| May 22, 2014
| 7:35 PM
It was going to happen someday. Nobody keeps a roll going like that forever, not even Zack Greinke. Inevitable as a spring breeze.
Greinke’s streak of giving up two or fewer runs in 21 consecutive starts finally came to an end Thursday, if...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Michael Jordan may have a thing or two to learn about being a gracious host.
I've never held my own celebrity golf tournament before (I think you have to be a celebrity and at least know how to hold a golf club before they let you throw one of those...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Playing in this summer's World Cup will undoubtedly be an honor for Barcelona's feared foursome of Lionel Messi, Neymar, Xavi and Andres Iniesta. But then a lot of players can say they've done that.
How many can say they've been "Simpsonized" though?...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Natural" foods, free of preservatives, continue to trend. But is avoiding preservatives really necessary?
If you keep a loaf of homemade bread on the counter for a few days, the telltale signs of spoilage begin: mold, discoloration and an off taste. The...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:12 AM
RPM Italian's motto might as well be “For celebrities, by celebrities.”
The River North restaurant co-owned by Giuliana and Bill Rancic and featured on their E! reality TV show “Giuliana and Bill” attracted an impressive...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Former NBA star guard Tracy McGrady is looking to start a career as a professional baseball player.
McGrady may pitch for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Independent League. He has been working out with the team.
ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy said during...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Jay Leno steps down from his role as host of "The Tonight Show" on Thursday, a position he has held almost continuously since 1992. He has more than 4,600 shows under his belt -- that's a lot of monologue jokes. Bill Clinton was one of the biggest...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Jerry Kramer used to be bitter about being snubbed by the Hall of Fame, the former Green Bay Packers guard who was an integral part of five championship teams in the 1960s vowing to stick it to the pro football shrine in Canton, Ohio, if he had the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Hall of Fame shut its doors to the living last year. That was a metaphor, or so we were told. No breathing inductees, and down the slippery slope to irrelevance.
Nonsense then, absurdity now.
One year after the Baseball Writers' Assn. of America...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:02 PM
ST. LOUIS — Clayton Kershaw and Michael Wacha have a lot in common.
Both were first-round draft picks, Kershaw by the Dodgers in 2006 and Wacha by the St. Louis Cardinals six years later. Both played high school baseball in Dallas, both pitched in...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...