| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Michael Jordan may have a thing or two to learn about being a gracious host.
I've never held my own celebrity golf tournament before (I think you have to be a celebrity and at least know how to hold a golf club before they let you throw one of those...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The pressure that Kevin Davidson feels has increased since he stopped trying to hit overpowering fastballs and curveballs that moved as much as a first-grader at recess.
Make sense? It does in Davidson's world, where the numbers he peruses daily are...
| Jan 5, 2014
Mike Mussina belongs in the Hall of Fame.
He won't get there this year, when voting is announced on Wednesday. He won't get there next year. But he will eventually make it to Cooperstown and he's deserving.
I'm biased. I covered a lot of his starts...
| Jan 12, 2014
No one whose performance was enhanced by drugs should be in the Hall of Fame. By all means, let's boot out the Beatles, the Stones and nearly everyone else from the Rock and Roll Hall.
OK, so maybe writing about "tangerine trees and marmalade skies"...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:34 PM
I don’t usually get emotionally caught up in the off-season adventures of my favorite baseball team, the New York Yankees. The few players loyal to the team don’t move around and the others are, well, just plain mercenaries. The owners of...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:12 AM
RPM Italian's motto might as well be “For celebrities, by celebrities.”
The River North restaurant co-owned by Giuliana and Bill Rancic and featured on their E! reality TV show “Giuliana and Bill” attracted an impressive...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Natural" foods, free of preservatives, continue to trend. But is avoiding preservatives really necessary?
If you keep a loaf of homemade bread on the counter for a few days, the telltale signs of spoilage begin: mold, discoloration and an off taste. The...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Jay Leno steps down from his role as host of "The Tonight Show" on Thursday, a position he has held almost continuously since 1992. He has more than 4,600 shows under his belt -- that's a lot of monologue jokes. Bill Clinton was one of the biggest...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Former NBA star guard Tracy McGrady is looking to start a career as a professional baseball player.
McGrady may pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Independent League. He has been working out with the team.
ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy said during...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:02 PM
ST. LOUIS — Clayton Kershaw and Michael Wacha have a lot in common.
Both were first-round draft picks, Kershaw by the Dodgers in 2006 and Wacha by the St. Louis Cardinals six years later. Both played high school baseball in Dallas, both pitched in...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Playing in this summer's World Cup will undoubtedly be an honor for Barcelona's feared foursome of Lionel Messi, Neymar, Xavi and Andres Iniesta. But then a lot of players can say they've done that.
How many can say they've been "Simpsonized" though?...