| Aug 6, 2011
Upon learning of Bubba Smith's death at age 66 this week, football fans may have remembered him as one of most fearsome defensive players of the 1960s, a stalwart in college at Michigan State and a key player in leading the Baltimore Colts to a victory in...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 2:38 PM
The composer of the Survivor hit "Eye of the Tiger" has sued Newt Gingrich to stop the Republican presidential candidate from using the "Rocky III" anthem at campaign events.
The lawsuit was filed today in federal court in Chicago by Rude Music Inc.,...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Actor Sylvester Stallone has sold his retreat at Lake Sherwood for $4.2 million.
The 1.75-acre property in Thousand Oaks sits on more than 500 feet of waterfront. A 3,600-square-foot main house, built in 1946, has three bedrooms and three bathrooms....
| Sep 27, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Check out these great getaways for the fall, including a mouthwatering weekend at the NYC Food Film Festival and a "Dirty Dancing" themed stay at Mountain Lake Hotel.
If you can't afford the trip to Munich to toss...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Do I have a pet peeve? Absolutely. Am I going to share it? Absolutely. Do I have a lot of pet peeves? Absolutely. My pet peeve is the word "absolutely." Everybody who is interviewed on radio, or TV can't answer a simple question without saying...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Hundreds of games before. Hundreds since. None I've witnessed matches. Perhaps none will.
Duke 104, Kentucky 103.
March 28, 1992.
To riff off the Beatles: It was 20 years ago today, Christian Laettner caught the pass for K.
It was a Saturday night...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 10:09 PM
The long-held Halloween/musical tradition known as VoodooFest did not disappoint this year as attendees donned the outfits of their alter-ego.
While A-list musical acts like Snoop Dogg and Blink 182 played to the masses, dressed in colorful, contemporary...
| May 7, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Rocky Balboa is Philly's most iconic character. Although the very successful Rocky movies are fictitious, Stallone's Italian Stallion was inspired by a real life journeyman boxer from New Jersey who tried to take down Muhammad Ali
| Oct 27, 2009
Sometimes you just want to jump-start your soul by kicking back with a feel-good flick. Here are a few movies recommended by Amazon viewers.
The Shawshank Redemption. (1994) Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding eventual redemption...
| Nov 5, 2009
Lou Filippo, a boxing hall of famer from Downey who became a referee and ring judge, memorably counting out Sylvester Stallone's champion rival Apollo Creed in the film "Rocky II," died Monday at Downey Regional Medical Center after suffering a stroke. He...
| Apr 17, 2009
Less than a week ago, she was just another 47-year-old Scottish virgin.
Now, more than 13 million YouTube views later, Hollywood agents and talk-show bookers are jostling for a few minutes with Susan Boyle, a stocky, beetle-browed woman who would not...