Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
PARIS | Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.
HOYLAKE, England | The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team.
RIO DE JANEIRO | Joachim Loew has shaped a talented German generation into an entertaining and successful team with a history of near misses. Germany needs to beat Argentina in Sunday's World Cup decider to finally make Loew a winner.
It's been five years since Michael Jackson died, yet his career is more alive than it has been in decades.
Wines from Bodegas Franco Espanolas have launched in the Indiana market with options like Rioja Royal White, Rioja Bordon Crianza 2008, Rioja Bordon Reserva 2007 and Rioja Bordon Gran Reserva 2004. The winery, founded in Logrono, Spain in 1890, is one of the oldest and most prestigious in th…
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, has promised "an announcement Monday morning you won't want to miss," following an epic, two-day Twitter rant where he condemned weak Republican leadership, gay-marriage supporters, liberal Christian ministers and activist judges.
Not many people know Purdue Cal's restaurant in the White Hospitality Pavillon at the Hammond campus is open to the public on Wednesdays. But that's kind of a good thing because the place is invariably sold out. --- Pat Colander Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.
Cava is a fine wine from Gonzalez Byass, a Spanish winery founded in 1835 as a Sherry producer. Cava is a bottle of bubbly perfect for guests at holiday parties and is great paired with seafood dishes. Cavas are wines that originate from the Catalonia region of Spain and have increased in qu…
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Well-rounded stage story: Steppenwolf's 'The Wheel' with Joan Allen and Tim Hopper opening with Chicago premiere
After 21 years of living in New York with his family, Chicago actor and Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member Tim Hopper describes his latest project as symbolic of how his life and career "have come full circle."
Workers at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant have checked the quality of a vehicle's paint job basically the same way since the plant opened in 1924 - by eye.
MUNSTER | Peoples Bank's new chief operating officer was standing atop a peak in the Carpathian Mountains above the village in Poland where his great-grandfather was raised when it all clicked.
Butler University student Nathan Ellingsen is looking forward to improving his Spanish language skills when he travels in September to Alcalá de Henares, Spain, just outside of Madrid.
Indiana University student Kelly Kreutz, 20, will pack her bags in August for a year-long trip at Universidad Compultense de Madrid, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Spain.
INDIANAPOLIS | AJ Allmendinger needed help buckling down Saturday.
When Juan Ponce de Leon searched for riches in Florida, he unknowingly helped turn the Sunshine State into the first travel destination in the United States.
Even people without coffee tables enjoy coffee table books as gifts, especially if they're thoughtfully chosen rather than hastily snatched from a store shelf at the last minute.
LONDON | Describing the role as "torture" at times, victorious Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal ruled out the possibility of staying on for the 2014 competition at Gleneagles.
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