| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Curie’s Cliff Alexander, Young’s Jahlil Okafor and Marian Catholic’s Tyler Ulis all have stated strong cases to become Illinois’ Mr. Basketball in 2014.
All three can add McDonald’s All-American to their resumes.
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:57 AM
DEAR AMY: My neighbor has two sons who are the same age as my son. They used to play together.
Recently, these neighbor boys and another pair of boys from the neighborhood decided that my son was hanging around too much.
Their moms have given them...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Burbank is moving ahead with a $13-million project to build two new reservoirs at the base of the Verdugo Mountains that will expand Burbank’s water storage capacity by 2.6 million gallons.
The Burbank Water and Power project is needed to replace a...
| Feb 28, 2012
Your 10-year-old is invited on spring break with a pal. Is that too young to travel out of town with another family?
(from our panel of staff contributors)
Are you kidding? Getting the kid out of the house for an extended period? Perfect!...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 12:26 PM
I detest the gag order that the NBA has imposed on its employees and on its teams, preventing them from making any comments about the league’s ongoing labor dispute.
I believe in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which, among other...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Webb Simpson ganó el domingo el Abierto de Estados Unidos para acreditarse su primer título en un torneo major.
Simpson salvó el par en el empinado hoyo 18 con un golpe corto desde el rough a cerca de 1,2 metros (cuatro pies), cerrando la última ronda...
| Jun 18, 2012
In the course of researching boys' friendships over two decades, Niobi Way stumbled upon a link that appears, at first blush, to go against everything we believe about fatherly influence.
"The quantitative data from studying hundreds of boys show that...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Michael Thompson lived last week on the crookedest street in the world, which is entirely fitting given his profession. He arrives in Connecticut this week all too aware that no sport puts you on the crookedest street of emotions like golf.
| Mar 15, 2012
| 3:07 PM
The Baltimore City Council's Land Use and Transportation Committee approved a bill Wednesday that would enable sports apparel maker Under Armour to double the size of its Locust Point headquarters, hire hundreds more workers and help retain the city's...
| Apr 25, 2011
The Penn Relays are Thursday through Saturday at historic Franklin Field in Philadelphia. Here are some of the area participants: Lafayette’s Gwen Steckel (discus), Alexandra Hunsberger (javelin), men’s distance medley relay (Dayne Mosconi,...
| Apr 28, 2011
This Time Out Chicago story gives a shoutout to a couple trying to keep a beehive (actual, not hairdo) going in Wicker Park. It’s one of the first few warm days in early March, and Humboldt Park couple Scott Newman and Emmy Kreilkamp are climbing up...