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  • 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"...
  • 'Pitch' kids have delivery down

    Twin brothers Nathan and Ryan Mehta are good with facts and figures when it comes to sports. So good that the 9-year-old Burbank residents are regulars on the show "Kid Pitch" on Fox Sports Network, a baseball talk show for kids hosted by kids. They...
  • The Bell Curve: And we are all connected

    A weekend of contrasts, if anyone was listening, or watching. Just for starters, the humility of John Wooden opposite the arrogance of Mike Garrett -- with politicians gearing up for the next round of half-truths and slander from the sidelines. The...
  • Small Wonders: Finding a new structure

    No Father's Day is complete without at least one of the following: A #1 Dad mug, a new tie, shirt or barbecue apron, a silly card about Dad's underwear or bathing habits and anything made of construction paper, Elmer's glue and uncooked macaroni. To this...
  • Mesa Musings: Learning from 'Echo of the big Bang'

    John Ramsey was the finest sports public address announcer I ever heard. Bob Sheppard, the legendary P.A. voice for the New York Yankees, died recently after more than 50 years behind the microphone. I had heard Sheppard at Yankee Stadium. He was,...
  • Small Wonders: It's time for Dodger baseball

    Small Wonders: It's time for Dodger baseball
    I was 8. Some would say too young to understand. Others would wonder what took so long. I remember the smells, the sounds, the faces. Equally frightening and liberating. I was changed forever. And that time has come for my daughters. Time for Dodger...
  • Harris' many sides

    When Charles Harris says, "I've lived a couple different lives," he's probably selling himself short by a few lives, more or less. There's the Charles Harris who lived in Chicago until age 11, moved to the Bay Area where he went to high school before...
  • Home is wherever Vin Scully is on the air; a scary moment turns celebratory as he announces his return

    Home is wherever Vin Scully is on the air; a scary moment turns celebratory as he announces his return
  • Book review: 'The Reversal' by Michael Connelly

    Book review: 'The Reversal' by Michael Connelly
    The Reversal A Novel Michael Connelly Little, Brown: 394 pp., $27.99 Los Angeles has much to lament. Our Dodgers, victims of a broken marriage, are the neglected boys of summer. The Trojans are on probation, the Bruins are bad and the NFL has...
  • Curt Gowdy was very excited by Ted Williams' homer

     
    Speaking of Vin Scully (see post below) I was honored Wednesday night to attend the second annual induction ceremony for the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the New York Hilton. The class: Marvin Bader, Chet Forte, Curt Gowdy, Ted......
  • The best-case scenario for the Dodgers in 2010?

     
    1) Blake DeWitt approximates what Orlando Hudson would have done in a Dodgers uniform. 2) Scott Elbert and James McDonald step up and prove themselves ready to hold the No. 4 and No. 5 spots in the Dodgers rotation, behind......