| Jun 26, 2011
| 4:33 PM
“If he gets a pitch and makes some adjustments, he might hit it 600 feet.” Whoa. Wait. What? 600 feet? Who in the world is Angels Manager Mike Scioscia speaking about? Mark Trumbo. “He’s got as much raw power as......
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Qumar Zaman's farewell via the WGN-AM Morning Memo. A Sun-Times story from a week ago Monday has the backstory: Fielders manager Tim Johnson resigned before the game Saturday against the Yuma Scorpions, and in a show of support, 11 players......
| Aug 18, 2011
Apologies and all due respect are in order to a certain German automaker, but it seems the term "the people's car" has been appropriated by the 2012 Hyundai Accent.
The new bearer of the people's torch takes all the metrics that the auto-buying...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 8:15 AM
During Sunday night’s episode of Celebrity Apprentice, John Rich defended country music when teammates Jose Canseco and Richard Hatch demeaned the genres’ fans. It’s been months since the confrontation took place, but seeing the argument...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:07 PM
No one likes to be fired ... but tell that to the latest lineup of famous faces awaiting Donald Trump's judgment.
Actors, singers and athletes again vie for the real estate tycoon's (and potential presidential candidate's) approval in a new round of "The...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:26 AM
The blog for people who don’t have all day to read blogs:
Bulls players faced adversity in the third quarter of Game 2 of their playoff series against Philadelphia --- the first time they faced a hard playoff test coming at them since Derrick...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:14 AM
NEW YORK -- Mike Wallace, who spent four decades as a hard-hitting, provocative news correspondent on "60 Minutes," has died, CBS reported Sunday. He was 93.
Wallace died Saturday night "peacefully surrounded by family members at Waveny Care Center in...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:40 AM
A celebrity boxing promoter is hoping to capitalize on the alleged nightclub brawl between singer Chris Brown and rapper Drake by offering them $1 million each to take their beef to the ring.
The promoter, Damon Feldman, also says he is asking singer...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 11:45 AM
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The 15 Worst Sports Scandals of All-Time
15. Tour De Dope-
Doping scandals and cycling are nothing new. In fact one can be go back as far as 1886 to find...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Compton with a preview of Wednesday’s MLB ALS FUNDRAISER at the MLB Urban Youth Academy. The California Collegiate League, The Golden West Chapter of The ALS Association and Natural Balance Pet Foods present the "BATTLE OF...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 7:47 AM
I had read references to the Fielders troubles on social media sites for the past few weeks. From those reports, I knew that Jose Canseco had pitched on July 9 and that Manager Tim Johnson had quit shortly before that game.
I had heard that practically...
| Oct 4, 2009
Manhood for Amateurs
The Pleasures and Regrets
of a Husband, Father, and Son
Harper: 306 pp., $25.99
Over the course of 20 years and six acclaimed novels, Michael Chabon has proved one of the most imaginative fiction writers of his...