| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:23 PM
When were you first diagnosed with heart disease?
I was diagnosed with a heart murmur years ago and didn’t have any issues with it until last year during a routine physical when my doctor discovered a problem with my aortic valve.
What form of...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Up there in the category with death and taxes is this inevitability: At some point everyone will likely have to clear out a parent's home.
I'm not going to soften the blow. It's like having open-heart surgery without anesthesia.
"It falls into the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:58 PM
NEW YORK — On the day after the last Broncos' loss, Dec. 12 to the Chargers, the only numbers that mattered to defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio were the ones on the calendar.
Del Rio detailed every day through the Super Bowl for a defense that...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
NEW YORK — Pete Carroll used to surf the aisles of chartered flights on a food service tray. When this peculiar act of balance and silliness was recounted during his days as coach of the Patriots, it invariably was used to demonstrate Carroll's...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Last year at this time, weaken by serious open-heart surgery but enthused by what appeared to be a strong crop of scholarship recruits, I made this prediction in a blog: “This will be the turnaround season for the Leopards.” I......
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Everyone who is at Newport Beach Country Club on the final day of the Toshiba Classic gets to be at least a little bit jealous of Ira Garbutt.
Garbutt, the tournament chairman, is the one who gets to hand the trophy to the winner at the awards...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Dodgers had three arbitration eligible players last month, and have since signed catcher A.J. Ellis to a nice contract and left-hander Clayton Kershaw to a slightly nicer one.
Which leaves reliever Kenley Jansen the last one standing.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:30 PM
LAKE MINNEOLA — Jeda Folk made an out on the first pitch she saw.
It was preseason, so the disappointment only was temporarily. The excitement over returning to the softball field, though, figures to linger for much of the regular season, which...
| Feb 27, 2014
Chicago lays claim to many of the world's great inventions: the controlled nuclear chain reaction, open-heart surgery and softball. And though we didn't invent political corruption, we certainly refined it as art.
So today, rightly or wrongly, I'm...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
South Florida's hospitals are among the best in the nation, if there's anything to be gleaned from the annual medical center rankings that are all the rage in the patient watchdog landscape these days.
The Leapfrog Group, for example, awarded an "A"...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Buffalo quarterback EJ Manuel could be coming back.
Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles should be coming back.
Manuel, who has sat out a month with a sprained knee ligament, might be ready to return for the Bills' game Sunday at Pittsburgh.