| Mar 26, 2015
| 1:57 PM
Though people often like to say baseball is dying, the attendance figures and mega-cable deals, as ESPN's Darren Rovell recently pointed out, say otherwise. To that end, Forbes recently announced its valuations of the teams in Major League Baseball, and...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 11:40 AM
Growing up in Baltimore as the child of Trinidadian immigrants, Lauren Francis-Sharma saw her hardworking parents pursue the American dream, while holding fast to nostalgic dreams of a Caribbean homeland an ocean away.
"From an early age, I straddled...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Last month, Carson Mayor Jim Dear took a call from a top executive at sports and entertainment giant AEG.
Ted Fikre, the company's vice chairman, wanted to talk about the stadium that the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders plan to build in the South...
| Jan 31, 2015
Shawn Daniel traveled the world fixing washing machines and dryers. Huge, 2- or 3-ton washers and dryers used in hospitals and hotels. Washers the size of three commercial dumpsters. Dryers big enough for three men to fit inside and play cards.
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:15 AM
Although Lake Zurich wrestler Max Brummel won’t argue that being an honors student has helped him on the technical side of his scientific sport, he insists it’s more the other way around.
“It’s really more that wrestling has...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The widow of Baltimore author Tom Clancy is battling her late husband's lawyer over $6 million in taxes she says she shouldn't owe on her share of Clancy's $82 million estate, which includes a World War II tank, a $65 million stake in the Orioles and a...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 2:47 PM
For her family, Lois Kuykendall Hild was the anchor: mother who injected meaning into the phrase "home is where the heart is."
From an early age, she sought permanence in people, not places. Her father's work and her brother's bronchitis meant...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:18 AM
A lecture by famed Israeli journalist and author Ari Shavit on Dec. 3 — and performances from Dec. 3-21 of "The Timekeepers," the award-winning drama by Dan Clancy — highlight the 2014-15 Sylvia & Jerry Wolens Calendar of Cultural Arts...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Nelson Algren used to write books in and about Chicago. Though his name and reputation have diminished over the last decades, he lingers in the shadows. The Tribune has presented yearly literary awards for short stories in his name since 1981, though some...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A Canton condominium owned by Baltimore author Tom Clancy is slated for settlement next month, according to court documents.
The Clancy estate is the subject of a legal battle between his widow and the former executor.
The 2,379-square-foot unit in...