| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Derek Jeter, the now-retired New York Yankees ballplayer, has a new career: multimedia entrepreneur.
Jeter is teaming up with movie studio Legendary Entertainment to launch The Players' Tribune, a digital startup that promises to be a home for...
| Sep 28, 2014
Catcher Tim Federowicz lounged on a black vinyl sofa, watching a baseball game on TV, while a few feet away pitchers Hyun-Jin Ryu and Josh Beckett and infielders Hanley Ramirez and Juan Uribe gathered around a table for a loud game of dominoes.
| Nov 6, 2014
| 3:09 PM
When Little League volunteer Bill Haley found out his players were going to the White House, he knew they would finally understand a message he had been trying to share all year long.
"The big thing for the kids is the idea that their circumstances don'...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:44 PM
After holding Vin Scully hostage to film their self-promoting commercial that ran during televised Dodgers games all week, I'd like to thank Time Warner Cable for releasing him unharmed.
So TWC blesses the other 70% of...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:02 PM
George "Shotgun" Shuba, a Brooklyn Dodgers teammate of Jackie Robinson whose congratulatory gesture after a Robinson home run in 1946 was captured in a photograph that signaled a changing society, has died. He was 89.
Shuba, who played alongside...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
After breaking out as Jackie Robinson and James Brown in "42" and "Get On Up," Chadwick Boseman has a new high-profile role to play: T'Challa, otherwise known as the superhero Black Panther.
Created by Stan Lee with Jack Kirby, the character is notable...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 10:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — We have covered a number of topics here every Sunday since I began writing this last March, from the megabucks Dodgers' going Hollywood to the legacy of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team.
We looked at how the death of...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:25 AM
In a quiet announcement from Wrigleyville, it was reported the Wrigley Field Bleachers have died at the age of 77. No cause of death was given, but it is believed The Bleachers died from complications of chronically poor Cubs performance.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
It takes strength, patience, endurance, maybe a whole day or even more than one, to clear out a house. To be more specific, a house where someone you know has died. Someone close to you. An aged friend or relative, say, or even a father or mother after...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:10 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When you first step into the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, you gaze through chicken wire onto a makeshift baseball field that features 10 former Negro Leaguers among the first to be inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Filmmakers have long been drawn to stories of iconic musicians, and it's easy to see why: They come pre-packaged with charismatic characters, a rise-to-fame story arc (with the occasional fall from grace), a built-in audience and a killer soundtrack. None...