| Sep 26, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva and updated at 11 pm It's entirely possible that we may have seen a draw tonight, in the first of the presidential election debates of the season. John McCain started tonight with a skaky voice on economic......
| Nov 9, 2013
| 12:47 PM
We may have great news for Jacksonville Jags fans. Yes, both of you.
(Lordy, that was cheap.)
Anyway, here's the news based on some scientific studies. (FYI: A "scientific study" differs from an ordinary poll in one significant way: A "scientific...
| Oct 11, 2013
When the news came Thursday that Alice Munro had won the Nobel Prize in literature, only the 13th woman to earn that honor, a lot of her admirers reacted like football fans whose small-town team had freakishly, though deservedly, won the Super Bowl....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Fed up with Washington? Angry that elections don't seem to matter when it comes time to solving problems? Disgusted by the polarization that puts politicians' careers ahead of taxpayer interests? Frustrated because you don't think anything can be done...
| Aug 13, 2010
Lazy summer days are perfect for lazy rivers, water-park attractions where guests kick back in an inner tube and just go with the built-in flow.
Where: Typhoon Lagoon, Walt Disney World.
Atmosphere: Well-established greenery —...
| May 31, 2012
Since the release of the May 21 issue of Time magazine — the one with an attractive if rather indignant-looking young motherbreast-feeding a nearly 4-year-old child on the cover — much of the country has been abuzz with both admiration and...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:24 PM
The movie "42" arrived in theaters this spring swaddled snugly in the American flag.
Studio marketers declared the film to be "the true story of an American legend." With good reason: It's hard to find a more uplifting sports story than Jackie Robinson'...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Rory Mcilroy’s wire-to-wire victory at the U.S. Open this weekend was so impressive, the 22-year old champion immediately began drawing comparisons to Tiger Woods.
And much like the runaway win at the 1997 Masters kicked-off the Tiger era, this...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 6:52 AM
No batting practice. No videos, No coaching. No nothing. White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen went old-school before Wednesday’s matinee against the awfulRoyals.
Guillen also wanted to make fun of Kansas City’s starting pitcher.
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:39 PM
This column is an ode to forgetfulness.
It happens to the best of us, and lately, it seems to be plaguing my dad.
Sometime last week, I was sitting on the couch in our basement, drinking a cup of sweet tea and reading the second book in The Hunger Games...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:02 AM
Farmers Insurance is partnering with Rave Theater in Plainfield to fingerprint and photograph children for the Amber Alert system.
The program is called Managing Information on Lost Kids (m.i.l.k.). Law enforcement said that in a missing child...