| Mar 20, 2011
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana
Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Harper: 288 pp., $24.99
Kamela Sediqi was not yet 20 when the Taliban took over in Kabul, Afghanistan, in...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter is the greatest New York athlete of all time, that's according to results from a new poll released Tuesday.
Jeter, the current all-time Yankees hit leader, even managed to best fellow Yankee icon Babe Ruth who came in a...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 6:27 AM
Employees of the Columbus Parks and Recreation Department worked late into the night Wednesday calling the parents of nearly 100 kids who's most personal information is now in the hands of a complete stranger.
It happened after little league manager...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Home-run king Barry Bonds was convicted of obstruction of justice for impeding a grand jury investigation into illegal steroid distribution, closing a sordid chapter in a scandal that ensnared some of baseball's greatest players.
The verdict Wednesday...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 1:43 PM
CHICAGO — If Chicago has been willing to believe that a cow caused the Great Chicago Fire, maybe it will buy this one: The White Sox got the idea to throw the 1919 World Series after the Cubs did the same thing one year earlier.
| Sep 26, 2011
| 10:52 AM
HILO, Hawaii — “Hilo — it is what it is” probably isn’t a tourism slogan that would get a thumbs-up from the Big Island city’s Chamber of Commerce.
But I don’t mean it as a put-down. It’s just advice from a...
| Jul 10, 2011
The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Don Van Natta Jr.
Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99
So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
| Sep 30, 2011
| 6:41 PM
The Decade's 10 Biggest Food-borne Illness Outbreaks: (Source: CNN.com)
Tainted cantaloupes have left 13 people dead in what has become the deadliest U.S. outbreak of a food-borne illness in more than a decade, according to the CDC. Incidence rates of...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:47 PM
THOUSAND OAKS — "Carmageddon" didn't stop the La Crescenta 14-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team from making it to Thousand Oaks High on Saturday morning.
The closure of the 405 Freeway for construction and maintenance near the vicinity didn't prove...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:34 PM
GLENDALE — The La Crescenta 14-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team found itself in a tough predicament — having to compete in four games in less than 48 hours.
While La Crescenta was able to get through the grueling schedule of the Southern...
| Oct 31, 2010
Aubrey Huff grew up in the Fort Worth area wanting to be a pitcher like Nolan Ryan, only to find out, "I didn't throw very hard."
So he became a slugger and made the majors. Now he's in the World Series with the San Francisco Giants, taking on the...
| Nov 14, 2010
| 7:56 AM
LAGUNA NIGUEL -- The bat Kirk Gibson hit his iconic home run with in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series was sold for $575,912 at an auction that wrapped up early Sunday.
Gibson's jersey from the same game went for $303,277.
The items were among the...