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Jackie Robinson

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  • Three Cuban superstars still snubbed by Hall of Fame

    Three Cuban superstars still snubbed by Hall of Fame
    To better understand this column, readers should know I am a second-generation life-long journalist — my son is the third. All three of us were named Guillermo, and all of us religiously read the sports pages before we turned to the "important" news...
  • On The Fly: Landon Donovan Exits On Top

    Like John Elway, Michael Strahan, Ray Bourque, David Robinson, Bill Russell, and Joe DiMaggio before him, Landon Donovan won a title in his final game. Donovan and the Los Angeles Galaxy secured the MLS Cup with a 2-1 victory over the New England...
  • Tortugas become latest pro team name in Florida

    Tortugas become latest pro team name in Florida
    The team formerly known as the Daytona Cubs are now the Daytona Tortugas. The minor league baseball team officially introduced its rebranding efforts Thursday in a ceremony at Jackie Robinson Ballpark, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.  For...
  • UCLA's Paul Perkins jumps ahead in Pac-12 rushing yards

    UCLA's Paul Perkins jumps ahead in Pac-12 rushing yards
    Paul Perkins isn't one to get caught up in personal accomplishments. He's the running back who always is crediting his offensive line for whatever good happens. And a lot good happened for the Bruins on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl. For Perkins...
  • UCLA names athletic complex after Jackie Robinson

    UCLA names athletic complex after Jackie Robinson
    UCLA announced it is naming its athletic facilities after Jackie Robinson in honor of the 75th anniversary of his enrollment at the university. The 22 athletic facilities, including Pauley Pavilion, Spaulding Field, Drake Stadium and the Morgan Center,...
  • Chadwick Boseman learns James Brown's moves and motivations

    Chadwick Boseman learns James Brown's moves and motivations
    Chadwick Boseman hit it out of the park last year with his quietly riveting performance as Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier in "42." This year he's back as another legend, James Brown in Tate Taylor's "Get On Up." The quiet is all gone:...
  • Jackie Robinson West team visits White House

    Jackie Robinson West team visits White House
    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'...
  • Meet Marvel's Black Panther: Chadwick Boseman

    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...
  • Of pitch counts, money and noise pollution in 2014

    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...
  • Saying goodbye to the Wrigley Field Bleachers

    Saying goodbye to the Wrigley Field Bleachers
    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. Though they...
  • Paul Greenberg: One picture said it all

    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...