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New Year's Day

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  • The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule

    The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule
    Finally. After injuries to two key players, a contract extension agreement with their starting center and eight preseason exhibitions, the Orlando Magic can turn their full attention to the regular season. The Magic will open their 82-game schedule...
  • Engagement season: Is that romance in the air - or pumpkin spice?

    Fall is a season of seasons. Football season, harvest season and pumpkin-spice deodorant season. This also is the season for pumpkin-spice lattes, pumpkin-spice shoelaces and everybody's annual favorite, pumpkin-spice toilet paper. I wasn't aware,...
  • NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women

    NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women
    In the days of early America, men, women and children were taught that inactivity was sinful. Men had jobs, children had school and women had household tasks. But between the chores, what could a woman do to keep her hands from becoming idle? Many...
  • On The Fly: More Embarrassment For Jets

    On The Fly: More Embarrassment For Jets
    Jets general manager John Idzik embarrassed himself Monday and probably further cemented the thoughts of Jets fans who want him fired with a ridiculous press conference in which he rambled on about how wonderful the inner workings are for a team that...
  • Sorry, Gators: Steve Spurrier isn't coming home

    Sorry, Gators: Steve Spurrier isn't coming home
    Most people have an ex-flame who burns a hole in their heart, in a good way. There are moments when you take a nostalgic tumble, aching for second chances. Can you feel me, Florida fans? Admit it: You still pine for Steve Spurrier. The Head Ball Coach...
  • Topinka's 'heart attack' forecast a real grabber

    Topinka's 'heart attack' forecast a real grabber
    The main event in Illinois politics Monday evening was a televised debate between the top candidates for governor in the Nov. 4 election. But the undercard — a joint appearance on public TV by the candidates for state comptroller —...
  • Florida State tops first USA Today coaches' poll

    Florida State tops first USA Today coaches' poll
    If the college football playoff started today and the USA Today coaches' poll still mattered, Florida State would play Oregon in one semifinal with Alabama and Oklahoma pairing up in the other. The Seminoles and Ducks would play in the Sugar Bowl on New...
  • Confident Cowboys send playoff tickets to fans

    Confident Cowboys send playoff tickets to fans
    The Dallas Cowboys included playoff tickets when they sent out season-ticket packages this week, according to ESPN.com. That includes a ticket for the NFC Championship Game, which the Cowboys have not played in since the 1995 season. The Cowboys are...
  • Hancock touts 'common sense' College Football Playoff

    Fans now know exactly what the 2014 national championship trophy will look like. The road to the first title game in Arlington, Texas, remains a bit unclear. "The format is very simple," said Bill Hancock, College Football Playoff executive director,...
  • World traveler tallies 100 countries, all 7 continents

    World traveler tallies 100 countries, all 7 continents
    Douglas Nickson makes lists of goals. Lots and lots of lists. Then, unlike you and me, he accomplishes them. Eighteen years ago, he was financially busted bankrupt. He had just gone through an emotional divorce. Nickson decided it was time to pull...
  • Officer Accused Of Brutality Subject Of 14 Complaints In 7 Years

    The Enfield police officer recently accused of brutality has been the subject of 14 internal affairs investigations over the past seven years, department records indicate. The citizen's complaints against Officer Matthew Worden range from his being...