| Feb 20, 2012
| 5:56 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 1:23 PM
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...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:18 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 5:00 AM
A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations.
Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
| May 13, 2011
The last Pirates of the Caribbean had the fellas looking for the Fountain of Youth.
In the new documentary How Do I Live Forever, filmmaker Mark Wexler does the same thing. He visits countries that have a longer life span, and in what will be everyones...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 10:57 PM
Hernandez was the only Seattle player among the 33 AL All-Stars announced on the MLB All-Star Selection Show presented by Taco Bell. It will be his third All-Star selection overall.
A year ago, Hernandez was named to the team -- along with reliever...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Ah, the art palette. You know that wooden board used for mixing colors of all sorts before the painter applies brush to canvas and creates that instant masterpiece.
Babcock Pond Wildlife Management Area is kind of like that blank canvas and you have...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:50 PM
Talk baseball with Washington native David Paulson for a few minutes, and his obsessive lifelong fandom pours out in facts, figures and lore.
He recalls how he loved the most obscure of Washington Senators players, like outfielder Stan Spence. How he...
| Nov 28, 2007
Sundance Film Festival programmers have finished sorting through all 3,624 feature films submitted for January's festival, and while the resulting lineup won't be as depressing as recent years, it won't be all mirth and merriment.
In announcing the...
| Aug 25, 2008
FROM THE time he was a schoolboy, John Kobal was in love with Hollywood. He longed to become a part of it, and eventually he did -- by befriending faded movie stars and forgotten photographers, enchanting them with his sincerity and his hungry memory, and...
| Jan 20, 2008
PARK CITY, Utah -- So far, the buyer's market at Sundance has proved to be as frigid as the temperatures in Park City. There's been some buzz here and there but no direct heat surrounding any one film.
All that changed when a documentary called "American...