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  • Obama's presidential library belongs on the South Side

    Obama's presidential library belongs on the South Side
    As a child growing up on Chicago's South Side in the 1920s, I often heard from my wise mother that I should pay attention to our neighbor, Dr. Julian Dawson, a black physician who inspired deep respect in our community. "You see, he looks like you,"...
  • UGA: Gurley suffers season-ending ACL tear

    Todd Gurley's season and presumably his college football career ended Saturday night. The Georgia tailback suffered a torn ACL in his left knee late in the Bulldogs' win over Auburn, UGA said Sunday. The news was expected. The Atlanta Journal-...
  • 5 reasons not to like Giancarlo Stanton's deal

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange 5 reasons not to like Giancarlo Stanton's deal Giancarlo Stanton had a big decision to make at the tender age of 17. Stanton was a highly recruited wide receiver out of Notre Dame High School...
  • Rodgers, Packers demolish Eages

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes headline, dateline Rodgers, Packers demolish Eages GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers are moving on up, which is bad news for the rest of the NFC. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1979, basketball's Jets move out of Allentown to Northampton Community College

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. November 17 2009—After 28 years as Northwestern's head football coach, Bob Mitchell announces he will step down after the upcoming Eastern Conference...
  • Should Lincoln have kept his first VP?

    Should Lincoln have kept his first VP?
    The other day I found myself at the famous Abraham Lincoln Bookshop in Chicago, talking about my latest effort, a history on the evolution of the American vice presidency. The visit brought to mind a little-discussed Lincoln story in the book that I...
  • New-Look Stanford Has Same Old Goal: Take Down Goliath

    New-Look Stanford Has Same Old Goal: Take Down Goliath
    STANFORD, Calif. — On the night it ended UConn's NCAA record 90-game winning streak — Dec. 30, 2010 — Stanford completely understood how significant the accomplishment was. "I was on a team that completed 'Mission Impossible,'" said...
  • Authors presenting Jewish-themed books

    Authors presenting Jewish-themed books
    The 2014 Miami Book Fair International includes a Jewish flavor. Several authors will present Jewish-themed books during the fair that runs through Nov. 23 at Miami-Dade College's Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave. in Miami. One of the books being...
  • Packers domolish Eages at Lambeau Field

    The Sports Xchange Packers domolish Eages at Lambeau Field GREEN BAY -- The Green Bay Packers are moving on up, which is bad news for the rest of the NFC. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes and Green Bay scored three touchdowns on...
  • Camelot Days festival recreates medieval times

    Camelot Days festival recreates medieval times
    Dressed in a flowing white medieval dress, Amie Gonzalez stood up from her wheelchair and hobbled out in front of about 200 onlookers, pausing the jousting exhibition that is the most popular part of Camelot Days at T-Y Park. By her side, her boyfriend...
  • Military Spotlight on the Bookshelf

    Military Spotlight on the Bookshelf
    For this month’s roundup of new releases, in honor of Veterans Day, we’re spotlighting military history and books written by members of the armed forces. “The Early Morning of War” by Edward G. Longacre of Newport News....