3 pitchers, catcher enter baseball Hall

...Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday and basked in the spotlight one more time with at least 40,000 fans cheering from the sun-drenched field beyond.For Martinez, the last to...
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NFL's first full-time female official low-key as debut nears the same old football."And Thomas is ready.For the grief. For the second-guessing. For the attention."The spotlight is what it is and being a first, I know that's the reason this is," she said. "I get it. It just comes with...
Despite lead, Froome on defensive

...the last opportunity for heavy, muscular sprinters to shine before light but strong climbers like Froome take back the spotlight in the Alps in the last week, after a rest day on Tuesday.It meant that sprinters' teams wouldn't let a breakaway...

...big screen.It was the second-biggest opening ever for an animated film and an easy win for the sidekicks who took the spotlight after playing supporting roles in two previous "Despicable Me" movies. The bright, babbling baldies have become...
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Williams wins to secure Serena Slam

...then she can raise her level."Maybe the most telling statistic about Williams' ability to turn it up a notch when the spotlight is brightest is this: Her record in major semifinals and finals is 47-7.Saturday's victory made her 21-4 in...
On Writing: Style, part two: Dummies

...Vlad: Get serious here. Do you know your lines? Did you memorize the script?Agon [still trying to peer out past the spotlight]: I want my pajamas back.Vlad: Come on, come on. Let's get to work. It's time to do the act.Agon: Oh...
Sky protects Froome's Tour lead as Majka wins Stage 11 France on Wednesday, Armstrong acknowledged to British broadcaster Sky News that he bore some responsibility for the spotlight now being trained on the Briton."I know what it's like for a guy like Chris to be in the middle of a Tour to deal...
Giant searchlight given to Alaska park still sits in Oregon

...straightened the axles that allow the light to roll out of the bunker and worked on the plaque stating its brand name.When the spotlight eventually arrives in Kodiak, Nancy says the park and museum aren't sure if it will be placed in the bunker. It...
My Turn: Alaska can shape the global Arctic agenda

...peaceful and constructive dialogue about people, resources, and places that the top of the world shares.With Alaska in the spotlight as America's sole Arctic state, there are many things we can do help make ocean stewardship, resilient communities...
Tom Brady suspension creates huge opportunity for Dolphins

...cooperate with the Wells team."It's in the what-next - the impact and fallout of the penalties - that swivels the spotlight on the Dolphins as much as one any other team.One of my first thoughts upon hearing the NFL's verdict:The burner...


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