| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:26 AM
I heard from a bunch of angry Illini fanswhen I said Illinois wasn’t a destination job for anybody you’d want to hire. I said it was a steppingstone job for the guys you’d want to bring in. Bill Self jumped to a heritage program. Bruce...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Basketball fans in town from Virginia now have two teams to pull for on Saturday: Virginia Commonwealth against Indiana and Louisville's opponent, New Mexico.
Cardinals' coach Rick Pitino may have added to his team's anti-fan base Friday when asked about...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 11:10 PM
Somewhere along the line, disbelief was met by something that felt like design, and so in the minutes before midnight Monday at Reliant Stadium, Kemba Walker strolled across the court, kicking up streamers that had fallen from high above, and offered...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 8:41 PM
Several months ago, one of José Baez's most articulate critics wondered whether he would have a "My Cousin Vinny" moment at trial.
The reference to the 1992 Joe Pesci movie was amusing but poignant, too: The comedy explored how a rookie defense lawyer...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 10:37 AM
Sorry, Gertrude Stein, but you got it wrong with "Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose." The flower has a whole new identity: Out of the glass vase and onto the plate.
Long used in Persian and Indian cooking, rose is a flavor not commonly found in American...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 8:09 PM
Editor's note: This corrects when Cinderellas for Life takes place.
A Costa Mesa nonprofit seeks volunteers to play godmother to 500 young women for its upcoming charity event, according to a press release.
In partnership with Autobytel and Caché,...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Movie stars, TV actors, rock singers, fashion models and professional athletes need a vacation just like everybody else. But when you're more famous than Mickey Mouse, it's not as easy to blend in with the crowd -- even at Disney World.
| Feb 19, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Kent Bazemore is focused on the task at hand: winning a basketball game. Flotsam and jetsam not directly related to that goal, like RPI numbers, aren't spared much thought.
"To be honest, I don't even know how they come up with that stuff," said...
| Feb 28, 2011
Hollywood's coronation of "The King's Speech" culminated Sunday night when the story of stuttering King George VI and his speech therapist won four Academy Awards, including best picture. But if the Oscars completed the historical drama's ascension, the...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:39 PM
A new batch of Disney theme park celebrity advertisements from photographer Annie Leibovitz stars model-actress Olivia Wilde, TV star Alec Baldwin, singer-actress Queen Latifah as well as Oscar-winners Jeff Bridges and Penelope Cruz.
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:29 PM
Luckily, I've been to some beautiful places in my life. Tahiti, Fiji, Hawaii … you get the point. Some real tropical places. Surrounded in warmth, palm trees and warm water.
However, in this moment, I am writing in Sayulita, Mexico, and it just...