| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Horror pic "Deliver Us From Evil" spent more than $19 million in New York state over the course of its 34-day shoot in New York City and on Long Island, according to economic development agency Empire State Development.
Empire State, the org of which the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week.
But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we.
Player, Level, Team, Org.,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Move over, baseball and basketball. Soccer is ready to score as America's next major TV sport.
Ratings for some World Cup games in Brazil are already surpassing those for the NBA Finals and the World Series, driven by avid viewing among Latinos and...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:28 AM
Why won't Florida Gators basketball coach Billy Donovan shut the door on the NBA?
I'll tell you why: Because he is intrigued by the league, because he is a fan of the league and because his friends tell him he would be a success in the league.
| May 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I'm writing today about race. I'm a member of an organization that tries to reduce racism in our community, so I'm quite sensitive to this issue. In light of the NBA/Donald Sperling fiasco, I felt compelled to write. Fortunately, the NBA took...
| Apr 18, 2014
In the quest for identity, we often reach backward in time, toward our ancestral roots, in the hope that they will help us gain a footing in the present. We romanticize rootedness and are nostalgic for a past we may know nothing about because we believe...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Now that many in Chicago have caught the red fever, tickets to Hawks and Bulls home playoff games are in high demand.
Secondary markets such as StubHub, eBay, Craigslist and other ticket brokers will be trying to unload their tickets, and it's likely...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Gators coach Billy Donovan left the NBA door open a crack last month during the NCAA Tournament, and on Monday the first rumor came barging in.
Longtime NBA reporter Marc Stein tweeted the Minnesota Timberwolves are interested in Donovan as a...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Billy Donovan signed a three-year contract extension in February expected to keep him coaching the Gators through the 2018-19 season.
Donovan agreed to the contract last June and signed it in February, according to a UF spokesman.
The deal will pay...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
A Facebook friend recently posted a question about the meaning behind the Jewish tradition of placing stones on graves. Andrew is both a sculptor and a carver of memorials, so perhaps his question arises not only from professional curiosity but also...
| May 11, 2014
Nancy Malone was on the cover of Life magazine at age 11, had a starring role on Broadway at 17 and worked steadily as an actress in television in her 20s and 30s.
Though she was in demand, she feared for the future. "I'd seen actresses getting to the...