| Dec 8, 2010
Bellarmine-Jefferson High School students looking to carve out a life path can now turn to the likes of Desmond Tutu and Jane Goodall for inspiration.
The Catholic high school recently published "Wisdom of Giants," a collection of 100 letters...
| Dec 26, 2010
2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:01 PM
Recovery for Manning
Peyton Manning has everything an NFL quarterback could want: a Super Bowl ring, Hall of Fame credentials and hilarious commercials to show his grandkids.
So what should Santa bring Manning?
| Jul 10, 2011
The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Don Van Natta Jr.
Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99
So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Can you wobble your way to buns of steel?
The popularity of "toning" shoes, whose unstable soles require you to work muscles harder to stay balanced, suggests consumers are banking on it.
Sales of toning shoes, which cost from $70 to upwards of $200 and...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Billy Blanks is the creator of Tae Bo® Fitness, the revolutionary total body fitness system that has helped millions of people around the world get in shape and feel great! He has also devoted a great deal of time toward helping people through his...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:32 AM
Sportswriting is one of those professions that looks easy – all you do is watch a game and sling an opinion, right? – but is actually quite difficult precisely because of that apparent ease. Opinions are a dime a dozen. Being able to...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 11:06 PM
EDMONTON, Alberta -- Forget Las Vegas. What happened to the Blackhawks in this western Canadian city Saturday night should stay here.
The Hawks, who were scheduled to fly to Sin City following their game against the Oilers at Rexall Center for a little...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:35 AM
With all of the recent discoveries about the dangers of concussions, Tom Brady's father said that he's not sure if he would have let his son play football if knew then what he knows now.
"No, not without hesitation," Brady Sr. told Michael Silver of...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Some associate the Los Angeles Kings with silver and black. I remember Forum Blue and Gold.
Some extol the virtues of Wayne Gretzky, Luc Robitaille and Anze Kopitar. My heroes were Marcel Dionne, Rogie Vachon and Butch Goring.
Some get a kick out of...