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  1. America may change but the pageantry of the Rose Bowl endures

    Ivan Maisel

    There are few events on the American calendar that transcend time, that hold the same appeal today as they did decades ago. The Rose Bowl Game, on Jan. 1, in Pasadena is one of those events.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2013
  2. Bama secondary seeks answers vs. CSU

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban slipped into another soap-box moment this week when he took to the podium to describe how his secondary had played so poorly against Texas A&M. "The players have to do what the coaches do, and that's t...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  3. Rant answers: Season finale!

    Pierre LeBrun

    And here we are, the final Rants of the season! I'll be on the playoff trail the next two months solely focused on whatever series I'm involved in, so this wraps up our regular-season Rant soap box. You guys have been terrific again this season with ...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  4. Corbin Bernsen talks about saving Soap Box Derby

    Lynn Hoppes

    After reading a newspaper story in September 2009 about the financial difficulties of the All-American Soap Box Derby, actor/director Corbin Bernsen was inspired to do something about it. So Bernsen, famous for his roles in "L.A. Law" and "Major Lea...

    Blog | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  5. Lockout'11: Updating our season ticket rant

    Kevin Seifert

    As regular readers know by now, one of my lockout soap box issues has been the requests for season ticket payments at a time when the NFL can't guarantee a full 2011 season. The league announced last year that full refunds for any canceled games will...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  6. NASCAR's five burning arguments in 2011

    Terry Blount

    Is the Chase a failure? Should Cup drivers be allowed to drive for Nationwide championships? Is Jimmie Johnson the best ever? Terry Blount tackles the tough questions.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2011
  7. Postgame notes: Doc defends KG

    Chris Forsberg

    CHARLOTTE -- A collection of postgame news and notes after the Charlotte Bobcats defeated the Boston Celtics 94-89 Monday night at Time Warner Cable Arena: With Spike Lee the latest to stand up on his soap box and publicly condemn Kevin Garnet...

    Blog | February 07, 2011
  8. Dirty Laundry: (Likely) soap box finale

    Kevin Seifert

    It's New Year's Day, the first installment of 2011, and we should all be doing something other than what I'm about to embark on. But sorry, I can't help it. I tried all week to calm down, but I still can't help myself from climbing on the soap box on...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  9. Dirty Laundry: Return of the soap box

    Kevin Seifert

    It would be easy to criticize Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy for not challenging a fourth-down reception in the second quarter of last Sunday's 20-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Referee Peter Morelli's crew credited Falcons tight end Tony Gon...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  10. Brown: Snook permit refund options

    David A. Brown

    Due to harsh winter, anglers should carefully weigh options

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2010
  11. Future of Soap Box Derby is in doubt

    Shane Mettlen

    Who knew that when Corbin Bernsen played a Cleveland Indian in the 1989 baseball classic "Major League" that his ties with northeastern Ohio would be so strong that he'd be trying to save a regional gem more than 20 years later? Bernsen is in Akron...

    Blog | Conversation | July 23, 2010
  12. Future for Soap Box Derby is hazy

    Shane Mettlen

    Corbin Bernsen is hoping proceeds from his movie will help save the Soap Box Derby.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2010
  13. L.A. Invasion

    Cliff Talley

    Behind the scenes of the Red Bull Soap Box Race in Los Angeles

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2009
  14. Greg Biffle loses soap box derby race to teen, blames tires

    Greg Biffle lost by more than three car lengths to teen Tyler Shoff in a soap box derby race -- and blamed it on the tires.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2009
  15. Roundball Chatter

    Dick Vitale

    Bring the bracket to college football

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2008
  16. Hall of Fame ballot-soap box

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons doesn't have a say in the Hall of Fame, but that's not going to stop him from voting.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2007