1:30 PM Jan 11, 2011

I’m off to a great start! The one thing I learned this first week that is the best advice I can give to others is that "IT'S ALL MENTAL!"

1:24 PM Jan 11, 2011

Hello Friends, Fans and Foes,

I have been training now for four full days and have already lost 10 pounds. I started at 303 pounds and now I'm down to 293 pounds.  I never thought that I would say I'm down to 293!

11:51 AM Jan 10, 2011

I have been writing about the Internet, reading about the Internet and playing with Internet projects for many years, and I've never read a better book about the Net than Douglas Rushkoff's new book,

2:52 PM Jan 9, 2011

 As I blogged earlier, there has been speculation that Sandusky native Jon Gruden, who grew up a Browns fan, might become the team's next coach in the wake of Eric Mangini's

3:50 PM Jan 5, 2011

Here's the lineup for the area's No.1 and only local talk show:

3:47 PM Jan 5, 2011

Steven M. Davidoff writes the "Deal Professor" blog for the New York
Times. I interviewed him when I was writing about Apollo Global

3:57 PM Jan 4, 2011

My name is Troy Keegan. I am a known ex-athlete from the Sandusky area and now I am a police officer. I am a 6-foot, 290-pound, 40-year-old who needs some discipline installed into my life.

3:57 PM Jan 4, 2011

My name is Natalie Johnson. I am 32 years old and obese. I am happily married with two kids (along with two stepchildren). They are the reason, along with my health and self desire, that I’m writing you today for help.

3:57 PM Jan 4, 2011

My name is Jacob Mohr and I’m 22 years old and I have been overweight for as long as I can remember.

The reason why I want to do the FIT Challenge is that as I stated earlier, I can’t remember when I was not overweight.

3:03 PM Jan 4, 2011

The good guys often lose, but sometimes they get a few good licks in first.

1:53 PM Jan 4, 2011

"I was in the Virgin Islands once. Met a girl. We ate lobster and drank pina coladas. At sunset we made love like sea otters. That was a pretty good day. Why couldn't I get that day over and over and over?" -- Bill Murray, "Groundhog's Day"

1:49 PM Jan 4, 2011

Last month, a bear killed one of its caretakers, Brent Kandra, 24, just outside of Cleveland.

1:33 PM Jan 4, 2011

Tom Hanks has overcome almost everything: AIDS, Nazis, Meg Ryan, desert islands, airport terminals and the Catholic Church.

It's enough for three lifetimes. But is it enough for a Lifetime Achievement award?

1:26 PM Jan 4, 2011

In a new Nike commercial, LeBron James almost apologizes to Cleveland.

"Almost" is the key word.

It starts out on the set of "The Decision," with a vulnerable James seeking forgiveness.

10:17 AM Jan 4, 2011

One of the possible replacements for the just-fired Eric Mangini is Jon Gruden, who was born in Sandusky and grew up here, according to several press reports.

8:56 AM Jan 4, 2011

Probably fresh out of MP training:

9:40 AM Jan 3, 2011

Happy New Year.

I don't think the news about Kim Nuesse's departure from Sandusky can be summarized any better than this, so here's an editorial repost from the SR's Sunday edition: