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  • Inside the Emmy Parties: Kerry Washington & 'Scandal' Cast Party Hop, Cloris Leachman Photobombs

    The Emmy Awards aren't till Monday, Aug. 25, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for Saturday, Aug. 23: 11:10 a....
  • We all make history, positively, says advocate for area's past

    About halfway through her 30-year tenure as a guardian of Central Florida's history, Sara Van Arsdel thought her dreams might go up in smoke, literally. "It was one of the worst days of my life," she remembers of that hot Monday in July 1999 when a...
  • Central Florida varsity football team previews

    Central Florida varsity football team previews
    Agape Christian Coach: Victor Floyd Last year: 3-8 Top players: LB-FB Trey Davis (Sr., 6-1, 200), OL-DL Marcus Bryant (Jr., 6-1, 245), QB Cameron Stroud (Jr., 5-11, 170), RB Matthew Tillman (Sr., 5-9, 175), WR Lamar Phillips (Jr., 6-4, 185) The...
  • What will happen when those little leaguers grow up?

    What will happen when those little leaguers grow up?
    All week the young ballplayers of Jackie Robinson West kept us good company through the bad news. Through the murder of 9-year-old Antonio Smith in a Chicago neighborhood not far from the ones where the ballplayers live. Through the beheading of...
  • Marc Daniels has seen it all in 20 years as UCF's radio voice

    Marc Daniels has seen it all in 20 years as UCF's radio voice
    Until the other day, I never really understood why Marc Daniels has been broadcasting UCF games for all this time. In my opinion, he is good enough, smart enough and smooth enough to be the radio voice of his beloved New York Yankees or the L.A. Lakers,...
  • Dillon learns as he goes as Cup rookie

    The Sports Xchange Dillon learns as he goes as Cup rookie By Seth Livingstone NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Whether or not he makes the Chase, whether or not he wins Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors, 2014 has...
  • Julie Heldman helped open up women's tennis

    Julie Heldman helped open up women's tennis
    Julie Heldman will turn on the TV set often the next two weeks. At home in Santa Monica, she will watch, as always, with nostalgia and amazement, as the U.S. Open tennis tournament unfolds. "Every shot, they hit all out," she says. "I marvel at that....
  • Sky win more than making history

    Sky win more than making history
    The biggest positive takeaway for the Chicago Sky as they head into game two of the WNBA Eastern Conference semifinals isn’t just making history with the first playoff win in franchise history Friday. It was how they beat East top seed Atlanta 80-...
  • 2014 football preview: Peninsula District

    In predicted order of finish 1. PHOEBUS THE VITALS COACH| Jeremy Blunt (second full season, 18-3 after taking over in Week 5 of 2012) 2013| 10-2, 9-0 (lost to King's Fork in 4A South quarterfinal) Last time not in playoffs| 2000 Group| 4A....
  • Cinecon hopes you haven't heard of these films

    Cinecon hopes you haven't heard of these films
    The Cinecon Classic Film Festival, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, is for the hard-core vintage-movie enthusiast who is willing to take a chance on films that haven't been seen in some cases since they were first released. "I suppose...
  • Chocolate soda's origins are open to sweet debate

     Chocolate soda's origins are open to sweet debate
    In the quest to save the classic American chocolate soda, several questions have arisen: Like, who invented the chocolaty fizzy goodness of the ice cream soda in the first place? Was it a man named Green from Philadelphia? Or, was it a fellow from...