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  • Theater review: 'The Sweetest Swing in Baseball' from Rollins College

    Theater review: 'The Sweetest Swing in Baseball' from Rollins College
    Playwright Rebecca Gilman wants to say a lot in "The Sweetest Swing in Baseball," the dark comedy that's opening the Annie Russell Theatre season at Rollins College. The play tosses out idea after idea: what it means to be a celebrity, the role of...
  • 'Tom Jones' makes convincing leap to stage; 'Sweetest Swing' a bit smug

    'Tom Jones' makes convincing leap to stage; 'Sweetest Swing'  a bit smug
    "Tom Jones" A gallery of jolly if rough-hewn rogues, wenches and aristocrats comes to roaring life in Henry Fielding's 1749 comic picaresque about a foundling who goes through hardships ranging from muggings to accidental seductions and ends up with true...
  • Books calendar

    Books calendar
    Words & Ideas TODAY Susan Galleymore In advance of Mother's Day, author Galleymore ("Long Time Passing: Mothers Speak About War and Terror") will be joined by other local U.S. military moms, poets, musicians, activists and artists. American Friends...
  • Dock Ellis, former major league pitcher who counseled drug addicts, dies at 63

    Dock Ellis, former major league pitcher who counseled drug addicts, dies at 63
    Dock Ellis, the former major league pitcher who claimed to have thrown a no-hitter while on LSD but later turned his exploits into the basis of an anti-drug crusade and counseling career, died Friday of liver disease at County-USC Medical Center. He was...
  • Opening statement: It's not all bad news on Santana

     
    I think what got lost in yesterday's panic over Johan Santana was the fact that he now has a schedule that should get him ready for the first week of the regular season. That's something he didn't have as recently......
  • Calvin Borel is a one-of-a-kind racing character

     
    Newsday turf scribe Ed McNamara had this to say about Mine That Bird in last Thursday's paper: "No figures and no hope; please stay in the barn on Saturday." Oops. Well, he wasn't the only one who was wrong about......
  • Darryl Strawberry sez 1986 Mets better than '98 Yanks!

     
    The real test of baseball announcing teams is whether they can make late-innings blowouts watchable. It's a standard SNY's much-praised trio reaches on a regular basis. But YES' Michael Kay, Al Leiter and David Cone showed Saturday they can play......
  • Mets' plane post-NLCS in 1986 was 'Animal House'

     
    The Darryl Strawberry "CenterStage," premiering on YES after Saturday's Yanks-Mets tilt, includes compelling stuff from Straw about his physically abusive father, the party on the Mets' plane after winning the 1986 NLCS and the role he believes his...
  • Sunday's TV Highlights: 'America's Worst Driver' premieres on the Travel Channel

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 14 - 20 in PDF format This week's TV Movies WRONG WAY: In this new series, 'America's Worst Driver' host Alonzo Bodden visits a new city each week where......
  • Dwight Gooden arrest doesn’t stop Mets Hall of Fame induction

     
    Drugs, booze and a Hall of Fame induction. They all go hand-in-hand, right? Dwight Gooden, who was charged with driving under the influence and child endangerment Tuesday morning, will be inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame Aug. 1 along with...
  • Baseball: A renaissance for Crenshaw

     
    Crenshaw's baseball program, best known for producing former Dodgers outfielder Darryl Strawberry, is churning out some pretty big-time players again. Former Cougar Trayvon Robinson, a center fielder who graduated in 2005, is the first player from the...
  • Your All-Star Game starters are Andre Ethier and ...

     
    Andre Ethier was elected to the starting lineup for the July 13 All-Star Game at Angel Stadium, elected by fan balloting. Ethier becomes the first Dodgers outfielder elected to the All-Star lineup since Darryl Strawberry in 1991. No Angel was......