| Mar 6, 2012
Don Mincher, a 13-year veteran of the major leagues who played with the 1972 World Series champion Oakland Athletics and had stints with the Angels, Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers, Seattle Pilots and Washington Senators, died Sunday at his home in...
| Apr 28, 2012
Five-time World Series champion
Moose Skowron, 81, a five-time World Series champion with the New York Yankees and the Dodgers and one of only two players to hit three home runs in the seventh games of World Series, died Friday of...
| Jul 10, 2012
In response to a Tribune story detailing widespread problems in the manufacture of dietary supplements, Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., have sent letters to three major supplement organizations asking them to spell out their...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:36 AM
As the battle wages on over the safety of feeding antibiotics to livestock for growth promotion, a new report reveals yet another source of unregulated antibiotics in American animal feed--spent ethanol grain.
The new report by advocacy group the...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Once Virgin Fest left Pimlico Race Course for Merriweather Post Pavilion in 2009, Baltimore — no stranger to niche music festivals — was left without an all-day, major-headliner event. The wait is over: Alt-rock heroes Weezer will headline the...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 2:26 PM
WASHINGTON — Penn State football coach Joe Paterno lost his job and the chance at the nation's highest civilian honor.
U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey rescinded their Medal of Freedom nomination for Paterno in the wake of the child abuse...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Smack-dab in the middle of the Chicago Blackhawks' dressing room is a large rug with the Indian head logo on it. It's considered a no-fly (okay, no walk) zone and anyone who treads on it will get a quick rebuke from one of the players.
Even with the...
| May 22, 2011
This story was first published in the Tribune on May 22, 2011.
The voice is softer now but as affable and entertaining as ever.
Moose Skowron still has many, many tales to tell.
Like the night Marilyn Monroe was flirting -- only not with Skowron, nor...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:16 PM
The Bowie Baysox are trying to put some romance in the air at Prince George's Stadium.
The Orioles' Double-A affiliate is holding a "Date Night at the Diamond" promotion July 6. And if you don't have a special someone to take along to watch the likes...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Bono, U2's lead singer and rocker-in-chief, has a reason to break out in song today: his investment in Facebook could make him one of the richest musicians on the planet, potentially eclipsing Paul...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:40 PM
A state panel Thursday approved a 5% pay cut for Gov. Jerry Brown, the Legislature and other elected state officials two weeks after the governor proposed a similar reduction for rank-and-file state employees....