| Apr 25, 2009
| 4:28 PM
2009 NFL Draft: First Round
1. Detroit Lions
Matt Stafford, QB, Georgia, 6-3, 237
Harry on Stafford: Tough to pass on franchise QB, but the Lions need a lot of everything, including...
| Apr 30, 2009
| 9:35 AM
THURSDAY, JANUARY 1ST
We’ll continue our discussion tonight of the Blagojevich scandal and take your phone calls. Now that the dust has begun to settle, are you still certain Blagojevich should be impeached and convicted of a crime?...
| May 1, 2009
Looking back at 125 years of family entertainment...
1) THE SAGA OF HERCULES
In 1988, Dorney Park announced it was building the world's largest wooden roller coaster. The record-breaking coaster to be named "Hercules" would make good use of the park's...
| May 2, 2009
In 1969, a group of Trinity College students hung up two bedsheets side by side in an unused auditorium in the basement of the Clement Chemistry Building and projected a movie onto their makeshift screen. The next movie they wanted to screen was in ultra-...
| Apr 23, 2009
The only Beluga whale at Tacoma's Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium is on the move.
"Beethoven" is headed to San Antonio, Texas to participate in a breeding program.
Beethoven's companion, Qannik died in late March.
During the summer months: California...
| May 22, 2009
If Memorial Day means more to you than a parade or brat on the grill in a relative's backyard, then you've got options. Here are some:
1. Cargo trade-in
You know he's going to wear his cargo shorts. So, let him, then head over to His Stuff and trade in...
| Dec 9, 2008
Stand behind the curtain of bamboo just outside the paddock of the last, lone elephant at the Los Angeles Zoo and you'll hear the daylong drumbeat of running feet.
Boys and girls yell "elefante!" and cry out "grandotote," which is Spanish for "huge."...
| Feb 15, 2009
The South African safari has long been popular with high-end travelers. But recently other southern African countries, including Botswana, Zambia and Namibia, have built ultra-luxe safari camps and lodges that compete with the world's best. I had...
| Aug 8, 2008
"A bad penny always turns up" is a platitude that packs an unexpected existential punch, at least in the sardonic world of New York playwright Mac Wellman. In Wellman's Obie Award-winning short play, the titular "Bad Penny" opens a portal to the...
| Oct 5, 2008
| 6:36 PM
Defensive end Alex Brown wanted to clarify for those who figured the Bears didn't miss Tommie Harris on Sunday.
"I wouldn't go that far," Brown said of his suspended teammate. "You don't find a guy with Tommie's ability every day. You can't just walk...
| Oct 31, 2008
The hippo and crocodiles were statues made of glass and cement. But the lions and tigers were real.
It was one of those odd things drug traffickers do. Like decorating their assault rifles with gold and diamonds.
When Mexican authorities raided a...
| Nov 2, 2008
| 7:28 PM
Playing alongside Matt Forte in a game situation only verified what Rex Grossman thought about the rookie running back all along.
"Beyond his physical ability, he's extremely smart, one of the smartest guys on the team," Grossman said. "He knows the...