| Oct 3, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Check with Packers
The Lions are legitimate, no question. They have a dynamic quarterback-receiver combination in Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson. Their defensive line may be the best in football. They come to play well-...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:32 AM
The 13-year-old New Jersey girl who started a petition for boy-friendly Easy-Bake ovens will meet Monday with Hasbro, the company that makes the kitchen toy.
In a statement, Hasbro said it invited McKenna Pope and her family to make their case at its...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:22 PM
McKenna Pope, the 13-year-old girl who petitioned toy maker Hasbro for an Easy-Bake oven suitable for both girls and boys, will get what she’s been asking for.
After meeting with the New Jersey girl at its Rhode Island headquarters Monday,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Chris Bosh and his wife Adrienne got into the holiday spirit when they hosted a charity event for children in Miami on Monday.
As part of his Team Tomorrow, the Miami Heat champ held his annual "Christmas with Chris Bosh" at GameTime inside the Shops...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:24 PM
Recently, I heard about a girl in New Jersey trying to petition toymaker Hasbro into making a gender-neutral version of the Easy-Bake Oven for her 4-year-old brother.
You see, Hasbro has been marketing the kitchen set, which kids use to bake cookies...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 3:29 PM
When snowflakes began falling Monday afternoon, the commotion near Mondawmin Mall slowed. Children pointed to the sky. Shoppers, their shoulders previously hunched against the cold, stood to take in the scene.
Inside, shoppers buzzed through stores...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 10:44 AM
It's been more than six months since the Rhode Island state police began its investigation into the Institute for International Sport's finances and the future continues to be unclear for the once well-respected nonprofit.
The institute, which was...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:58 AM
Lego’s sales and profits are soaring as the rest of the toy market struggles – and it has girls to thank.
Twice as many girl-centric Lego Friends sets were sold than expected in the first six months of the year, the Danish company said....
| May 18, 2012
| 7:18 AM
"Battleship"is not the first major motion picture to be based on a board game — who could forget 1985's benighted "Clue"? — but it is surely the most expensive.
With every superhero more celebrated than Amazing-Man or The Chameleon already...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Sacha Baron Cohen is the king of bizarre, vulgar and shameless comedy.
He loves to roast every aspect of human decency on a skewer of nasty sarcasm. He used his incendiary formula as the audacious "Borat" and won the Golden Globe for Best Comedy in 2007....
| Mar 27, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
At least once as kids, we all gave an action figure's head the ol' 360-degree spin. Watching the confusing 3-D sequel "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," you know how that toy felt.
I get that a bad guy posing as the president (Jonathan...