| Mar 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
March 8, 1960: Fletcher Knebel writes about Jacqueline Kennedy as part of his series on presidential candidatesâ wives. Itâs hard not to feel a pang of sorrow when Knebel notes that the Kennedys have just celebrated their daughter Carolineâs...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 4:33 PM
March 11, 1960: Gov. Pat Brown says he is powerless to interfere with Caryl Chessmanâs May 2 execution â¦ and a Los Angeles County official says U.S. automakers are resisting attempts to reduce pollution from car exhaust. âYouâve Given Me the...
| Apr 2, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Sports headlines are dominated by extramarital affairs (Tiger Woods), gun possession (Shaun Rogers and Gilbert Arenas) and sexual assault (Ben Roethlisberger) and assault charges (Santonio Holmes)....
| Apr 18, 2010
Geno Auriemma isn't exactly sure what defines a dynasty. How many years? How many championships?
But he knows they exist.
"I remember growing up in Philadelphia in the '60s, and people would ask, 'How's your basketball team?' You'd say, 'Pretty good,'...
| Jun 5, 2010
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"...
| Feb 28, 2011
Duke Snider, one of the Brooklyn Dodgers' "Boys of Summer" and among a celebrated trio of New York center fielders in the 1950s, died Sunday. He was 84.
Snider died at Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, the Dodgers announced. No cause was...
| May 26, 2010
In 1930, Cuba's capital city of Havana celebrated the grand opening of the Hotel Nacional de Cuba — a luxury hotel and casino located on the Malecón that stretches over four miles along Havana's sea wall.
Over the next two decades, the hotel...
| Jun 9, 2010
In my home I have an expansive trophy case filled with a variety of sports memorabilia and collectibles that I have assembled over the years.
The stash includes a large number of Mickey Mantle and Yankees items, a baseball collection, signed photos,...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 12:26 PM
George Steinbrenner, who made his name synonymous with the revival of the New York Yankees as a dominant baseball team and leveraged multiple championships into business ventures that forever changed the economics of the sport, has died. He was 80....
| Jan 24, 2010
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...
| Feb 12, 2010
The remarkable baseball life of Willie Mays can be measured in innumerable ways.
He started in the segregated Negro Leagues; when he retired in 1973 after 22 years in the major leagues, free agency was dawning. He was a bicoastal Giant who, in leading...