| 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...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 6:23 AM
The College Football Playoff Championship will tower over programming this week. Also on tap are Betty White's birthday, the return of "Saturday Night Live" and the announcement of Oscar nominations.
Here's hoping that Oregon and Ohio State deliver an...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Oscar-winner Cuba Gooding Jr. will portray O.J. Simpson in the FX miniseries "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson."
Sarah Paulson will portray prosecutor Marcia Clark in the production from executive producer Ryan Murphy. She has starred 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...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:28 AM
This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005.
Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The bank that took control of the house where Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza lived burned all the items left in the house to ensure that no one could sell them as murder memorabilia.
"There is nothing left but the light fixtures; we...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:23 AM
So you think Florida State’s reputation has been sullied by Jameis Winston and the way the school has handled his antics?
It has if you took a poll in faculty lounges, Internet chat rooms and other places where Jimbo Fisher is seen as the Great...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
What a sad day for the town of Ferguson and for race relations in general. Once again, we see a black community ripped open by opportunists and outside criminals given a national stage by a slobbering news media. Businesses destroyed, most never to...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:09 AM
You Can't Make This Up by Al Michaels with L. Jon Wertheim, William Morrow, 288 pages, $28.99
Nobody has documented more sports history in the past 50 years than Al Michaels. You name it, he's done it: Super Bowls, World Series, Olympics, NBA Finals....
| Jan 14, 2015
Ben-Israel obituary: In the Jan. 11 California section, the obituary of Black Hebrew leader Ben Ammi Ben-Israel said that Israel granted permanent residency to the Black Hebrews in 2002; the year was 2003. The article also said that a member of the sect...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:33 PM
Whenever the following words appear in a story — George Zimmerman, arrested, domestic violence, weapons — I'm overcome with "shock and oh, brother."
It's a "not again!" shock that the killer of Trayvon Martin found himself posing for yet...