| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:19 PM
GLENDALE — In an elimination game in the Little League District 16 Major Softball Knock-Out Tournament, the Burbank Ruthless team was trying to rebound a from a tough loss a night earlier against the Crescenta Valley Red Hots.
A win would put...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:08 PM
The championship game in the Majors division of Laguna Beach Little League took place May 21 at historic Riddle Field and it pitted the top two-seeded teams from the regular season, Rotary and Hobie, against each other in a winner-take-all affair.
| May 9, 2014
In his massive and utterly definitive biography, "Michael Jordan: The Life," Roland Lazenby wastes no time establishing his subject's significance. "The convergence of culture and technology," he writes in the prologue, "had thrust him into this...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Colton and Blake Moskal were two of those kids — the wide-eyed, jersey-wearing types in the crowd at almost every high school football game.
They would go with their father, sit near the end zone and dream of the day they could be out there,...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:30 PM
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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 2:33 PM
GLENDALE — The District 16 Little League Minor baseball Tournament of Champions knockout playoff tournament got started Saturday morning with Foothill-Lighthouse Realty Associates and Jewel City-Jewish War Veterans Kiwanis squaring off on Babe...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:26 PM
After some strong growth a year ago, the La Cañada Summer Smash Little League baseball tournament will shrink this year.
That's just fine with Summer Smash Tournament Director Jack Johnson.
"I think it is really a local boutique, niche community...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:49 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE - A lingering winter chill and a soggy diamond weren't about to deter nearly 45 participants from learning some of the essential fundamentals of baseball.
From Glendale to La Crescenta and across neighboring towns, children 7-14...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:11 PM
John Leck will never forget the look on the face of the paralyzed boy sitting in his wheelchair. When the arrow left the bow that had been strapped onto the eighth-grader's arm, a mixture of wonder and excitement was apparent as he watched it sail...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:31 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. — On the tiny Caribbean island of Curacao, located just off the northern Venezuelan coast, baseball is the unofficial national sport.
Kids growing up there have dreams of playing in the Little League World Series, following in the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:24 PM
"As anyone who has watched the better colored teams will tell you — a good
many Afro-Americans belong, on their merits."
John Lardner in the Hartford Courant, Nov. 11, 1938.
With opening day of the 2013 baseball season just days away, a 75-...