| Nov 11, 2011
| 6:20 PM
At the start of its past two games, Navy was caught off-guard by its opponent's defensive formation. The Midshipmen expected Notre Dame to put eight men in the box to stop the triple option, but the Fighting Irish lined up more traditionally. Then the...
| Nov 29, 2011
One moment, 8-year-old Brent Midlock was swimming in a shallow saltwater pool at an all-inclusive resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The next, he was gone.
"It's something I think about every day," says his mother, Nancy Midlock. Her son had been sucked...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 12:02 PM
Andre Gurode is expected to start at left guard after the Ravens deactivated both Ben Grubbs and Mark LeVoir for Sunday’s road contest against the St. Louis Rams.
The team announced that Grubbs, who did not practice this past week, had been...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:17 PM
A reshuffled offensive line didn't seem to impede the Ravens in their explosive 37-7 victory over the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome Sunday.
In fact, inserting Andre Gurode at left guard instead of Mark LeVoir seemed to be the antidote the front...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 2:10 PM
From the top of the jumping tower at the Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove, the view is of a new season, with yellow and orange tints in the trees marking the change.
For 8-time U.S. champion Jessica Jerome and the other women who will see that...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 7:44 PM
Farrel South knows how to light up a scoreboard.
Last year, he had 113 goals for the Newport Harbor High boys' water polo team, easily a team-best. He was first-team All-Sunset League and All-CIF Southern Section Division I.
This year, South has 31...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Exercise is good for you. Period. There should be no argument.
Tennis, though, also has its down sides. Essentially it works one side of the body more than the other (depending on which is your dominant hand) and is a relatively high-impact sport that'...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 12:46 PM
It's amazing how I forget so quickly how Pilates makes me feel. At one time I was a regular in a one-hour weekend class. The instructor was a bubbly, chatty woman who followed much the same routine every week and even used the same banter -- "That's...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Dwight Freeney is a video-game aficionado who enjoys playing titles such as "Call of Duty: Black Ops," "God of War III" and the "Madden NFL" franchise.
So the Indianapolis defensive end didn't need much elaboration when asked during a conference call...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 7:32 PM
This wasn't South Carolina or East Carolina, Rutgers or San Jose State. This certainly wasn't Air Force, either.
A frustrating Navy football season previously punctuated by narrow defeats and botched kicks ended with a sloppy but satisfying 27-21 victory...
| May 31, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Stop John Danks before he starts again.
Sounds like a line from a movie trailer. Call it “John of the Dead’’ because the horror that was Danks’ outing in Toronto --- nine runs in four innings --- was not a one-off, and I’m...