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  • Baseball can create life-long father-son connection [Commentary]

    What is it about fathers, sons and baseball? What makes the sport so special that it is passed down the family line, normally among males? But I should quickly add that my wife learned to keep score from her father while going to Fenway Park in Boston...
  • Fox Sports 1's signature show may not be for all tastes

    Fox Sports 1's signature show may not be for all tastes
    Just as "SportsCenter" became the centerpiece of ESPN's effort to revolutionize sports television back in the early 1980s, the new Fox Sports 1 network is its hoping that "Fox Sports Live" will become the draw that brings fans over for its nightly dose of...
  • Sentinel's Central Floridian of the Year turns 30

    Sentinel's Central Floridian of the Year turns 30
    The Orlando Sentinel's first Floridian of the Year for 1983 was a strong-willed woman who slugged it out with this state's power brokers. Coincidentally, so is our 30th honoree, Deirdre Macnab. Marjory Stoneman Douglas wasn't afraid to fight for their...
  • Baseball: Incoming freshman Hagen Danner commits to UCLA

     Hagen Danner, an incoming freshman catcher at Huntington Beach High, has committed to UCLA. It's the second time in as many summers that Bruins Coach John Savage offered and got a commitment from a player who hadn't played a day of high school baseball....
  • Consider lighter baseballs for young pitchers: study

    Consider lighter baseballs for young pitchers: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Practicing with lighter baseballs may help teen pitchers improve their throwing speeds while also reducing the risk of overuse injuries, a small study from Taiwan suggests. After 10 weeks of training, young players who had...
  • Moneyball Jr.: Baseball for minors looks a lot like the Majors

    The nation's newest elite baseball players are courted like free agents, flown cross-country for big games and featured on TV.Bidding wars break out over the most coveted stars, who resemble Major Leaguers in many ways. Except for their age. At the...
  • Autograph broker says he paid Johnny Manziel to sign items

    An East Coast autograph broker said Tuesday that Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel was paid $7,500 for signing about 300 mini- and full-sized helmets on Jan. 11-12 while he was attending an event in Connecticut, ESPN reported. The broker played two...
  • Mayor's Cup: Nothing decided just yet

    Mayor's Cup: Nothing decided just yet
    COSTA MESA — One manager clung to discretion when asked about his next starting pitcher, but there is no secret who will have recent history on their side when the Costa Mesa Mayor's Cup Little League Baseball tournament is decided Saturday at Costa...
  • Monday's local roundup: York junior baseball team makes state semifinals

    Little League baseball: In the Junior state tournament in Bristol, York County routed Central Chesterfield 16-4 in six innings to advance to the semifinals. Gabe Simmons had four hits and drove in four runs for the York County 13- and 14-year-olds,...
  • Best Movies About Female Athletes

     
    Today’s movie list originated with a Facebook thread this week. My daughter had just showed her boyfriend “A League of Their Own,” which he never had seen, and that prompted a series of favorite quotes and other comments from her......
  • Jeff Garlin takes another directorial swing in 'Dealin' With Idiots'

     Jeff Garlin takes another directorial swing in 'Dealin' With Idiots'
    NEW YORK — When Jeff Garlin's sons were still playing Little League baseball, the comedian would attend games and find himself horrified. "You could say 'hilarious' or 'absurd' to describe what I witnessed, but the word I'd use is 'painful,'"...