| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:58 PM
There was already something kind of amusing about Bitcoin, a currency backed by the full faith and credit of magical thinking and traded (until a virtual heist) by, among others, a Tokyo-based company whose name, Mt. Gox, comes from “Magic: the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is currently standing trial in South Africa after being accused of killing his girlfriend, 29-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day in 2013. His lawyers have said the shooting was a tragic...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Oscar Pistorius buried his head in his hands and wiped away tears after a South African court on Tuesday heard grisly details of the killing of his girlfriend, the first sign of emotion from the track star in his two-day murder trial. The Olympian and...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:22 PM
In case you didn't see it in today's print edition of The Morning Call or found it while buried online, here's my column on a sports broadcasters Mount Rushmore for baseball, football, basketball, the Phillies, Yankees, Mets, Olympics etc. http://www....
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Jay Leno told almost 44,000 jokes as host of "The Tonight Show," and according to a recent study, one out of ten of his quips were about Bill Clinton.
The Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University, which tracks late-night humor, said...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The Morning Call's coverage of the Super Bowl extravaganza was just great, with one glaring exception.
The 43-8 Seattle Seahawks victory over the Denver Broncos, said one of Monday's stories, was "the biggest blowout since the Cowboys trounced the Bills...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:09 PM
History's next big miniseries will be titled "World Wars," and as the name suggests, it'll be looking at the 30-year span of time that saw World War I and World War II.
History announced the project Wednesday and revealed that the six-part series will...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:34 AM
Rachel Frederickson, 24, of Los Angeles won the Season 15 title of "The Biggest Loser" and the $250,000 grand prize, but promptly sparked criticism from viewers who say the show went too far by allowing the former competitive swimmer to diet her way...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 10:22 AM
There are eight -- and there's one active NFL player who will be a shoo-in -- Heisman Trophy winners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Can you name them?
Two are running backs who won the Heisman as college football's best player in the 1980s. Two...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:37 PM
About 1:17 p.m. on a Friday, fall weather finally arrived — rode in on the jet stream, fortunately, because if you have ever tried to get anywhere in L.A. on a Friday afternoon, a car is the last vessel you'd want to use. Half the attendees at our...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:53 PM
What a thrill it is to welcome any other Big Ten school to this year's Rose Bowl.
Thank you, Michigan State Spartans, for not being Wisconsin.
Thanks for your childlike exuberance in advance of the historic 100th game.
"They'll get to see some movie...