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  • Lil Wayne drops Rick Ross-collab 'If I Die Today (John)'

    Lil Wayne drops Rick Ross-collab 'If I Die Today (John)'
    UPDATE: Universal Music Group is killing all of the YouTube videos. Head over to Rap Radar to stream the track — just make sure it's the dirty version. It's on iTunes, too. Lil Wayne quietly dropped the second Carter IV single last night and how...
  • Philip Hersh: 24th annual awards to international sports figures

     
    So here we are, at the end of another year, finding ourselves looking back at an Olympics with tragedy and triumph, with good sports and sore losers (you know who you are, Evgeny Plushenko), a year with stirring achievements and......
  • Philip Hersh: Yet another detour in luger Christian Niccum's long ride

     
    I wrote a story in December about Christian Niccum's odyssey of injuries, self-doubt and a doping ban during the 12 years between his medal-winning rides on the World Cup luge circuit. No one ever had gone longer between podiums. (For......
  • Philip Hersh: Women ski jumpers take foggy leap of faith toward Olympics

     
    The fog in Oslo, Norway was so thick Friday that spectators at the bottom of the windswept ski-jump hill at the World Nordic Ski Championships could see little more than the moment the women athletes skied through the finish area.......
  • Snoop Dogg, Drake and B.o.B take top honors at BMI Urban Awards

     
    Snoop Dogg, Drake and B.o.B take top honors at BMI urban awards...
  • Muskegon Winter Sports Complex Finally Able to Welcome Visitors

    Muskegon Winter Sports Complex Finally Able to Welcome Visitors
    The Muskegon Winter Sports Complex was able to open for the first time this weekend, thanks to the latest winter blast of weather. While the snow and cold seemed significant, it is still only enough to open the luge, cross country skiing and sledding...
  • Merriam Webster's word of the year

    Merriam Webster's word of the year
    At first blush, the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il would appear to have little in common with Keith Olbermann, Steve Jobs and Moammar Gadhafi. (Well, maybe a little in common with Gadhafi. But stay with us here for a minute.) Despite their distinct...
  • Born to run? No, but this former 'Butterball' does now

    Born to run? No, but this former 'Butterball' does now
    Last night at dinner, my 6-foot-tall husband looked down at my plate and said, "You eat more than I do." It's true, and it's odd, considering I'm nearly a foot shorter than he. In my 20s, my dad referred to me lovingly as "Butterball." Headed for size...
  • Ask John: Where to dine in western Plantation

    Ask John: Where to dine in western Plantation
    Ask John! Sun Sentinel restaurant writer John Tanasychuk answers YOUR questions about restaurants, eating out and more. To submit your question, e-mail here. Please include your name, city and state with each question. -------------------- Wednesday,...
  • La Canada student makes U.S. Luge World Cup team

     
    The story keeps getting better for Kate Hansen, a 17-year-old La Canada High student who lives in sunny Southern California but is a step closer to making the 2010 Olympic team in luge. Over the weekend, Hansen earned a spot......
  • The Kate Hansen story continues

     
    Kate Hansen, a 17-year-old from La Canada, is trying to pull off a feat almost as rare as snow falling in Los Angeles -- earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team in luge while growing up in sunny Southern......