The Advertiser-Tribune Columnsen-usMon, 22 Dec 2014 04:57:28 EDTMon, 22 Dec 2014 04:57:28 EDT early lesson from a great man million, four hundred thirty-five thousand, four hundred fifty-four. That's how many tickets were sold at Three Rivers Stadium during the 1979 baseball season. Tenth in the National League.Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTChristmas is a time for family - immediate or extended Christmas season is a very special time of year. It is a time when families gather. My kids will be at my house for Christmas day. My wife and I will spend time with our respective families as well.Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTTen sports-minded Christmas gift ideas Claus is coming to town! A.K.A. Ol' Saint Nick, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle or Papa Noel (Brazil's affectionate label), he is as much a global phenomenon as the Olympics or World Cup soccer.Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTLegacy left by Lyle Alzado this day, I'm still not sure what the booklet was doing on my brother's desk. But it was there, with a frail man in a bandanna on its cover. When I looked more closely at the picture, the face was more recognizable. It was Lyle Alzado.Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT17 in a row is not too shabby for a night at the bowling alley you remember the rubber ball attached to the wooden paddle with an elongated rubber band? That toy brought a lot of kids plenty of enjoyment in my younger days as the purpose of the game was to see how many times you could bounce the ball off th...Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT