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  • NFL football: New king of prime-time entertainment

     
    There's a new king of prime time this fall, and for the first time in television history it's not a sitcom, drama or reality show.It's football: " NBC Sunday Night Football," which debuted two weeks ago to record ratings that placed it atop the Nielsen...
  • Ducks' Andy Sutton to miss 6 to 8 weeks after thumb surgery

     
    Ducks defenseman Andy Sutton underwent surgery on his fractured right thumb Tuesday and is expected to be out six to eight weeks, the club announced. Sutton, signed as a free agent over the summer, injured his thumb in a fight......
  • Ryan Getzlaf takes Ducks past Flyers, 3-2

     
    The Ducks did what was starting to look like the impossible. They won on the road. And against the Philadelphia Flyers. Captain Ryan Getzlaf came through with 1 minute 46 seconds left in the game, taking a crossing pass from......
  • Art Exhibit Features Paul Revere Williams

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo The Art Museum at the University of Memphis has opened an exhibition on the works of Los Angeles architect Paul Revere Williams, above left, with champion prizefighter Joe Louis in 1960. The university began the......
  • First Tee chapter a long time coming to Orlando

     
    Lakeland has one. Brooksville has one. You can find one in both Tampa and St. Petersburg. Greater Jacksonville has three. In all, The First Tee lists 14 chapters in Florida that introduce youngsters to the game of golf and its set of life values. And...
  • Kings' morning skate: Mitchell returns, Doughty laughs at Babcock's praise

     
    The news out of the Kings’ skate at Joe Louis Arena — other than learning that Detroit Coach Mike Babcock believes Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has “just been touched by God,” is that defenseman Willie Mitchell will play Monday against......
  • LC Walker Arena to Host First Ever Division I Hockey Game

    LC Walker Arena to Host First Ever Division I Hockey Game
    Logger Hockey LLC announced on Monday that LC Walker will host the first ever Division I hockey game on October 1st when the Western Michigan University Broncos will host the University of Toronto Varsity Blues at 7 p.m. in the season opener for the...
  • William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, prominent venture capitalist

    William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, prominent venture capitalist
    William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, who went from being a numbers runner on the streets of Baltimore to the city's first prominent African-American venture capitalist, bankrolling numerous black-owned businesses such as Parks Sausage and Super Pride...
  • I met Joe Louis at Little Willie Adams' house

    I was sorry to hear that William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams had passed away. Years ago, my friend Elliott Klupt, who lived next door to Mr. Adams, and I were invited over to meet Joe Louis, who was staying at his home before a fight. We were about 12...
  • Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'

    Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'
    Wonder Girl The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias Don Van Natta Jr. Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99 So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
  • Amway Logo on Red Wings Practice Jersey

    Amway Logo on Red Wings Practice Jersey
    A company based here in West Michigan is getting some playing time at the Joe in Detroit.  Amway and the Detroit Red Wings are teaming up. The company placed its logo on the Official Red Wings practice jersey.  The Amway logo will also be visible on...