| Aug 9, 2011
| 7:29 AM
ESPN anchor and former WESH-Channel 2 reporter Stuart Scott died Sunday at the age of 49. The following column chronicling his battle with cancer was published in the Aug. 9, 2011, edition of the Orlando Sentinel.
Always a man of spoken eloquence,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:41 PM
In 2008, only eight years after taking up biking, Jim Long decided to do a bike trip in conjunction with the legendary Tour de France, a trip he saw as a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
"It was so much fun," he remembered, "we decided it was a twice-in-...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters an off day before resuming for the 10th stage Tuesday.
1. Try as you might: Chris Froome single-handedly quashed several attempts by rivals to wrest the overall race lead from him as the Tour...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:20 AM
BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France -- Irishman Dan Martin beat Denmark's Jakob Fuglsang at the line to win Sunday's ninth stage of the Tour de France, and race favorite Chris Froome withstood early attacks to defend the yellow jersey on another hard day of...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Even if Ray Lewis did use deer antler spray his body would have never absorbed the banned substance its manufacturer says gives the product its potency, a Johns Hopkins professor said.
Sports Illustrated ran an article online Tuesday that connected the...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 11:23 AM
Is it just me, or is Paul Schurick looking a lot cooler now that he's on the hot seat?
The longtime aide to former Governors Bob Ehrlich and William Donald Schaefer always came off as a buttoned-down bureaucrat to me. Until I saw him in April at...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 4:02 PM
The picture shows how the Tour de France ended Sunday for Christian Vande Velde:
With a big smile (he's the third man from the left) and arms around the Garmin-Cervelo riders with whom Vande Velde stood on the podium as winners of the team classification...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 10:32 PM
Lollapalooza 2011 is a wrap with record daily attendance (90,000), adding up to the most populated festival in North America (270,000) over the three-day weekend. Here’s an hour-by-hour account of Sunday’s action, once again from yours truly...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Fifteen years ago, in a 10-by-10-foot room in Newport News, Nancy Davenport-Ennis went to work to help breast cancer patients get a fair shake from their insurance companies. She was motivated by the death of her friend Cheryl Grimmel, whose...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:24 AM
Folks in South Florida like to stay fit. And whether you are running on a beach or playing soccer in a local park, the new Nike+ FuelBand will track your activity without fuss or muss.
The FuelBand looks like a blacked-out, beefed-up version of a...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 5:00 PM
On Wednesday, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world’s largest network of breast cancer activists, announced that it would no longer grant funds to Planned Parenthood of America for breast health education and cancer screenings....