| Jan 25, 2015
| 4:32 AM
With a familiar glint in his eye and trademark grin on his face, Ernie Banks once revealed a recurring dream of him standing on a stage in Stockholm accepting the Nobel Peace Prize.
A friend to presidents who once discussed poverty with Nelson Mandela...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:54 AM
Just in case I didn't already rile enough people with my column today about what I believe is a misguided reaction to easing NCAA sanctions on Penn State, I thought I would use today's blog to offer the perspective of the world's oldest and largest...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:35 PM
Lawyers for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez have agreed to remove personal and religious items before jurors in his murder trial tour his home.
Jurors are scheduled Friday to tour several key sites in the case.
The former NFL player...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:09 AM
In the history of American cinema, D.W. Griffith's 1915 landmark "The Birth of a Nation" is the gift that keeps on generating misgivings.
Based on Thomas Dixon Jr.'s 1905 novel "The Clansman," and the subsequent stage version, Griffith's 12-reel Civil...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Citing the O.J. Simpson case, a prosecutor in the murder trial of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez told a judge Thursday that trophies and religious items had been added to Hernandez's home since the 2013 killing, and he requested they be removed before...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:52 AM
Citing the O.J. Simpson case, a prosecutor has told a judge he wants trophies and religious items removed from Aaron Hernandez's home before the jury visits.
Jurors are due to visit the former New England Patriots player's home Friday.
| Feb 2, 2015
| 10:41 AM
First came the allegations late last year that Britain's Prince Andrew and a prominent American lawyer took part in a wealthy sex offender's abuse of teenage girls aboard private jets, in luxury homes and on the financier's Caribbean island.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Martin Freeman was the host this weekend on "Saturday Night Live," but Taran Killam was the star.
Starting with the monologue, Freeman happily played supporting actor to the ensemble. He announced that all British celebrities know one another, and...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 12:27 PM
1. Weird day. Weird ending to the game. What did you expect in another weird year?
But the weirdest ending came in the locker room after the Dolphins beat Minnesota, 37-5, and team owner Steve Ross told the media Joe Philbin would return as coach.
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:19 PM
Los Angeles police say they have recovered O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy that was stolen from a display case at USC more than 20 years ago.
The trophy -- the crowning award in college football -- was USC's copy of the statue and was on display in...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:37 AM
John Travolta will return to the small screen in FX's miniseries about the O.J. Simpson case.
Travolta, who owns a home in Ocala, will play defense attorney Robert Shapiro in "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" and be a producer on the...