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JOHN DOHERTY: 2013 was a year of stories that weren't

This time a year ago, I was writing about all the remarkable comebacks that had occurred in 2012: the Colts and Chuck Pagano, the Broncos and Peyton Manning, and the Vikings and Adrian Peterson.

December 30, 2013 6:00 pm
NFL's turf gurus gird for historic Super Bowl

NFL's turf gurus gird for historic Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | It may qualify as a small irony that in the run-up to the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl, the people seemingly least threatened about the possibility of bad weather are the folks whose job is to protect the surface on which the game will be played.

December 15, 2013 9:00 pm
OFFBEAT: Not such sweet industry news from Bake-Off

OFFBEAT: Not such sweet industry news from Bake-Off

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Bears secondary limits Lions' Johnson, but not enough

Bears secondary limits Lions' Johnson, but not enough

After performing just well enough to win against the Packers on Monday, the Bears' secondary tipped it the other way Sunday and underperformed just enough in the loss to the Lions.

November 10, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Bears look to end skid against winless Giants

Bears look to end skid against winless Giants

LAKE FOREST, Ill. | On the surface, this would seem like an easy one for the Bears. They're trying to get back to winning against a team that hasn't won a game all season.

October 09, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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White Sox complete sweep of Marlins

White Sox complete sweep of Marlins

CHICAGO | From the infield to the outfield, the White Sox are playing much better defense than they did during their listless start. And it's no coincidence that the wins are coming in bunches now.

May 26, 2013 7:00 pm
Intro: An 'Uncommon' start to handmade art

Intro: An 'Uncommon' start to handmade art

For Vincent and Jessie Leman, turning their crafty creations into sellable decor was the most unexpected and enjoyable wedding presents they received.

February 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Made in Northwest Indiana

Made in Northwest Indiana

Whether it is a side job or a full time career, crafters and creators have found a new market in the internet age. And Northwest Indiana boasts some of the most creative and interesting independent designers in the country.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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NFL INSIDER: Bears in do-or-die territory

It's the time of year when the men are separated from the boys in the NFL.

December 06, 2012 6:00 pm
Bartram nursery nation's oldest botanical garden

Bartram nursery nation's oldest botanical garden

He was America's first botanist, and his garden is still one of the best.

November 08, 2012 12:30 am
Blackhawks are only bystanders as lockout damages their franchise, NHL

Blackhawks are only bystanders as lockout damages their franchise, NHL

CHICAGO | Patrick Kane revels in October, almost as much as he did for the month of June two years ago, when his tough-angle overtime goal in Philadelphia snared an uncommon pro sports championship for his adapted city.

October 10, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Bulls move on after first-round elimination

Bulls move on after first-round elimination

DEERFIELD, Ill. | Joakim Noah figured the Bulls would be preparing for at least one more game. Instead, they're picking up the pieces.

May 11, 2012 4:15 pm Photos

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No love for Bulls in Philadelphia

No love for Bulls in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA | With one misstep, Joakim Noah crashed down on his side and clutched his sprained left ankle. Already reeling without Derrick Rose, the top-seeded Bulls now hold their breath waiting on Noah's fate for the rest of the first-round series.

May 04, 2012 10:30 pm Photos

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Bulls look to regroup in Philadelphia

Bulls look to regroup in Philadelphia

Twenty-seven times this regular season, the Bulls took the court without Derrick Rose.

May 03, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Philadelphia woman charged with attempted card fraud

HOBART | A Philadelphia woman allegedly attempted to buy items from local stores using a stolen credit card, police said.

December 20, 2011 12:00 am
President of Pa. charity linked to abuse resigns

President of Pa. charity linked to abuse resigns

PITTSBURGH | The youth charity at the center of the child sex-abuse charges against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky received donations in recent years from hundreds of corporations, community groups and individuals -- including the judge who arraigned Sandusky earli…

November 14, 2011 10:00 pm
Where Are They Now?: Katie Schmelzer

Where Are They Now?: Katie Schmelzer

Katie Schmelzer never thought she would be in the classroom.

October 31, 2011 10:00 pm

Blago told Daniels of 'SOB's seeking Senate seat

INDIANAPOLIS | Buried deep in Gov. Mitch Daniels' new book, "Keeping the Republic," is an anecdote detailing what he says was his longest conversation ever with former Illinois governor and now convicted felon Rod Blagojevich.

September 20, 2011 3:00 pm
Where Are They Now?: Mike Hines

Where Are They Now?: Mike Hines

Mike Hines knows the ups and downs of the real estate game.

May 17, 2011 10:00 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It's up to voters to preserve our republic

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: It's up to voters to preserve our republic

At the conclusion of the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, James McHenry, one of Maryland's delegates, stopped Benjamin Franklin as he left Independence Hall.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am
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