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  • Iconic Kirk Gibson Home Run Bat Sold for $576,000

    Iconic Kirk Gibson Home Run Bat Sold for $576,000
    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...
  • Delayed? Get creative

    Delayed? Get creative
    As any seasoned traveler knows — that's you, Mr. and Mrs. Business Traveler — the second-most maddening word at an airport, right after "canceled," is "delayed." We've all been there: stuck for hours at the gate (or worse, on the tarmac)...
  • Glendale rallies, falls short of regionals

    One way or another, the road to Surprise, Ariz. would have to go through Westchester, but, despite two valiant efforts, the Southern California powerhouse was once again just too much for the Glendale 14-Year-Old Babe Ruth Baseball Team. Glendale...
  • Hyde5: Ranking Dolphins top 20 players (No. 1 - Wake)

    Hyde5: Ranking Dolphins top 20 players (No. 1 - Wake)
    Joe Philbin has ranked players 1 through 45 off the off-season's practices. I don't have the eye or expertise to do that (and was following the Heat during these practices). But I can rank the top players from last season who are still around. I stopped...
  • Colleges: Kiraly one to covet

    Colleges: Kiraly one to covet
    There comes a point with former athletes when the legacy they created during their playing career virtually trumps any resume they may have developed after that career has ended. Karch Kiraly, the Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan and/or Wayne Gretzky of men's...
  • Babe Ruth Jersey Goes on The Auction Block

    A jersey belonging to the legendary Babe Ruth is up for auction. The c.1920 Yankees road jersey is the earliest known jersey worn by Ruth. Exhibited for years at The Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum in Baltimore, Md., the jersey will be put up for auction...
  • Steinberg: Athletes must be role models

    Sports sections today read like the business section of the newspaper, or even worse the crime beat section. Since I have spent almost 40 years advocating the concept of athletes serving as role models and triggering imitative behavior, it is...
  • Babe Ruth's 1934 Yankees Hat Up For Auction

    Babe Ruth's 1934 Yankees Hat Up For Auction
    Babe Ruth's 1934 Yankees hat is going to auction and is expected to sell for at least $300,000, auctioneers said Monday. The Bambino's hat was famously worn by Bombers hurler David "Boomer" Wells in the June 18, 1997 game. A devoted fan, Wells wore the...
  • Best Apartment Complex

    Best Apartment Complex
    1) Taft Apartments The Taft celebrates its 100th birthday this year, and its staff plans to celebrate all year long. In its days as a hotel in the early part of the 20th Century guests like Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Babe Ruth and Lassie are...
  • Babe Ruth's home for sale in Boston

    Babe Ruth's home for sale in Boston
    Another big name in baseball is in the headlines decades after he was last on the mound. The surburban Boston home of Babe Ruth is up for sale. The asking price is more than The Babe made in his entire career.  The estate called The Home Plate Farm in...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Burbank should discourage sunflower seed spitting

    The Crosby Chronicles: Burbank should discourage sunflower seed spitting
    “Eat, Spit and Be Happy.” That’s the motto of ConAgra’s David Sunflower Seeds. That also apparently is the motto of most people who sit in city park bleachers as evidenced by the abundant piles of sunflower seed shells literally...
  • A hodad's tale: 20 years at Hawaii's famed Pipeline surf contest

    A hodad's tale: 20 years at Hawaii's famed Pipeline surf contest
    My name is Gary Warner and I am a hodad. For those who aren't familiar with archaic surfer slanger, a hodad originally was the kind of Southern California guy who greased his hair and wore white T-shirts and cared more about working on his hotrods than...