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  • Home lenders scale back hospitality

     
    by Mark Silva There's all kinds of gracious hospitality surrounding a presidential nominating convention, and the giants of the troubled home mortgage industry - poised for some federal bailouts - say they're obligated to some parties already promised....
  • Gas Back Under $4: Is the Worst Over?

     
    The national average price for a gallon of gasoline is at $3.96. That???s a 12-cent drop in two weeks. The fall of the price of gas is almost as sharp as its rise was pre-Fourth of July, and it???s the......
  • Oil's well: McCain campaign's 'gusher'

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. John McCain's call for off-shore oil-drilling may not have caught on in Congress, where Republicans view it as a way to bolster the world's oil supply and lower gasoline prices and Democrats tend to side with......
  • Music video: How to tell you have a gambling problem

     
    With the sentencing of ex-NBA referee Tim Donaghy today, it seems particularly approprite to introduce this music video by singer-songwriter Ryan Parker. Parker satirizes sports gambling by suggesting that betting on the Olympics is a sure sign that...
  • Sen. Ted Stevens indicted

     
    Sen. Ted Stevens, 84, an Alaska Republican, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Washington today. He has been under federal investigation for more than a year on public corruption charges. Major charges in the seven count indictment against Stevens...
  • Clamping down on dissent in China and at "The Club"

     
    Sports journalism normally doesn't get tangled up in First Amendment issues. It is our colleagues working in City Hall or are otherwise engaged with the "real world" who have to battle their way through freedom-of-speech issues. But a pair of......
  • LIVE Game 107: Angels at Yankees

     
    You can't understate what a win against the Angels can do for the Yankees tonight. The Red Sox, who just got swept by the Angels, got worse by giving up Manny Ramirez. Sure they got Jason Bay in return. But......
  • Gameday Live 109: Angels at Yankees

     
    Angels (68-40) at Yankees (59-49) The Yankees go into game two after being defeated handily by Anaheim yesterday, 12-6. They remain 4.5 games out and look towards a rickety Sidney Ponson to pull them through. Ponson (6-2, 4.59 ERA) has......
  • Transgender protections trigger backlash

     
    by Amanda Erickson Maryanne Arnow has learned not to cringe at the stares and whispers that follow her whenever she leaves her house. Arnow, 42 and a resident of Montgomery County in Maryland, was born male. But on her birthday......
  • Why wait for the NFL draft? Just play the lottery

     
    Student athletes are notoriously strapped for cash. Well, college students, in general, are nororiously strapped for cash -- a fact to which any parent with children pursuing degress can attest.So it comes as somewhat interesting news that one college...
  • Yankees game story

     
    Here's an updated game story. I imagine most of you who watched the game will find this strange, but Ian Kennedy didn't think he pitched badly.......