French Lead and U.S. in Medal Position After Rhythm Dance at Beijing Olympics

With U.S. snowboarding legend Shaun White — now retired — in attendance, the ice dancers started their competition in Capital Indoor Stadium on Feb. 12. While the medal ceremony, and potentially the outcome of the team figure skating event, held earlier in Beijing, still hangs in the balance after the star of the gold medal winning Russian skating team, 15 year old Kamila V…

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This Could Be the Year Baseball Is Cool Again

Tomorrow is opening day in Major League Baseball, a fine time as any to get all gooey about our national pastime. Hope springs eternal, and all that jazz. Nostalgia rules the day. Every team, at this moment, has a shot at a World Series.

I count myself among the millions who love and appreciate the rhythms, the history, and the characters that define baseball. Heck, I’m so old that…

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