Hein Verbruggen, former president of the international cycling union (UCI), offered his response Tuesday...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:19 AM
The weekend highlights include a global celebration, awards, several TV legends, big guest stars and a series-altering plot twist. The highlights by day:
1. ABC presents the American Music Awards at 8 p.m., and the telecast should bring in...