| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A federal judge ruled Thursday the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs misused its sprawling West Los Angeles campus by leasing land for a hotel laundry, a film studio storage lot and UCLA's baseball stadium, but stopped short of ordering the tenants...
| Aug 4, 2013
What happened to baseball?
With Alex Rodriguez and other major league players about to be shunned or suspended from the game for alleged performance-enhancing drug use — something that has been killing it for years — it might be time to...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:38 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:30 PM
A documentary on Ralph Branca, the pitcher who gave up "The Shot Heard Round the World," has received North American distribution from Strand Releasing.
The distributor has acquired all North American rights to Andrew Muscato's documentary "Branca's...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Nearly 70 years after her father broke baseball's color barrier, Jackie Robinson's daughter Sharon recently got a stark reminder that society hasn't come as far as it might think.
"Two weeks ago, my father's statue with Pee Wee Reese in Brooklyn [was...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:33 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Race in America has been a hot topic of debate this summer and Hollywood, as if on cue, has muscled its way into the conversation.
This year is shaping up to be a big one in film for African American, black and civil rights...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Universal and Imagine Entertainment have greenlit the long-gestating James Brown biopic after tapping "42" star Chadwick Boseman to play the legendary artist known as the "godfather of soul."
"The Help" director Tate Taylor is helming the pic with...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:24 PM
The movie "42" arrived in theaters this spring swaddled snugly in the American flag.
Studio marketers declared the film to be "the true story of an American legend." With good reason: It's hard to find a more uplifting sports story than Jackie Robinson'...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Here is a summer question for you while waiting for your first mock fantasy football draft: Is sports a significant part of pop culture in the United States?
Before you snort and say "Of course it is!" consider that sports barely gets measured when...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Only God Forgives
Available on VOD beginning July 19
With all the talk about Nicolas Winding Refn possibly directing a James Bond movie, or a Wonder Woman film, or a "Logan's Run" remake, fans of the Danish filmmaker might have begun to worry that...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Can you imagine Major League Baseball in Downtown Orlando?
Listening to the crack of the bats, smelling hot dogs and cotton candy, watching the outfield lights illuminate the city skyline on a warm, spring night. Ah, this is baseball.
The sad thing is...