| Dec 30, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Jim and Rob Brooks did it quite the opposite of the way Kevin Costner did it in "Field of Dreams."
Costner built the field and the baseball dream team came.
The Brooks brothers bought an American Hockey League team and promised to bring it to the...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Good times, bad times, the auto industry had its share in 2014.
Total vehicle sales climbed 6 percent to an estimated 16.4 million sold in 2014, numbers not reached since the pre-recession high of 2005. Yet the auto industry recalled 60 million...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:34 PM
Cleveland Clinic Florida is finishing construction of a $90 million cancer and neurological center at its Weston campus to accommodate a growing patient load.
The clinic expects to open the 143,000-square-foot Egil and Pauline Braathen Center late...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:01 PM
IndyCar racing legend A.J. Foyt had successful coronary triple-bypass surgery Monday in Houston, his team said.
After Foyt was admitted to Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center on Friday with intermittent chest pains, tests revealed blockages in arteries...
| Jun 18, 2014
Helio Castroneves is protcted from a scorching sun while his team works on his car during Tuesday's IndyCar test session at Pocono Raceway. You just assume that a guy named Will Power must be a never-give-up type. And that name......
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Michael Waltrip, a two-time winner of the Daytona 500 and now primarily a NASCAR team owner, is among the celebrities in this season's "Dancing with the Stars" contest on ABC.
But at the outset, at least, the 6-foot-5 Waltrip is a long shot to win the...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Perhaps Wall Street Journal reporter Scott Patterson said it best when he tweeted in June: "Something weird is going on with Bill Gross."
Patterson was attending an investor conference in Chicago, where Gross -- the colorful co-founder of Newport...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 11:46 AM
There have been more than a few occasions in recent years when one might have asked: Why does Sam Hornish Jr. still do this?
After winning three IndyCar series titles and 19 IndyCar races, including the crown jewel Indianapolis 500 in 2006, Hornish...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Swift, stalwart, durable, dedicated and highly accomplished. The six members of the 2014 class of the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame named Friday span all of those attributes, and their list of achievements is staggering.
Fort Lauderdale native Ryan...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Are the Dallas Cowboys still America's team?
Maybe, maybe not, but they definitely seem to be the favorites of America's media.
After three consecutive 8-8 seasons that didn't feature a playoff appearance, the Cowboys are 5-1 and became the talk of...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Retired professional race car driver Bobby Rahal, who won the 1986 Indianapolis 500, on Tuesday listed his five-bedroom, 6,600-square-foot Lincoln Park mansion for $3.6 million.
A Glen Ellyn native, Rahal, 61, told Elite Street he isn't leaving Chicago....