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  • Lookingglass captures the ambiguity of baseball's barrier-shattering moment

    Lookingglass captures the ambiguity of baseball's barrier-shattering moment
    There's a moment in "Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting," the terrific new show at the Lookingglass Theatre, when the caller of the 1947 meeting, Branch Rickey, president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, throws a crumpled shirt into the arms of Jackie...
  • Florida State a serious ACC contender as UNC copes with Strickland's absence

    Florida State a serious ACC contender as UNC copes with Strickland's absence
    Florida State and coach Leonard Hamilton are poised to join select company, North Carolina is adjusting to a season-ending injury, and North Carolina State's Scott Wood can't miss — at least from the foul line. Those are among the subplots as ACC...
  • Duran has matured quickly for Estancia

    Duran has matured quickly for Estancia
    Celia Duran comes from a hard-working family. Duran enjoys talking about her mother, father and brother. Then again, there isn't much Duran won't talk about. She is candid and smiles often. A 20-minute interview quickly turns into nearly an hour with...
  • 'Glee' recap: The Spanish Teacher

    'Glee' recap: The Spanish Teacher
    Livin' la vida loca...at William McKinley High. At first, I'd considered putting my Spanish minor and that fall semester in Spain to good use and write this recap in Spanish. But then I reconsidered because I couldn't get the accent marks and tildes to...
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  • What NBA teams will surprise, disappoint?

    Knicks and Pacers Brian Schmitz Orlando Sentinel Look for the Knicks, America's (and Asia's) Team, to be the biggest disappointment. Lin-conceivable? There's two problems: 1) You play with only one basketball, meaning 'Melo, Amare and J.R. Smith...
  • Game Time: 'NBA 2K12' and 'Rage'

    NBA 2K12 X360, PS3, PC, PSP, Wii, PS2/$19.99-$59.99/Oct. 4 Never content with sticking to the status quo, 2K Sports is attempting to jam more content and competition into its already successful NBA 2K franchise. The same jaw-dropping graphics, smooth-as-...
  • Robbins: Cancelling the 2011-12 NBA season before Nov. 1st would be lunacy

    Robbins: Cancelling the 2011-12 NBA season before Nov. 1st would be lunacy
    For a moment, let’s take as gospel the ESPN.com report┬áthat NBA Commissioner David Stern plans to threaten players with the cancellation of the entire 2011-12 season if the sides haven’t made major progress toward a deal by the end of the...
  • Joe Labon is Orlando Magic players' go-to guy for customizing cars

    Joe Labon is Orlando Magic players' go-to guy for customizing cars
    Give Joe Labon a vehicle — a Ferrari or a Mercedes-Benz passenger van or even an old Chevy Caprice — and he'll find a way to soup it up, trick it out or simply make it more fun to drive. He loves cars. Always has. When he was 15 years old,...
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  • From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection

    From Walter Payton to John Matusak, the great ones return in former Chicago sportswriter's new collection
    Sportswriting is one of those professions that looks easy – all you do is watch a game and sling an opinion, right? – but is actually quite difficult precisely because of that apparent ease. Opinions are a dime a dozen. Being able to...