| Sep 6, 2013
I’m not feeling under particular pressure to formulate and defend a position on Syria. If “undecided” is good enough, for more than half the members of the U.S. Senate and more than 180 members of the U.S. House according to......
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:07 PM
The story line seems the same. Just change the sport from football to basketball, and the states from Texas to Kentucky.
Keith O'Brien's new book, "Outside Shot: Big Dreams, Hard Times, and One County's Quest for Basketball Greatness," is the basketball...
| Apr 28, 2012
The first thing people often said when I told them that I, single and 30, was moving to Los Angeles: "Aren't you worried about dating? They're even worse out there than they are here."
Implicit in this statement was a reminder that I was already too fat...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 3:11 AM
We're delighted to welcome Sun Sentinel business news reporter Miriam Valverde to the Shop-O-Matic blog.
Valverde is a reporter covering general business, retail and restaurant news online and in print for the Sun Sentinel Money section. She will offer...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:58 PM
Mark De Rosa? Kevin Kouzmanoff? Placido Polanco? Scott Rolen?
That’s the bulk of your 2012-13 free agent third basemen, unless you count first baseman Mark Reynolds, the only player to strike out more times in a single season than...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Aaron Hernandez once said that rejecting UConn to play football for the University of Florida was the best decision he ever made — in part because it allowed him to get away from his hometown of Bristol.
While Hernandez might have tried to flee...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 7:14 PM
Faith Loudon plans to eat at as many local Chick-fil-A restaurants as she can manage on Wednesday — at least six. Other Marylanders, meanwhile, are vowing to donate the amount it would have cost them to get a chicken meal from the fast-food chain to...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:14 PM
A few recognizable names have been designated for assignment in the past few days, including outfielder Bobby Abreu and first baseman Lyle Overbay.
But the one that can most easily be connected to the Orioles is right-hander Derek Lowe, whom the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Over the years, Hollywood has come up with a number of ways to continue and revive lucrative movie franchises. The James Bond films, for example, have swapped in new actors to play the lead role, while wholesale reboots like"Batman Begins"and"The...
| Aug 23, 2012
There are plenty of things not to like about this year's presidential campaign, including how nasty and negative a mud fight it's become, with both sides engaging in shameless distortion.
But here's the worst thing about this presidential campaign: No...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for its series “Playing With Fire,” an investigation of toxic flame retardants and the deceptive campaigns that two powerful industries waged to promote the chemicals.
Among the awards is...