| Mar 30, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Sometimes an unsavory news event gives us the opportunity to peel back a layer on an issue that deserves scrutiny.
Such is the case with the disturbing reports that Larry Hirst, Newport Harbor High School's longtime boys' basketball coach, has been the...
| 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...
| May 13, 2011
| 8:32 AM
Every day, seems like there's another expert saying says gas prices are heading up or gas prices are heading down.
Here's the facts and what some experts are saying. Last week, the price for a barrel of oil fell $17. To put it in perspective, oil...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Hundreds of Ravens fans started lining up as early 6 a.m. outside M&T Bank Stadium to pay their last respects to former owner Art Modell.
Mourners and fans lined up by his flag-draped casket, shook hands with his sons, John and David Modell, and...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:06 PM
On a cool, clear day made for football, Art Modell was laid to rest. Just 12 hours after the Ravens won their opener, 44-13 over the Cincinnati Bengals, more than 400 people — including quarterback Joe Flacco, running back Ray Rice and linebacker...
| 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...