| Nov 27, 2014
| 8:27 AM
The Sports Xchange
By Ira Miller, The Sports Xchange
Packers, Patriots planned to be Super
So-called experts try to make football such a complex game that the rest of us can't understand it. In reality, the path to success is really simple to follow --...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:17 PM
The opening game of the season for Naperville Central played out like you might expect a first game to — a little sloppy and with too many turnovers — but in the end the Redhawks came through with a win against a strong Metea Valley team.
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Lettuce consider mayonnaise: The maker of Hellmann's is suing an upstart, Just Mayo, to the tuna millions in damages. Has one side spread lies? Does the other side deserve a dressing down? Here's the lunchpin of the dispute: whether a food company can sub...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Tough losses to highly ranked teams bookended Lincoln-Way East's football season.
The Griffins (10-2) overcame a 49-34 home loss to Oak Park-River Forest in their season opener to win 10 straight games before losing 20-7 to Mount Carmel in a Class 7A...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 10:58 AM
More than 970 people attended An Achievable Dream's benefit Tennis Ball Saturday at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, according to Amy Ritchie, director of public relations and marketing for the organization.
Attendance was about the same as last...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
NEW YORK — Whole Foods is holding wine tastings. Ikea is pitching apartment furniture to divorced dads. Applebee's turns into a nightclub after dinner.
These companies are all targeting an increasingly coveted demographic: single Americans.
| Nov 15, 2014
| 6:12 PM
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| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:39 PM
The family of four appeared to have left their Fallbrook home in a hurry, vanishing into the chill of a February night. A carton of spoiled eggs and a rotten banana sat on their kitchen counter. Neighbors began to feed the family's dogs.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:26 PM
City officials are set to award a 20-year contract Wednesday to Coppermine Fieldhouse to manage the Clarence H. Du Burns Arena in Canton, with a pledge from the youth sports business to spend $1.5 million to add turf and lighting to a city-owned field...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Baltimore's City Council moved to ban plastic bags handed out by grocery stores and big-box retailers Monday after dumping a proposal to charge a 5-cent fee for the bags to discourage their use.
The proposed ban would make Baltimore one of the first...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Mondelez International said Tuesday it will pay $370 million to buy an 80 percent stake in Vietnamese company Kinh Do Corp.'s snack business.
Mondelez, based in Deerfield, already has a small presence in Vietnam selling some of its Oreo, Ritz and Cadbury...