| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Cycling-Tour de France, stage seven, 7 a.m. (NBC); same-day tape, 11 a.m. (NBCSN)
Tennis-The Championships, women's championship match at Wimbledon, England, 8 a.m. (ESPN)
Golf-PGA Tour, The Greenbrier Classic, third round, 2 p....
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:22 PM
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick became a worldwide sensation as a rookie at the Indianapolis 500, challenging for victory and becoming the first woman to lead laps in the showcase race.
Those Indy days are fading fast.
Patrick's shift to...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 5:47 AM
Imagine if the five members of New Kids on the Block — who sold more than 80 million records in the 1980s and ‘90s thanks to their hits “Hangin’ Tough” and “Step By Step” — were coming up in today’s...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 10:16 PM
Golf—Women’s British Open, 8 a.m. (ESPN2)
NFL Football—Kansas City at Buffalo Bills, Noon (CBS); Minnesota Vikings at Indianapolis Colts, Noon (FOX); New York Jets at Pittsburgh Steelers, 3:25 p.m. (CBS);...
| Sep 19, 2012
Just as recent science has divided dietary fats into good, bad and really bad categories, some scientists now think different sugars also may deserve individual scrutiny.
Most experts agree that Americans eat too much sugar, period. But studies in recent...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Jet Propulsion Laboratory research scientist John Trauger helped prepare the space shuttle Endeavour for one of its critical missions in 1993. He will be looking on with a sense of nostalgia as the craft makes its last pass over Jet Propulsion...
| Feb 5, 2012
Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools.
Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 11:18 AM
To the showrooms, America! Automobile advertising dominated Sunday's Super Bowl XLVI, with everything from apocalypse-defying Chevy trucks to a vampire-killing Audi. Meanwhile, Clint Eastwood, Chrysler and General Electric pushed economic recovery and...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:08 PM
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) has long and controversial ties with large food and beverage corporations, including Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Hershey, Kraft and Unilever.
As partners, the companies have a national platform at nutrition...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Getting a soft drink can be fairly boring. You get the cup, fill it up with your favorite tasty beverage and drink it with your meal. Usually, you're limited in your options. But if you get your food from Mr. Goodcents or Noodles & Co. in Wichita, that...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Goldman Sachs had a miserable first quarter — but mainly when it comes to public relations. The firm managed to beat analysts' expectations with better-than-anticipated profit, joining a pageant of generally strong earnings reports that buoyed the...
| Mar 5, 2012
After reading my recent blog item about a study that suggested kids who play sports eat more junk food, Kevin Morris, Coca-Cola's vice president of Public Affairs and Communications, wrote to "set the record straight." He stressed that Coke doesn't market...