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  • Was pulling Mets' Jose Reyes from game in true spirit of baseball?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and join the discussion by leaving a comment. Paul Doyle, Hartford Courant In one of the greatest 24-hour stretches in baseball history, fans were......
  • Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dies at 57

     
    Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series led to perhaps the most famous comeback in baseball history, died Thursday. He was 57. Carter was diagnosed with......
  • Easton's State Theater announces bunch of Broadway musicals, Christmas shows, crooners and comedy for new season

     
    A bunch of Broadway musicals, the return of favorite rocking Christmas shows, a classic crooner and comedians, an iconic performer’s daughter and more fill the 2013-14 season that was just announced for Easton’s State Theatre. Yup, Little...
  • 'The Emperor of All Maladies' by Siddhartha Mukherjee

    'The Emperor of All Maladies' by Siddhartha Mukherjee
    The Emperor of All Maladies A Biography of Cancer Siddhartha Mukherjee Scribner: 572 pp., $30 Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Emperor of All Maladies," a remarkable history of the 4,000-year-old war on cancer, shines a focused beam of light on a disease...
  • 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...
  • Checking In: The Cheeca Lodge in the Florida Keys is back

    Checking In: The Cheeca Lodge in the Florida Keys is back
    Cheeca Lodge & Spa, 81801 Overseas Highway, Mile Marker 82, Islamorada cheeca.com; 305-664-4651; 800-327-2888 Back story: When a New Year's Eve fire closed this historic lodge in 2008, it torched more than a building. The lodge has a long and storied...
  • SPRING TRAINING: Ghost stories abound

    SPRING TRAINING: Ghost stories abound
    "People ask me what I do in the winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." — Rogers Hornsby Florida's welcoming arms have always been home to baseball greats like Hornsby and a parade of...
  • San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?

    San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?
    Every year, millions of people find themselves craving a vacation from greater Los Angeles. Many of these people don't want to cross state lines or climb mountains or contend with deserts, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, redwoods, Gold Country or Mickey Mouse....
  • Army Reserve Maj. Jason E. George, 38, Tehachapi; among 3 killed by roadside bomb

    Jason E. George was the kind of guy, those who knew him say, who had more friends than he could count and never forgot their birthdays or wedding anniversaries. "He was so good about staying in touch with everyone," said Army Maj. Brett Sylvia, who met...
  • A Look Back At Area Baseball Teams On July 20, 1969

    Considering man walked on the moon for the first time in 1969, we had to figure anything could happen that year. And it did later that baseball season. The Mets, hapless and helpless for all those years, won the World Series. Just like the moonwalk, it...
  • Where to go?

    Where to go?
    Today's flash points include a Harvard professor, Supreme Court nominee and vilified quarterback. Say hello to Henry Louis Gates Jr., Sonia Sotomayor and Michael Vick. We sports types will leave Gates to sociologists and Sotomayor to the Senate. But...