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  • 'Deliver Us From Evil' Delivered $19 Million in Spending to New York State

    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...
  • BASEBALL UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/20)

    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.,...
  • Americans' World Cup fever gives soccer a leg up in TV ratings game

     Americans' World Cup fever gives soccer a leg up in TV ratings game
    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...
  • Jeff Van Gundy: Billy Donovan would be "outstanding" NBA coach

    Jeff Van Gundy: Billy Donovan would be "outstanding" NBA coach
    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. Friends...
  • Sports and religion can be powerful forces against bigotry

    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...
  • Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen

    Review: 'In Paradise' by Peter Matthiessen
    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...
  • How to avoid getting scammed on playoff tickets

    How to avoid getting scammed on playoff tickets
    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...
  • Gators coach Billy Donovan rumored for NBA's Timberwolves job

    Gators coach Billy Donovan rumored for NBA's Timberwolves job
    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...
  • Billy Donovan signed to coach Gators through 2019

    Billy Donovan signed to coach Gators through 2019
    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...
  • Leaving something behind at a grave lets us touch those we've lost

    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...
  • Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79

    Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79
    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...