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  • Biggest rivals in hot dog eating chow down again; 'Jaw' vs 'Megatoad'

    Biggest rivals in hot dog eating chow down again; 'Jaw' vs 'Megatoad'
    It's not quite Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali, or Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, but the ongoing rivalry between Matt "the Megatoad" Stonie and Joey "Jaw" Chestnut played out yet again at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s...
  • L.A.'s "Golden Boy" De La Hoya feels freezed out of Southland venues

    L.A.'s "Golden Boy" De La Hoya feels freezed out of Southland venues
    Oscar De La Hoya’s statue sits outside AEG’s Staples Center, but earlier this year when the homegrown boxing promoter sought to bring an entertaining slugfest to another AEG property in Southern California, he was denied. Following a...
  • Children's Read & Write: Local authors on favorite book settings

    Children's Read & Write: Local authors on favorite book settings
    As a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication, we asked several Chicago-area authors to tell us what book's setting they would love to live in. Here's what they said....
  • Carli Lloyd maintains focus amid star turn

    For years, intense meditation has been part of Carli Lloyd's soccer game, as important as all of her emphasis on fitness. Getting alone in a room, finding the moment, the big moment in a game, conjuring up scenarios that include the ball on her foot....
  • Arum sues Haymon, Premier Boxing Champions over fights

    Boxing promoter Bob Arum filed suit Wednesday against Al Haymon and his financial backers, claiming they are violating federal law by acting as illegal promoters and monopolizing fighters and venues for fights. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Los...
  • Attorneys for boxing manager Al Haymon say Top Rank lawsuit is baseless

    Attorneys for powerful boxing manager Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions responded to the lawsuit filed Wednesday against the enterprise by veteran fight promoter Bob Arum’s Top Rank Inc., dismissing the claims. “The lawsuit filed...
  • Top Rank lawsuit claims manager Al Haymon is plotting boxing monopoly

    Established boxing promoter Bob Arum and his company Top Rank Inc. on Wednesday announced a legal fistfight to test powerful boxing manager Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions operation. Seeking more than $100 million in damages and an injunction...
  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, June 20, the 171st day of 2015. There are 194 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 20, 1975, Steven Spielberg's shark thriller "Jaws," starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss (not to mention a...
  • Retired prof with Parkinson's works on device to better control disease

    Retired prof with Parkinson's works on device to better control disease
    When UCF Professor Emeritus Richard Gilson diagnosed himself with Parkinson's disease a dozen years ago, one of his first thoughts was: Here's a great research opportunity. Someone else might have focused on his limitations, but Gilson set about...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Jenner undeserving of ESPN courage award

    There are as many types of courage as there are personalities and human struggles. There isn't a blueprint with bullet points to follow, although I think we'd all agree that soldiers, police officers and firefighters are entitled to an automatic...
  • Victor Espinoza won't go to sleep on American Pharoah in Belmont

    Victor Espinoza won't go to sleep on American Pharoah in Belmont
    Cool horse, chill rider. Together they could win "Dancing With the Stars." Instead, they are poised to win a Triple Crown, an even rarer occurrence. You have a World Series winner every year, and a World Cup champion every four years. But pretty much no...