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  • Teel Time: One-on-one with John Wooden, the Wizard of Westwood

    Teel Time: One-on-one with John Wooden, the Wizard of Westwood
    - Retired UCLA coach came to Norfolk in 1998 - Said the dunk is bad for the game - Never made more than $40,000 John Wooden attended the 1998 McDonald's High School All-American Game n Norfolk and the day prior graciously granted me an interview. He...
  • Weekly Lesson Plans

    Weekly Lesson Plans
    Here are assignments you can use to engage your students with this week's news, events, and anniversaries. For many more activities, visit the student pages. How are you using the E-edition of the newspaper? Do your students have laptops? Are they...
  • Victims of electrosensitivity syndrome say EMFs cause symptoms

    Victims of electrosensitivity syndrome say EMFs cause symptoms
    The explosive spread of electromagnetic fields across the world has undeniably spawned at least one disorder: electrosensitivity syndrome. Millions of people -- most of them in Europe -- say they suffer headaches, depression, nausea, rashes and other...
  • Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping

    Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping
    Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s. The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...
  • New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000
    He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played. He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio. And it won't be...
  • Teenaged girl fans Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig

     
    I really, really hate cheesy historical reenactments in documentaries. So that's one strike against "Jackie Mitchell: The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth," replaying at 8:30 p.m. Sunday on MSG Plus. Other than that, though, it's worth a look at......
  • Central Florida musician Steve Bove had a rock and roll heart

     
    Here's a look at my piece on Steve Bove, set to run in Wednesday's Sentinel:  It’s the singer, not the song. That pearl of wisdom from the Rolling Stones could have applied to Steve Bove, a star of Orlando’s rock scene from the 1960s...
  • History on display at Fanfest

     
    One of the best sports moments I've experienced came at the 2010 All-Star Game's Fanfest. There in the case in front of me was the authentic retirement jersey of Jackie Robinson. Fans of guys named Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and......
  • Scholar Tony Judt has died

     
    Tony Judt, a leading thinker, scholar and writer, died in New York on Friday from complications due to ALS. Judt had described the illness -- the slow and irreversible neurological disorder also known as Lou Gehrig's disease -- in the......
  • ‘Tuesdays With Morrie’ features ALS talk-back

     
    In an effort to create awareness about ALS, often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, the Florida chapter of the ALS Association is partnering with The Pointe Performing Arts Center for a showing of its touching production of Tuesdays with Morrie. The...
  • Question of the day: Should Texas sanction Antonio Margarito after California turned him down? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around Tribune Co. tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to chime in and tell them why they're wrong. Check back throughout the day for updates. Steve Svekis, South Florida Sun-Sentinel “Hands of Stone”......