| Mar 14, 2014
This week, as the Ides of March approaches — the March 15 anniversary of the assassination of Julius Caesar, a determined but ultimately fruitless attempt by Roman senators to stop their government from sliding toward dictatorship — the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Many people haven't known what to make of former NBA player Dennis Rodman's bizarre diplomatic efforts in North Korea, but 20th Century Fox may have found an answer: a big-screen comedy.
The studio has bought the pitch for "Diplomats," a movie...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:50 AM
There were bottles of Champagne waiting for Cubs players in the basement of Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap at Lincoln and Armitage avenues when they were five outs away from advancing to the 2003 World Series, Donnie Kruse recalls. The co-owner of Stanley&...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:21 PM
The madness is over – for now.
Justin Bieber has left South Beach and is now hanging out in Panama with his guy pals and new friend, Miami model Chantel Jeffries.
For me, it means I can go back to resume my regular duties instead of chasing down...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:49 AM
One minute, you’re all cool and everything, hanging out with the smart crowd in all the word-of-mouth-only dives, with the razor-sharp conversation, the clothes, the hair, the tragically hip insouciance … and then — bam! — a...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The Bears’ Kyle Long and Jermon Bushrod treated patrons at Timothy O’Toole’s in Gurnee to a couple tunes Wednesday at the bar’s karaoke night.
The teammates and Virginia natives mostly sang country songs, according to Timothy O'...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Dennis Rodman is going through with his plans to return to North Korea this week to train the national basketball team and help celebrate leader Kim Jong Un's birthday, despite the recent execution of Kim's uncle.
Rodman has already visited the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:31 AM
SEOUL -- A high-ranking North Korean military officer said to be a close confidant of the recently executed uncle of ruler Kim Jong Un is in South Korean custody in China, South Korean media reported Thursday.
Several South Korean media outlets,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday and said recent events there, including the execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, should have no effect on his visit.
“I can't control what they do with their government, I can't control what...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:21 AM
SEOUL -- Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Thursday to help train the country’s national basketball team and prepare an exhibition game celebrating leader Kim Jong Un’s birthday.
Rodman’s trip, his third this year...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:33 PM
It has been about three years now since Newport Beach residents Greg and Matt Baker started coaching five talented local girls' soccer players at Harbor Day School.
At the time, the girls were just 9 years old, but the talent was obvious to the Baker...