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  • Reel Critics: Racial themes dominated year's best films

    Reel Critics: Racial themes dominated year's best films
    Last year closed with several strong candidates for Best Picture. It's hard to narrow them down to a 10-best list, but these are my picks without ranking them in order. This was a hallmark year with three major films focused on the African American...
  • TV This Week Feb. 2 - 8: 'New Girl' on Fox

    TV This Week Feb. 2 - 8: 'New Girl' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY They'll be fighting like cats and dogs...
  • Columbia resident honored for role in breaking ACC football color barrier

    Columbia resident honored for role in breaking ACC football color barrier
    Columbia resident Darryl Hill, the first African-American man to play collegiate football in the Atlantic Coast Conference, received a standing ovation Tuesday when he was honored by the Maryland General Assembly. House Speaker Michael E. Busch...
  • 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...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: '42' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: '42' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------------...
  • Damien Berry's, Jamie Sharper's Super Bowl rings sold at auction

    Damien Berry's, Jamie Sharper's Super Bowl rings sold at auction
    Former Ravens running back Damien Berry's Super Bowl XLVII ring has been sold for $43,008, according to Goldin Auctions. A former reserve player from the University of Miami who spent the 2012 season on injured reserve, Berry sold his ring and it was...
  • Orioles center fielder Adam Jones would welcome Burnett as teammate

    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones would welcome Burnett as teammate
    Even though center fielder Adam Jones said he believes the Orioles already have the pieces to be competitive in the American League East in 2014, he won't hesitate to knock on starting pitcher A.J. Burnett's door in Monkton bearing gifts if it means the...
  • For the true-blue Dodgers faithful, years of ritualized fandom

    For the true-blue Dodgers faithful, years of ritualized fandom
    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...
  • Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers look unbeatable in 8-2 win over Rays

    Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers look unbeatable in 8-2 win over Rays
    The Dodgers had just toyed with the Tampa Bay Rays, in front of a sellout crowd and a national television audience. The Dodgers rarely lose anymore, and so a television reporter asked Adrian Gonzalez if they felt unbeatable. "Definitely not unbeatable,"...
  • Dodgers are all-time kings of road after 6-2 victory over Cubs

    CHICAGO — The Dodgers have said for weeks what utility man Nick Punto said Friday. "This is a special team," Punto said. This has become more than a belief. The Dodgers are now making history. BOX SCORE: Dodgers 6, Cubs 2 With a 6-2...