It’s been another eventful summer and with so much sports coming up, it’s time to get your temperature. Your opinions matter except to your spouse, significant other or teenager. And probably your neighbor. But they matter to us.
Workers don't have protections. Companies don't withhold taxes. Regulators don't seem to care. McClatchy reporters spent a year unraveling the scheme, using little-noticed payroll records that show how widespread this practice has become and what it costs us. Find the full series here.
We might as well sign up for another Seattle Studs-Santa Barbara (Calif.) Foresters championship game in 2015. Until further notice, that’s the best potential matchup the National Baseball Congress World Series has to offer.
The Midlothian White Sox came from the south Chicago suburbs. They were big and brash, sluggers one and all. In 1990, the Sox set an NBC World Series record with 28 home runs. They hit 27 more two years later, when first baseman/designated hitter Kirk Vucsko, who definitely did what he was designated to do, belted nine homers.