| Jun 5, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Hialeah American High cornerback Larry Hope confirmed via Facebook on Thursday night that he has indeed pledged to the Miami Hurricanes recruiting class of 2012, giving the 'Canes 11 commitments, so far.
Hope participated in the first Al Golden summer...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 10:56 PM
Adam Duckett and his father were in the stands for UCF's exciting 49-35 Conference USA victory over East Carolina on Saturday, and the visit seemed to have an impact.
The behemoth junior offensive tackle at Orlando East River, who stands 6-foot-8, 365...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:35 PM
In celebration of July Fourth, Printers Row set out to create a reading list of patriotic books. But, how to define "patriotic"? We decided to have each contributing Tribune writer and editor pick a title that corresponds to his or her own definition....
| Aug 17, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Living as we are in the heyday of the undead, with HBO's "True Blood" in its fourth season and the "Twilight" franchise steamrolling along, it's easy to be misled by the title of Kevin Wilson's funny and off-kilter debut novel, "The Family Fang." The...
| May 4, 2011
| 12:37 PM
Former longtime Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Barnhart and his writing partner, Gene Schlickman, were among five Chicago-area writers winning recognition from the Society of Midland Authors, which announced winners of its annual Author Awards Wednesday...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 11:46 PM
While watching the Orlando Agape Christian-Lake Mary Prep game Friday night, I couldn't help but imagine Agape's RB Serge Trezy or WR Drico Johnson wearing Dr. Phillips blue. Or maybe LMP's DE-WR Asa Powell or LB-RB Ray Lewis III in Edgewater red.
| Jan 24, 2011
The Republican effort to repeal the health care law is sure to founder in the Democratic-controlled Senate, but that doesn't mean that the GOP is ending its assault on the law. House Republicans are already beginning work in committees to lop off and...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 7:48 AM
More than 60 million Americans volunteered 8.1 billion hours of their services in 2010 in work valued at nearly $173 million, according to a new report.
Whether it is tutoring and mentoring students, fundraising, job training or assisting during...
| Dec 9, 2010
Seitan Wellington, it's what's for dinner this holiday season. At least it is if you're vegan, interested in becoming vegan, trying to balance your meat-heavy diet or just hanging around in the Spork Foods kitchen. Founded four years ago by sisters...
| Jul 12, 2011
When Robert Hillestad tried to withdraw 200 pounds from an automatic teller machine in London last April, he got a bait-and-switch. Almost literally.
"While waiting for the machine to reel off my receipt, the bills that had been dispensed were pulled...
| Jan 30, 2011
The Coen brothers' "True Grit," which plays out over rural Arkansas and the Indian Territory of the 1870s, is the duo's highest-grossing film to date, and last week it became the second-most-nominated movie in this year's Oscar race.
Earlier in January,...