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  • 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.&...
  • 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"...
  • PASSINGS

    Johnny Blanchard Pinch-hit specialist Johnny Blanchard, 76, who played on five World Series- winning teams with the New York Yankees and was nicknamed "Super-Sub" for his versatility, died Wednesday of a heart attack at North Memorial Medical Center...
  • 'Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend,' by James S. Hirsch

    'Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend,' by James S. Hirsch
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chris Russo considered CNN's Joe Torre chat 'a disgrace'

     
    Chris Russo was unimpressed with how CNN and Larry King handled Joe Torre's first TV interview about the book "The Yankee Years." (Chris gets his crack at Torre at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday on Sirius XM.) Click below for my transcript......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Ed (The Glider) Charles writes a poem for Roy White

     
    Ed Charles, third baseman of the 1969 Mets, attended Tuesday's book signing / luncheon for his old pay Roy White at Gallagher's (see post below). He authored and read a poem about White, which I have transcribed and you......
  • More spring training memories

     
    The rich history of spring training in South Florida has been slowly wearing away during the past two decades as teams that once made Florida???s southeast coast their spring homes have moved elsewhere to fancy new venues. The news this......
  • Women in Little Tokyo Charged as B-Girls

     
    And all this time, I thought people were joking about winning the Irish Sweepstakes. The prolonged steel strike puts 6,100 local General Motors employees out of work. The affected factories are GM's Chevrolet, Fisher Body and truck plants in the San...