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  • Ripken turns tribute into celebration of current Orioles

    Ripken turns tribute into celebration of current Orioles
    It all seemed so right. The Orioles long ago chose Thursday night to unveil Cal Ripken's statue at Oriole Park because of the obvious connection to what happened here on the same date 17 years ago, but they could not have known it would be so perfectly...
  • A stellar night for the Orioles

    The spirit of baseball and the crackling excitement of possibility have returned to Baltimore's Camden Yards. Cal Ripken was there. Eddie was there. Earl, Jim, Brooks were there. Brady, part of the Orioles magic in the 1990s, was there. With the...
  • Tony Judt dies at 62; leading historian of postwar Europe

    Tony Judt dies at 62; leading historian of postwar Europe
    Tony Judt, a leading historian of postwar Europe and outspoken political essayist who also wrote movingly about his struggle with Lou Gehrig's disease, has died. He was 62. Judt, who was a history professor at New York University, died Friday at his home...
  • Rupert J. Deese dies at 85; Claremont artist created functional pottery

    Rupert J. Deese dies at 85; Claremont artist created functional pottery
    Rupert J. Deese, a longtime Claremont ceramicist who began producing functional decorative pottery with shapely forms and silky glazes during the Southern California postwar design boom, has died. He was 85. Deese died July 12 at Pomona Valley Hospital...
  • Favre's streak predates plenty in sports, pop culture

    It was on Sept. 27, 1992 that Brett Favre made his first career start at quarterback, taking the Packers onto Lambeau Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Now, 291 consecutive regular-season starts later (and 315 all told, including postseason games),...
  • Slamdance announces films for 2012 festival

     
    Slamdance film festival announces lineup for 2012...
  • Sunday: Pico Iyer's long sentences and Stephen Hawking's birthday

     
    In an essay for the Times, Pico Iyer writes that he's composing longer sentences to save us from "the bombardment of the moment." Sunday is also Stephen Hawking's 70th birthday and Sara Lippincott reviews a new book on Hawking by Kitty Ferguson....
  • Discovery Channel’s “All Star Dealers” on deck

     
    [There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] It's one of the most American of American dreams — finding a home run ball hit by a Lou Gehrig, a Mickey Mantle or a Hank Aaron and buying it for a...
  • Barrington English Channel Swimmer Joins ALS Foundation Board

     
    Patch.com reports: The Les Turner ALS Foundation, an independent organization dedicated to the treatment and elimination of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), announced the election of …...
  • Film Crew to join Ellis Family on Orlando Walk to Defeat ALS

     
    Taking literal steps to help defeat Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a paralyzing and deadly disease also called ALS, more than a thousand community members are expected to join patient Dan Ellis and his family on The Walk to Defeat ALS, at Lake Eola Friday. A...
  • This Sunday: John Leonard, AIDS and Carl Hiaasen, too

     
    John Leonard's collected essays, a book on genesis of the AIDS pandemic and another YA book by Carl Hiassen are all part of our Sunday coverage....