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  • Yankees fitting foe to open Marlins ballpark; they helped launch the franchise

     
    The Marlins have lined up the highest profile opponent to open the new ballpark with a pair of exhibitions against the Yankees on April 1 and 2, 2012. It???s fitting as the Yankees are no strangers to historic openings, and......
  • Hank Williams Jr. compares ABC/ESPN to Spanish-American War

     
    Despite a messy split from ESPN after Hank Williams Jr.'s controversial comments about President Obama where he compared him to Hitler, Williams made an appearance on ABC's the View Tuesday. ESPN and ABC are both owned by the Walt Disney Company....
  • Hank Williams Jr. slams ESPN and Disney: 'Mickey is a mean mouse'

     
    Hank Williams Jr. slams ESPN, "Monday Night Football" and the Walt Disney Company: "Mickey is a mean mouse."...
  • My feud with Oscar host Billy Crystal: It's time to bury the hatchet

     
    Is it time for me to bury the hatchet with Oscar host Billy Crystal?...
  • 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...
  • Five things I'll remember about Curt Simmons Day

     
    1. Bobby Shantz Talk about good guys. I began the day as a lifelong Curt Simmons fan and my first sports hero did not disappoint me. However, I ended the day as a fan of Shantz (pictured in the back of the limo below), who will turn 87 in September but...
  • Teammates show Thome some mercy...and respect

     
    If you're wondering just how much respect Jim Thome's teammates have for him, this just about says it all. After Thome hit a pinch-hit, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning that gave the Phillies a 7-6......
  • ‘Aw, Mom, Not Here! What’ll Mantle think?’

     
    Mrs. Robert Luxton gives son Robert a big kiss for good luck during Little League opening weekend....
  • Tommy Lasorda, Tony La Russa on ‘Face the Nation’; Bill O’Reilly on ‘This Week’

     
    You'll hear a lot about presidential politics on Sunday morning, but CBS' “Face the Nation” plans a baseball panel to celebrate Washington's first postseason play in 79 years. The panel will feature former managers Tony La Russa of the St....
  • Book review: 'Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella'

    Book review: 'Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella'
    Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella Neil Lanctot Simon & Schuster: 516 pp., $28 He was a three-time National League most valuable player, an eight-time All-Star, and played in five World Series, but Roy Campanella was something else when the Dodgers...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Chicken Chronicles Alice Walker (The New Press: 208 pp.,$21.95) You pick up the book and you enter the slow, dazy world of the writer and her chickens. You put the book down to get something to eat and the spell is loosened. You think, "Chickens?...