| Jun 23, 2014
Adolph Kiefer was about to do the backstroke.
Which promised a memorable moment for the awe-struck lap swimmer who was watching.
It was Kiefer's backstroke that launched him to glory in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he won the gold in the 100...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:29 PM
When Clayton Kershaw takes the mound on Tuesday, he'll try to do something accomplished just once in major league history: back-to-back no-hitters.
Johnny Vander Meer threw consecutive no-hitters in 1938, a feat that is revisited with every no-hitter....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:53 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Chad Willis half expected to be cuffed and frog-marched out of Ohio Stadium on Friday morning. He was trespassing, after all, and perhaps most criminal, he was wearing a Virginia Tech golf shirt.
But the security guard couldn't...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:13 PM
I agree that cars do not stop for pedestrians in crosswalks and there is a law against that -- 14-299 of the Connecticut General Statutes [Aug. 28, letter, "No Turn On Red With Walk Light"].
I see some people in wheelchairs try to cross to CVS on the...
| Aug 8, 2014
I love the photos of Olivia Wilde breastfeeding her baby son Otis in the September issue of Glamour.
I would love, even more, photos of Wilde's fiancé, Jason Sudeikis, feeding Otis on the set of "Race," the Jesse Owens movie he's reportedly filming this...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Por AURELIO MORENO/El Sentinel
Tras conquistar su segundo título de campeón y su cuarto trofeo de Jugador Más Valioso (JMV) de la NBA, el super astro del Heat de Miami, LeBron James fue nombrado “Atleta Masculino del Año” por la...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: We received these Chinese silver spoons from an antique dealer as a wedding gift years ago. We were told that they are 19th Century, from the Shen Xing dynasty. What is their value today?
A: The era mentioned was part of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:29 PM
What if they held the Olympic Games and no one came?
Or, more to the point, why exactly are we still bothering with the Olympics anyway?
Because right now, you’d get no argument from me that the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, seem to be far more...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:16 PM
For the Winter Olympics, Russian hosts are planning a grand display of two recently captured killer whales. And we’re supposed to say what, exactly? It’s all in the name of international sports and so we won't make a fuss? Let’s all...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:32 PM
As the controversies over the Sochi Winter Games pile up, it’s getting harder and harder to remember why the world continues its love affair with the Olympics. That’s not a jab at Russia. It’s a bigger question about whether the Games,...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:57 PM
SPRINGFIELD — A state unemployment benefits manager who coaxed his subordinates and supervisor to do his college homework on taxpayer time has been fined $2,500 and no longer holds the job, officials said Thursday.
Clyde Redfield, 63, a former...