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  • Q&A with Dave Johnson on the 1989 Orioles

    Teams have come and gone, but [the 1989 Orioles] will always occupy a warm spot in the hearts of Orioles fans. Why? Dave Johnson: I run into people all the time, being from here, and they like to talk about the "Why Not?" team rather than the 1996 and...
  • Years lend fresh perspective to meaning of Ripken feat

    A few years ago, Cal Ripken and his wife plopped down in front of a television to finally watch the video commemorating Ripken's record-setting 2,131st consecutive major league game. They sat there for about two minutes when the Orioles legend turned and...
  • DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy, Bundle of Nerves

    DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy, Bundle of Nerves
    This release from comedian Richard Lewis is like a video scrapbook of odds and ends from his previously not-on-DVD works. Lewis is probably most widely known for the sitcom "Anything But Love," in which he costarred with Jamie Lee Curtis for three...
  • DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy

    DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy
    This release from comedian Richard Lewis is like a video scrapbook of odds and ends from his previously not-on-DVD works. Lewis is probably most widely known for the sitcom “Anything But Love,” in which he costarred with Jamie Lee Curtis for...
  • 'No, No' on Dock Ellis a very good pitch

    Robin Williams joked about Dock Ellis pitching a no-hitter on LSD. Johnny Carson worked the famous curlers into his monologue one night, and to hear Dock tell it, everyone knew if he was pitching, he would be high. The only question: How high? He once...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'I Am Divine' on Showtime

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'I Am Divine' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Hollywood Scandals The twisted tale of...
  • Bob Costas: 'The NFL is a cultural juggernaut'

    Bob Costas: 'The NFL is a cultural juggernaut'
    Bob Costas is synonymous with baseball. In fact, there are those who still think he would make a better commissioner than a play-by-play man or studio interviewer. But Costas, like just about everyone who grew up loving baseball, agrees that football is...
  • Teach healthy habits before school starts

    Teach healthy habits before school starts
    Heather Von Bank's first line of defense in the war of germs is common sense. She taught her sons Charlie, 4, and Max, 1, to wash their hands often, keep their hands out of their faces, blow their noses with tissues and "vampire cough" into their...
  • Sports stars go to bat for Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch

    Sports stars go to bat for Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch
    Harry Caray's Restaurant Group once again teamed up with sports stars from the past and present (and a former “Desperate Housewives” actor) for the newest addition to the Harry Caray family. The Blackhawks' Patrick Kane, former Blackhawk...
  • Five books round the bases on the Wrigley Field centennial

    Five books round the bases on the Wrigley Field centennial
    Wednesday, April 23, marks the 100th anniversary of the first professional baseball game at what is now Wrigley Field. The Chicago National League Ball Club LLC will, of course, promote this anniversary with a special logo and various historical...
  • Bob Costas recalls 'Sandberg Game' on its 30-year anniversary

    Bob Costas recalls 'Sandberg Game' on its 30-year anniversary
    On June 23, 1984 -- 30 years ago today -- the so-called “Sandberg Game” unfolded at Wrigley Field. Cubs Hall of Fame second baseman Ryne Sandberg planted his name around the country as a true National League MVP candidate when he hit two...
  • NBC Bets Big On Matt Lauer To Help Win Morning-Show Wars

    Matt Lauer was hosting "Today" when the venerable morning program lost its first-place status to ABC's "Good Morning America." Now the Peacock hopes his continued presence on the show will help it recapture its former glory. In a move that resolves...