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  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Almost the end

     
    Here's Bucky with the week's look at The Amazing Race:(Guest Recapper’s Note: Commenters kindly pointed out last week—and correctly so—that I have been letting my personal bias creep into my weekly recap. This week, I'm going to try to...
  • Antiwar Film Premieres Around the World

     
    Stanley Kramer's “On the Beach” opens in 18 countries. "Linus Pauling, a Nobel Prize winner: 'It may be that someday we can look back and say 'On the Beach' is the picture that saved the world." The movie that was supposed to change the world by...
  • Live review: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Disney Hall

     
    It was a New Year's Eve of multi-tiered nostalgia at Disney Hall on Thursday night. As the first decade of the '00s drew to a close, jump-swing specialists Big Bad Voodoo Daddy pulled off the impressive trick of recalling both......
  • Surefire hangover cures

     
    Owl Meat starts out the new year with just what we need. Thank you, Owlie. Did I mention that you drink a lot of malbec when you're in Buenos Aires? Wow. These computer keys are really loud. EL You have......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Shopping: Unexpected adventures in retailing

    One of the things we love about shopping in the Loop is the adventure of it. Here are some unusual places and things. Antiquities. Indulge your inner Cleopatra with a 2,000-year-old Roman necklace, or how about an ancient Egyptian scarab? You'll find...
  • Year-by-year inductees

    (BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
  • Players balk on steroid use

    Putting the integrity of the national pastime under a harsh spotlight, a House committee questioned a panel of superstars Thursday about steroids in baseball, eliciting sharp denials from several -- and in the case of retired home run legend Mark McGwire,...
  • Murray's words touch all bases

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Eddie Murray may be a man of few words, but for 18 minutes yesterday, he poured out his heart to a crowd of 18,000 that showed up for the 2003 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center. The former Orioles...
  • Two stars, one classic moment

    SEATTLE - A season of lasts brought Cal Ripken to the Emerald City yesterday, where he and San Diego Padres right fielder Tony Gwynn became the focus of a sport that has begun its goodbyes. The 72nd Baseball All-Star Game welcomed Ripken for the 19th and...
  • MVP gives Memorial a rousing goodbye

    Tenth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The last season at Memorial Stadium brought tears from sentimental fans, more losses than wins from the Orioles, and another Most Valuable Player Award for Cal Ripken. Making himself...