Eyeing freedom.Before the Independence Bowl last week in Shreveport, the Air Force falcon was released for a bit of pre-game wing stretching. The mascot had bigger things than a stadium circuit in mind. Namely a tour of downtown, where he was found hours later thanks to a tracking device. We ... More >>
Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.
Saturday, June 16
A year of dysfunctional family values -- and missing panties.
Rampaging bears! Rampaging Buffs! Criminals in the buff! It happened here... unfortunately.
From kitty cut-ups to an airline named Ted, this was one oddball year.
At fifty, William Dean Singleton has dozens of newspapers and all the money he needs. But what about respect?
USC may again tackle a football program -- hoping to score more enrollment.
Westword's Guide to teh '96-'97 ski and snowboard season