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  • Thome didn't miss a chance to credit Manuel

     
    Twins DH Jim Thome has crossed paths with hundreds of people in the baseball world throughout his 21-year major league career. Only one, though, was worthy of being mentioned after he hit his 600th career home run Monday against the......
  • Bill Plaschke: Kindness backstopped Jim Thome's run to 600 homers

     
    Jim Thome: Kindness, integrity backstopped Jim Thome's run to 600 homers...
  • A Hollywood Riddle: Why do we always think current movies are worse than ever?

     
    In the middle of Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris,” Owen Wilson’s character finds himself mysteriously transported to the Paris of the 1920s, which is populated with a host of cultural icons, including Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott...
  • A long overdue honor for Punkin Miller

     
    If you know Punkin Miller, you know he doesn't like to be complimented. He'd rather have his team, his players be saluted, honored, recognized, etc. But if there's anyone who should be in the Blue Mountain League Baseball Hall of Fame, it's him. And...
  • Bill Gross apologizes to Pimco fund owners for 'bad year'

     
    Bond guru Bill Gross is offering a big mea culpa to disappointed shareholders of his Pimco Total Return Bond fund, which is suffering through a bout of terrible performance. In a “special edition” of his monthly investment outlook, Newport...
  • Did Topps turn down a deal on Maury Wills because he was such a bad prospect?

     
    BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: Maury Wills was such a longshot to make it in the Major Leagues that Topps turned down the opportunity to sign him to a $5 baseball card contract. Maury Wills is a true Los Angeles Dodgers legend.......
  • Phillies nominee for Roberto Clemente Award announced

     
    The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...
  • In excitement over Giants' World Series sweep, mistakes happen

     
    I left my brain in San Francisco. That’s the only possible explanation for the egregious error I made in a story about Sunday night’s outpouring of joy in San Francisco over the Giants’ four-game sweep of the shell-shocked Detroit Tigers...
  • Marine injured in Afghanistan throws first pitch at World Series

     
    Marine Cpl. Nicholas Kimmel, who lost both legs and his left arm in Afghanistan, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Thursday's World Series game in San Francisco: a strike....
  • Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

     
    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
  • 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...