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  • Glendale rallies, falls short of regionals

    One way or another, the road to Surprise, Ariz. would have to go through Westchester, but, despite two valiant efforts, the Southern California powerhouse was once again just too much for the Glendale 14-Year-Old Babe Ruth Baseball Team. Glendale...
  • Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list

    Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list
    CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....
  • Hyde5: Ranking Dolphins top 20 players (No. 1 - Wake)

    Hyde5: Ranking Dolphins top 20 players (No. 1 - Wake)
    Joe Philbin has ranked players 1 through 45 off the off-season's practices. I don't have the eye or expertise to do that (and was following the Heat during these practices). But I can rank the top players from last season who are still around. I stopped...
  • Lefty Martin may be gone but not forgotten

    Lefty Martin may be gone but not forgotten
    Whether you ever saw him when he was a star pitcher at Central Union High, knew he played minor league baseball for the then California Angels or watched him coaching Babe Ruth or as an assistant varsity baseball coach at his alma mater, I’m sure...
  • Minnesota's 'Riviera'

     Minnesota's 'Riviera'
    "The Scandinavian Riviera," as some locals affectionately call it, runs along Lake Superior from Duluth to Grand Portage, Minn., hard by the Canadian border. More prosaically, it's the area along State Route 61. My wife and I headed to Lake Superior's...
  • In The Pipeline: Local Babe Ruth footage unearthed

    In The Pipeline: Local Babe Ruth footage unearthed
    I've never seen anything like this. It's hard to fathom. So rare is the view that I don't even want to blink for fear of missing a split second. Did I really just see that? Recently, at a signing for my new book, "Baseball in Orange County," an elderly...
  • Reviewing the News

    50 years ago JCs quiz city officials on waterfront, problems Petoskey city officials answered questions of the Jaycees at a dinner meeting this week on such subjects as developing the waterfront, city dock, a baseball field, downtown parking and others....
  • Digest: Iowa beats UVa., earns NIT berth vs. Terps

    Men's college basketball Iowa beats UVa., earns NIT berth vs. Terps Roy Devyn Marble scored 24 points as Iowa ended Virginia's 19-game home winning streak in the quarterfinals of the National Invitation Tournament, 75-64, on Wednesday night. Adam...
  • Popes and home runs

    Popes and home runs
    Baltimore is a rather Catholic town; if you ever lived here you know that. I was born and raised an Irish Catholic in Baltimore; if you frequent this blog you may have known that. Baseball is the ultimate sport for bizarre connections to history. No...
  • Remarkable Woman: Patti Vasquez

    Remarkable Woman: Patti Vasquez
    Getting paid to be funny is great work if you can get it. And comedian Patti Vasquez knows she's fortunate to be busy. "I'm in Iowa next week and then South Carolina after that," Vasquez said recently. "I mean, it took us two weeks just to coordinate...
  • Bobby V: New Frontier For A Well-Traveled Pioneer

    Bobby V: New Frontier For A Well-Traveled Pioneer
    FAIRFIELD — We know why Bobby Valentine is here. This is one more step on his path to spiritual enlightenment, a path that includes doing everything, everywhere in one lifetime, culminating one day with Bobby V's repainting Michelangelo's Sistine...