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  • Lakers blog profile: Wilbur Post grew up idolizing Jerry West

     
    This is the sixth post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: Wilbur Post, Mister Ed Real name: (with mug shot optional) Norm Decker...
  • John Wooden exhibit is one worth being in a hurry to see

     
    The miniature bottle of tabasco sauce might have elicited a smile from the coach who said "it's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen." The bottle is exactly where John Wooden left it, lodged among......
  • Baseball: Mike Stanton has good taste

     
    Former Sherman Oaks Notre Dame outfielder Mike Stanton, who just finished his rookie season with the Florida Marlins, sure has a good role model. He made the following comment on his Twitter page: "Happy birthday to Vin Scully. Thank you......
  • Fact-checking Michele Bachmann: What good is it?

     
    I know I'm late weighing in on this, but watching Michele Bachmann's officially unsanctioned State of the Union response Tuesday night, I was reminded of a quip by Dodgers announcer Vin Scully: "Statistics are used much like a drunk uses......
  • Fordham dominates play-by-play on SI dream teams

     
    SI is out with its fourth "Year in Sports Media" (scroll about halfway down), a tradition that has coincided with my time on the sports media beat and thus has allowed me to steal ideas for my own year-end roundups.......
  • MLB Network to show Don Larsen perfect game Jan. 1

     
    Here is a site where you can plug in your zip code to learn of channel locations for MLB Network, debuting 6 p.m. Thursday. The network will launch with its "Hot Stove Live" studio show, but the highlight will come......
  • Longoria, not the Babe, on MLB Network premiere

     
    I have discussed the MLB Network in general and the rerun of Don Larsen's perfect game both in the blog and in the newspaper in recent days. But I have much, much more to say! Click below . . .......
  • Charlie Robertson's perfect-o recalled, Addie's not

     
    One more oddity from the NBC telecast of Don Larsen's perfect game, then I'll leave it alone: Strangely, Vin Scully and Mel Allen referenced Larsen's as the second perfect-o in major league history, joining Charlie Robertson in 1922, now four......
  • Vin Scully named best sportscaster ever

     
    You are reading the 4,000th post in WatchDog's 20-month history. Thanks as always for your loyalty, support and contributions. To mark the occasion we link to Tom Hoffarth's post on the top 50 sports broadcasters of all time, as per......
  • Vin Scully once was 'somewhat intimidated by talking'

     
    Ever since I saw the replay of Don Larsen's 1956 perfect game on the MLB Network, I have wondered what Vin Scully thought of the telecast in general and the performance of 28-year-old Vin Scully in particular. My old Big......
  • WatchDog's No. 1 is everyone's No. 1: Vin Scully

     
    Speaking of Al Michaels (see post below), the post earlier this week about the American Sportscasters' Association list of the top 50 sportscasters ever created so much interest I thought I would share my top 15 to promote further discussion......