| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:48 PM
I love it when something so wholesome as Disney embraces its dark side. It's why I loved Mr. Toad's Wild Ride back before Pooh squashed him in 1998. What other ride at Disney took you on a ride to hell? (And no, it's a small world doesn't count.)
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:08 AM
A new Magic Kingdom attraction adds more swashbuckling to Adventureland.
A Pirate's Adventure: Treasures of the Seven Seas continues the Walt Disney World trend of scavenger hunts mixed with interactive technology. The back story includes Jack Sparrow,...
| Jan 27, 2013
ISTANBUL, Turkey — We slipped out of Istanbul at dusk, gliding across the Bosporus strait toward the Aegean Sea, Asia on the left bank, Europe on the right, four masts towering 204 feet overhead, polished teak floors underfoot, the notes of Buddy...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:16 PM
PITTSBURGH — Michael Wacha says the biggest game he had pitched before joining the St. Louis Cardinals was two years ago when he held Florida State to three hits, sending Texas A&M to the College World Series.
“It was an elimination game,&...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Say this for the Dodgers, they may not win a lot, but when they do, they tend to make it interesting.
They seemed all set to win a routine game Saturday -- getting great starting pitching, a spurt of timely hitting and even a game-saving defensive...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 1:14 PM
There's a sea change underway at Pirate's Dinner Adventure, the dinner show near International Drive in Orlando. The show is being revamped and enhanced with special effects in preparation for a June 29 debut, attraction officials said Friday.
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Somewhere between Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Super Bowl, some pirates find time to take over downtown Tampa for the annual Gasparilla pirate parade and street festival.
Held on the last Saturday of January each year, more than 350,000 decended on...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:08 PM
GLENDALE — Angel Rodriguez and Jay Sheely played major roles in helping the Glendale Community College baseball team win a Western State Conference South Division championship in the spring.
Now, the duo is looking to get something else...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:47 PM
First-team All-Orange Empire Conference honorees Zach Nehrir and Danny Jiminez are among eight Orange Coast College baseball players who have secured futures at four-year schools.
Nehrir, who batted .318 with 21 runs batted in as a sophomore...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Donovan Rose’s initial reaction to Hampton University football being back in the good graces of NCAA academic standards was brief and joyful.
“Hallelujah,” Rose said with a chuckle. “That’s my first reaction.”
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:47 PM
California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris has filed criminal charges against three San Francisco Bay Area brothers for allegedly operating an illegal website that allowed users to watch bootleg versions of copyrighted television shows and movies. Hop Hoang,...