| Feb 1, 2011
| 12:45 PM
On a sunny Saturday morning in November, about 25 people from toddlers to seniors pose for photos against the backdrop of Panama City Beach, their surfboards — in myriad colors — stuck into the white, sugary sand.
Shutters snapped and...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 8:55 PM
The Red team beat the White team 24-22 during the fourth annual Under Armour All-America Game at Tropicana Field on Wednesday night. Tyler Bertolet of Reading (Pa.) Exeter Township (committed to Texas A&M) kicked a 24-yard game-winning field goal as...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:01 PM
Numerous recruiting services are on site this week at the debut of Nike's "The Opening" at the athletic apparel headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., and with 150 of the best players in the country all in one place, there is no lack of voices to be heard....
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:27 PM
Bradenton Southeast coach Paul Maechtle was vacationing in Wisconsin when reached for comment Monday night about star cornerback Brian Poole Jr.
"Well, I'm on vacation ... but I did just get off the phone with him," Maechtle said of Poole about 9:30...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 7:49 AM
For the U.S. team at the World Track and Field Championships, this was a day to reprise ancient history.
Lashinda Demus became the first U.S. champion in the women's 400-meter hurdles since Kim Batten in 1995.
Jesse Williams won the first U.S. medal...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 6:26 PM
For the "American Idol" Top 9, the theme was Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famers. We thought it was one of the best weeks Idol has seen - everybody was at least good. Nobody tanked. So who is going home?
The Bottom 3 came down to Stefano Langone, Pia Toscano and...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 5:47 PM
A pre-eminent biologist regarded as Darwin's heir, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, author of more than 20 books and one of Time magazine's "25 Most Influential People," E.O. Wilson set off on a new adventure. At 81, he is a bit older than the usual...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 3:19 PM
"Joe Louis: Hard Times Man"
By Randy Roberts
Yale University Press, 308 pages, $27.50
Joe Louis was a titan, the undisputed heavyweight champion for more than twelve years (and a record 23 title defenses) and, probably, the greatest American hero of...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 12:52 PM
"Anthill: a novel"
By Edward O. Wilson
W. W. Norton, 336 pages, $24.95
Imagine what it would be like to read Anthill without knowing that the author, Edward O. Wilson, is an eminent, innovative, often controversial Harvard biologist who has written more...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 1:36 PM
"The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama"
By David Remnick
Alfred A. Knopf, 656 pages, $29.95
Reviewed by Kevin Boyle
By March 7, 1965 John Lewis had been in hundreds of civil rights campaigns. But from the moment he led the six hundred...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 11:02 PM
Washington -- More than 50 members of a child pornography ring who engaged in what authorities describe as "horrific" and "unspeakable" crimes have been arrested for sexually exploiting children from 12 years old to as young as infants.
Top federal law...