| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:55 AM
One of the four gold medals won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics is to go up for auction later this month.
The whereabouts of the other three remain unknown, so SCP Auctions, the Orange County auction house conducting the online sale, expects ...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:15 PM
For most of the years since 1933, UCLA baseball players have peered into the stands at their home field and smiled at their usual assortment of fans.
Moms, dads and girlfriends for sure. But many times, they also nod to disheveled retired Marines, ex-...
| Oct 27, 2013
— In the year that the movie "42" dramatized the story of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, the number of African Americans playing in the World Series is the same as the number playing in the major leagues when Robinson made his...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:40 PM
UCLA will appeal a decision that could force it to give up its baseball stadium on land leased from the U.S. veterans' agency.
U.S. District Judge S. James Otero rejected a bid by the university and the Brentwood School to overturn his August ruling...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:13 PM
ST. LOUIS — Vin Scully is 85. He has called games for the Dodgers since Jackie Robinson played for them. He does not just talk about the old school. He was enrolled in it.
As the story line raged about whether the Dodgers are too full of money,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Vin Scully is 85. He has called games for the Dodgers since Jackie Robinson played for them. He does not just talk about the old school. He was enrolled in it.
As the story line rages about whether the Dodgers are too full of money, flair...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Lois Peralta's Mustang GT is Dodger blue. That's also the color she paints her toenails for each game.
When the Dodgers lose, she wipes the polish off and starts over. Fresh toenails equal a fresh start for her team.
Ritual is everywhere in baseball...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:34 PM
When a play, movie or afterschool special deals with bullying, it usually approaches the problem with the bully at the story's center. Eventually, the bully learns a valuable lesson about being kinder.
But "Jackie and Me," onstage at Orlando Repertory...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The current cover of Time magazine displays a photograph of the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. and emblazoned across the picture are the words, "Majority Rule." These two words form the concept which makes the American democracy possible — the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Orlando Repertory Theatre brings its young audience to the ballpark of history as it opens "Jackie and Me" this week. The play addresses the contemporary issue of bullying by holding up baseball legend Jackie Robinson as an example of grace...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:16 PM
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...