| May 29, 2013
| 4:06 AM
Exasperated with her father who was, apparently, pushing her a little too hard on her chores — my ten-year-old daughter blurts out in frustration: “I can’t wait to get my own apartment”.
The teenage years promise to be fun....
| 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-...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:40 AM
On a recent Friday evening, a carnival on wheels took to the streets of Baltimore. Women decked out in chandelier earrings juggled floor-length or knee-high dresses on bicycles. Men wearing bow ties and blazers peddled mountain bikes, while one young...
| 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 &...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:26 PM
The poor, poor Orlando Magic.
They can't even get their steroids right.
Hedo Turkoglu, a veteran player who is a shell of his former self and having the worst year of his career, was suspended for 20 games by the NBA on Wednesday for testing...
| Oct 16, 2012
Tim Loranger is a Los Angeles aviation attorney who was deeply moved by Lance Armstrong's story of beating cancer. The former Marine wears the Armstrong yellow wristband, races in an Armstrong hat and has raised thousands of dollars for Armstrong's cancer...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I'm not sure what's more weird, the idea that Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o fell in love with a woman who didn't exist or the soap opera sideshow that has developed around the saga of his fake dead girlfriend.
We've moved from skepticism to...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:35 PM
The 7-Eleven Kid really is 7, a second-grader, and she recently did a report on George Herbert Walker Bush.
Along with her friends, they presented it to the third-graders, as scary a group as a second-grader can face.
She heard about his being in the...
| Oct 25, 2012
SACRAMENTO — Let's see. Maybe: "Money Launderers for Campaign Finance Reform." No, that probably wouldn't sell.
Could try: "Tax Exempt Fat Cats Against Higher Taxes for School Kids." Nope. That one doesn't have the right ring, either.