| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:48 PM
We'd rather not think about the Super Bowl.
But after the Vince Lombardi Trophy is presented to Sunday's winner comes a championship contest we can really get behind: the premiere of the second season of "The Voice" on NBC.
A different kind of talent...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:02 AM
INDIANAPOLIS -- You'll be happy to know I didn't fall asleep on the couch watching the Super Bowl like I did in Dallas last year. That's because I took a different approach when covering the Super Bowl parties in Indianapolis. I didn't stay until the very...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:35 AM
What our reporters and columnists are saying about Ray Lewis announcing his retirement today:
Jeff Zrebiec, reporter: The timing on Ray Lewis' announcement, to me, is overblown. After 17 mostly dominant seasons, he has earned the right to go out however...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:53 PM
The news of Ravens legendary middle linebacker Ray Lewis' upcoming retirement triggered plenty of strong reactions around the league.
Respect, homage and sadness were all expressed upon learning that the defensive icon will walk away from the game...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Steve Bisciotti was still a minority owner of the Baltimore Ravens when planning began for the team's new training facility in Owings Mills.
After his staff canvassed other National Football League teams about what they liked, or might do differently, in...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis has yet to smash into San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore, bark out a defensive signal or stare down quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
That didn’t stop Lewis from setting a serious tone for the Ravens as...