| Jan 24, 2010
A lucky bounce and a veteran official's snap judgment were all that separated Virginia Tech and Boston College on Saturday.
The basketball and the whistle went the Hokies' way.
"You win a game like that, and it gives you a chance to have a special...
| Aug 6, 2009
There's an air of invincibility swirling around U.S. Cellular Field.
No matter how difficult the opponent or obstacle, the White Sox have found ways recently to overcome them.
Led by Jim Thome's two home runs and Gavin Floyd's steady pitching, the Sox...
| Oct 7, 2009
Anybody out there want my World Series tickets? For free?
I've got two of them for Game 4, should the Dodgers make it through the playoffs, which begin with today's opener against the St. Louis Cardinals. I'm talking about some pretty good seats too....
| Aug 31, 2010
| 8:37 PM
COSTA MESA — A missing 61-year-old Rancho Santa Margarita woman believed to have been killed by her husband of 39 years once wrote for the Daily Pilot.
Marcia Forsberg worked as a features writer at the newspaper in the 1970s and 1980s, a former...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 8:49 PM
I never met Marcia Forsberg, who wrote features for this newspaper in the 1970s and 1980s.
Now it looks like I never will.
Her husband of 39 years, Richard Forsberg, was charged this week with killing her in their Rancho Santa Margarita home and...
| Jun 14, 2010
| 6:39 AM
Dan Epstein tells a tale of pop culture and counterculture meeting head-on--on the baseball diamond.
Baseball is often thought of as a conservative sport, and this was particularly true through the 1960's. But suddenly, the personalities and lifestyles...
| Jul 11, 2010
Bob Sheppard, whose elegant introductions of stars from Joe DiMaggio to Derek Jeter at Yankee Stadium for more than a half century earned him the nickname "The Voice of God," died Sunday. He was 99.
The revered public address announcer died at his Long...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 11:23 AM
Jan. 3, 1973 - Heads group that purchases Yankees from CBS Inc.
Sept. 30, 1973 - Manager Ralph Houk resigns, the first of 20 managerial changes under Steinbrenner through 1995.
Aug. 30, 1974 - Fined $15,000 by U.S. District Court in Cleveland...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 6:59 AM
George Steinbrenner's impact on baseball went far beyond his New York Yankees.
He showed all teams that spending lavishly on players — when done intelligently — was a way to produce winners, and even some of his rivals adopted that strategy....
| Jul 17, 2010
| 3:20 PM
Many great Yankees were on the field wearing the famous pinstripes again, now with special memorial patches in honor of George Steinbrenner and Bob Sheppard.
Amid all the tributes of the past week since the owner's death, Goose Gossage tried to lend some...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 5:23 PM
In regards to trade deadline -- I'm NOT for the White Sox adding Adam Dunn. I've enjoyed their transformation away from the plodding strikeout-prone slugger ( Jim Thome), and Dunn is a step backwards. Is it possible that the Sox extra bat in the second...