| Jan 6, 2013
| 9:19 PM
WASHINGTON — Yet another reason to revere Calvin Coolidge is that he thought the Chicago Bears were a circus act. In the 1920s, professional football was small beer compared to the already big business of college football. Which today prospers...
| Mar 17, 2013
Getting paid to be funny is great work if you can get it. And comedian Patti Vasquez knows she's fortunate to be busy.
"I'm in Iowa next week and then South Carolina after that," Vasquez said recently. "I mean, it took us two weeks just to coordinate...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 6:44 PM
Santa Anita once ran a promotional campaign that should never have been abandoned. It teased and tickled and remains a message of pride for Southern California horse racing fans.
"What do you open the day after Christmas?"
The sport that spends much...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Conventional wisdom has long intimated that girls are more adept at language arts and reading than boys of the same age. A recent study indicates there may be some merit to the assumption that boys tend to lag behind girls in reading. In order to...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:19 PM
With the baseball season right around the corner, the Imperial Valley Baseball Network’s annual Baseball Camp is set to get the ball rolling.
The camp is set for 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Southwest High in El Centro.
| Mar 16, 2013
John J. Byrne, whose turnaround of auto insurer Geico Corp. led billionaire Warren Buffett to buy the company and call him "the Babe Ruth of insurance," died March 7 at his home in Etna, N.H., according to Robert E. Snyder, a family spokesman. He was 80...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 5:47 PM
FAIRFIELD — We know why Bobby Valentine is here. This is one more step on his path to spiritual enlightenment, a path that includes doing everything, everywhere in one lifetime, culminating one day with Bobby V's repainting Michelangelo's Sistine...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Three former and two current Central Florida high school softball players will be helping a new Babe Ruth league softball tournament program called Babe Ruth Xtreme Softball.
Richelle Raley, who graduated from Winter Springs in 2008 before playing at...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of stories about findings and recommendations in the Hagerstown and Washington County Economic Development Strategic Plan.
Sunday’s stories look at travel and tourism.
Coming Monday: Areas...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Hagerstown Regional Airport and the former Fort Ritchie U.S. Army base both have a place in Washington County’s history, and officials at each facility want them to play a part in the county’s economic future.
Along with those facilities,...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:50 PM
In light of Lance Armstrong’s Oprah interview and a kerfuffle over Ray Lewis and deer antler spray, the topic of performance-enhancing drugs has been in the news with renewed vigor.
It has culminated with this overwrought, hyper-ventilating column...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Trying to make the U18 USA national team, A.J. Balta of Valencia and Christopher Rivera of El Dorado helped their Babe Ruth team defeat RBI, 5-4, in action at the Tournament of Stars in Cary, N.C. on Saturday. Balta had......