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  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 1-7

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 1-7
    Sept. 2, 1999: Relieved? You bet, Cal Ripken Jr. says after hitting the 400th home run of his career in the Orioles' 11-6 over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. "It's a little bit of pressure off me," says Ripken, 39, who gets two curtain calls at Oriole Park. "You don't hit home runs by trying to think about it."
  • Laker blog profile: 63Footer once played basketball with Magic Johnson

     
    This is the 27th post in a series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com Screen name: 63Footer Full name: aka Waldo Zibaldo Occupation: writer/producer/director...

    Poll: Which forwards belong in a Lakers Hall of Fame?

     
    If the Lakers had their own Hall of Fame, which players would you select for induction? That is the basis for our next series of polls, in which we ask our readers to vote on who is most worthy of this honor. We will break down the history of the team...

    Which forwards belong in a Lakers Hall of Fame?

     
    If the Lakers had their own Hall of Fame, which players would you select for induction? That is the basis for our next series of polls, in which we ask our readers to vote on who is most worthy of...

    Looking at how Lakers overcame 0-2 deficit in 1969 first-round matchup with San Francisco Warriors

     
    A somber feeling permeated throughout the Lakers' locker room, at least the ones remaining after falling to a 0-2 deficit against the Dallas Mavericks. Lakers center Andrew Bynum immediately divulged his feeling that the team has deeply rooted "trust...