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  • Branch Rickey discusses a new baseball league

     
    Looking forward to reading Michael Shapiro's new book, "Bottom of the Ninth," about the pivotal period between the departures from New York of the Dodgers and Giants and the arrival of the Mets, including the attempt to launch a......
  • Sotomayor: 'Piece of cake,' she's told

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama already knew one of the finalists for the Supreme Court whom he was considering: federal Judge Diane Wood of Chicago, a fellow teacher of constitutional law at the University of Chicago. But the president......
  • Friday comment contest winner

     
    Let's get the Friday comment contest out of the way a day early to clear the palate for U.S. Open stuff: This week's winner is multiple champ John Philips for his take on Artie Lange's appearance on Joe Buck's HBO......
  • Ted Williams, Don Ohlmeyer, Jimmy V. and Mad Dog

     
    I am getting trained in some sort of new, improved blogging platform Wednesday, so there will be little or no posting that day. So let's get some time-sensitive stuff out of the way now: Item 1: HBO's latest sports documentary,......
  • Surefire hangover cures

     
    Owl Meat starts out the new year with just what we need. Thank you, Owlie. Did I mention that you drink a lot of malbec when you're in Buenos Aires? Wow. These computer keys are really loud. EL You have......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Out of the blue

    BLUEFIELD, W.Va. -- Opening Day, like summer, comes late to this small city in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. And like summer, the annual love affair between the townspeople and the Bluefield Orioles is intense and short, just 10 weeks...
  • Shopping: Unexpected adventures in retailing

    One of the things we love about shopping in the Loop is the adventure of it. Here are some unusual places and things. Antiquities. Indulge your inner Cleopatra with a 2,000-year-old Roman necklace, or how about an ancient Egyptian scarab? You'll find...
  • Year-by-year inductees

    (BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
  • Players balk on steroid use

    Putting the integrity of the national pastime under a harsh spotlight, a House committee questioned a panel of superstars Thursday about steroids in baseball, eliciting sharp denials from several -- and in the case of retired home run legend Mark McGwire,...
  • Murray's words touch all bases

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Eddie Murray may be a man of few words, but for 18 minutes yesterday, he poured out his heart to a crowd of 18,000 that showed up for the 2003 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center. The former Orioles...