| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I don't speak a word of Russian. But I've come to believe some sort of strange symbiosis exists between the language of Tolstoy and the language of Shakespeare.
Russia gave birth to that master of English-language prose named Vladimir Nabokov. Half a...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Broward and Palm Beach counties rule the state rankings in Class 7A and 5A in boys basketball.
The latest Florida Association of Basketball Coaches-Source Hoops boys state polls were released Tuesday, and Broward and Palm boast four of the top six teams...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Vero Beach Tournament
Tampa Chamberlain 60
Buzz: B.J. Taylor scored 41 points and dished out 6 assists for the Braves (8-6). Jeremy Bouton added 16 points.
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:57 AM
MOSCOW -- Investigators began closing criminal cases against 28 Greenpeace activists and two freelance journalists Tuesday as part of an amnesty viewed by many as an effort by President Vladimir Putin to polish Russia’s image before hosting the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Northside Christmas Classic
at St. Petersburg
Freedom 55, St. Petersburg Catholic 39
Buzz: Kendell Ivory led Freedom (6-6) with 11 points and 5 rebounds.
City of Palms Tournamentat Fort Myers Bishop Verot
| Dec 24, 2013
TUESDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| M. bask. || Rider@Villanova (T) || FS12 ||
|| Southern@Baylor (T) || FCS3 ||
|| 1982 NCAA final: UNC vs G'town (T) || MASN4 ||
|| 1993 NCAA final: UNC vs. Mich. (T) || MASN7 ||
|| 1984 NCAA semi:...
| Dec 23, 2013
Florida Prospects Christmas Holiday Tournament – Platinum Division at Dr. Phillips (December 26-28)
Admission: $8 per game; $12 per day
Thursday – Gm 1) Lake Worth vs. Boca Raton Grandview Prep, 3 p.m.; Gm 2) St. Augustine vs. Coral Springs...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:27 PM
MOSCOW — The tycoon who symbolized opposition to President Vladimir Putin was freed Friday after a decade in custody and was spirited out of Russia in an operation that reminded some of the release of Soviet-era dissidents and seemed likely to...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
South Florida veterans whose disability claims have been lingering for at least four months will be getting a special offer from the Department of Veterans Affairs: a free attorney.
The regional VA office in St. Petersburg is one of two claims centers...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:06 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- With Democrat Charlie Crist expected to launch himself into the governor's race Monday, the Republican Party of Florida is taking a highly unusual pre-emptive shot.
At one of the blogs expected to be most enthusiastic about his bid:...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The team behind "Milk" -- director Gus Van Sant, writer Dustin Lance Black and producer Bruce Cohen -- will be traveling to St. Petersburg, Russia, for a closing-night screening Nov. 30 of the 2008 film at the LGBT-themed festival Bok o Bok (Side by Side)...