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  • Commentary: Sports psychology has progressed beyond stigma

    By Steven Hendlin There was a time back in the '80s when the notion of using a psychologist to help sports performance was viewed as a weakness. It didn't matter whether it was a team game like baseball or an individual game like golf, nor did it...
  • Study: Many prior failed relationships can hurt marriage

    Study: Many prior failed relationships can hurt marriage
    Now 31, Rodney Jordan said his brief marriage at age 22 was doomed before it started. When he wed, he said, he had had many failed relationships. Jordan, a 6th-grade teacher in Manassas, Va., and author of "From the Heart of a Teacher," said he was...
  • Community: Still laughing at 100 years young

    Community: Still laughing at 100 years young
    Perhaps we'd all live to be 100 if we had the happy-go-lucky attitude of Leora Pearl Wilson. A birthday party marking her centennial year was held on Sept. 13 at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, where she has made many friends over the years....
  • Film Review: 'The Voice of Sokurov'

    in Finnish helmer Leena Kilpelainen's enjoyable docu "The Voice of Sokurov." Those hoping for a full biography should look elsewhere, and the film does little to illuminate his working methods. Instead, Kilpelainen's interviews, shot over five years yet...
  • St. Andrew's swimmer Moroney continues undefeated run

    St. Andrew's swimmer Moroney continues undefeated run
    BOCA RATON — Ask around. Megan Moroney just can't lose. Even when she swims in events that aren't her specialty, she just doesn't lose. The St. Andrew's senior entered Tuesday's triple dual meet against Coral Springs Charter, FAU High and Pope...
  • Football | Carmel showing reasons for optimism

    Football | Carmel showing reasons for optimism
    Carmel, Lake Zurich and Mundelein all hoped to have better records as the midway point of the season draws near. In the case of the Corsairs, there is plenty of reason for optimism even if a 2-2 mark isn't their ideal scenario. Friday's performance...
  • Helen Bamber dies at 89; tireless activist for torture victims

    Helen Bamber dies at 89; tireless activist for torture victims
    Helen Bamber's father read to her as a child in pre-war Britain, but there was nothing warm or comforting about the experience. He read passages from Hitler's anti-Semitic treatise "Mein Kampf" and articles by Hitler's chief propagandist, Joseph...
  • The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight

    The many ways dieters can sabotage their efforts to lose weight
    With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters...
  • Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories

    Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories
    Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98. The longtime USC professor of...
  • Kane County strikes 2-year deal with Diamondbacks

    Kane County strikes 2-year deal with Diamondbacks
    One week after their two-year working agreement ended with the Chicago Cubs, the Kane County Cougars announced Wednesday that they reached a two-year player development contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization. Coincidentally, the...
  • Richard F. Thompson dies at 84; USC scientist traced physical aspects of memory

    More than a century ago, Ivan Pavlov showed he could make trained dogs salivate when they heard a bell, invoking the memory of food. But it wasn't until the 1980s that USC neuroscientist Richard F. Thompson cracked the mystery of how those types of...