| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:35 PM
USC's opener is Saturday against Fresno State.
But the conversation on the sideline at Brian Kennedy-Howard-Jones field isn't about football.
It's about Josh Shaw.
And the chatter is going far beyond routine sports coverage.
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:12 PM
LOS ANGELES -- USC defensive back Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely after admitting he fabricated a story about saving his nephew from drowning.
The university said in a news release that Shaw came clean Wednesday and has apologized.
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:34 PM
A day after it deemed Josh Shaw a hero, USC backtracked on the story.
The sports and social-media world were set abuzz Monday when USC published on its website a heroic story about cornerback Josh Shaw saving a nephew in distress.
But the narrative...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:52 PM
No doubt, the situation was “alarming,” as the school superintendent described it, and deeply upsetting to the students who witnessed it.
A well-regarded wrestling coach and science teacher at Santa Monica High School got into an altercation...
| Apr 6, 2014
Otis McDonald forever will be known as the man who brought down Chicago's gun ban.
After a long illness, he died Friday, April 4, at the age of 80.
The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that bears his name forced Chicago to fall in line with the...
| Apr 11, 2014
Browsing the Internet, I read the headlines: Arizona passes law criminalizing every undocumented immigrant within its state boundaries. For years now, I have been punctually following the attempts to reform the immigration system. From the birth of the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
For the past month, Andy North and the crew of the “Planetary Defense Force” (PDF) have been holding shows at The Public House Theater. Delightfully combining elements of sketch comedy, LARPing and dodgeball, the PDF takes the audience –...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Maryland's own Sugar Ray Leonard is perhaps best known as a baby-faced Olympic gold medalist and champion prize fighter with a winning smile.
Yet for decades, the world-renowned boxer suppressed a devastating secret: Leonard had been sexually abused as a...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"Once Upon a Time" is known for its twists and has had more than its share of tragedy in both the present and in the flashback past, but the "Quiet Minds" episode ranks near the top of the tragic list. Warning: This is a recap, so there are spoilers.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Italian soccer player Antonio Floro Flores already has three children. So, he figured, what’s one more?
Floro Flores, who plays for Serie A club Sassuolo, was so touched by the story of a baby left on a train near Naples that he contacted...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:41 AM
For the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" directors Anthony and Joe Russo looked to spice things up by dropping Chris Evans' shield-toting superhero into his own political-conspiracy thriller.