Leap Year News
UConn overcomes halftime deficit, beats USF for undefeated regular season
STORRS, Conn. -- Breanna Stewart says top-ranked UConn symbolically turned the calendar to March in the second half Monday, overcoming the team's first halftime deficit in almost a year. Stewart scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help the Huskies beat No. 20 South Florida 79-59. Kia Nurse
Father and Son Celebrate Their 15th and 4th Birthdays Today
It is rare enough to have a leap year birthday (Feb. 29). But one father also shares his leap year birthday with his son. Fred Shekoufeh is turning technically 15 today while his son, Eric, is celebrating his fourth birthday. “It’s a pretty funny coincidence,” the younger Shekoufeh told ABC News.
Leap Day a chance to ponder college football's future
February 29 isn't a meaningful date on the college football calendar. In most years, it isn't even a date at all. The only significant college football day in February is the first Wednesday -- national signing day. By the end of the month, all the major coaching moves are wrapped up. Only a
Leap Day Deals From Free Flights to Cheap Eats
If you're planning to travel for Spring Break or just enjoy a good deal, there are some huge Leap Day bargains out there. You just have to know where to look. Enter the "Real Money" team, which uncovered some of the bonus discounts that will be available Monday, Feb. 29, in honor of the Earth's
Simply the Worst: The Ugliest Streaks in Sports History
The Philadelphia 76ers losing streak hit 25 games Monday night, as they fell to the Spurs,113-91, in San Antonio. Defeat in Houston Thursday would earn them a place alongside the lowly 2010-11 Cleveland Cavaliers — 26 consecutive defeats, the NBA record. Failure to win Saturday’s...
Star Student in Immigration Flap Will Be Home For Graduation
High school senior Elizabeth Olivas is coming home. After getting caught up on an immigration technicality in her native Mexico, the Frankfort Indiana High School homecoming queen will get to walk with her classmates at graduation on Saturday. The U.S. State Department confirmed to her...
Immigration Technicality May Keep Homecoming Queen From Graduation
High school senior Elizabeth Olivas thought she would be enjoying the last days at her Indiana high school with her classmates before graduating on Saturday. Instead, the Frankfort High School homecoming queen is in her native Mexico, caught up in an immigration technicality that has...
Dick Van Dyke Marries 40-Year-Old Makeup Artist
Octogenarian entertainer Dick Van Dyke is newly married to a woman less than half his age. The iconic comedian, 86, wed makeup artist Arlene Silver, 40, on Feb. 29. They met six years ago at the SAG Awards, where she applied his stage makeup. Van...
On Rare Leap Day , Remember Rare Diseases
When Deborah Sittig noticed her son was not making the typical baby milestones like sitting up, walking and crawling at the usual ages, she knew something was wrong. At 18 months, Baby Cannon was diagnosed with hypophosphatasia, a rare bone condition that causes a softening of the bones. The