| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Ben Watsky was born to sing a cappella. Well, if not born, then certainly bred to it.
The Woodbridge native first learned The Whiffenpoof Song (“We’re poor little lambs who have lost our way, baa, baa, baa….”) in eighth grade,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Globe Life Park? Does that name tell you anything about what kind of park that might be?
No, because it is an advertisement for an insurance company. The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that they had sold naming rights to their stadium, which will now...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
So, what's next -- golf? Scribe-for-hire Eric Simonson and producers Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo have this factory assembly-line thing going with pro sports organizations: First came "Lombardi," backed by the National Football League, then "Magic /...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Something to distract you from all that snow in your backyard: The Red Sox equipment truck will depart Fenway Park for spring training in Fort Myers, Fla., Saturday. It will be loaded beginning at 7 a.m. and start the 1,480-mile drive about 10. On board...
| Jan 1, 2014
In addition to Victoria Falls, Africa's Zambezi River is known for its challenging whitewater. An agreement by the governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe to build two dams downriver from the falls would flood the Batoka Gorge below the falls, wiping out...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau played his outdoor hockey under the lights, Kings Coach Darryl Sutter under the stars.
Growing up in Finland, Ducks center Saku Koivu played not on Golden Pond, but on frozen swamps. Kings center Mike Richards spent almost...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Lessons learned Saturday from the Ducks' 3-0 victory over the Kings at Dodger Stadium:
-- It's possible to play an NHL game outdoors in Southern California without the ice turning into a swimming pool.
-- The Kings, who have struggled to score goals...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The Trinity men's hockey team gave up four goals in the third period and lost an important NESCAC game to Williams Tuesday night at Fenway Park. Still, the Bantams appreciated the opportunity to participate in the Frozen Fenway event.
Details of the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Fans of Virginia and Virginia Tech can begin a long countdown to when their favorite football teams will play Notre Dame.
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Friday when and where the Irish will compete against ACC teams in 15 games from 2014-16....
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Penn State stormed past Washington Thursday night to reach Saturday night's NCAA women's volleyball championship. ... Baltimore postponed an introductory press conference for free agent closer Grant Balfour over concerns with Balfour's physical. The two-...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:26 AM
One of the best parts of Christmas? The decorations! (Bonus point, however, if you said eggnog spiked with Jack Daniels.)
This time of the year, the Los Angeles Times photo database is brimming with images from around the globe of the many weird,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Are you afraid of Friday the 13th? Then you may be one of 21 million Americans who suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia, or a paralyzing fear of Friday the 13th.
Here are 13 more tidbits about Friday the 13th that may convince you to shut the doors and...