| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:57 AM
At the Swan and Dolphin Resort during this week's winter meetings, there are a lot of baseball experts talking about talent, resorting to on-base percentage and WAR to evaluate value.
But how do you measure chemistry? How does having a good clubhouse...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:38 PM
The Sports Xchange
NFL Team Report - San Francisco 49ers - INSIDE SLANT
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has long touted the keen understanding running back Frank Gore has for the intricacies of football. He's called him "savant-like."
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:34 PM
When Joe Flacco takes his first snap Sunday, he will line up behind a left tackle who 10 weeks ago was toiling away in Jacksonville, a left guard who has already made as many stops as an Amtrak train, and a center who two years ago was blocking small-...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:19 PM
After two weeks, three states and five games, Hampton University’s women’s basketball team returned to campus Monday weary, but optimistic about the season ahead.
The Lady Pirates went 3-2, won the Cal State Northridge tournament and...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Stan Sheldon places his blowtorch between two spinning glass tubes. He blows into a mouthpiece that looks like a cigarette perched on his bottom lip. Air enters one end of a tube and puffs up through smoldering, wilting glass. As the tubes appear near...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:16 PM
While sunny South Florida may not have any snow flurries to bring in the holiday season this year, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra will be bringing its Christmas-themed tour to the BB&T Center to light up Floridians with some holiday spirit.
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Will he or won't he? Having already made one dramatic move in free agency, when he left the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat in July 2010, LeBron James again is in position to test NBA free agency in the 2014 offseason.
Will he or won't he?...
| Nov 25, 2013
A Yale University political science student from Oak Brook and a University of Chicago student specializing in climate change were among 32 Americans selected over the weekend as Rhodes scholars.
Vinay Nayak, a senior at Yale, has focused his studies on...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Sometimes a person's body language provides a better understanding of their perspective, their struggles than the actual words coming out their mouth.
Mike Wallace served up one of those body language dialogs earlier this week when asked to evaluate his...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:19 PM
DNA and proteins are arguably the most important components of the cells of living creatures. Both are produced by stringing together long chains of individual molecules — amino acids in the case of proteins and nucleotides in DNA.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:59 PM
(Repeats NOV 18 column, no change to text)
By John Kemp
LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Climate campaigners reserve a
special scorn for coal-fired power generation. Coal has replaced
nuclear as the form of energy that environmentalists most love