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  • Colin Powell: Racial profiling, anger, cool

     
    by Mark Silva Retired Army Gen. Colin Powell, who also once served as the chief diplomat for the United States, says Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. could have averted the famed confrontation with the Cambridge, Mass., Police Department at......
  • Plane Crash Kills 42

     
    Nov. 17, 1959: Investigators speculate on whether a bomb exploded on a National Airlines DC-7B that crashed in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 42 people. Ultimately, no cause was ever determined. ... And Gene Sherman reports on border drug traffic. Jack Smith...
  • History on display at Fanfest

     
    One of the best sports moments I've experienced came at the 2010 All-Star Game's Fanfest. There in the case in front of me was the authentic retirement jersey of Jackie Robinson. Fans of guys named Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and......
  • 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...
  • O's Weaver was pioneer of stats game

    It began with instinct, as was often the case with Earl Weaver. "It just seemed to me that some batters hit certain pitchers better than others, and maybe it would be helpful to know those numbers," Weaver said recently. The year was 1968, at the...