| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Imagine if, around the same time as the Oscars, another theater across the street hosted a similarly named ceremony — the Oswalds, say — that honored most of the same movies and people.
Such has been the case for years in Huntington Beach,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:45 AM
WASHINGTON -- The 113th Congress looks to be a sure bet to go down as the most ineffective in history.
Just 56 bills were signed into law so far in 2013, as the first session prepared to wrap up. For the first time in recent memory, the number of new...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Having a day off on Wednesday, Simi Valley baseball Coach Matt La Belle decided to take his players on a short field trip to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum to see the best exhibition of baseball memorabilia outside of the National...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This Sunday the WWE will be putting on its biggest pay-per-view of the year in Wrestlemania XXX. Billed as the “showcase of the immortals” Wrestlemania XXX will also be the first PPV event to be offered on the fledging WWE Network.
| Mar 28, 2014
Tim Hornbaker, in his "Turning the Black Sox White: The Misunderstood Legacy of Charles A. Comiskey," makes a more persuasive case for Charles A. Comiskey's importance in 19th- and 20th-century baseball than previous books (including 1919's "Commy" by G....
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:01 AM
Record: 74-88 Place: Fourth in American League East
Manager: Mike Hargrove Most Valuable Oriole: Delino DeShields
Batting leader: Delino DeShields (.296) Home run leader: Albert Belle (23)
RBI leader: Albert Belle (103) Wins leader: Jose...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:50 PM
In the fall of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Three hundred and six names fill National Baseball Hall of Fame’s roster, from men who invented the box score and first put numbers on uniforms to the recently elected trio of Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas.
But no owner of a bronze...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:23 PM
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — I go to sleep each night watched over by a portrait of Roberto Clemente. I wake up each morning and see a baseball signed by Sandy Koufax. In between, I can glimpse Los Angeles, Washington and Cleveland baseball caps hanging from...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Morgan Gardner Bulkeley IV, accomplished artist and sculptor, Red Sox fan, last in the direct genealogical line with that distinctly Hartford name, visited the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., for the first time in the summer of 2012.
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The news sucker punched me in 1972.
An airplane fell out of the sky and plunged in the water off the coast of Isla Verde, Puerto Rico.
Among the lost was No. 21.
Suddenly, the 8-year-old wannabe big-leaguer who determined never to drop a fly ball...