| 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...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:14 AM
The world's nicest NFL Player met the New York media Monday and charmed everyone in the room. And considering the room was the cavernous Jetsindoor practice facility, crammed with enough TV cameras, tape recorders and notebook-wielding reporters to...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 19, 2012
| 1:20 PM
“Your neighborhood music boutique since 1946,” reads the business card for Pedrini Music, which moved to its present location on Foothill Boulevard in La Crescenta in 1997. Founded by Bruno Pedrini in Glendale in 1946, the original store was...