It is truly tempting to speculate that at some point in his distinguished academic career, Alexander McCall Smith knew someone like Dr. Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, whose name is translated as "hedgehog field."
Hunter Mahan was preparing for a rainy day. He wound up with a beautiful start in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Alan Cumming is taking his Macbeth to Broadway _ and his Macduff and Duncan and Lady Macbeth and the three witches.
Novak Djokovic remembers when he was about 11 and meeting a boy his age named Andy Murray.
On the eve of the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic was asked if he had noticed anything different about Andy Murray.
Krieger, a Dumfries, Va., native, tore the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in her right knee during an Olympic qualifier against the Dominican Republic on Jan. 19 last year.
A day after missing out on Europe's Ryder Cup captaincy, Colin Montgomerie says he's not bitter and is fully behind the choice of Paul McGinley.
Paul McGinley was chosen as Europe's Ryder Cup captain for 2014, ending a chaotic campaign marked by a late challenge from former captain Colin Montgomerie.
Seven hundred years after a vastly outnumbered Scottish army under legendary King Robert the Bruce defeated the English in a battle for Scottish independence, Scotland next year will again tackle the issue of separating from England.