| Sep 22, 2011
John McKissick is in his 60th season coaching the Summerville (S.C.) High School football team.
No head football coach has held the same post longer. None on any level has ever won more games (589).
But McKissick, who turns 85 this month, never...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 7:23 PM
C.H. “Kit” Shaffer, 94, of Lynchburg, Va., died peacefully on Sept. 16, 2011, at The Elks National Home while listening to his son read his favorite turkey hunting story. Kit lived a robust 94 years as a renowned game biologist,...
| Aug 28, 2011
"This is an announcement of the most unusual football game ever scheduled."
So wrote Tribune sports editor Arch Ward on July 6, 1934, in boldly peddling to the world the College All-Star Game, which would "bring together the Chicago Bears, champions...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 5:06 PM
President Obama struggled to give up his Blackberry after he took office. I remember laughing when I heard that.
It's really no laughing matter.
It's been five days, 14 hours and 23 minutes since my cellphone was taken away. I left it in the pocket of...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:04 AM
You know that feeling of clarity that hits you on vacation, that moment when you decide you should just move to wherever you're visiting — sell the house, lose the job, relocate to where you're comfortable and happy right now, before you can...
| Aug 16, 2011
College athlete in point-shaving scandal
Sherman White, 82, a 1950s college basketball star at Long Island University who served jail time for point shaving, died Aug. 4 of congestive heart failure at his home in Piscataway, N.J., said his...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 6:37 PM
A record 370 people attended the 71st annual Somerset County Chamber of Commerce Dinner that celebrated the 100th anniversary of the business organization Wednesday.
Chamber Executive Director Ron Aldom said the attendance is a testament to the work...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 8:05 AM
It’s a good thing I like the Muppets, because there was no escaping them Thursday on the NFL Network.
Ads for their movie, “The Muppets” were all over the screen as sponsor of the NFL Network’s “Gameday” show that...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 4:58 PM
By David Zurawik
The Baltimore Sun
At least they brought some energy to the Ravens telecast. Give Bill Macatee and Steve Tasker that Sunday.
It could have been worse – much worse. CBS Sports could have used Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf to cover...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:03 PM
When the phone call came, asking if he would present the silver trophy at the Super Bowl in February, Raymond Berry took it for a prank.
"You've got to be kidding," he told the caller. "Is this a joke?"
Frank Supowitz, the NFL's senior vice president of...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature around 51 degrees. It is expected to be cloudy with a low temperature around 41 degrees tonight.
Here are today's morning traffic issues.
FROM LAST NIGHT...