Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. | Kevin Harvick didn't simply have his hands full with the rest of the Sprint Cup field Sunday. He also was trying to tame a squirrely surface at Kansas Speedway.
ST. JOHN | Hayley Butcher is glad she's back on the U.S. Trampoline and Tumbling Senior National Team.
MUNSTER | There's an unwritten law in the Portone household.
Alain Quijano delivers for the RailCats during Thursday's game against the Kansas City T-Bones.
RailCats catcher Ryan Babineau collides with Kansas City catcher Steve Yoo during Thursday's game.
The RailCats' Adam Klein, top, and Mike Massaro take leads off the bag against the Kansas City T-Bones on Thursday.
The RailCats catcher Ryan Babineau, right, tries to score but runs into Kansas City catcher Steve Yoo for the third out of the inning during Thursday's game.
It's an ill wind that blows no good, and this week's storm blew in the no-goodest prognosticator of them all: The Amazing Wielando.
It's the time of year when the men are separated from the boys in the NFL.
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities in recent years, but advocates say barriers can block one basic human right: To be a parent.
CHICAGO | Throughout a cool Sunday afternoon, the White Sox tried to get a leg up on the spoiler Kansas City Royals.
After recording just three hits through the first five innings, the Railcats broke through for three runs on two hits and two errors in the sixth inning, which was just enough to sneak past the Kansas City T-Bones, 3-2 Tuesday at CommunityAmerica Ballpark in Kansas City.
VALPARAISO | In what is a first for Northwest Indiana, Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce President Rex Richards has been named state Chamber Executive of the Year.
The opening of the Valley Kitchen & Bar in October was more than the beginning of another new eatery in Valparaiso. For owners Cory and Blair Muro, the venture is a dream come true. Valley's commitment to locally grown, fresh ingredients is a recipe that combines Blair's background in ho…
GARY | RailCats' Brad Boyer bats as the Gary RailCats take on the Kansas City T-Bones at the U.S. SteelYard Friday, August 5, 2011.
RailCats manager Greg Tagert chats with pitcher Carlos Rivas and the rest of the infield during the fifth inning of Friday's game against Kansas City.
RailCats' lefty Carlos Rivas pitched five innings, giving up three runs, with six hits and two strikeouts against Kansas City on Friday.
RailCats right fielder Cristian Guerrero pulls down an out against Kansas City on Friday.
Kansas City catcher Johnny Bowden can only watch as RailCats catcher Mike Valadez coasts into home in the fifth inning Friday.
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