| May 17, 2014
| 5:21 PM
After winning the 139th Preakness on Saturday, California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn went out of his way to praise the hospitality he received while in Baltimore this week.
But he also made some pointed remarks about the way his group was treated...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Break out the bourbon and grab the most lavish hat you own. The Kentucky Derby, known as the two most exiting minutes in sports is happening Saturday at Churchill Downs. And the best way to enjoy the race is with a cocktail in hand.
But when the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Miranda Lambert can point to all sorts of things she has now that she didn't have a decade ago when she launched her career in country music.
The singer and songwriter has racked up a string of four hit albums, six No. 1 chart hits, a Grammy Award, 18...
| Apr 13, 2014
Just about two weeks ago, this newspaper and WGN Radio quietly celebrated 90 years together. But in a few months, they will be calling it quits.
The Tribune Co.'s broadcast and publishing divisions are going their separate ways, ending a media...
| May 18, 2014
Hopefully the current dispute between licensed cabbies and UberX drivers over the right to pick up passengers at O'Hare and Midway will remain a battle of emails, because Chicago's earlier cab wars inevitably escalated to exchanges of bullets and bombs....
| May 19, 2014
| 7:10 AM
On Saturday night, it seemed a foregone conclusion that we'd see Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes champion California Chrome run for a Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes on June 7.
But on Sunday morning, the horse's trainer Art Sherman said that...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:26 PM
As Don Tollefson walked into a Bucks County courtroom to plead guilty Monday, family members of his most notable victim fumed in the courthouse hallway.
"It takes a pretty low person to prey on a dead police officer's family," said Tom Fox, father of...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The riding tactics employed by jockey Victor Espinoza on Saturday during the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita resulted in the stewards announcing on Sunday a seven-day suspension.
Espinoza was the jockey aboard Sky Kingdom, who drifted...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A day after California Chrome won the Preakness, his trainer raised the startling possibility he might not try for the Triple Crown because of New York rules barring a nasal adhesive strip the colt has used in recent races.
If California Chrome were to...
| May 21, 2014
| 10:48 PM
California Chrome took his first steps Wednesday on the Belmont track that could lead him to a place in horse racing immortality.
The Triple Crown contender went on a leisurely jog around the dirt track with his regular exercise rider Willie Delgado....
| May 7, 2014
For the first time in its 61-year history, the Boca Raton Garden Club was named club of the year for the state and the Deep South Region of National Garden Clubs, which includes six states.
Club president Carol Brown brought home several wins from back-...