Uncle Sam used to reach into his deep pockets to pay for programs to keep teens off the streets in the summer and instead get some work experience. But, with … read more »
Things may be finally looking up for two major-league sports teams in Los Angeles, after years of taking their cue from the Avis Rent a Car ‘We Try Harder’ playbook.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, it seems, is either a throwback or a relic.
The future of a legendary coach, a storied football program, and the course of a university appear to be at stake as the fallout from the sexual-abuse allegations leveled at … read more »
We’re in the worst economy since the Great Depression - with lower-income families and kids are bearing the worst of it - and what are Republicans doing? Cutting programs Americans … read more »
Authorities in Carson City, Nev., are still searching for the gunman’s motive in Tuesday’s shooting rampage at an IHOP restaurant. As they do, criminologists are suggesting that investigations could yet … read more »
Can violence by sports fans be addressed by legislation?
As basketball star LeBron James tries to take a step closer to the championship that has so far eluded him in Game 4 of the NBA Finals Tuesday, his off-the-court … read more »
This is a town filled with diehard basketball fans trying to escape the bad news, and failing.
Basketball star Kobe Bryant has been fined $100,000 for yelling a homophobic slur at a referee. Some observers say it points to a persistent and deep homophobia in pro sports. … read more »
The death of Jamie Hood’s brother to a police bullet in 2001 and Mr. Hood’s dramatic surrender Friday in Athens, Ga., after a four-hour hostage standoff offers a provocative — … read more »