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Jackie Robinson

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  • UCLA files motion to keep its baseball stadium on veterans' land

    UCLA files motion to keep its baseball stadium on veterans' land
    UCLA has gone to court to overturn a decision that could force it to give up its baseball stadium on land leased from the U.S. veterans agency. The university described itself as a "surprising casualty" of an August ruling that the Department of...
  • Brendon Ayanbadejo on Matt Birk's support of traditional marriage: 'We respectfully disagree'

    Brendon Ayanbadejo on Matt Birk's support of traditional marriage: 'We respectfully disagree'
    Ravens special-teams ace and reserve linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo holds an opposing view to teammate Matt Birk, an advocate of traditional marriage. Both players are involved in the political debate involving same-sex marriage, with Ayanbadejo a strong...
  • Not Just for Kids: Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire launches full-court press for reading

    Not Just for Kids: Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire launches full-court press for reading
    NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire is so passionate about promoting literacy that he has a tattoo on his forearm that says "Read." This week, the 29-year-old captain of the New York Knicks is translating that ink to the page with a new book series he's...
  • Dodgers go big and go home in streak-ending 16-1 loss to Phillies

    The Dodgers could not have ended their season-best six-game winning streak any more spectacularly. Their 16-1 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night marked their most one-sided home loss ever in Los Angeles. That's right: ever. The last...
  • GQ names Brendon Ayanbadejo 'honorary gay'

    GQ names Brendon Ayanbadejo 'honorary gay'
    Raven Brendon Ayanbadejo is sporting a fancy new title these days: Honorary Gay. It comes compliments of GQ magazine, which bestowed the honor on the linebacker and Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe. According to GQ, the players are "honorary...
  • '42'

    The story of baseball icon Jackie Robinson is recounted with sincerity and reverence in director Brian Helgeland's drama. Relative unknown Chadwick Boseman strikes the right notes in the central role, conveying Robinson's dignity and grace while facing...
  • Football: New schools placed in leagues for City Section

     
    The City Section Interscholastic realignment committee has assigned five new schools competing in football this fall to new leagues. Sotomayor will join the Northern League and Hawkins, Marquez, South Region No. 9 and South Region No. 12 will be part........
  • Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

     
    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
  • Pasadena family rescued after being trapped on balcony during fire

     
    Firefighters rescued a Pasadena family from a balcony during an apartment fire late Sunday afternoon that left more than 60 residents were displaced, according to fire officials. Shortly after 5 p.m., firefighters arrived at 775 Worcester Avenue to find...
  • Artie Lange: NFL needs a 'gay Jackie Robinson' after Chris Culliver interview

     
    After a particularly controversial interview with Chris Culliver, Artie Lange talks about what he thinks it will take for the NFL to be accepting of gays in the game....
  • Football: Riding the train to Dorsey High

     
    It just got a lot easier to attend a Dorsey High football game at Jackie Robinson Stadium. The Metro Expo Line has stops at Jackie Robinson Stadium (Expo/La Brea) and right next to Dorsey's campus (Farmdale). Whether that helps attract......