| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Robin Hardy's 1973 "The Wicker Man" was described by Cinefantastique as the "'Citizen Kane' of Horror Film." Total Film named it the sixth-greatest British film of all time. It was even included in the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony in a sequence that...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Paula Weishoff is taking on double duty again this season, not only coaching the UC Irvine women's volleyball team, but also serving as the program's tour guide back to relevance.
After a 22-8 campaign in her first season at the Anteaters' helm in 2009,...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Wireless carrier AT&T on Friday is opening up their south Orlando retail store near The Mall at Millenia to eleven-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte.
The celebrated London 2012 Olympic GamesTeam USA gold medalist swimmer is expected at the 4006 Conroy...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Since the London Olympics, Ryan Lochte has seemed bent on proving he is not the brightest bulb in the chandelier.
Take his reality TV show, “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” (Please).
This is what a Washington Post reviewer said about it:...
| Feb 24, 2013
After some inner turmoil and much self-reflection, 15-year-old Seth Melvin says he's ready to lose his right leg.
His words make his parents cringe.
"I just want to get it chopped off," he says occasionally.
It's a decision that's been looming for...
| Mar 1, 2013
First lady Michelle Obama rolled out her latest health and fitness initiative in Chicago on Thursday, just as city heath officials released new data showing 1 in 4 of the city's public school students are obese.
The "Let's Move! Active Schools"...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
April Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, has confirmed that she will team with three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings before the end of the season, Ross told FIVB.com Monday.
Multiple media outlets had reported a link between...
| May 29, 2013
Gabrielle Douglas, 17, has been busy. With two Olympic gold medals from the 2012 London Games, and plans to compete in 2016, she just released her second book, "Raising the Bar" (Zonderkidz). (Her first was "Grace, Gold and Glory: My Leap of Faith.") We...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:36 AM
LONDON - The Regent's Canal towpath is a tough trail.
It is narrow, crowded, bumpy with cobblestones in places, and bicyclists often end up in the canal. There are narrow passageways under bridges, wide enough for one person, who must duck.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:04 AM
The International Olympic Committee has a tendency to make up rules that suit its purposes.
To wit: the attempt to impose a 2012 Olympic Games ban on any athlete who received a two-year doping suspension, even if that suspension expired before the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:53 PM
The greatest female pole vaulter ever, a woman whom many consider physically beautiful, showed the ugly face of homophobia two days after winning her third world title in the event Tuesday in Moscow.
While Russia’s Yelena Isinbayeva cannot be...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:51 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Bob Bowman is back coaching after a nine-month hiatus.
At the first suggestion, however indirect, of his star former swimmer returning, Bowman broke out laughing.
“Whatever are you talking about?’’ Bowman said as...