| May 3, 2009
LSU's stellar bullpen did the job, again.
Lefty Chad Jones pitched a scoreless 7tn, and Matty Ott fired a scoreless 8th and 9th as the Tigers won at Arkansas 4-3.
LSU won the last 2 games of a key three game weekend series in the SEC.
| May 16, 2009
It was a tiny article in the back of a newspaper that first caught the attention of playwright Rajiv Joseph. An American soldier stationed in Baghdad reportedly killed a Bengal tiger at the local zoo after the animal maimed a colleague who was trying to...
| May 22, 2009
| 1:20 PM
Audubon Zoo 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA, 70118 (504) 581-4629 - Venue Website
One of the country's top-ranked zoos, Audubon Zoo blends the exotic excitement of animals from around the globe with the serenity of its lush gardens. With innovative...
| 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...
| Sep 1, 2008
He's driven a big truck, flown in a Russian fighter jet and fished shirtless on national television.
Now comes Vladimir Putin's latest image-boosting escapade, a visit to a Russian wildlife preserve that gave him the chance to wear camouflage, stalk...
| Sep 14, 2008
| 10:15 PM
Chicago's monsoon season ended and the baseball season resumed Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field, with oars being replaced for bats.
It was a successful, if somewhat bumpy, landfall for the White Sox, who swept a doubleheader from the Tigers 4-2 and 11-7...
| Oct 10, 2008
| 8:12 AM
There's no doubt what Vladimir Putin's favorite birthday present is this year -- a rare Ussuri tiger cub.
State television showed the Russian prime minister tenderly petting the 2-month-old female cub on today at his residence outside Moscow. The cub,...
| Oct 31, 2008
Want to make a big impact in your new home? Move away from standard wood or tile floors and create something more dramatic.
There are hundreds of options in rustic stone tiles, exotic wood floors and even hand-scraped wood floors. When looking at...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2008
| 9:50 PM
It was hot against cold Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field and, considering the weather, the outcome was expected.
Cold won out.
The Tigers, the American League's lowest-scoring and worst-pitching team, outscored the White Sox, baseball's highest-...
| Apr 13, 2008
| 6:59 PM
The first two weeks of the baseball season are over with the White Sox in first place in the AL Central and leading the league in runs scored and confidence gained.
The question is whether this is real or whether it comes from playing Detroit,...
| Jun 10, 2008
| 7:12 PM
These weren't warning signs but merely reminders that the White Sox's mission is far from complete.
Jose Contreras' four-game winning streak was snapped Tuesday night as the Sox fell 6-4 to a struggling Detroit team he hasn't beaten since August 2006....