| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:53 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez was born in Dallas but he never set foot in Cowboys Stadium, the palatial $1.3-billion home of the Dallas Cowboys, until Tuesday when he arrived with the rest of the U.S. national soccer team to check...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Baltimore might have missed out on hosting World Cup matches when the U.S. lost its bid for the quadrennial event in 2022, but M&T Stadium will be part of another prestigious international soccer tournament when the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup comes to the...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Thousands packed in to Cowboys Stadium Sunday afternoon for the season's home opener. They were greeted with a little more elbow room than you might expect.
Sunday morning Stubhub was still offering 1500 tickets. They were selling as low as $15.
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:13 PM
With two extravagant entertainments under way, it is instructive to note the connection between the presidential election and the college football season: Barack Obama represents progressivism, a doctrine whose many blemishes on American life include...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:40 AM
DALLAS — On June 13, Larry Hagman's formidable eyebrows will welcome you back to a new "Dallas" TV series on TNT, and the city to our north is once again ready to bask in the spotlight of oil-rich backbiters.
Let's clarify one thing right from...
| Oct 4, 2011
He was the founder and chairman of the board of Calabasas-based ValleyCrest Landscape Cos., the nation's largest landscape services company, whose projects have included the gardens at the Getty Center and the rooftop community garden at Walt Disney...
| Dec 26, 2010
At first blush, 2011 doesn't seem like much of a sports year, at least compared with 2010, which saw the Winter Olympics and the World Cup. But there are plenty of events to keep the traveling sports fan interested in the coming year — some near,...
| Jul 27, 2011
Somewhere between Skull Island and the Crazy Horse Saloon, I lost her. There I was in the blistering sun of a Texas summer, a 7-year-old in rumpled shorts and a pixie haircut, suddenly missing a sister 12 years my senior.
I remember feeling afraid, but I...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:29 PM
In 2008, when Malcolm Gladwell wrote a New Yorker essay called “Late Bloomers,” author Ben Fountain served as exhibit A. The story outlined how Fountain had given up a solid legal career to pursue writing. After 18 years — during which...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Join us in reading Ben Fountain's latest novel, "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk," the August Printers Row Book of the Month selection.
After an embedded Fox News television crew captures a few moments of warfare waged between Iraqi insurgents and the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:26 PM
Chat with Ben Fountain
Ben Fountain will join our Book of the Month discussion via Skype at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16. To attend the event, which will be in Tribune Tower, email email@example.com by Aug. 10. Space is limited and will be reserved on a...