| May 1, 2013
| 11:54 AM
NBA player Jason Collins’ decision to come out as gay continues to be the biggest news of the week -- a story amplified by the comments of basketball analyst Chris Broussard on ESPN's "Outside the Lines" calling homosexuality "an open rebellion to...
| Aug 5, 2012
When the 83rd Bud Billiken Parade steps off on Saturday, it will be hard to underplay the importance of the event for Chicago's African-American community — and the whole city.
But at its roots, it's a parade, and kids love a parade.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Tuesday’s Highlights: 'Unforgettable' on CBS...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We've been doing some pretty heavy-duty Olympic viewing around Casa de Capitol Ideas these last few days, so as we head into the final furlong before the weekend, it seemed only appropriate to look backward......
| Jan 4, 2012
| 12:10 PM
What do you get when you cross a robot with the tail of a leaping lizard? A "Tailbot."
Research published Wednesday in the journal Nature shows how scientists at the University of California, Berkeley developed an active "tail" for a robotic car called...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Holding two Olympic gold medals in his 81-year-old hands, Lindy Remigino breaks into laughter. The medals show their age. The stories do not. The stories never grow old.
"Look at these medals, I don't even know which one is which," said Remigino, who won...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Depending on whom you believe, the world ends tomorrow.
Then again, it may not.
To borrow a phrase from sports, we're all "day to day."
But for the sake of argument, let's say the Mayans are right and the world does end Friday. Bummer.
| Aug 1, 2012
| 7:56 AM
After Michael Phelps won his record-breaking 19th Olympic medal last night, London Games chief Sebastian Coe said that the Baltimore swimmer "probably isn’t" the greatest Olympian of all time.
Phelps passed Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina's 18...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 11:39 PM
Michael Phelps doesn't have to climb the mountain anymore.
He has reached the highest of Olympic heights. He is the most decorated athlete in the modern history of the Olympic Games. He is, by just about all accounts, the greatest swimmer who ever lived....
| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:12 PM
LONDON — Moments after providing track and field's enduring snapshot of the 2012 Olympics, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt grabbed a news photographer's camera in the middle of his victory lap.
The same lens had just been trained on Bolt as he...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Americans have a taste for the flamboyant and have embraced track's blazingly fast and incredibly cocky star as if he were their own.
But Jamaica's Usain Bolt may have just shot himself in one of his prized feet.
After becoming the first Olympian to win...