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  • Sensitive information stolen from little league players

    Sensitive information stolen from little league players
    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...
  • Barry Bonds is convicted of obstruction of justice

    Barry Bonds is convicted of obstruction of justice
    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...
  • Did Cubs throw 1918 World Series?

    Did Cubs throw 1918 World Series?
    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. That's the...
  • Hawaii's Hilo gets its day in the sun

    Hawaii's Hilo gets its day in the sun
    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...
  • Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'

    Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'
    Wonder Girl 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....
  • Worst Food-borne Illness Outbreaks?

    Worst Food-borne Illness Outbreaks?
    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...
  • Babe Ruth team still alive in state tourney

    Babe Ruth team still alive in state tourney
    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...
  • La Crescenta comes up short

    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...
  • World Series Notebook

    World Series Notebook
    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...
  • 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)...
  • 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...