| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Fears of impending terrorist strikes against Western targets in the Muslim world reached fever pitch Tuesday after a U.S. drone strike in Yemen, the evacuation of diplomatic missions in Africa and Europe and the approaching end of Ramadan and symbolic...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Notre Dame unveiled the latest Shamrock Series uniform on Monday. The annual game has now become more synonymous with the change of pace uniform than it is for being played off-site.
The Fighting Irish will wear this modern uniform against Arizona State...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:34 AM
For one game this season, Notre Dame football will be wearing uniforms they have never worn before.
Monday morning Adidas unveiled the uniforms for this year's Shamrock Series game.
They are white with metallic gold and Kelly green shamrock accents....
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:19 AM
SOUTH BEND -- It was only a matter of moments before Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick’s summer beard lost its distinction as the most prominent feature on his face.
A scowl quickly grabbed that qualification.
That’s when the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Tom Bergin's, the Irish tavern on Fairfax Boulevard, announced this week that it would close its doors Sunday, prompting some regulars to fight to keep its iconic neon sign glowing and others to wonder what will happen to the thousands of shamrocks that...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Coach Urban Meyer was asked by a reporter the other day about former University of Florida player Aaron Hernandez being arrested and charged with murder.
Meyer, the coach at Ohio State, offered a six-word response:
"I'm not gonna talk about that."...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Monday afternoon, I found Verbal Lee McDonald, an 86-year-old retired truck driver, enjoying the summer breeze on his marble steps in the 700 block of N. Kenwood Avenue — directly across the street from where one of Baltimore's 12 shootings occurred...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:55 AM
On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:37 AM
With the latest Superman movie set to open on Friday, ReligionLink looks at the spirituality behind super heroes making the transition from comic books to big screen:
Superman turns 75 this year, and in the latest cinematic retelling of his story, Man...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:44 PM
I get a kick out of the Leader’s political cartoonist, Bert Ring. Not only does Ring have a wicked sense of humor, his artistic skills are top-notch. Ring’s caricatures of Burbank City Council members are hilarious (and accurate). The...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Nash Kato was the swaggering singer-guitarist of the rising Chicago band Urge Overkill in the early '90s when he and his bandmates would hang out at Wicker Park's Rainbo Club, and, he recalls, a petite young woman was always hitting them up for beers...