| Jul 9, 2012
Mark Hoplamazian was a freshly minted MBA graduate when consummate dealmaker Jay Pritzker hired him to work on new investments and acquisitions in 1989. Almost immediately, the 25-year-old grandson of Armenian Christian immigrants found himself in an...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:03 AM
The new era has officially begun for the Indianapolis Colts, their fans and for the City of Indianapolis.
Quarterback Andrew Luck, the Colts No. 1 draft pick, is scheduled to arrive here in Indianapolis on Friday. He will be officially introduced to...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 11:56 AM
Grit, savvy and sheer brutality--those are classic Chicago traits, no matter the endeavor, and they brought the National Football League championship to Chicago on this date, when the Bears defeated the New York Giants 14-10. The Bears had not been a...
| Jan 16, 2009
After a stricken US Airways jet made an extraordinary emergency landing in the Hudson River on Thursday, a flotilla of commuter ferries, water taxis and other boats plucked all 155 passengers and crew -- many shivering as they stood on the plane's wings...
| Oct 9, 2009
Having the skill to bring authentic stories to forceful and persuasive dramatic life is a gift not all writers have, but no one has it more than Britain's Peter Morgan. Best known for having written "The Queen" and "Frost/Nixon," Morgan does it again in...
| Nov 23, 2008
Bob Jeter, a former University of Iowa halfback who was named most valuable player of the 1959 Rose Bowl and went on to play defensive back for the Green Bay Packers, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home in Chicago. He was 71 and had undergone...
| Jun 4, 2010
| 8:18 PM
John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
| Jan 19, 2010
"Run the football, play good defense and avoid turnovers".
For many years, it's been considered the football formula for success. Vince Lombardi, Don Shula and Chuck Noll were among the hall of fame coaches who believed in those basic strategies for...
| Dec 14, 2008
On Dec.28, 1958, the NFL's best offense and defense, its finest quarterback, its best possession receiver and big-play threat, its most dominant defensive lineman and prototype offensive tackles, its best-rounded linebacker and its most promising...
| Nov 24, 2008
Sheriff's Shoot Dog, Arrest Owner for Assault
Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies shot an aggressive dog and arrested the dog's owner on Sunday morning. Deputies say that they were called to the scene of an aggressive dog on 5th Place Northwest Sunday...
| Dec 28, 2008
The image did not add up in Raymond Berry's mind. There he was, sharing a moment of purest fulfillment with his Baltimore Colts teammates as they left Yankee Stadium on Dec. 28, 1958. World champions! They could call themselves that after beating the...