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  • Idealist vs. Realist, the inner struggle over Syria

     
    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......
  • 'Outside Shot' by Keith O'Brien is no 'Friday Night Lights'

    'Outside Shot' by Keith O'Brien is no 'Friday Night Lights'
    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...
  • Body image can weigh heavy

    Body image can weigh heavy
    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...
  • Sun Sentinel retail reporter Miriam Valverde joins Shop-O-Matic

    Sun Sentinel retail reporter Miriam Valverde joins Shop-O-Matic
    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...
  • Sox position analysis: Another chance for Morel

    Sox position analysis: Another chance for Morel
    David Wright? 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...
  • For Aaron Hernandez, Trouble A Persistent Opponent

    For Aaron Hernandez, Trouble A Persistent Opponent
    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...
  • Chick-fil-A president's words on gay marriage spark tempest

    Chick-fil-A president's words on gay marriage spark tempest
    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...
  • Don't be surprised if Orioles go hard after Derek Lowe

    Don't be surprised if Orioles go hard after Derek Lowe
    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...
  • 'The Bourne Legacy': A new super-spy nabs mixed reviews

    'The Bourne Legacy': A new super-spy nabs mixed reviews
    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...
  • Gridlock likely in Washington no matter who wins presidential race

    Gridlock likely in Washington no matter who wins presidential race
    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...
  • Tribune's 'Playing With Fire' garners 3 awards

    Tribune's 'Playing With Fire' garners 3 awards
    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...