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  • Jay Leno to George W. Bush: Thanks for all the jokes

     
    And George W. Bush has some advice for parents of teenagers....
  • Edsel Award winners: Kanye West, LeBron James, Jeff Zucker and others

     
    When Ford rolled out the Edsel in 1957, the launch was accompanied by tons of marketing hoopla, including a Ford-sponsored CBS TV special. It was all downhill from there. After two years of critical ridicule and consumer indifference, Ford put......
  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......
  • Andy is "dream Weaver" with his predictions; I am a nightmare

     
    I bow to my friend Andy Weaver. Once again, he was right on a Nazareth pick and I was wrong. Not only did he have the Blue Eagles winning, but in overtime, too. Amazing. Meanwhile, I have been amazingly bad. In fact, I was 0-for-4 on my picks the last two...
  • Angels unhook a Trout, among other small fries

     
    The Angels reassigned 10 players to their minor league camp Monday, among them Mike Trout, the organization's 19-year-old wunderkind outfielder who has had an eventful spring. Trout has hit .344 in two minor league seasons in which he also stole......
  • Angels Morning Briefing: Peter Bourjos' speed a source of excitement

     
    Peter Bourjos has done things in recent days that stir the wild optimism that fuels spring training. Thursday, Bourjos made a spectacular sprint and catch of a ball against the San Francisco Giants that brought the team's baseball lifer Manager......
  • Batter up! 9 baseball books to kick off the season

     
    This list of nine best baseball books by David L. Ulin includes Robert Coover -- and leaves out Boys of Summer....
  • NAUGHTON'S HIT GIVES IRONPIGS 3-2 WIN ...

     
    Joel Naughton's first Triple-A hit gave the IronPigs a 3-2 win Monday afternoon over Buffalo before a capacity Education Day crowd of 10,000 at Coca-Cola Park. The win caps a 5-3 homestand for the IronPigs (14-12) and also gave them their first four-...
  • From the Stacks -- 'The Long Season'

     
    I haven’t read a baseball book since my mother gave away my trading cards of the Philadelphia Athletics and the Boston Braves. No, I’m not quite that old. I got them from a neighbor lady who was surreptitiously cleaning out......
  • Hey, kids, the All-Star Game is coming to the Bronx!

     
    I don't know where to begin in giving you the details of the Fox/MLB pre-All Star game extravaganza, the kickoff to what Fox says "is sure to be one of the most memorable nights in sports history." So I'm just......
  • Griffey's 600th homer prompts 'What if'?

     
    It's a little strange to say of a guy who just joined one of the most exclusive groups in baseball history, 'What if,' but that's exactly the case concerning Ken Griffey Jr., who hit his 600th career home run yesterday......