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Jackie Robinson

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  • 'Godzilla' to devour weekend box-office competition

    'Godzilla' to devour weekend box-office competition
    A 355-foot-tall lizard is poised to crush box-office rivals this weekend as Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures' "Godzilla" arrives in theaters. The $160-million film could gross around $70 million in ticket sales in the United States and Canada through...
  • In the Pipeline: A baseball league to remember

    In the Pipeline: A baseball league to remember
    Before heading off to Angel Stadium on Saturday to create new baseball memories, I spent the day enjoying baseball history thanks to a gathering of the Pacific Coast League Historical Society at Central Library in Huntington Beach. In the first half...
  • Obama donates White Sox jacket to Baseball Hall of Fame

    It sure wasn’t pretty, but the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., will memorialize President Obama’s first presidential pitch anyway. Obama has donated the puffy White Sox jacket he wore when he threw out the...
  • Baseball's Hall of Fame is a game-changer for fans

    Baseball's Hall of Fame is a game-changer for fans
    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — I go to sleep each night watched over by a portrait of Roberto Clemente. I wake up each morning and see a baseball signed by Sandy Koufax. In between, I can glimpse Los Angeles, Washington and Cleveland baseball caps hanging from...
  • Kansas City heads to the ballfield at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

    Kansas City heads to the ballfield at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.¬†— Kansas City is a fitting home field for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum: It was here that the first professional league for black players was formed in 1920 and where Jackie Robinson was playing in 1945 when he was recruited...
  • Oscars: '12 Years a Slave' puts spotlight on Hollywood's approach to race

    Oscars: '12 Years a Slave' puts spotlight on Hollywood's approach to race
    Was it ultimately a race about race? The best picture Oscar is meant to honor the year's greatest achievement in film, and "12 Years a Slave" had no shortage of supporters before winning the top honor Sunday. But for all the film's artistry, the...
  • Roberto Clemente mural will rise again after destruction sparks anger, support

    Roberto Clemente mural will rise again after destruction sparks anger, support
    A new, bigger mural honoring baseball icon Roberto Clemente will rise again over Azalea Park's Little League after someone rolled black paint over one honoring the Puerto Rican humanitarian at a local ball field. That's what supporters, a league...
  • Baseball: Lots of alumni games are set for Saturday

     Saturday will be a big day for alumni baseball games. Among schools holding alumni games are Quartz Hill, Granada Hills Kennedy, Reseda Cleveland and Sherman Oaks Notre Dame. Notre Dame will unveil its new $3 million stadium at 10 a.m. Cleveland will...
  • Outlook: Dodgers eager to build upon franchise's storied history

    Outlook: Dodgers eager to build upon franchise's storied history
    The Dodgers head into their 57th season in Los Angeles as one of the favorites to win what would be their first World Series title in more than a quarter century. Many of the components that played an integral role in the team’s National League...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones to receive honor at 'Babe's Birthday Bash'

    Orioles' Adam Jones to receive honor at 'Babe's Birthday Bash'
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones will receive this year's Babe Ruth Museum Community Service Award on Thursday during the annual Babe's Birthday Bash. Each year, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation gives the award to recognize "an active or former...
  • Chadwick Boseman and Eddy Duquenne to Receive CinemaCon Kudos

    Chadwick Boseman has been tapped to receive the Male Star of Tomorrow kudo at this year's CinemaCon, the annual exhib confab hosted by the National Assn. of Theater Owners. Boseman, who studied at the British American Drama Academy, made his feature...