A few 'tells' predict who will blow their money
During Kentucky Derby week, gambling was at the forefront of my life.
The plot to make America fat
In the 2008 Pixar movie “WALL.E,” humans so clogged up the earth with garbage they had to move to spaceships. Motorized chairs ferried the obese blobs portraying people of the future, who sipped liquids from massive cups and sat mesmerized by video screens.
Some baby names should never be used
Many years ago, I was at an event where former newspaper columnist and now author Dave Barry was signing copies of his latest book.
Obama sails a dangerous strait as Syrian Conflict rages
At a press conference marking 100 days into his second term in office, President Barack Obama said, "What's happening in Syria is a blemish on the international community."
Winning Hispanic vote won’t be enough for GOP
After six months of mulling over November's election results, many Republicans remain convinced that the party's only path to future victory is to improve the GOP's appeal to Hispanic voters.
Good for Jayson Collins, but he wasn't being courageous
It’s fine with me if NBA center Jason Collins wants to declare to the world his sexual preference.
The greatest singer sang the greatest song
Within 10 minutes, four of my children called, emailed or texted me that morning to express condolences on what they knew would be a personal loss.
A gay man in the NBA
It is almost unbelievable that this is a first.
Students encouraged to be safe during proms, graduations
From The Leader Editor:
‘42’ is more about fairness than baseball
One of the first major league baseball games I saw in person as a young boy was when my beloved Cincinnati Reds hosted the Brooklyn Dodgers at Crosley Field.
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