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  • Obama, McCain, socialism and kid toys

     
    Obama in Raleigh, N.C., a state that no Democrat has carried since Jimmy Carter did in 1976. (Tribune photo by Zbigniew Bzdak) by Mark Silva Who you callin' a socialist? John McCain's campaign has labeled Barack Obama's economics as socialism......
  • 'Citizen Sports Network' does stuff I don't understand

     
    During my travels around New York City Wednesday I stopped at the Sports Business Journal's annual Sports Media and Technology conference. There I ran into Jeff Ma, one of the stars of the book "Bringing Down the House," upon which......
  • Boomer TV: Slinky's 'mom' dead at 90

     
    Betty James, who named the toy her husband invented -- the Slinky -- and then ran the toy company he abandoned, has died at 90. Is there not an American kid alive today -- whether boomer, gen X, gen Y......
  • 'Black Friday:' Three dead so far

     
    by Mark Silva Some "Black Friday.'' First a temporary maintenance worker died opening the doors of a Wal-Mart to a bargaining-hunting crowd of human wolves. And now two are dead at a Toys "R'' Us. Lay a little blame at......
  • 'Mike and Mike' to collect toys, given them to tots

     
    "Mike and Mike in the Morning," heard locally on 1050 ESPN, will originate Thursday from Toys R Us in Times Square, where their fifth annual holiday broadcast will benefit Toys for Tots. Hofstra???s a cappella group, Sigma???capella, is scheduled to......
  • Boys and their toys

     
    Shallow Thought John Lindner is making up his Christmas wish list. Sorry, John, your toy is no longer available in the U.S. EL......
  • Five NBA games to be played on Christmas Day/Night

     
    I briefly referenced the NBA's unprecedented, Christmas quintupleheader in my newspaper column, but here's the full schedule: Orlando vs. New Orleans, ESPN, 12 p.m. Phoenix vs. San Antonio, ABC, 2:30 p.m. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston, ABC, 5 p.m.......
  • WatchDog towers in triumph over fantasy football world

     
    As you know, WatchDog has strict rules against boring readers with fantasy football stories . . . with some exceptions, such as when the proprietor triumphs over his wife for the championship. Thank you, Philip Rivers and DeAngelo Williams. Anything......
  • Red Wings, Lions both seek victories in great outdoors

     
    My Friday newspaper column includes items on the second annual NHL "Winter Classic" in Chicago, on the fact Fox will show only 6 percent of the nation the Lions' attempt to win a game Sunday and on the upcoming personnel......
  • Malia, Sasha (Obama?) dolls = progress

     
    (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images.) by Frank James First Lady Michelle Obama has let it be known she's not amused that a Chicago-area company has appropriated her daughters' names for use on its one-foot tall dolls. Ty Inc. maker of......
  • Bob Wolff laments that TV clutter has gone too far

     
    Bob Wolff's call of Dan Larsen's perfect game is the most famous one. But that was on the radio. Vin Scully handled the moment on TV, a call heard for the first time by many people when the MLB Network......