Outracing the Baltimore police after Freddie Gray's death
For decades, police have been a mainstay during the dirt bike rides on Sundays. Since the Both the history and an explanation of the impetus for dirt biking can be found in Lotfy Nathan's 2013 documentary, “12 O'Clock Boys,” which follows a 12-year ...
August 13, 2015
Last Race in Sonoma: Twilight for “Top the Cops”
My first day at the track, I pull into a line of cars at the gate: spectators signing in as drivers hand over a list of next of kin and waive away their right to sue should a tire blow out, or the transmission fry, or the wheels not quite catch and the ...
July 22, 2015
Salem looks to hit the ground running in 2015
Be sure to use the email address we have on file with your print subscription. 2 Print Subscriber Access (non 7-day) $1.99 He was a mainstay at fullback and linebacker on Salem's 2013 team that reached the 4A state semifinals. In two years, Ramsey ...
July 30, 2015
ESPN Has Taken A Moneyball Approach To This Summer's Many Talent Decisions
Cowherd was the one ESPN tried to keep of those three, and despite every effort to stop their polarizing midday radio mainstay from taking his ball and going to Fox to be a centerpiece on Jamie Horowitz's debate-embracing tablescape, there is industry ...
August 4, 2015
30 of the world's best hotel bars
Carved into a broken stone wall, decked out in leather and metal and illuminated by purple mood lighting, this bar feels sort of Vegas -- but with sweeping views over Spain's capital. Cocktails are strong and spendy -- most guests opt for bottle ...
For Victor Espinoza, the man in 'Pharoah's' saddle, riding roots run deep
In evenings, he and his brothers play “racquetball” against a patio wall despite lacking racquets. They use their hands. See the same guy in Southern California, on one of two easy chairs plopped curiously amid the well-kept jockeys room at sublime ...
June 4, 2015
Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes prison through hole in cell
After Mexico's most notorious drug lord stepped into a shower and slipped into a tunnel to escape from a maximum-security prison, authorities vowed it wouldn't be long before the Sinaloa cartel chief was behind bars again. Prison security cameras last ...
Amazon's Jeff Bezos: With Jeremy Clarkson, we're entering a new golden age of television
Hobnobbing with other billionaires at his West Hollywood mansion or his multi-apartment home overlooking New ... Back to the start = Hanging on the wall of the lobby of 'Day One North’, a glass covered low-rise office building in the middle of Seattle ...
August 15, 2015
From Mrs Doyle to Ella, East is East's Pauline McLynn is turning back the clock
It is also the time when multi-culturalism was beginning to have an impact in Britain ... Pauline is looking forward to enjoying some downtime moments on the tour and she intends to use her moments of leisure by exploring some of the countryside close ...
August 15, 2015
Back to the Future: a personal view of the state of cinema-going in Northern Ireland
Fast-forward to 2015 and my last visit to a big multi-screen cinema in Belfast ... Omniplex being among the exceptions – where movies are joylessly thrown onto the wall of a box-like room with no apparent care for how the film looks, sounds or ...
August 13, 2015
The Daily 202: Koch brothers to again star as bogeymen in 2016 Democratic ads
Larry Hogan (R) completed five straight days of round-the-clock chemotherapy, his third round ... stopped by the Western Wall. “I took time to pray … for the future of our country and our Israeli allies,” he wrote: Instagrams of the day: Jeb ...
August 12, 2015
Enterprise hits and misses – the ups and downs of digital transformation edition
This week was packed with use cases and digital struggles ... Granted, the insurance industry hasn’t been Uberized yet, but it’s on the clock, and Aviva’s one example of the moves ahead. Readers also liked Stuart’s Digital disruption drives ...
August 10, 2015
Montana Album: Park gets swans; dam completed
Twenty persons have been killed — a white deputy sheriff shot, a white fireman crushed by a falling wall, a white man shot and 17 Negroes ... Ayers was brought back to consciousness by use of chest and arm artificial respiration, given by an unidentified ...
August 10, 2015
Ovum trading: Inside Nigeria’s multi-million naira human egg business
those who use the harvested eggs were not in sight. This group was solely made up of sellers. At a point, a young woman walked in. Dressed in a black-fitting gown with grey slippers, she didn’t look older than 20. Resting her back behind the wall and ...
August 8, 2015