| Sep 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
ESPN Films was the big winner at the second La Costa Film Festival, with the jury picking "Brothers in Exile" as top feature documentary and "Tommy and Frank" (from the "30 for 30" series) as best short docu. "Brothers" was also given the audience award...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Sex, baseball and religion come together in a pleasurable but uneven new tuner based on the 1988 film "Bull Durham," preeming at Atlanta's Alliance Theater. Like the Bulls, the North Carolina farm team of the title, the show has its scruffy charms,...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
This has been a season to forget for the Lakers, and Angelenos couldn't bear to watch.
As they took the court in San Antonio on Wednesday to close the 2013-14 season, the Lakers were on track to finish with a 2.15 household rating for the season on TWC...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Tuck Everlasting," the tuner that had been targeting a Broadway run during the 2013-14 season before getting detoured, and the world preem of the musical adaptation of "Bull Durham" are among the titles on tap for the 2014-15 season at the Alliance...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I can understand why you don't read your own lousy newspaper, but USC is ranked No. 25 [by the Associated Press]. Don't worry, we will never accuse you of being a homer.
I realize it is old news, but your sports...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Even the face of the NFL Network occasionally gets stopped at the line of scrimmage.
Sportscaster Rich Eisen is trying to get across the field at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where he's supposed to host his network's...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:56 PM
Ron Shelton has an answer ready if you ask him why he stopped playing baseball.
"The low-and-away slider," he says.
And he's not entirely joking.
In reality, there were other reasons he let go of the game and eventually went on to become a big-...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:47 PM
The intersecting fan demographic for baseball and musical theater isn't large, but it is apparently substantial enough to warrant a new stage musical based on the popular 1988 movie "Bull Durham."
Producers announced Wednesday that the new musical...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 2:14 PM
"Diner" has resonated with Baltimore-connected writers and moviemakers across the popular and literary spectrum. Here are some of their reactions to the movie's 30th anniversary.
The film "shined a light on a time in Baltimore that I was not that...
| Aug 2, 2009
As Allen Iverson's racially charged trial splintered the Peninsula 16 years ago, Hampton native Steve James was a half-continent away crafting one of the most acclaimed sports movies of recent times.
Today he's close to completing a film on the events he...