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  • Davy Jones dead at 66; celebrities react on Twitter

     
    Davy Jones is dead: With news Wednesday that Davy Jones of the Monkees was dead at 66 after suffering a heart attack at his home in Florida, the tone of celebrity reactions on Twitter was nothing if not a bit wistful....
  • Sept. 9, 2007: Mike Tomlin set to tackle his biggest test

    A chance. That's all Mike Tomlin ever wanted. It didn't matter whether he was a 103-pound budding junior varsity defensive back, a 5-year-old playing cards with his mom and older brother, a seventh-grader taking a crack at high school trigonometry or a...
  • Credit crisis fixes: Six ideas here

     
    by William Neikirk A major economic stimulus package, including funds to rebuild the nation's infrastructure, is shaping up as one of the top ideas for responding to the worst financial crisis since the 1930s. Asked to name key measures that......
  • Previews on this weekend’s Metro vs. Florida boys hoops matchups

     
    Wekiva boys basketball coach Scott Williams doesn't just hatch the idea of a Metro vs. Florida Challenge. He gets every ball rolling, including compiling previews for all the games. Here are his matchup profiles for this weekend's inaugural event: Day One...
  • Metro vs. Florida basketball: Olympia wraps up its second win

     
    It's a wrap from a long day at Wekiva High, with Olympia putting the finishing touch on the inaugural Metro vs. Florida Challenge with a 73-59 win over Miami Monsignor Pace. With that win, the Metro Conference prevails 9-6 in matchups against teams...
  • AEG announces naming-rights deal for proposed downtown Los Angeles stadium

     
    AEG formally announced the potentially richest stadium naming-rights deal in U.S. sports history Tuesday in a united effort that included city leaders, billionaires and sports legends. "That's the most important message we can send: that we're unified,"...
  • Family, friends and fans remember football great

    Blue and white were the dominant colors at Jim Parker's funeral yesterday. He lay in a blue casket, which stood in a sea of blue and white floral arrangements, one a Baltimore Colts horseshoe and another bearing his jersey number, 77. Blue and white were...
  • Tackling his retirement

    In 1957, when he was drafted by the Baltimore Colts, Jim Parker was one of the country's most sought-after football players. He lived up to the hype, earning All-Pro honors eight consecutive seasons and getting inducted into the Pro Football Hall of...