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  • Gil LeBreton: US is soccer's version of Rocky, and that's not so bad

    The fun is over, I suppose. No more Tim Howard saves to gasp about. No more free parking at Jerry Jones' stadium. The U.S. World Cup team's two-week grip on our national consciousness is over, its flame snuffed by a talented Belgium side 2-1....
  • The teeny tiny Bronte books

    The teeny tiny Bronte books
    In 1829-30, Charlotte Brontë was 13 and her brother Branwell Brontë 12. Creating fantasy worlds they called Angria and Glass Town, the siblings made teeny tiny books. Measuring less than 1 inch by 2 inches, the books were made from scraps of paper and...
  • Ernie Banks gets Sports Illustrated cover treatment

    Ernie Banks gets Sports Illustrated cover treatment
    Cubs’ Hall of Famer Ernie Banks gets the cover treatment in this week’s Sports Illustrated in the magazine’s annual “Where Are they Now” edition. The article focuses on Banks' love of the game and provides an update on what...
  • Martin Schram: Advice for the new VA secretary

    MEMO TO: Veterans Affairs Secretary-designate Robert A. McDonald RE: The VA's crisis is even worse than you think! Your good news is that the White House, Congress and Department of Veterans Affairs are no longer in denial about the reality that...
  • Jay Ambrose: When Obama does it, does that make it legal?

    President Barack Obama, whose power abuses have played a role in the imperilment of tens of thousands of children and earned him slaps by the Supreme Court and the threat of a suit by House Republicans, has promised more of the same. If Congress doesn't...
  • Rekha Basu: Court steps into religion quagmire

    Let's say that I'm an observant Hindu who keeps a strict vegetarian diet because my religion frowns on killing animals. And let's say I own a software company that employs only vegetarians, because I don't believe I should be forced to subsidize meat-...
  • Glenn Garvin: Supreme Court errs on Aereo decision

    When the Supreme Court effectively outlawed the online TV service Aereo last week, the first temptation was to dismiss the ruling as the confused ravings of a bunch of old people confounded by this newfangled Interweb stuff. Sort of like Larry King's...
  • Metric conversion commentary brings lopsided reactions in favor of a switch

    First things first. It's always fun to kick up a little dust, and it seems passions run high when it comes to the metric system. So there was a deluge of strong reactions after I argued last week in favor of switching to metric, and I'll get to that...
  • Mike Sielski: Is Croatian star worth the wait?

    PHILADELPHIA It's coming up on three years since Paul Hewitt stepped into a gym in Riga, Latvia, and glimpsed the player who perhaps best embodies the 76ers' still-distant future. On July 6, 2011, Hewitt was coaching the United States' team in the FIBA...
  • Licking (but not eating) magazines shouldn't hurt your cat

    Licking (but not eating) magazines shouldn't hurt your cat
    NEW ORLEANS, LA. -- These cat questions were answered by Winn Feline Foundation board members attending the 36th Annual Winn Feline Foundation Symposium here on June 26. The foundation is a non-profit that supports funding for cat health studies. Much of...
  • Gisele Bundchen shaves her head for Balenciaga's latest campaign?

    Gisele Bundchen shaves her head for Balenciaga's latest campaign?
    Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen can be seen rocking a slicked buzz cut in Balenciaga’s latest fall campaign.  So, did the 33-year-old cut it all off? Or is the new hairdo a wig? The verdict, please: Bundchen's luscious, wavy, highlighted,...