| Jan 12, 2010
| 4:26 PM
Among the myriad parties, concerts and gatherings accompanying Super Bowl XLIV next month is ???Eats, Beats and Cleats??? ??? a four-day festival of player appearances, sports films, ???Dancing For the NFL Stars,??? music, merchandise, chalk talk and...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The NFL will have a different tailor next season. It remains to be seen whether players will look radically different in their new Nike threads. There has been speculation, since Nike wrestled the role of uniform provider away from......
| Oct 6, 2009
| 4:22 AM
Tomorrow night, somebody's going to go home because of their samba or rumba. But first, the contestants have to hit the floor on Dancing With the Stars tonight.The first thing we learn, as the stars descend the stairs, is that......
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:47 PM
When Howard Schnellenberger took over as the University of Miami head coach in 1979, he pledged to win a national title within five years and to do so with local talent.
Schnellenberger figured if he didn’t let the local players skip town to...
| Sep 25, 2009
| 12:36 AM
It wasn't the same (or nearly as fun) when the "U" disappeared from the relevancy map.
Now, love 'em or hate 'em, the Miami Hurricanes have soared back into college football's collective conscience, which figures to have some reverberations on the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:48 PM
BOURBONNAIS — As far as verbal stiff-arms go, Brandon Marshall's was Heismanesque.
Marshall responded to an interview request from a writer for the team's website Wednesday by speeding away in a golf cart. Talk about creating separation.
| Jun 15, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Conan O’Brien has been easy to spot around Chicago -- and not just because he’s 6’4 and has hard-to-miss red hair. The Los Angeles-based talk show host has been out and about in the city while here filming “Conan” at the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter is normally working around this time every year, but due to his team’s failure to make the playoffs, “The Captain” had time to visit Chicago this week.
Jeter was spotted Wednesday having lunch at...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:19 PM
It was during the Heat's playoff run, while Son No. 2 was making excuses for a speeding ticket, that in a parental fit of exasperation I said, "You have to own your mistake."
It immediately hit me: That was Erik Spoelstra's line. It was a thought the...
| Aug 26, 2009
Summer is waning, "The Office" is in reruns, and the baseball team of my misspent youth stinks as usual.
But it's not just the calendar, Dunder Mifflin and the Orioles that have me bluer than B.B. King.
It's this week's sports television fare, brought...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Starting Thursday, 150,000 people are expected to visit Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI.
"We're entering the red zone, certainly heading into the weekend where 130 private parties, happening Thursday to Sunday. (There will be) 1,000 corporate jets...
| Aug 1, 2014
Thrill of a lifetime. Not only for Andre Reed, but for everyone from the Lehigh Valley who got to experience the gold jacket dinner and ceremony tonight at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. I admit, even I got caught up in the moment as many of the...