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  • 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?...
  • Antiques not the only attraction at Renninger's in Mount Dora

    Antiques not the only attraction at Renninger's in Mount Dora
    When I told my friends that I went antiquing last weekend, there wasn't a one of them that didn't arch an eyebrow. They don't see antiques coming from me. And, yes, I have been to the mammoth Renninger's Antique and Collectors Extravaganza only a...
  • From the archives: Skowron revels in storytelling as he battles lung cancer

    From the archives: Skowron revels in storytelling as he battles lung cancer
    This story was first published in the Tribune on May 22, 2011. The voice is softer now but as affable and entertaining as ever. Moose Skowron still has many, many tales to tell. Like the night Marilyn Monroe was flirting -- only not with Skowron, nor...
  • John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles

    John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles
    John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
  • No. 4 Sandburg powers past No. 3 Lincoln-Way East

    No. 4 Sandburg powers past No. 3 Lincoln-Way East
    Nick Kujawa and Ian O'Connor put on an unexpected display of power Friday in Orland Park. "It's not like we're Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris," O'Connor said with a laugh as the Sandburg seniors each hit two-run home runs in the Eagles' 7-5 victory over...
  • Baseball on a budget

    Baseball on a budget
    First, suspend the perception that any baseball short of the major-league variety is dinner theater in Dubuque compared with Broadway. If you're willing to make that concession, you might find the constant hustle of a college team appealing. You might...
  • Torture devices seeking righteous buyer

    Torture devices seeking righteous buyer
    It slices! It dices! It pierces and pokes! It pulls stubborn flesh from bone with the flick of a wrist! And if that doesn't get your prisoner talking, perhaps the ornate chair with its spiked seat, back and arm rests will do the trick. The ghoulish...
  • Yesterday

    Yesterday
    The place: Just west of Wrigley Field is a yellow one-story shack from the late 19th century that appears to be slanting into the pages of history. Named after the Beatles song, Yesterday welcomes with the sign “Where the Past Meets the Present.&...
  • Book review: 'The Last Boy' by Jane Leavy

    Book review: 'The Last Boy' by Jane Leavy
    The Last Boy Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood Jane Leavy Harper: 456 pp., $27.99 As a young girl growing up in the Bronx, Jane Leavy was enthralled not only by Mickey Mantle's amazing ability — at his best, he was as great as any...