| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:21 AM
You can't tell Toronto Mayor Rob Ford what to do.
Don't even bother trying. It will just blow up in your face.
Mark Cohon, the commissioner of the Canadian Football League, found out the hard way Sunday when Ford showed up at a playoff game between...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Like many great romances, Major League Baseball's love affair with AstroTurf was born in experimentation, applied in desperation and appreciated best in moderation.
Now comes its expiration.
After five decades in which artificial grass was often as...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:05 PM
TORONTO — The Dodgers once were 12 games under .500. They once were as many as 9 1/2 games behind the Arizona Diamondbacks and started this month in last place.
Monday night, they moved into first in the National League West.
Hours after their...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:53 PM
As the sports world is learning with every jaw-dropping win, these suddenly delightful Dodgers are a team of many faces.
They include Yasiel Puig's giant look of wonder, Juan Uribe's impish grin, A.J. Ellis' grimace, Clayton Kershaw's scowl, and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss how 2011 National League MVP Ryan Braun might perform next season after returning from his suspension for violating baseball's drug policy. Feel free to join the conversation by leaving a comment of your own.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Wide receiver Onrea Jones, 29, a graduate of Bruton High and Hampton University, began his second Canadian Football League regular season Saturday night with one 31-yard reception for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in their 39-34 loss to the host Toronto...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Ryne Sandberg sold his three-bedroom unit in a vintage building in downtown Chicago in March. He had listed it a year earlier, less than six months after Cubs President Theo Epstein handed Dale Sveum the job Sandberg always wanted when he was riding...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:44 AM
When Jay-Z was ruling the Billboard charts in 1998 –– the year of the multiplatinum album “Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life,” and its hit singles "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)" and "Can I Get A..." –– a band called...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:59 PM
No. 15 Blue Jays: 16th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Dodgers.
One more year, two at the most.
Unless that pesky Mayan calendar is correct, and the Earth drifts into a black hole or is attacked by a higher species we never knew...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:17 PM
As yet, nobody's succeeded in bring Bruce Springsteen back to Hampton Coliseum. (It's been a few decades since he last rocked there.) On the positive side, Springsteen will return to Charlottesville on Oct. 23, promoters have announced.
Tickets go on...