| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:02 PM
It was a graduation speech. Each fifth-grader at Burlingame's Lincoln Elementary gave one.
They were allotted one minute to describe their favorite school memory. Some talked about their first teacher. Others talked about a recent field trip to the...
| Aug 13, 2013
Bizarre only to those who don't know Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub answered a question Monday asking what he did to deserve the Presidential Medal of Freedom by breaking into the song his buddy Sammy Davis Jr. made famous.
"Whether I'm right or whether I'm...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 9:14 AM
There are many lingering and tragic results of racism in this nation that are likely to take generations to untangle, and one is the unfortunate state of the reputation of African-American horse jockeys from an age gone by.
Iris Barnes, curator and...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 10:37 PM
The Dodgers had just toyed with the Tampa Bay Rays, in front of a sellout crowd and a national television audience. The Dodgers rarely lose anymore, and so a television reporter asked Adrian Gonzalez if they felt unbeatable.
"Definitely not unbeatable,"...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Universal has scheduled James Brown pic "Get On Up" for Friday Oct. 17, 2014.
Pic stars "42" thesp Chadwick Boseman as the iconic soul singer. "The Help" helmer Tate Taylor will direct the film, which tells the life story of the man many called the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Four local girls selected as U.S. junior national All-Stars
Four local girls basketball players were selected for the All-Star team at the United States Junior Nationals/Nike under-17 national championships last week. Rising seniors Cydni...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:19 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The greatest closer in baseball history brought his farewell tour to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington this week. And once again Mariano Rivera arranged to meet quietly with ordinary fans and stadium workers, as he has done in every city...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:01 PM
COMPTON — With his team celebrating behind him a few minutes after clinching a West Zone Tournament Palomino championship, Arroyo Seco 18U baseball Coach Aaron Milam reflected on the differences between 2012 and 2013.
Even though in both seasons...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It was a taxi driver who inspired Willard Mullin's most indelible creation. Mullin was leaving Ebbets Field one night during the 1938 season, after watching the Brooklyn Dodgers drop another one, when he jumped into a cab.
"How did our bums do today?"...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Holding on from the previous week, the Jackie Robinson biopic "42" was the top-selling DVD, coming in ahead of "Evil Dead," the remake of the 1981 cult horror favorite.
"Identity Thief," the crime comedy starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy, was...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:48 PM
9:30 a.m. Basketball: Feb. 1993: Kecoughtan boys vs. Phoebus.--LSC 48
11 a.m. Basketball: March 1993: Hopewell boys vs. Bethel.-- LSC 48
Noon Tennis: Rogers Cup men’s and women’s round of 16.--ESPN2
12:30 p.m. Tennis: 1994...