| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Megalyn Echikunwoke lives in Venice Beach, Calif. -- a long way from the Navajo reservation in Chinle, Ariz., where she grew up. "There really is nothing like it," says the actress, whose resume includes TV roles on "House of Lies," "24" and "CSI: Miami."...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Kentan Facey had his head on Terrence Samuel's shoulder, his eyes barely open. Meanwhile, sophomore Leon Tolksdorf had a big smile on his face, a smile that said, "welcome to UConn, kids."
First practice, and the Huskies' incoming freshmen had that all-...
| Oct 16, 2013
Honduras se clasificó hoy al Mundial de Brasil 2014 al empatar 2-2 en Kingston con Jamaica en un partido en el que a los pupilos del colombiano Luis Fernando Suárez les bastaba un punto para lograr su objetivo.
La de Brasil será la tercera participación...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Just weeks before the world championships in Moscow, the sport of track and field has suffered a major blow with three marquee sprinters testing positive for banned substances.
American 100-meter record holder Tyson Gay and Jamaica's Asafa Powell and...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 3:04 PM
GLASTONBURY –The UConn men's basketball program is working to satisfy NCAA concerns over the eligibility of two of its incoming freshmen, Terrence Samuel and Kentan Facey.
The concerns with Samuel are academic. He has had to repeat two courses...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Girl’s Night Out--The Florida Mall hosts its Girl’s Night Out event, presented by Diet Coke and The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board, on Thursday, September 12 from 6 - 8 pm.
Sunset Sips & Snacks – At sunset, women will toast...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Marijuana advocates in California and elsewhere cheered the Obama administration's announcement Thursday that it would not interfere with new laws in Colorado and Washington state permitting recreational use of cannabis.
But the advocates cautioned...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Stephen “Steve” Taylor’s passport was filled with customs stamps from his many travels, whether to third-world countries for mission trips or to Jamaica to relax with his wife.
Travel, ministry and education were hallmarks of a life...
| Aug 23, 2013
In the wake of numerous failed drug tests, the World Anti-Doping Agency has threatened to expel Jamaica from the Olympics if the country does not strengthen its monitoring system.
A handful of athletes from the island nation -- including marquee ...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Brenda Martinez of Rancho Cucamonga on Sunday became the first American woman to win a medal in the 800 at the world track and field championships, using a late kick to finish third at the Luzhniki Stadium track in Moscow on the final day of competition....
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:10 PM
MOSCOW — Team USA has won the women's 4x400 relay at the past three track and field world championships, and Francena McCorory and her teammates intend to make it four straight in the final at Luzhniki Stadium on Saturday.
The American quartet...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Jamaica birthday celebration: Wave a green-and-black flag this weekend to celebrate Jamaica's 51st birthday at Negril on the Green, 315 S. 62nd Ave., in Hollywood. The event will feature a dance party with DJ Tony Owens and Ron Burke the...