| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:20 PM
"1971" is an appropriately matter-of-fact title for a decidedly low-key documentary. But don't mistake a lack of flash for an absence of substance. The story told here couldn't be more significant or more timely.
As directed by Johanna Hamilton (who co-...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 11:41 AM
Like many boxing promoters, Bob Arum’s job is to ... well, promote his fighters and their fights. And in doing so, facts sometimes get lost in hyperbole.
But Arum really didn’t need to go over the top Wednesday, when he was among those...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 5:42 PM
For one West Hollywood waiter, his grand dream has been realized by the making of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s long-awaited fight with Manny Pacquiao.
Last year, Gabriel Salvador, a waiter at Craig's restaurant in West Hollywood, reconnected with Leslie...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 10:05 PM
It began innocently last fall, a waiter at Craig’s restaurant in West Hollywood telling Leslie Moonves, the president and president and chief executive of CBS Corp., that he should talk with another frequent diner, Manny Pacquiao’s trainer,...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:50 PM
Looking to start a conversation with new Fire midfielder Shaun Maloney? Start with books. His reading list mostly consists of nonfiction, although he has a soft spot for a certain boy wizard.
Last great book you've read?
"Norman Mailer, 'The Fight.'...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 10:43 AM
Was there ever a "Golden Age of Chicago Sports"? Many Chicagoans would cite the 1990s, when the legendary Michael Jordan-led Bulls won six NBA championships in eight years. Those Bulls were certainly Chicago's best ever, but it was hardly a golden age,...
| Feb 21, 2015
They started by meeting in a small home in the Parramore neighborhood during the 1950s — black men and women who converted from Christianity to a brand of Islam that emphasized self-respect, self-sufficiency and a strict code of morality. No...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Are you one of those who likes to spar over sports trivia? Then take this quiz and see how well you score with trivia about our Lehigh Valley-area athletes and teams.
The answers are at the end. No cheating.
1. Bethlehem's Steve Meilinger played for...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:36 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Muhammad Ali is home after being hospitalized with a severe urinary tract infection.
The three-time world heavyweight champion was released from an undisclosed hospital Tuesday night, family spokesman Bob Gunnell said Wednesday. Ali...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 11:08 AM
Museums throughout the United States are making it easier than ever to learn more about the African-American experience — especially now, in time for February, which is Black History Month. Museums and other organizations have taken the initiative...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 4:49 AM
Tiger Woods is disintegrating before our eyes. The gallery gasped this week as he butchered chips shots at the Farmer's Insurance Open.
It was like watching Rembrandt forget how to paint or Emeril Lagasse burn a meal. Woods withdrew after 11 holes, and...