| Jan 31, 2013
It's not easy being a book consumer these days. For starters, books seem so long — at least compared to the blog posts and online news items that have recalibrated the pace of the average American attention span.
And that's not the half of it....
| 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,...
| May 1, 2011
The Chicken Chronicles
(The New Press: 208 pp.,$21.95)
You pick up the book and you enter the slow, dazy world of the writer and her chickens. You put the book down to get something to eat and the spell is loosened. You think, "Chickens?...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 11:08 AM
Crunches, curls and sit-ups may be standard workout fare in gyms, basements and living rooms across the land.
But the authors of a new book suggest people get plenty of that movement in their daily lives. They say that to get a really strong midsection,...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 6:19 AM
The tweeter’s age: 16 days. Profile description: “7.3 lbs. 21 inches. My name is Charlotte.” Hometown: West Bloomfield, Mich. Welcome @BabyBalanon, who at last count had 160 followers on Twitter, due in no small part to...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Lance Armstrong tried to shed his serious public persona Saturday in Ellicott City by poking fun at the elephant in a room about half-filled with triathletes: his lifetime competitive sporting ban.
His host, Brock Yetso, president of the Ulman Cancer...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:47 AM
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - World number one golfer Rory McIlroy praised the clubs of his new sponsor Nike on Monday saying he was hitting the ball further than ever after agreeing a multi-year sponsorship deal with the U.S. sportswear firm.
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Chicago Marathon director Carey Pinkowski said Friday that sanctioning rules would prevent Lance Armstrong from running the Oct. 7 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
Those rules, which prohibit banned athletes from entering races sanctioned by USA Track &...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 10:51 AM
It's not likely to be about the truth.
Or about cleansing a guilty conscience.
Or about clearing the air to help cycling's Sisyphean efforts to rid itself of the anything-goes attitude that prevailed for at least a decade and has yet to disappear,...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 2:42 PM
One day at the 1997 World Track and Field Championships in Athens, Greece, the Sunday Times of London writer David Walsh asked me if I were writing about doping in every story.
This was a few years before Walsh published two books about Lance Armstrong,...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:42 AM
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency formally announced Friday morning it had issued sanctions that strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and 2000 Olympic bronze medal and ban him for life from all sports governed by federations that are...