| Jul 7, 2011
| 7:58 PM
John Mackey changed the game of football on and off the field. The former Baltimore Colt brought grace to a position that had been known for its brutality, and he made the first real headway in the NFL players' fight to earn a more equal share of the pie....
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:57 PM
David Maraniss, a longtime journalist with The Washington Post, wrote “First In His Class,” a seminal biography of former President Bill Clinton, after winning the 1993 Pulitzer Prize in national reporting for his newspaper stories on Clinton....
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:41 PM
The brains of experienced meditators appear to be fitter, more disciplined and more "on task" than do the brains of those trying out meditation for the first time. And the differences between the two groups are evident not only during meditation, when...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:15 AM
When Sandy Finley needed gifts for colleagues recently, a store-bought picture frame simply wouldn't do. Instead, she whipped up a little something in pink and black, using a product originally made to keep ammunition cases dry during World War II.