| Dec 26, 2014
| 11:49 AM
On Thanksgiving morning 2012, we were driving on the Dan Ryan when we ran over a muffler and sliced open our tire.
We managed to get the spare off our minivan with a great deal of effort as it was rusted on, when Ilie, a mechanic headed home from work...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:21 AM
West Palm Beach's Luis Delgado hopes to play major league baseball someday.
"My favorite player is (Washington Nationals') Bryce Harper," said Delgado, 11, of the South Florida Stickmen 11 & Under AAA team, based in Royal Palm Beach. "I want to be like...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:28 PM
For months now, Addie Lynn Fausett has been a little girl without friends.
It’s not her fault: The 6-year-old from rural Utah suffers from a worsening brain disease that robs her of her free will, causing her to lash out — scratching,...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Peyton Manning shows up in his postgame press conference in a sport coat and tie. Tom Brady arrives at the podium looking like he stepped out of the pages of GQ.
He takes the microphone in a T-shirt and a ski hat....
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: Thanksgiving, of course.
The Bears will spend their Thanksgiving in Detroit, engaged...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys will reunite at Soldier Field on Thursday night, with both teams readying to play their second consecutive Thursday game. The odd turnaround comes after the Bears were throttled in Detroit 34-17 on Thanksgiving Day...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs returned to practice Thursday after being sidelined for one day with a minor foot injury. He participated fully.
Suggs' status for Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers isn't expected to be affected by...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Thanksgiving is still three weeks away, but guess what: If you want your first choice of a great specialty turkey, you'd better get your order in soon. The best birds fly off the shelves, particularly at the smaller butcher shops and markets. A couple...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Editor's note: Each year at this time we choose to run our traditional column of thanks.
There is something very American about gratitude.
We aren't known for our humility. We are inclined to boast about who we are and what we've got. But we also are...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:25 PM
Old Dominion at Florida Atlantic, noon
FCS playoffs’ first round:
Morgan State at Richmond, 1
NCAA Division III playoffs’ second round:
Christopher Newport at Widener, noon
NCAA Division II playoffs’ second round:...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Lawrence Spaulding of New Lenox had a theory Friday morning about the slow pedestrian traffic in downtown Naperville.
“I think the big rush is over already,” said Spaulding, as he pushed his son in a stroller toward the Apple store where...