| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Once again, the poets came through. When we asked readers to submit opinionated poems for this year's Op-Ed poetry pages, we heard from nearly 1,000 of you. Your poems dealt with just about every aspect of modern life — with war and peace, with...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Coming events, tournaments, races, meetings, registrations and more.
Items for the calendar must be typed and received at least 10 days in advance of your proposed publishing date at: Sports Calendar, The Morning Call, P.O....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:04 AM
By Mary Milliken
LOS ANGELES, Sept 2 (Reuters) - As a first-time film
director, television comedian Jon Stewart pleads ignorance about
the workings of the movie industry.
But as he heads to the Toronto International Film Festival
this week, he shares...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:56 PM
For those who missed the Mayors' Chess Challenge in June, it's time for a rematch.
Elected officials will play the game of kings at 10 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale.
Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan has organized quite...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 4:07 AM
FORT LAUDERDALE Fla. (Reuters) - Leaning over chess boards in the middle of classes, seven- and eight-year-olds in one of Florida's largest school districts furrow their brows as they plot moves toward a checkmate.
It isn't just play. The chess games...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Jon Stewart was on his way to introduce the fourth sellout screening of his movie "Rosewater" at the Telluride Film Festival when a fan popped out of the concession line to introduce herself.
"I hate to jump in, but I loved your piece on Ferguson,"...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:16 PM
When Russia began to interfere militarily in Ukraine earlier this year, President Obama said he didn't view that country as a part of a Cold War chess game. Unfortunately, Vladimir Putin didn't agree.
The crisis began when Putin wrongly perceived...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:20 AM
SEATTLE Energy exudes throughout the Seattle Seahawks' practice facility. A glass case holding the team's 2013 Super Bowl rings greets you in the lobby. Loud rap music later blares in the locker room. General manager John Schneider unlike his former boss,...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The moves are none too surprising but the psychological back-and-forth still compels attention in "Pawn Sacrifice," director Edward Zwick's conventionally well-crafted dramatization of the life of Bobby Fischer. Revisiting that astonishing moment when a...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:08 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Wait. Isn't that ...?
I was just entering Independence Hall Park in Philadelphia when the man strode past me, too quickly to see much more than a blur. An anachronism, this elderly gentleman in his heavy tan tailcoat and silver-...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 9:46 PM
The world of college football has changed.
Nothing shows that more that the way UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich plans to approach this season. His linebackers are chess pieces.
Sure, Myles Jack and Eric Kendricks will rarely leave the field....