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  • Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs

    Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs
    It's 1922 and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it. But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a crew has just started putting up some kind of stadium. On Pepper Street,...
  • Hyde5: Ranking Dolphins top 20 players (No. 1 - Wake)

    Hyde5: Ranking Dolphins top 20 players (No. 1 - Wake)
    Joe Philbin has ranked players 1 through 45 off the off-season's practices. I don't have the eye or expertise to do that (and was following the Heat during these practices). But I can rank the top players from last season who are still around. I stopped...
  • Champagne tastes don't fly in baseball

    Ah, baseball in the fall! Stirring, do-or-die drama! Brilliant pitching! Dazzling catches! Dramatic clouts! Grown men hopping about in locker rooms, spraying each other with carbonated fermented grape juice! It is that last part of the proceedings, it...
  • Is Jeffrey Loria trying to be the new George Steinbrenner?

    Jeffrey Loria was asked shortly after the Marlins won the 2003 World Series if he ran his team the way George Steinbrenner used to run the Yankees. "I don’t want to equate myself with Mr. Steinbrenner," the Marlins owner told interviewer Charlie...
  • Unclassified Info: Reflecting on the father of all victories

    As a self-professed hockey fan, I find it impossible to let the L.A. Kings' recent win of the Stanley Cup go without at least saying congratulations and thanks to the team I have followed since I was 12. Watching my team hoist the cup was so...
  • Warren Beatty and Annette Bening list Beverly Crest home

    Warren Beatty and Annette Bening list Beverly Crest home
    Whether it's as sellers or landlords, actor-director Warren Beatty and his wife, actress Annette Bening, are up for new roles. They have listed their ivy-clad home in Beverly Crest for $6.995 million. The house, built in 1992, had been for rent last year...
  • Why the GOP primary isn't like Obama vs. Clinton in '08

    Why the GOP primary isn't like Obama vs. Clinton in '08
    Republican wishful thinkers like to rationalize away the damage being inflicted on their party by the intramural mudslinging among its unimpressive field of presidential candidates. After all, they note, in 2008 Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary...
  • Autry to Get L.A. Club, O’Malley Says

     
    Dec. 5, 1960: Gene Autry would be the owner of Los Angeles' new baseball team, according to none other than Walter O'Malley. Frank Finch's story claimed that O'Malley's priority in the selection of an owner for the American League expansion......
  • Ex-major leaguer Greg Goossen dies

     
    Greg Goossen, a former six-figure bonus baby of the Dodgers who played for Casey Stengel and the New York Mets, dabbled as a boxing trainer with his brother and was a stand-in for actor Gene Hackman in more than a......
  • Jim Murray, Feb. 22, March 8, 1961

     
    Feb. 22, 1961: Jim Murray writes about Gaspar Ortega, a perfect opponent. March 8, 1961: Be sure to read Murray’s attempt to interview Casey Stengel – It is a jewel....
  • Batter up! 9 baseball books to kick off the season

     
    This list of nine best baseball books by David L. Ulin includes Robert Coover -- and leaves out Boys of Summer....