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  • Knights open with victory

    Perhaps it was a bit closer than the St. Francis High football team expected. Nonetheless, within the grasp of Parker Nieves and Keith Enterante, the Golden Knights found a sigh of relief and a first-week nonleague victory against Arcadia, 42-27, on...
  • Stamp honors San Diego baseball great

    Stamp honors San Diego baseball great
    SAN DIEGO -- A stamp honoring San Diego native Ted Williams will be issued in 2012 as part of a set of four stamps depicting members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, the U.S. Postal Service announced Friday. Williams, a graduate of Hoover High School who...
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • Getting back in the game

    Plaxico Burress took the first steps to resuming his NFL career last week simply by stepping out of prison for the first time in nearly two years. More than 30 months removed from his last reception, Burress is looking to pick up where he left off. In...
  • Many worthy, but few chosen

    Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies. General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
  • Golden Knights riding win streak

    LOS ANGELES — Little has come easy for the St. Francis High football team this season. Thus, even facing a struggling Cathedral squad, St. Francis was forced to rally in dramatic fashion. With 42 seconds left, and his team trailing by one,...
  • YMCA Quarterback Club closes up after another year

    SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 68th year, meets Tuesday's at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the 11th and final meeting. COACHES HAND OUT AWARDS After more than four months of film sessions,...
  • Gary Carter Dies At Age 57

    Gary Carter Dies At Age 57
    Gary Carter, the former New York Mets Hall-of-Fame catcher, died Thursday afternoon. Citing a private family website, ESPN reported that Carter's daughter Kimmy Bloemers wrote, "I am deeply saddened to tell you all that my precious dad went to be with...
  • Ted Williams statue effort gains momentum

    Ted Williams statue effort gains momentum
    SAN DIEGO -- An effort to put a statue to legendary baseball Hall-of-Famer and San Diego native Ted Williams on the Embarcadero may be gaining momentum. Local baseball historian Bill Swank has campaigned for the statue to Unified Port of San Diego...
  • FAU coach Joan Joyce headed into another Hall of Fame

    FAU coach Joan Joyce headed into another Hall of Fame
    ¬†Hall of Fame inductions are getting to be routine for Joan Joyce, the multidimensional coach and athlete who created FAU’s softball and has been its coach for the last 18 years. ¬†Joyce, 71, will be inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of fame...
  • Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power

    Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power
    Sixty miles east of Babe Ruth's birthplace, in the drowsy town of Sudlersville (population 497), stands a statue of the other great slugger from Maryland's past. But you'll have to stop at the town's only red light, corner of Church and Main, to view...