| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:53 PM
The Chicago Tribune's Silver Football, awarded annually to the best in the Big Ten since 1924, pre-dates the Heisman Trophy by 11 years.
Red Grange of Illinois was the first recipient and Jay Berwanger of Chicago won it in 1935, the year he was named the...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver said Thursday that he and university president Charles Steger approved this week's football coaching changes and that he believes head coach Frank Beamer is finished revamping his staff.
"That's my gut feeling,"...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Spring break T-shirts, beer cozies, thong bikinis and Mardi Gras beads fill the shelves at the Paradise Found store on Panama City Beach. The shop is hiring extra staff and will maintain extended hours through March and April.
"Now we are just waiting,"...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 3:46 PM
It is fair to say that Alton Howard and Quincy McDuffie have good genes.
Early into the 2010 football season, the brothers have shown the city of Orlando that there might not be a more athletic pair of siblings in the area.
"Our talent is in our blood,...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 9:18 AM
Not a lot of people know the name Noor Davis.
But those who do know the name are some important people, especially for Noor Davis’ interests.
When you have a phone conversation with Nick Saban and a personal scholarship invitation from Will...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 9:58 AM
Bob Englehart was born November 7, 1945 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Influenced by children's book illustrators Tibor Gergely and H.A. Rey, he determined early in life to be an artist. Later, as a teenager, Bill Mauldin, Norman Rockwell, and the illustrators...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 8:34 AM
Teams always plan to win. I mean, who plans to lose? Therefore, television stations always plan that the team they're covering is going to win. If you don't, you will be kicking yourself later. Well a funny thing happened today before the game. ...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 7:11 PM
Gary Grimes II met Jackie Rieser while attending a fifth year of high school at Western Reserve in Dayton, Ohio, in preparation for entry into the United States Naval Academy.
Grimes grew up on Lido Isle, the son of Sharon and Gary Grimes. He attended...
| May 9, 2011
Bill Blackbeard, an early scholar of newspaper comics who created an indispensable archive in San Francisco that helped legitimize the study of comics in popular culture, has died. He was 84.
Blackbeard died at a Country Villa nursing home in...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Well-equipped, affordable cars are muscling in on the luxury market's turf.
Or is it the other way around?
Today's new-car market offers a panorama of models priced between $20,000 and $30,000 that in many respects can compete with gleaming, leather-...
| May 9, 2011
| 7:30 PM
Kyle Radcliff put the finishing touches on a lesson about calculating volume on Monday morning when a line of school officials, educators and his wife, carrying their infant daughter, burst into his Chicago classroom to surprise him with one of the...