World Run Day is This Sunday, Get Some Miles in For a Good Cause
World Run Day is Sunday, November 11th, a day to celebrate the sport of running worldwide. This event is designed to promote the health benefits of running while also encouraging runners to donate to a favorite charity.
November 6th is also Saxophone Day
The elections might be grabbing most of the news coverage today, but a great escape from all the politics is music. Today, November 6th is Saxophone Day, marking the birth of Adolphe Sax, the inventor of many musical instruments.
Michigan High School Athlete is Actually 21-Year-Old Man
He's old enough to buy beer, but what got James Nash, a.k.a. Javier Jones (his alias) in trouble was that he was posing as a high school student-athlete.
93-Year-Old Bodybuilder is Probably More Fit Than You
This story will either depress you or give you some hope for your older years. Dr. Charles Eugster is a retired dentist from Great Britain who started exercising when he was in his 80's.
Election Day is Tuesday, Will You be Voting?
Election day is Tuesday, November 6th. That's a little over a day away, and there is much to be decided in this election. First and foremost, it's a Presidential election year.
Tomorrow is Sandwich Day, Celebrate This Tasty Holiday
Dagwood Bumstead and I are kindred spirits. A great sandwich is a work of art. A delicious work of art! Tomorrow (November 3) is Sandwich Day, in honor of the birthdate of John Montague, the Earl of Sandwich.
New York City Marathon is Cancelled
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has cancelled the running of the New York City Marathon, scheduled for Sunday through the five boroughs of New York.
November is National Family Caregiver Month
November is National Family Caregiver month. Many people take on the task of caring for their loved ones, be it their parents, grandparents, children or other relatives.
November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month, What do You Like With Yours?
November is upon us, and that means it's Peanut Butter Lovers Month! I count myself as a member of that club, and enjoy a peanut butter and jelly (PB&J) sandwich most days.
Today in History–Mt. Rushmore Dedicated, October 31, 1941
Mt. Rushmore, a.k.a. the President's Mountain is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It was formally dedicated on October 31, 1941, and draws as many as three million visitors annually.
Detroit Tigers Bring Back Leyland, Peralta, Dotel for 2013 Season
The Detroit Tigers wasted little time in announcing that manager Jim Leyland will be back for the 2013 season, his eighth with the team. Leyland has made it clear that he wanted to continue managing, but only with the Tigers.
New York City Marathon Still a Go for This Weekend
The organizers of the ING New York City Marathon are still planning on holding the race this Sunday morning, counting on the resiliency of New Yorkers to pull together after the storm.