BREAKING NEWS: 'Regrettable' EP coach who blew whistle on Jackie Robinson West arrested after scuffle

BREAKING NEWS: 'Regrettable'  EP coach who blew whistle on Jackie Robinson West arrested after scuffle

    The Evergreen Park Athletic Association official who blew the whistle on the Jackie Robinson West Little League for cheating by violating residency rules was charged early Tuesday morning with disorderly conduct and assault after chasing a woman down a residential street and threatening her husband, police said. Chris Janes, 39, of the 9100 block of Albany Avenue, was standing near his car when the woman arrived home at approximately 1:09 a.m.,... Read more


Only 16 is sweet

  HEADLINE: Only 16 is sweet SUBHEAD: Strong second half can’t prevent RedHawks loss   By Ken Karrson Sports Editor   Sweet 16 is fine when it refers to a birthday. When it describes the amount of time a basketball team excels in a game, that’s not so good. That, however, was how it went for Marist in its regular-season finale last Wednesday in Mount Greenwood. Coming off a lopsided loss to Notre Dame in their previous outing, the RedHawks found themselves in a... Read more

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Old Brosnan doesn’t bond well with audience in ‘November Man…

By Tony Pinto Pierce Brosnan is back in action as a wannabe James Bond. The man who actually played James Bond in “Goldeneye” nearly 20 years ago, is back trying to be an action star in the movie “The November Man.”      At 61, he’s still got something, but that might just be his appetite for on screen drinking.  Brosnan plays ex-CIA agent Peter Devereaux, who, like Bond, is fond of the liquor.... Read more


Pitchers and catchers have reported and …


We’ve endured freezing cold temperatures for several days and continue to look at the snow that fell on Super Bowl Sunday. Face it; winter is getting old real fast. But four magical words help me cope and realize that the frozen tundra won’t last forever: “pitchers and catchers report.”   Cubs and White Sox pitchers and catchers reported last Thursday and Friday, respectively. The rest of the players arrived... Read more