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  • Favre's streak predates plenty in sports, pop culture

    It was on Sept. 27, 1992 that Brett Favre made his first career start at quarterback, taking the Packers onto Lambeau Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Now, 291 consecutive regular-season starts later (and 315 all told, including postseason games),...
  • NY Yankees and Derek Jeter Agree To 3-Year $51M Deal

    NY Yankees and Derek Jeter Agree To 3-Year $51M Deal
    Derek Jeter is keeping his pinstripes, just like everyone expected all along. The iconic shortstop and the New York Yankees reached a preliminary agreement Saturday on a $51 million, three-year contract with an $8 million player option for 2014, a person...
  • Les Turner ALS Foundation Hosts the 9th Annual ALS Walk4Life

    September 12--Join the Les Turner ALS Foundation for the largest gathering of the local ALS community – the 9th Annual ALS Walk4Life. This 2+ mile walk at Montrose Harbor along Chicago's lakefront is a celebration of hope, courage and camaraderie, and...
  • Yankees Owner Steinbrenner Dies

    Yankees Owner Steinbrenner Dies
    He was baseball's bombastic Boss. He rebuilt the New York Yankees dynasty, ushering in the era of multimillion-dollar salaries and accepting nothing less in return than World Series championships. He fired managers. Rehired them. And fired them again....
  • 7/21/2010: PIX11 & This TV pay tribute to "The Boss" George Steinbrenner

    7/21/2010: PIX11 & This TV pay tribute to "The Boss" George Steinbrenner
    New York, NY--July 21, 2010 New Yorkers may love or hate the New York Yankees, but one thing they can all agree on is that George Steinbrenner built the team into a world champion dynasty. WPIX and THIS TV will honor "The Boss" of baseball, the late...
  • The Speechless Speech

    The Speechless Speech
    Listening to silence and hearing a powerful message. Your voice doesn't have to work to get your point across. Just watch closely. Without saying a word Anne Marie Schlekeway makes people stand up. Clap. Although she can't talk, she has others talking....
  • Lisa & Michael

    Lisa & Michael
    Every love story has a great beginning. This is ours. When I least expected it, my soul mate walked into my life …. Michael and I met online at match.com.  We both had been in long term relationships in the past but nothing that was felt just...
  • Concussions and Lou Gehrig's disease linked?

    Concussions and Lou Gehrig's disease linked?
    Repeated concussions may contribute to the development of symptoms that mimic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, a controversial group of researchers is suggesting in a provocative new study. The cause of most cases of ALS—a...
  • One-on-One with Peter Schmuck: Cal Ripken Jr.

    One-on-One with Peter Schmuck: Cal Ripken Jr.
    It's hard to believe, but the fresh-faced kid who burst into the Orioles lineup in 1982, caught the final out of the World Series in 1983 and broke Lou Gehrig's supposedly unbreakable consecutive games record in 1995 has reached the half-century mark. Cal...
  • Teaching, even in the face of death

    Teaching, even in the face of death
    It began with a case of what is known as "drop foot." In early 2009, La Cañada Flintridge resident Bonnie Hine found herself unable to flex her toes, and then her ankle, in the routine motions used during walking. Her balance suffered, and she found...
  • Spinal taps may be useful in predicting brain disorders

    Spinal taps may be useful in predicting brain disorders
    A brief needle-in-the-back test could someday tell you, if you were inclined to know, whether you're likely to suffer from neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's, and how bad the condition will be in your case. Researchers are using...