November 26, 2003
WASHINGTON - Opponents of greater media concentration expressed outrage yesterday over a congressional maneuver that could allow more consolidation in the television industry. The move late Monday was a "total violation" of protocol, Sen. Ernest F. Hollings, a South Carolina Democrat, said in a statement. White House officials and Republican congressional leaders "went into a closet, met with themselves, and announced a `compromise"' on how many TV stations one company could own, he said.
October 21, 1997
Parents know the drill. It's 2: 15 a.m. and your 2-year-old daughter is way, way up. She's got the cough, she's got the fever, she's got all night to be sick.Dazed, you scurry into the medicine cabinet to hunt for Children's Tylenol chewable tablets/elixir/or liquid -- or Children's Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom liquid formula -- or Children's Tylenol Cold Plus Cough Multi-Symptom Chewable tablets.Or Infants' Tylenol acetaminophen drops -- or Infants' Tylenol Cold Decongestant Fever-Reducer drops.
April 11, 1991
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Golf is the perfect sport for the obsessive personality, a giant gray area. You can't shoot a perfect round because there is no such thing. You can't have the perfect swing because there is no such thing. Even the best golfers find fault with their best rounds. Compulsive characters thrive in the vague climate. Everyone always thinks there is room to do better.The game is populated by those so single-minded, men who spend hundreds of hours hitting practice balls and talking elbow adjustment, men who die with their cleats on. Such tunnel vision is a part of every sport, of course, but it is suited to golf like Augusta to spring.
November 2, 1995
Ari Roth's "Born Guilty" -- based on the book of the same title about journalist Peter Sichrovsky's experiences interviewing the children of Nazis -- opens tomorrow at the Spotlighters, under the direction of Mark Squirek. Deli Strummer, a survivor of five concentration camps, will speak after the opening-night performance.Show times at the Spotlighters, 817 St. Paul St., are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 26. Tickets are $8 and $9. For information, call (410)
July 20, 1997
On the field: After two straight nights of ineffective work from the bullpen, Orioles relievers held the Sox scoreless over the last 3 2/3 innings. In the dugout: Manager Davey Johnson removed starter Scott Kamieniecki with the score tied at 3, a runner on first and one out in the sixth inning. Left-hander Arthur Rhodes, who had allowed two runs in each of his past two outings, was brought in for the fourth time in a week and struck out the next two hitters.In the clubhouse: "I'm sure they're being a little too aggressive [at the plate]
September 13, 1990
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Lou Holtz has been spending more time than usual in his golf cart. And it has nothing to do with improving his golf game.The Notre Dame football coach has been genuinely affected by a first-person account of a former Irish player that ran recently in Sports Illustrated, alleging widespread steroid use among the team's players."