| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:11 PM
LONDON -- Queen Elizabeth's racehorse Estimate, the 2013 Ascot Gold Cup winner, has tested positive for the banned substance morphine, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday.
Estimate was one of five horses under various trainers who were found by the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:08 AM
The Sports Xchange
By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange
Course Source: Lake Chabot, Le Chateau Montebello IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Lake Chabot Golf Course in Oakland, Calif.
THE LAYOUT: Lake Chabot reopened in April 2007 after completion of a much-needed...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
From the time he was a wee lad on his grandpa's knee, Ian Cowe had pride in his Scottish roots drummed into his bonny little head. Born in Edinburgh, he went to college there, spent part of his career in Scotland and joined the local Scottish cultural...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"IN PHOTOGRAPHY there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality," -- Alfred Stieglitz
OUR GOOD Scots Presbyterian pal, who just happens to be the genius photographer Harry Benson, has had his darling wife, Gigi, send us some photos...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Even the Queen's Guard can't resist "Game of Thrones'" epic theme song.
The Queen's Guard took to the outside of Buckingham Palace to make the theme song of the HBO hit even more regal, performing it in uniform. Luckily, one person caught visual...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:00 AM
You can check out any time you like but you can never leave in Jean-Paul Sartre’s "No Exit," what's past is prologue in Neil LaBute’s "In a Dark Dark House," and you can always depend on Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire." Plus,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next:
· Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
There's more to see in Britain than Buckingham Palace and the London Eye, such as ancient caves and an estate where live monkeys roam free.
The digital Britain 2014 Guide is easy to download and puts forth fresh ideas for first-timers and returning...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Mario Balotelli tweeted that he would welcome a peck on the cheek from Queen Elizabeth II as a reward if his Italy team kept alive England's chances to advance in the World Cup by downing Costa Rica.
Final score: Costa Rica 1, Italy 0. Does this mean...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Queen Elizabeth II's reign over England has been a walk in the park compared to past rulers or the fictional would-be rulers of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. So it makes sense that on her visit to the "Game of Thrones" set Tuesday, she declined to sit...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard, 6-3, 6-0, in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time in the most lop-sided final in more than two decades.
The Czech left-hander completely outplayed the 20-year-old Canadian --...