| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:32 AM
If there's one great truth about the National Football League, it's that its hunger for schemes to manipulate politicians and fans into filling its owners' pockets is limitless.
Now there's a new entree on its plate: The owner of the St. Louis Rams...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football.
1: USC plays at Oregon State in the Friday night time slot usually reserved for Boise State. No one has to remind Trojans fans of the 2008 loss in Corvallis that ended up costing them a shot at the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Dave Madden, the actor and comedian who played the curmudgeonly band manager on the popular 1970s TV series "The Partridge Family," died Thursday at a hospice in Jacksonville, Fla. He was 82.
The cause was complications of the blood disorder...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:14 PM
A Florida high school that was named in the 1950s after a 19th century white supremacist and now has a majority black student enrollment will soon have a new name for its 21st century community.
Nathan Bedford Forrest High School in Jacksonville will...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Shades of Orel Hershiser?
The Dodgers can only hope.
In talking about first-round draft choice Chris Anderson on Thursday night, Logan White, the Dodgers' vice president of amateur scouting, said the big right-hander had "three quality major league...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:54 PM
The Dodgers' first two picks in the 2013 are college pitchers.
The club's second-round selection, No. 56 overall, was left-hander Tom Windle, out of the University of Minnesota.
Windle, who is 6 feet 4, had a record of 6-4 with a 2.14 earned-run...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:58 PM
The down-on-his-luck singer sat on the steps of Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry, bemoaning the job he'd just lost at a radio station, when out walked country legend Hank Williams.
The celebrated but troubled singer and songwriter, who had just been...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Season 5 blind auditions, we hardly knew ye. "The Voice" coaches topped off their teams of 12 on Monday night as the first round of the competition rolled to an end. The coach button-pushing, chair-turning, preening and pleas culminated, as it generally...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:16 PM
SANFORD, Fla.--As the six-member jury in the George Zimmerman murder case began deliberating at the courthouse here on Friday, about 20 protesters gathered outside the building, using bullhorns and carrying handmade signs reading “Justice 4 Trayvon&...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:31 AM
SANFORD, Fla. -- A six-woman jury spent Saturday morning contemplating George Zimmerman’s fate in what has become one of the most watched, debated and tweeted-about murder cases in the nation.
Security at the criminal justice center where the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:50 PM
The 72-year-old man who went on a deadly shooting rampage in North Florida, killing three people, including himself, left what sheriff’s officials are calling a “suicide note” that shows the rampage was “calculated.”