| Dec 22, 2012
| 2:23 PM
The Cubs made news last week, signing free agent pitchers Edwin Jackson and Carlos Villanueva.
Along with two other starting pitchers signed in November, Scott Baker and Scott Feldman, these guys will earn $73.5 million over eight seasons. That's...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:09 PM
What fun, this national signing day, colleges' version of the NFL draft. Story I'm following most closely is of the Florida mom who reportedly ran off with her kid's signing papers so he wouldn't leave home.
As Dave Barry used to say, I'm not making...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:41 PM
ESPN's "Octomom" family of networks hopes you enjoy this year's cavalcade of commercials and center snaps as it furiously tries to secure the two games it doesn't broadcast.
Conspicuously missing from the lineup is Ohio State (12-0) vs. Louisiana Tech...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Kobe Bryant says Dwight Howard needs to learn to play with pain and cares too much about what the fans and media say about him. Translation: Dwight is a soft, insecure baby who isn't willing to put it all on the...
| Jun 13, 2013
Quickness has never been my hallmark. Not athletically — I was two steps slow on the basketball court and couldn't handle an inside fastball. Not personally — I didn't marry until age 51 and clung to dial-up Internet and my flip phone nearly...
| May 11, 2013
| 2:51 PM
If you could invite anyone alive today to dinner, who would you invite?
Began thinking about this while re-reading "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll. The Mad Hatter and the March Hare would keep any tea party hopping. Also, I...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Montini junior defensive end Dylan Thompson knew the moment he walked into Ohio State's indoor football facility Saturday that he was ready to commit to the Buckeyes.
"I found a school that has everything I was looking for and so much more," said...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:55 PM
GAINESVILLE — In the barroom brawl otherwise known as Southeastern Conference football recruiting, Will Muschamp emerged from his office on National Signing Day looking as if he just got back from a day at the yacht club with Biff, Scooter and the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:06 PM
LA JOLLA — On a day ideal for ducks and lawns, the most famous Commodore in pro golf kept smiling and kept his head above water.
Brandt Snedeker, the pride of Vanderbilt and the defending champion in this week's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey...
| Dec 5, 2012
The most turbulent and alarming regular season in ACC football history concluded Saturday as Florida State won the conference championship with a listless performance at a half-empty stadium.
Bowls offer six league teams a chance to salvage some respect...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:17 PM
The University of South Florida will no doubt go hire a search firm and shell out a bunch of Benjamins just so some sharp-dressed guy in a suit can tell them who is the best possible candidate to become the next head coach of the Bulls.
I can save USF a...