| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:34 PM
The team's name is about size, and size was the main difference between the Giants' Super Bowl celebration at The Meadowlands in New Jersey Tuesday afternoon and the team's ceremony at New York City Hall hours earlier. The New York ceremony allowed only...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Authorities announced Monday the seizure of 51 pounds of methamphetamine and 11 pounds of heroin smuggled in from Mexico and taken to New Jersey, also arresting the Drug Kingpin and three accompanying traffickers.
The drugs had a combined value of...
| 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...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 4:49 AM
Season's greetings, hon! Hard to believe 2012 is almost over. You know us — busy, busy!
If we weren't opening a Ripley's "Odditorium," we were putting historic landmarks up for sale. When we weren't helping John Waters hitchhike across the country,...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2012
No. 40: CODY ASHER
School: Archbishop McCarthy
Pos.: OT; Ht.: 6-5; Wt.: 270
Interested colleges: USF, UCF, FSU, Miami, Wake Forest, Duke, Rice, Miss. St., TCU, FAU
What's the biggest factor in selecting a college: Education
What's your favorite...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:54 PM
Packers vs. Ravens
In the NFL, the team with the best quarterback usually has the best chance of going all the way.
So that's why the Packers have to be the favorite in the NFC. Aaron Rodgers is on top of his game and...