| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
“Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
On a day when reactions were predictable, one man's was not.
That is, unless you've followed the Southern Baptist Convention's Russell D. Moore and his online columns promoting compassion over knee-jerk reactions.
On a day when some on the political...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The holidays are closing in, and you still haven't corralled a gift for your significant other, much less for the less-significant others in the family. We don't know Uncle Leo's belt size, but if he has a pet, we may be able to help:
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:47 PM
How can Rahm Emanuel protect the riverfront from Trump wannabes but allow Mr. "Star Wars" to nuke the lakefront?
To put it another way, was it right for the mayor to bash Donald Trump for slathering a monster-sized sign on his Chicago River skyscraper,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:52 PM
The Internet is a wonderful thing. I know that because "kittens with bibs" was a trending Twitter topic Monday and viewing pictures of actual kittens wearing actual bibs makes me very happy.
In the old days you had to travel miles to find kittens with...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Bret Michaels' long-running health problems are continuing, with the rocker being treated at six hospitals in the last two weeks, including undergoing kidney surgery, according to posts on his blog and his Facebook page.
For diabetics "there are extra...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:16 AM
After last week’s double elimination, the collective mood is actually pretty light. Sure two people are gone, but the rest of the group knew those two weren’t going all the way anyway.
Katie says it’s all about surviving the next day....
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:35 PM
This holiday/cold/flu season, we're waiting for the public health campaign that would save thousands of Americans from illness: Keep your hands to yourself. Don't shake hands.
During this time, Americans greeting each other would not grasp hands and...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:48 AM
If the news that Miami-based rapper Flo Rida will serve as grand marshal of this year’s Winterfest Boat Parade seems at odds with the event’s family-oriented theme, you don’t know Flo.
The best moment of last year’s tween-...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Attorneys general are supposed to be crusaders of justice: men and women who aren't afraid to step on toes, take on tough cases and make the bad guys pay.
Lately, though, it's been looking like America's AGs are more interested in stepping on private...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Are you sure the Lucas museum wasn’t designed for or by Donald Trump?
— M.S. White, Northbrook
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