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  • The Eight Things I Learned In Jail

    The Eight Things I Learned In Jail
    If you haven't been keeping up with the local news, I'm the "professor arrested and promoted while in prison." Over the last year, due to a concatenation of bad luck and even worse judgment, I spent portions of my summer and spring break in a "pre-trial...
  • Sideline Chatter: No wonder Johnny Mac played so well on grass

    Pretenders lead singer Chrissie Hynde claims she smoked marijuana with John McEnroe when he played at Wimbledon. Here's a scary thought: The Brat was throwing those tantrums when he was mellow? Headlines At SportsPickle.com: "Bengals sign Andy Dalton...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Sideshow Collectibles’ 20 years of genre artistry

     
    Re-creating characters for a niche audience is always a slippery slope, and doing it for a cadre of collecting superfans […]...
  • Darrian Robinson, competitive chess player

    Darrian Robinson, competitive chess player
    Like many of her fellow students at the University of Chicago, Darrian Robinson texts frequently, is in a sorority and likes to spend her free time binge-watching popular TV shows, like "Orange Is the New Black" and "New Girl." But among the...
  • Magic's new kid sounds ready to grow up

    Magic's new kid sounds ready to grow up
    The Magic invited a couple hundred kids to the RDV Sportsplex on Thursday. Youngsters like Christopher Durant ran around, did pushups, situps, basketball drills and were given nutritional advice. "Proteins, fruits and salads," the 13-year-old said. "And...
  • Main Street Chess Board Draws Complaints In Middletown

    Main Street Chess Board Draws Complaints In Middletown
    MIDDLETOWN — A chess board set up outside the North End Action Team office on Main Street has prompted complaints about garbage and loitering, officials said. Two chairs and a table with a chess board printed on its top have been set up for a...
  • Scrabble adds 5,000 words: Do you know what a quinzhee is?

    Scrabble adds 5,000 words: Do you know what a quinzhee is?
    Coqui swallowed your vowels? Chillax, frenemy! Breathe deeply, practice qigong to increase your life force and maybe your Scrabble score. Or just give up that word game all together and go straight to numbers and Sudoku. If none of that makes sense,...
  • Star chess player visits Glendale

    Star chess player visits Glendale
    The number two chess player in the world, Levon Aronian, shared his desire to increase chess' status in the United States, his road to success and his take on the 2014 FIFA World Cup at a Monday night event with fans in Glendale. The ‎meet-and-greet...
  • For the record

    Crossword: In the June 10 Calendar section, the daily crossword puzzle had an error in the clue for 45 Down. It should have said "Ballot box fillers?" not "Ballet box fillers?" Mr. X: In the June 10 Business section, an article about Technicolor's...
  • La Canada elementary school student is youngest female chess master

    La Canada elementary school student is youngest female chess master
    There are no such things as baby steps when youngsters jump feet-first into the world of competitive chess. Annie Wang was 5 when she first saw the 32 classic chess fixtures: knights, bishops, rooks, pawns and the king and queen. “I thought they...