| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:32 PM
When the Toronto Blue Jays overtook the New York Yankees for second place earlier this week and then won their game Wednesday night, the Blue Jays guaranteed that the Orioles couldn't capture the American League East crown until Monday at the earliest....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:44 PM
The Backstreet Boys have received a final payment in a long-running battle against the bankruptcy estate of their former manager, disgraced boy band mogul Lou Pearlman.
The settlement is for $99,000 in cash, compared to $3.45 million the band was...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Ten weeks from today is New Year's Eve, and you're going to see a lot of Top 10 film lists and year-end prizes in those weeks.
In a very smart move, the Oscar folks have lined up Neil Patrick Harris as host. He wowed the Tonys and the Emmys, and he...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The bespectacled man, a cigar in his mouth, floats in an aqua blue swimming pool atop a yellow air mattress. The sun worshipper holds a newspaper with a prominent headline: "Blizzard hits East"
The cover art from Palm Springs Life magazine reminds...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:15 AM
It's not even the middle of October and I'm already worried — on your behalf — about booking Thanksgiving and year-end holiday travel. Why? Fuller-than-ever planes and increasing demand, thanks to a better economy. We don't often associate...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:46 PM
Yep. Playoffs. For the first time in major-college football history, the national champion will be crowned this year after a four-team playoff.
The College Football Playoff, as it is officially — and unoriginally — named,...
| Aug 29, 2014
College football spent the last eight months in therapy, facing its flaws and refining its goals.
It returned in earnest Thursday night after a transformative and tumultuous offseason new and improved, more honest about where the sport is headed and open...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:39 PM
East Carolina capped its signature football season with a stirring, come-from-behind victory over North Carolina State at the Peach Bowl. The New Year's Day 1992 game attracted a record crowd and elevated the Pirates to No. 9 in the final national polls....
| Oct 20, 2014
To properly open champagne, shield the top while turning the bottle, not the cork. The smaller the bubble, the finer the luxurious concoction. "Champagne is wine that's been fermented twice," explains Ruth Frantz of Southport, who shares facts easily,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The AFI Fest has set the world premiere of J.C. Chandor's "A Most Violent Year," starring Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac, as its opening night film on Nov. 6 at the TCL Chinese Theater.
"J.C. Chandor has put together a remarkable crime drama, which...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Stay home for the holidays
Regarding "It Might Be Too Late to Land Holiday Deal" by Catharine Hamm, Oct. 12: What amazes me about articles like this is, why does everyone have to go home every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas and maybe New Year's...