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  • Question of the day: Who will win the Kentucky Derby? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune family tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to chime in and tell them why they are wrong. Tom Jicha, Sun Sentinel Bob Baffert quipped after Lookin at Lucky drew the......
  • Starving dog was rescued, now better and looking for a good home

    Starving dog was rescued, now better and looking for a good home
    UPDATE: Stanley, the starving pit bull rescued by a UPS driver in February, is on the rebound. The pit bull mix is now living at a foster home, is a star pupil at his obendience class and displays a pleasant disposition.  For more information on...
  • A race against time

    A race against time
    The blows came one after another. First doctors told Sonia Desormeaux that her son, Jacob, had serious kidney problems. Then they determined he was profoundly deaf and had a severe balance disorder that delayed his ability to walk. There were frequent...
  • Writer's devices develop direction

    What do the movie "Avatar" and John Bunyan's book "Pilgrim's Progress" have in common? If you say both focus on man's journey to understand life and the world around him, you would be correct. If you say that both are allegorical accounts — one...
  • 'Blonde' will, like, totally grow on you

    'Blonde' will, like, totally grow on you
    Not one but two cute pooches roam the circular hot-pink landscape of the Marriott Theatre's "Legally Blonde," the much-maligned Broadway musical based on the 2001 Reese Witherspoon movie about Elle Woods, a savvy Malibu homecoming queen of the "Clueless"...
  • Baseball, booze and a send-off

    SO THE Blue Jay Sluggers cap their undefeated season -- no wins, no losses, 14 ties -- with a party in the park. It's a lavish display befitting today's modern athlete: food, gifts and groupies (in this case, the boys' moms). "Want some lemonade?" one of...
  • There's some gambling going on re: the Belmont Stakes

     
    Usually I feel a little guilty when I post betting odds from our off-shore gambling friends at Bodog. But when it comes to the Belmont Stakes . . . First of all, given my editors' obsession with the topic, I......
  • Boston fans are displeased with an L.A. columnist

     
    Bill Plaschke, my Tribune teammate (for now), did something dangerous when he questioned the severity of Paul Pierce's Game 1 injury. Then he did something more dangerous when he responded to the Celtics fans who ripped him for it. Thank......
  • Big Brown now has a more interesting sponsor than UPS

     
    Click below for the story by Terry Lefton of the Sports Business Journal about Hooters signing on as a sponsor of Big Brown. (This picture was taken before the sponsorship deal was signed, hence the fact none of the women......
  • Michael Strahan, Ben Hogan, Johnny Miller, Big Brown

     
    Here is my Tuesday newspaper column, in which I meander aimlessly from serving as Michael Strahan's TV agent (for free!), to mini-reviewing HBO's new documentary on the 1960 U.S. Open, to alerting golf fans that this year's Open will finish......
  • Celtics, Lakers, MMA, Big Brown, Rocky Lockridge

     
    Here is my Tuesday newspaper column, in which I provide thousands of dollars of free publicity to ABC/ESPN for its NBA Finals coverage, offer a bland, fence-sitting critique of CBS' MMA card and lazily quote someone else's story about Big......
  • Nassau assessor: Differing IDA takes fiscal, not political

     
    Nassau Assessor Harvey Levinson, a Democrat, has publicly railed against Republican-controlled Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency projects, complaining that wealthy businessmen and successful companies are getting unnecessary tax breaks...