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  • At the 1964 World's Fair, a phone call to the future

     At the 1964 World's Fair, a phone call to the future
    Back in 1964, 50 years ago this summer, my mother, father, sister and I drove from our home in suburban New Jersey to New York City, where we caught a glimpse of the future. Our destination was Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, the site of the World's...
  • Billy Joel's first concert at Hollywood Bowl: An L.A. 'Piano Man'

    Billy Joel's first concert at Hollywood Bowl: An L.A. 'Piano Man'
    "Here's a song I wrote when I was working at Wilshire and Western," Billy Joel said Saturday during his first ever performance at the Hollywood Bowl, introducing "Piano Man" from 1973. The detail no doubt came as a surprise to many who consider Joel an...
  • Donald Sterling, hoping to fix his reputation, could return to court

    Donald Sterling remains holed up in his Beverly Hills mansion, ostracized by many, banned by the NBA and yet quietly pleased that his Los Angeles Clippers last week fetched a record sales price of $2 billion. Sterling believes that if he had conducted...
  • Duke's Jones gets better of old foe Pellegrino in rout of Hopkins

    Duke's Jones gets better of old foe Pellegrino in rout of Hopkins
    Johns Hopkins and Duke had a week to get ready for Sunday's NCAA quarterfinal matchup at Delaware Stadium. But for Duke midfielder Myles Jones and Hopkins long-stick midfielder Michael Pellegrino, whether they knew it or not, their preparation began seven...
  • Super Saturday fundraiser adds $600,000 to ovarian cancer fight

    Super Saturday fundraiser adds $600,000 to ovarian cancer fight
    More than half a million dollars was raised to combat ovarian cancer over the weekend in the West Coast debut of a long-running annual benefit called Super Saturday. Hosted by Rachel Zoe and Molly Sims, the part designer sale, part garage sale, part...
  • Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon

    Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon
    ESPN analyst Mark Dixon was in the network’s studio in Charlotte during the broadcast of all four NCAA tournament quarterfinal games this past weekend. The former Johns Hopkins midfielder, who can be followed on Twitter via his account...
  • State Soldiers Were First To Receive Honor Now Known As The Purple Heart

    State Soldiers Were First To Receive Honor Now Known As The Purple Heart
    Three Connecticut soldiers — Daniel Bissell, Daniel Brown and Elijah Churchill — are not really household names in the state despite their feats of Revolutionary War heroism: mounting daring raids behind British lines, facing enemy fire in...
  • Billy Donovan has spoken to NBA teams, expects to remain with Gators

     Billy Donovan has spoken to NBA teams, expects to remain with Gators
    GAINESVILLE — UF coach Billy Donovan said he is not going anywhere, even though NBA teams reached out to him recently about their coaching vacancies. Donovan said he has received a few phone calls and engaged in a couple of brief conversations...
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  • Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt

    Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt
    As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort. They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
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