| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:25 PM
The fitness wake-up call can be a powerful catalyst for change. For Matthew Richter-Sand, it came during a flight home to see his family.
When the flight hit some turbulence, the 30-year-old felt his belly fat bouncing up and down along with the plane....
| Dec 28, 2012
| 8:30 AM
There are fitness gadgets for exercisers of any level, whether you're an Ironman triathlete or just starting to get up and go.
Keep in mind what activities interest you when you are shopping for gear, says Jessica Matthews, physiologist with the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:24 AM
I don’t think Darryl Drake meant to expose Devin Hester as mentally and emotionally weak, but the former Chicago Bears wide receivers coach just gave the Bears' fake wide receiver something else to mope about.
“The thing about Devin is,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Jay Cutler and Devin Hester: Can this marriage be saved?
That’s pretty much the soap opera we’ve been reading about the last week while that Super Bowl thing was taking place.
Some terrific reporting and interviewing by Trib colleague...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The 2013 Chrysler 300 may not be as brash as its predecessor, but its mix of quietness, comfort and highway composure makes it an ideal road-trip car.
The base Chrysler 300 with rear-wheel drive and a V-6 engine starts at $31,340, including a $995...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Back in the day, before I knew the running terms "hill repeats" or "pace," I'd take Harbor Boulevard home from work and stop at the Big 5.
Inside the rubbery-smelling sporting goods store, I'd head for the sale aisle, buy the cheapest running shoes, tie...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Terri Visovatti didn't know she wanted to try a tri until she saw triathletes in action at the Ford Ironman World Championships in Hawaii in October 2011.
Visovatti, a massage therapist, had clients who participated in triathlons, but she had long...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Adam Dunn apparently wants to talk his way out of town.
I hope Rick Hahn is listening.
The White Sox designated hitter and first baseman who can’t play first base had more thoughts on his future in the final week of this remarkable death spiral....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 6:13 PM
La Cañada Flintridge
March 24-March 26
Vandalism: 4500 block of Leir Drive. Five rocks in the front yard were each painted with a 10-inch letter “R.” Damages were set at $250.
March 26-March 27
Burglary: La Cañada Presbyterian Church, 626...
| May 12, 2013
The Gran Fondo NY is less than a week away, but this year I won't be cycling the challenging, 100-plus mile course.
The event, known officially as the Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York, draws about 7,000 riders for a hilly 105-mile Century that starts at...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:16 PM
WASHINGTON — For the first two years of Barack Obama's presidency, Rep. Kevin McCarthy traveled the country recruiting and coaching anti-establishment, tea party-backed candidates for the 2010 election.
Many of the candidates recruited by McCarthy...