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  • More bonus material from the Sun Mag: Cal and Brady

    More bonus material from the Sun Mag: Cal and Brady
        If you're a subscriber to the print edition of The Sun, and I hope you are because it gives you the full SchmuckStop experience, the new Sun Magazine should be on your porch right now with the big spread on Brady Anderson.     It looks great and...
  • Northwestern study unveils clues to cause of ALS

    Northwestern study unveils clues to cause of ALS
    Researchers at Northwestern University say they have discovered a common cause behind the mysterious and deadly affliction of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease, that could open the door to an effective treatment. Dr....
  • Brain Science

    Brain Science
    Northwestern University researchers have found a common link that leads to the cause of ALS, better known to some as Lou Gehrig's disease. ALS is a degenerative disease that takes its toll on most major motor skills. The root of ALS has been linked to a...
  • Saints Win Thriller Over Texans

    Saints Win Thriller Over Texans
    The Saints came back from two fourth quarter deficits to the beat the Houston Texans in a thrilling 40-33 victory at the Superdome Sunday. The Saints trailed for the entire first half, and didn't get their first lead of the game until Drew Brees found...
  • Worst Food-borne Illness Outbreaks?

    Worst Food-borne Illness Outbreaks?
    The Decade's 10 Biggest Food-borne Illness Outbreaks: (Source: CNN.com) Tainted cantaloupes have left 13 people dead in what has become the deadliest U.S. outbreak of a food-borne illness in more than a decade, according to the CDC. Incidence rates of...
  • Mailbag: Mozambique parking situation not very fair

    Recently, I stopped by Mozambique to check out the stage and sound system because our band, Close Enough, has been invited to play there from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 11 for the early bird session. Having been a past resident of Laguna Beach (living at...
  • Cherished jersey stolen from Rogers High senior

    Cherished jersey stolen from Rogers High senior
    Kaelinn Snook lost her father two years ago after his long battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. On Monday, an important memento of Snook’s father was also taken from her. Snook, a senior at Rogers High School in Puyallup, came to Tacoma’s...
  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 2-8

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 2-8
    Sept. 6, 1995: Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's major league record that had stood for 56 years. Fireworks explode around Camden Yards as Ripken jogs a victory lap around the field. A sellout crowd of 46,272...
  • Ripken turns tribute into celebration of current Orioles

    Ripken turns tribute into celebration of current Orioles
    It all seemed so right. The Orioles long ago chose Thursday night to unveil Cal Ripken's statue at Oriole Park because of the obvious connection to what happened here on the same date 17 years ago, but they could not have known it would be so perfectly...
  • A stellar night for the Orioles

    The spirit of baseball and the crackling excitement of possibility have returned to Baltimore's Camden Yards. Cal Ripken was there. Eddie was there. Earl, Jim, Brooks were there. Brady, part of the Orioles magic in the 1990s, was there. With the...
  • The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4

    The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4
    Aug. 4, 1996: Earl Weaver, the irascible Orioles manager who led the club to 1,480 victories, four American League pennants and the 1970 world championship, is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. "I'm proud of my record," Weaver tells the crowd in...