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  • QB Persa in sync with Ebert in NU's 28-6 victory

    QB Persa in sync with Ebert in NU's 28-6 victory
    Dan Persa and Jeremy Ebert prepped for crisp fall days like this on warm summer nights. They would meet up with teammates at Northwestern's indoor field and practice routes against every conceivable coverage. "We know what the other is thinking," Persa...
  • Falcons clinch Classic title

    LA CRESCENTA — The 16-point lead the Crescenta Valley High boys' basketball team held over Hart with six minutes and 30 seconds remaining in the final quarter turned into just a memory in the final minutes of the Falcon Classic Tournament...
  • On Oscars: The best often don't win

     On Oscars: The best often don't win
    On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards. But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
  • Going too far for a laugh

    Going too far for a laugh
    Why did the comedian cross the line? It sounds like the set-up to a bad joke. But for comedians, it's not a laughing matter. Recent onstage incidents involving Dane Cook and Daniel Tosh have made headlines creating a debate of just how far a comedian can...
  • Brilliant Bolt Scorches To 100m gold

    Brilliant Bolt Scorches To 100m gold
    LONDON (Reuters) - Jamaican Usain Bolt retained his Olympic 100 meters crown in spectacular style on Sunday, scorching to the second-fastest time ever run at 9.63 seconds and becoming the first man to win back-to-back titles on the track. Bolt's 9.58-...
  • Crist like Casper? How spooky is that?

    Radio host Jim Philips and I were talking this week about all the serious issues facing Florida — and how Gov. Charlie Crist seems to be MIA for many of them. That's when Jim said our governor reminded him of Casper the Friendly Ghost. And the...
  • 'Bigger, Stronger, Faster': Heavy lifting that someone's got to do

    'Bigger, Stronger, Faster': Heavy lifting that someone's got to do
    Mention steroids and the images of vein-popping, muscle-bulging athletes raging toward illicit victory -- and, increasingly, controversial, high-profile government hearings -- spring to mind. One thing that might not seem immediately relevant is a typical...
  • El lado más oscuro de las olimpiadas

    El lado más oscuro de las olimpiadas
    Los Juegos Olímpicos están marcados por momentos de gloria y de alegría, pero también de tragedias y escándalos, desde la humillación del velocista canadiense Ben Johnson, que fue desposeido en Seúl'88 de su medalla de oro en 100 metros por dopaje,...
  • Filmmaker turns lens on steroid use in America

     
    Christopher Bell said the day that changed his life was Jan. 23, 1984, when Hulk Hogan defeated the Iron Shiek for the WWF title. He was hooked. ???I thought that Hulk Hogan actually freed the hostages as a kid,?????? he......
  • Supers: Two more, within 16.5

     
    And, Obama announces two more superdelegates: California DNC member Kamil Hasan, and Ben Johnson, a DNC member from the District of Columbia. That puts him within 16.5, a number he could realistically get from Montana and South Dakota tonight.......
  • Jeff Dowd on Jeff Bridges: A unique American icon

     
    Jeff Dowd is an indie film producer and promoter who is known to one and all as the Dude, having served in large part as the inspiration for Jeff Bridges' immortal Dude character in the Coen brothers' "The Big Lebowski."......
  • Jamestown's Colin Mearns wins national mile run with help of his father

    Jamestown's Colin Mearns wins national mile run with help of his father
    — One hundred meters from the finish of the National Scholastic Indoor Championships' mile run, Jamestown High senior Colin Mearns ran 5 meters behind the leader, Canadian national champ Eric Dillon. To win, Mearns not only was going to have to...