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Milwaukee Journal SentinelTWO OLDER AND WISER MEN -- comedian Bill Cosby and Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig -- gave their advice during ceremonies Sunday in Milwaukee on how college graduates should conduct their lives. Cosby told Marquette University graduates...
Reading Eagle, Pa.The Jackie Robinson story, "42," is surely the top sports movie of the year. It could rank as one of the top religion movies as well. The most obvious reference to religion occurs early, when Branch Rickey, Dodgers general manager, proclaims, "He's a...
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Inland Valley Daily Bulletin"If you didn't leave the theater thinking, reflecting, interrupted and physically, emotionally and spiritually moved by the film, then you need to go have a little checkup," asserted Dr. Gary Rapkin about the impact of the biopic "42. " When one...
Previo al arranque de la temporada de 2012 lancé una maldición a los Angelinos de Los Angeles —y en particular a Albert Pujols— que aún sigue atormentando a los serafines y al slugger dominicano. Entonces, un sábado 24 de diciembre de...
St. Louis Post-DispatchCardinals GM John Mozeliak often sports a flamboyant bow tie when he goes to work at Busch Stadium, but there's no truth to the rumor that he's instructed team employees to call him "Branch Rickey" or "Mahatma." If the bow tie fits, wear it. Rickey is...
“42” reminds how far we’ve come on race Dear Editor, The other night my wife Kristen and I went to see the movie42, the Jackie Robinson story. Being the son of a baseball coach and having played baseball in high school, I am...
Baseball is a game of failure. The best hitters make outs almost seven times out of 10 at-bats, and the best pitchers don't win a third of their starts. Baseball biographies and autobiographies have a similar success rate. Too many are publicity-...
We recently asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, and vote you did, as we received an amazing 12,231 ballots. So many people voted that we have decided to expand the list from the top 10 to the top 20. Each weekday at...
St. Joseph News-Press, Mo.Jason Collins is no Jackie Robinson. Repeat, Jason Collins, the NBA player who came out as the first openly gay athlete in a major sport, is no Jackie Robinson. Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in sports when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers as the...
The Jamestown Sun, N.D.The movie "42" told the story of Jackie Robinson breaking the major league color barrier in 1947. The book "Color Blind," by Tom Dunkel, tells the story of the integrated teams that played baseball in North Dakota more than a decade earlier. Dunkel will...
On a sunny Tuesday afternoon on a cluttered street in Gardena, some very big and skilled athletes are hanging out on a concrete basketball court, bouncing around underneath rusted backboards and chain nets, acting out a typical inner-city scene, with...
My young colleague, Ben Welsh, who hails from Swisher, Iowa, by way of Columbia, Mo., and Washington, D.C., quickly caught on to what we native Angelenos know subliminally. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Scully: A May 14 Op-Ed about Vin Scully said...
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May 18, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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May 16, 2013 |Story| Interior Journal
May 17, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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May 14, 2013 |Column| Los Angeles Times
May 14, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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