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  • Walt Sweeney dies at 71; offensive guard for the San Diego Chargers

    In his first game in 1963 with the San Diego Chargers, Walt Sweeney established a pattern that would mark his 13 seasons as a star in professional football. Even though it was only an exhibition, Sweeney played with a fearsome aggressiveness. As a...
  • Democrats retain narrow majority in Senate

    Democrats retain narrow majority in Senate
    WASHINGTON — Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    Who is your choice for the biggest surprise of the season so far? Would I be in the running if I said Tim Jennings? -- Chuck Durante, Guiling, China There are a number of candidates. Tim Jennings is a good one, seeing he was benched at the end of last...
  • Roger Goodell on ‘Face the Nation’; Bob Costas on ‘Meet the Press’; Hines Ward on ‘State of the Union’

     
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during a news conference Friday in New Orleans. Photo credit: Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Bob Schieffer will broadcast CBS' “Face the Nation” from New Orleans, where the Super Bowl...
  • Everything you want to know about football in Long Beach

     
    Author Mike Guardabascio has written a book, "Football in Long Beach," that covers everything from high school to college. That means there's stories detailing the history of Long Beach Poly and George Allen coaching at Long Beach State. It's available......
  • What to watch for on Election Night

    What to watch for on Election Night
    A long and bitter presidential election comes to a close Tuesday when Americans choose between a second term for President Barack Obama and a new direction with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. CNN's reporters, correspondents, analysts and...
  • Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control

    Reid urges cooperation as Democrats expand Senate control
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber. "It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
  • Democrats Hold onto Narrow Majority in U.S. Senate

    Democrats Hold onto Narrow Majority in U.S. Senate
    WASHINGTON -- Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat or two,...
  • Voters will decide thrust of economic policy going forward

    As the national economy struggles to find solid footing following the worst economic recession since the Great Depression, candidates for federal office, from the presidential race down to the local congressional races, are locked in a philosophical...
  • Question of the day: Which is your all-time favorite Super Bowl?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant If I were to list the most exciting......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Andre the Giant once try out for the Washington Redskins?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Andre the Giant once tried out for the Washington Redskins. STATUS: False (with some truth to it). The late André René Roussimoff was best known as the stage name he worked under as a professional wrestler - Andre......
  • Recruting will change at FAU under Pelini

     
    AD Craig Angelos watched as Mario Cristobal made FIU a winner by doing what he was known for when he got the job ??? recruiting well. He saw Willie Taggert take WKU from the bottom of the Belt to......