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  • Jackson's rant highlights enduring issue of racial misinformation

     Jackson's rant highlights enduring issue of racial misinformation
    Being chased or attacked. Being nude in public. Dying. Drowning. Falling. Flunking a test. These calamities star in the classic nightmares that haunt our sleepy time under the sheets. I bet Sam Rubin gladly would have traded any of those nocturnal...
  • Not enough clicks dooms FirstEnergy Stadium in best ballpark poll

     
    Apparently, fans of the Reading Fightin Phillies don't spend as much time on the Internet as fans in Iowa and Kentucky. Reading's iconic FirstEnergy Stadium finished third in a USA Today/10Best.com poll that supposedly named the best minor league ballpark...
  • Baseball: City-Southern Section all-star game is Saturday at Birmingham

     
    The City-Southern Section all-star baseball game is set for Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at Birmingham High. The Louisville Slugger home-run derby will take place at 4 p.m. Outgoing Cleveland Coach Greg Venger will coach the City team and Adam Schulhofer......
  • The new old Louisville starts to hum

    The new old Louisville starts to hum
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — First came the art galleries. Then the boutiques. Then the food and drink (craft and farm-to-table, thank you very much). Then the — record store and trendy barbershop? Yes, yes, yes and yes, and that equation, spread across...
  • 10 great factory tours worth the trip

    10 great factory tours worth the trip
    Who says America doesn't make stuff anymore? From cars to coffee, hot sauce to jumbo jets, we've got ten great places to see how the proverbial sausage is made. —Ford Rouge Factory, Dearborn, Mich. One of the most important sites in the history of...
  • Best baseball road trip: Louisville to Cooperstown

    Best baseball road trip: Louisville to Cooperstown
    America is full of baseball pilgrimages and road trips. Fenway Park in Boston turns 100 this year. Wrigleyville, the neighborhood around Wrigley Field in Chicago is the best baseball neighborhood in the country. California has five major league teams to...
  • Personal fouls: These professional athletes fought the law in South Florida, and the law won

    This was Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor on the occasion of his Aug. 30, 2008 arrest for disorderly conduct in Miami Beach: “I’m not going to sit here and BS you and say I should have been home. People say it was 4 o’...
  • Briefs: Another accolade for UCI's Summers

    UC Irvine ace Matt Summers, the Big West Conference Pitcher of the Year, added another honor to his impressive season as he was was named a Baseball America third-team All-American. Summers went undefeated in the Big West, compiling an 8-0 record and...
  • Martin set to flip to 'next chapter'

    Is Mark Martin ready to step down as a driver and shift his focus to the business side of stock-car racing? As an owner, perhaps? No, Martin says. Martin shot down rumors that he's interested in leaving Hendrick Motorsports to become an owner,...
  • Cops: Hotel night clerk clubs man, 91, with baseball bat

    Cops: Hotel night clerk clubs man, 91, with baseball bat
    A hotel desk clerk has been accused of striking a 91-year-old man in the head with a baseball bat after the elderly man asked him to stop knocking on his door early Thursday at a transient hotel on the Near North Side, police said today. Robert...
  • New case of alleged patricide stirs old memories of similar high-profile cases

    When Timothy Scott Sherman shot and killed his mother and adoptive father while they slept, the case disturbed the normally quiet life in the small Harford County hamlet of Hickory. A quarter-century later, another family murder has rocked the county, in...