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Business & Pleasure of Sports | Sun Sentinel blogsHere???s a hair-raising revelation: Don King turned 80 on Saturday. The UK???s Daily Mail commemorated it with an expansive feature on King???s career. The British tabloid reported that King, based in Deerfield Beach, is keeping the celebration low key...
WatchdogIdeally, I should rewrite ESPN's news release about its plans for the final game at Yankee Stadium in my own words. But after all that Mike Francesa transcription and answering 113 questions in my live chat, I don't feel like......
FAU Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsJust chatted with the FAU folks and the team hotel is the Detroit Marriott at Renaissance Center. I have stayed there before, and it is a nice pad. Goes up like 80 floors and is right on the river and......
KickingTiresAt a time when automakers are trying to scale back on auto show spending, the folks behind the Detroit auto show are making a big play to attract show-goers. The co-chairman of the 2009 show announced that the popular teen......
WatchdogESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
Tags: Emmitt Smith, Phil Jackson, Brian Urlacher, Cycling, Arthur Ashe
WatchdogReaders often ask me on my live chats this time of year what MSG's plans are for summer programming. Let's get that out of the way right now, before my 11 a.m. chat Wednesday. Click below for the network's entire......
As a teenager in ‘60s San Francisco, Joe Louis Walker lived just blocks away from Sly Stone, roomed with Mike Bloomfield, and played shows with B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix and Thelonious Monk. Walker was the 16-year-old house guitarist at the Matrix,...
3 stars (out of 4) Veteran blues guitarist Joe Louis Walker has been recording steadily since the mid’-80s, but “Hellfire” is his first album for Chicago-based Alligator Records. It is also his most rock-oriented release, with...
Tags: Music, Jimi Hendrix, Entertainment, Susan Tedeschi, Buddy Guy
Each year the Tribune recognizes a handful of Chicagoans as its artists of the year. This year, Alligator Records founder Bruce Iglauer is among them. Here's why: The Chicago Blues Festival reserved its final night last June for a birthday party:...
WASHINGTON - As the letters from senators and congressmen were read, and tributes came from athletes, peers and family, maybe the most touching words came from former Colts and Hall of Fame running back Lenny Moore. "Thank you, Sam," said Moore, as he...
Though every artist's death diminishes us, Robert Graham's loss impoverishes Los Angeles in a deep and particular way. Graham, who died last Saturday at the age of 70 after a serious illness, was not simply the city's premier public artist, he was a...
Tags: Sculpture, John Ruskin, Death, Duke Ellington, Social Issues
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