| Jan 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
On New Year's Eve in 1972, a plane carrying baseball star Roberto Clemente crashed about a mile off the shore of Puerto Rico. The right fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates was en route to Nicaragua to deliver aid to earthquake victims. He was 38 years old....
| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:25 AM
It thoroughly confounds the pundits that the Baltimore Orioles, separated by 15 years from their last winning season, and with a roster dominated by the young and unknown, would host the New York Yankees in a September series with first place on the line....
| Sep 15, 2012
| 9:58 PM
For Anchorage-area residents, it is -- as Yogi Berra once said -- Deja Vu all over again.
Tonight (Saturday) Anchorage is bracing for yet another major windstorm -- the second in just 12 days.
This storm, like the last, promises to bring 60 to 100 mile-...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Here's a roundup of what other media outlets are saying about the Orioles:
** Joe Posnanski of Sports on Earth offers his take on Orioles catcher Matt Wieters after his two-homer performance in a win against the Athletics.
It is becoming less and less...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Many livestock producers are faced with some short-term decisions that could impact their operations for years to come. Reducing breeding stock numbers, buying seemingly expensive feed, holding onto their herds by feeding unfamiliar feedstuffs are a few...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:07 PM
After 120 years of continuous operation, Fields of Pikesville is closing.
“It's true,” said Fields co-owner and general manager Jeffrey Levin, whose pharmacist father Norman bought the store from the Fields family in 1946. Levin said that...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
As we consider the shape of the 2012 Farm Bill and the likelihood of getting it through the House of Representatives, we are reminded of one of the sayings of Yogi Berra: It ain't over 'till it's over. As we write this column, there are only 8...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Yogi Berra is probably the most quotable Yankee there ever was. When he was fired by George Steinbrenner in the mid-'80s, he vowed not to return to the team, and kept his promise for 14 years. The rift was mended in 1999, and Berra began a friendship with...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Throughout life my allegiances have varied. I’ve gone from the Yankees, to the Mets, to the Dayton Flyers, and back to the Yankees. Since my daughter, Sabine, began high school, I’ve become a Spartan, a true blue fan of La Cañada.
| Apr 19, 2012
| 11:35 AM
The Dumont Knights baseball team is hosting a number of fundraisers throughout the next few months to benefit “Putting the Pieces Together” (PTPT), an organization that helps children with autism and special needs.
One of the programs that...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 8:15 PM
To paraphrase one of Yogi Berra's incisive gems, 90% of sports is half mental. Now while the mathematics of this assertion are clearly open to question, UC Irvine men's volleyball coach John Speraw has long believed that the mental side of his game has...