| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The Jackie Robinson biopic "42" scored the top spot on the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its first week in release. The film, starring Chadwick Boseman and Nicole Beharie, outpaced "Evil Dead," this year's remake of the tongue-in-cheek horror classic...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:08 PM
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Former major league pitcher Tommy John was on hand, appropriately enough, as Dr. Frank Jobe was honored at the baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Jobe was recognized for his impact on the sport. He developed the procedure known as...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:20 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Orioles became the first team in the 13-year history of the annual Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Legacy Awards -- which recognize the best players, managers and executives in the game with honors named after Negro League...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:46 PM
PASADENA — Throughout most of the regular season and the first tier of the postseason, the members of the Arroyo Seco Saints rarely found themselves trailing in a game.
It didn’t take long for the Saints, a Palomino baseball team featuring...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:31 PM
PASADENA — Regional play has become an annual summer feast for the Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team.
That trend continued when the Saints competed in the PONY SoCal Palomino Regional Playoffs at Jackie Robinson Field against Hart in the second...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases July 15-21 Kind of a slow week for new releases, but some interesting titles out there: sports fans and history buffs might be interested in 42, while the documentary Hecho en Mexico (Made in Mexico) offers a look at artists...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:57 PM
The story of baseball icon Jackie Robinson is recounted with sincerity and reverence in director Brian Helgeland's drama. Relative unknown Chadwick Boseman strikes the right notes in the central role, conveying Robinson's dignity and grace while facing...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:54 AM
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 70 years after Jackie Robinson was run out of town, Sanford is absorbing what some see as another blow to race relations: the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Some black residents of...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:11 PM
The Dodgers could not have ended their season-best six-game winning streak any more spectacularly. Their 16-1 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night marked their most one-sided home loss ever in Los Angeles.
That's right: ever.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The gruff, old man's voice on the other end of the line fit perfectly with the pictures I had seen. "Sure, come on over," he said.
When is the best time to … "Right now! Come on over!"
Howard Ellsworth Wood was the owner of that voice, and a...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Let us consider for a moment the Hollywood performance that never gets nominated for awards but can be just as indelible as any Oscar-winning role. I'm referring to the celebrity interview that goes viral.
Typically interviews that are done during a...