| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Change that "Denny's menu" playbook to a "Waffle House."
ESPN reported this week that former USC Coach Lane Kiffin was invited by Nick Saban to help evaluate Alabama's offense.
Insert joke here ( ).
USC fans would tell Alabama fans to...
| May 27, 2012
LONDON — As a Californian, I had forgotten that you don't cancel your life just because it rains. If you did, you'd never see anything in London, at least not recently. And there is much to see.
Too much, in fact. It's a travel buffet, and it's...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:40 AM
There is no doubt when and where the next Olympics in the United States should be.
Denver and its region have everything they need to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Much more, in fact, than the city and region could...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Dathan Ritzenhein refused to get carried away.
Nine miles into Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Ritzenhein found himself running faster than he planned and only some 10 seconds behind the lead pack, much closer than he expected at that point....
| Dec 26, 2010
If there's an "it" city for 2011, it's London.
Not only will London see Kate and William's royal wedding — 30 years after Charles and Diana's vows captivated the world's heart — but that's also the run-up to two major events in 2012: the...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 5:34 AM
For years, the United States Olympic Committee has been seeking a solution to the dilemma of how to help athletes get higher education - particularly athletes whose disciplines are not part of collegiate sports programs and athletes whose competitive...
| Dec 4, 2011
You yawned at the royal wedding in April. You were happy to miss the riots in August. But you're determined to be a part of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
This means either making a 260-foot discus throw, pronto, or studying up fast on the ticket,...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:36 PM
SAN DIEGO -- When people see Daryl Sterling play table tennis, they usually give him the same comments.
“Their reaction is either ‘can you beat Forrest Gump? Are you Forrest Gump?’” Sterling said with a chuckle.
He's not Forrest...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 9:10 PM
It's no secret that the Daily Pilot competes with the Orange County Register — at least in the Newport-Mesa neck of the woods.
So you might think I take great joy in the fact that two Register columnists plan to beat each other up — with...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:04 AM
From Syd Lea's home in Taneytown, the Pennsylvania line is less than two miles away.
When the accomplished cyclist ventures outside from his home gymnasium, he often crosses the Mason-Dixon Line as part of his training regimen.
That's not the only...
| Aug 11, 2011
In a couple of weeks Jamie Schanbaum will head back to Austin for her junior year--but three years ago the University of Texas turned into the school of hard knocks.
Jamie remembered going from feeling fine to near death.
"I was admitted to the hospital...