| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:42 AM
Wendy Chioji has been successful in climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, according to a message today on her Facebook page.
Here's the news from Facebook this morning: "The message from one of the team members carrying a gps device says, 'The entire summit...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The indefatigable Wendy Chioji is on her latest adventure: climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa.
The former WESH-Channel 2 anchor is on the mountain as I write this Tuesday afternoon.
One of the men on the expedition is wearing a GPS device. "From...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:39 PM
It is 10 months since Lance Armstrong's trip to the Oprah Winfrey confessional, where the disgraced cycling champion told some of the truth about his use of performance-enhancing drugs and admitted to being a jerk and a bully.
Since then, a man who...
| Jul 19, 2013
Jeff Keith had his right leg amputated when he was 12. He went on to captain the Fairfield Prep ski team and play goal for the Boston College lacrosse team. He ran across America on one leg.
That's right. One leg. Nine months. Boston to Los Angeles via...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Could exercise and mindfulness slow the growth of breast cancer tumors? A study by Yale's medical and public health schools now under way in partnership with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aims to answer that question.
Researchers at the Breast Center...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports.
They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:37 PM
A good friend told me a few years ago he would not allow his kids to wear sports jerseys unless their name was on the back.
His philosophy is simple. You have your own name and you know what it represents.
While it made sense, I still thought his...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:49 AM
A few months after severing its relationship to tainted cyclist Lance Armstrong, athletics gear giant Nike has dissolved its ties to Livestrong Foundation, the cancer charity he founded in 1997.
In a statement Tuesday, officials at Livestrong –...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Elizabeth Taylor's first wedding dress -- the one she wore as an 18-year-old when she married Conrad Hilton Jr. in 1950 -- is slated to be sold at auction at Christie's in London on June 26. The gown, a gift to Taylor from MGM and designed by costume...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:06 AM
Exasperated with her father who was, apparently, pushing her a little too hard on her chores — my ten-year-old daughter blurts out in frustration: “I can’t wait to get my own apartment”.
The teenage years promise to be fun....
| Oct 25, 2012
SACRAMENTO — Let's see. Maybe: "Money Launderers for Campaign Finance Reform." No, that probably wouldn't sell.
Could try: "Tax Exempt Fat Cats Against Higher Taxes for School Kids." Nope. That one doesn't have the right ring, either.
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:08 PM
After nearly 15 years of defiant denials and denunciations of those who said he had doped his way to success, Lance Armstrong put the lie to all that by telling Oprah Winfrey he had used performance-enhancing drugs during all seven of his Tour de France...