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  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • ESPN ratings, Nets arena, Delaware betting, Rossie

     
    RIP, Rossie. In this video the pioneering on-course golf reporter Bob Rosburg recalls playing against Ty Cobb when he was only 12. Rosburg, I mean. Not Cobb. Nets win another court case, vow again to break ground on new......
  • Haniwa Horse could become 'a new icon' of LACMA's Japanese art collection

     
    Robert Singer can still remember how he felt when he first laid eyes on the Haniwa Horse in a Kyoto gallery two years ago. "The size. The elegance. I had never seen anything like it," says Singer, the curator of......
  • The 15 greatest L.A. Dodgers of all time, No. 5: Maury Wills

     
    Continuing our countdown of the greatest L.A. Dodgers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 5: Maury Wills (39,827 points) Wills is credited by many with bringing the stolen base back to baseball. In his first full season......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: A player once stole home because he thought he saw the 'steal home' sign from his former manager

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: A former White Sox player stole home because he thought he saw the "steal home" sign...from his former manager! STATUS: I'm Going With False. Jimmy Dykes is one of the most colorful characters in the history of baseball......
  • History on display at Fanfest

     
    One of the best sports moments I've experienced came at the 2010 All-Star Game's Fanfest. There in the case in front of me was the authentic retirement jersey of Jackie Robinson. Fans of guys named Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and......
  • Question of the day: Is Bud Selig softening his stance on Pete Rose? [Updated]

     
    Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is allowing the Cincinnati Reds to honor Pete Rose on Sunday. Tribune Co. writers offer their insights on Selig's decision. Should Pete Rose be in the baseball Hall of Fame?online surveys Lance Pugmire, Los.......
  • Question of the day: Is Don Mattingly ready to manage in the major leagues? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the Dodgers' manager-in-waiting. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Is Don......
  • Hall of Fame Highway

    Maybe there's something in the soil. Maybe there's a wrinkle in the Earth's gravitational fields. Maybe it's the roadway itself, somehow cosmically attractive. Whatever the reason, I-90, wending its 1,000-mile way between Chicago and Boston, traverses...
  • From 1998: Santo will get into Hall, but not just yet

    As has been said, justice delayed is justice denied, and it is unlikely Ron Santo, the All-Star Cubs third baseman, will get his due this week. Later, but not now. This is his 15th and final year on the Baseball writers' Hall of Fame ballot, and unless...