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The Swampby James Oliphant and Jim Tankersley One virtue of this late start to the general-election campaign for the White House is that it leaves less time than usual for the ritual of back-porch punditry: identifying that sure-to-be vice-presidential pick. As......
Tags: Sports, Charlie Crist, History, Bill Frist, Fannie Mae
Of The Morning CallPhillipsburg native Earl R. Metz was working at Hercules Powder Co. when the Army drafted him during World War II. On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the 23-year-old sergeant led a squad of combat engineers ashore in the second wave at Omaha Beach. From Normandy,...
Times Staff WriterAs the country's best-known film festival opens Thursday, one drama that already has generated considerable buzz will play out off-screen: Park City's love-hate relationship with Sundance. Hotels and restaurants love the Sundance Film Festival,...
Times Staff WriterIt can't hurt rugby's chances of being added to the Summer Olympics that Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee, played for the Belgian national rugby team in his youth. "We'd like to think it might help," said Greg Thomas,...
Hartford CourantPast the Cottage Cafe's wood-burning stove and the picture windows, snow swirls around the spotlights that shine on a cleared patch of frozen lake. A dozen bundled kids with hockey sticks blur by, chasing a puck. Some end up in a drift on the edge of the...
TIMES STAFF WRITERDoes the sight of bicycle motocross riders sailing through the air silhouetted against a sunset sky or street lugers careening downhill at 80 mph, inches from splattering themselves on the asphalt, strike you as particularly athletic or artistic? Your...
Sun-SentinelSteakhouses are considered the epitome of beef eater posh -- from handsomely appointed surroundings to the prime aged beef and solicitous service that marks these high-end spots a destination for carnivores. Andre's, a knockoff of Brooklyn's Peter...
Sun StaffThe Olympics are a beehive of activity. Here are a few aspects that should command your attention. 1. Security. The security plan cost $300 million, so it had better work. Spectators may face a two-hour wait to get through the "mag and bag" metal...
Tags: Sports, Family, Short-track Speed Skating, Apolo Ohno, Skeleton
Orlando Sentinel staff writerThey twist in the winter's chill defying gravity, whip through icy courses feeling the pull of three G's squeezing their face, and take to the air like birds without wings. Winter Olympics athletes aren't necessarily crazy, but it would be a nice...
Orlando Sentinel, a Tribune Co. newspaperSALT LAKE CITY -- Utah welcomes the world with open arms and a warm embrace this week. Just don't mind those National Guard troops, German shepherds and F-16s buzzing overhead. The 2002 Winter Games will stage its eclectic smorgasbord of sports for the...
Los Angeles Times staff writerAlpine skiing: The men's World Cup tour is in Kitzbuehel, Austria, for super-giant slalom, downhill and slalom races this weekend. Five U.S. skiers finished in the top 25 last weekend in a World Cup slalom at Wengen, Switzerland. Erik Schlopy's 11th-place...
Times Staff WriterUnlike world figure skating champion Michelle Kwan and courageous medal-winning skier Picabo Street, most Winter Olympians are not household names except, perhaps, in their own households. However, here are 10 athletes (or duos) who are capable of making...
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