| Jul 31, 2014
Newspaper editorials rarely make news — I've been writing them for a long time, and, believe me, I know — but one did the other day, when The New York Times came out for legalization of marijuana. It was an agreeable development for anyone...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:21 PM
We now know where the National Basketball Assn. draws the line.
More than three decades of the most atrociously inept team management and team play on the court weren't enough for the NBA to reconsider Donald Sterling's ownership of the Los Angeles...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:27 PM
In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:33 PM
KEY MOMENT: Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter, with a career-high 15 strikeouts.
AT THE PLATE: Miguel Rojas hit a bases-loaded double to key a five-run third inning. Rojas thus boosted his career RBI total from one to four.
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:50 PM
AT THE PLATE: Hanley Ramirez drove in two runs, the first on a third-inning sacrifice fly and second on a fifth-inning single. Ramirez, who has 29 runs batted in over his last 34 games, extended his hitting streak to eight games with a first-inning...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Baseball lost one of its great ambassadors Wednesday when former Cubs manager Don Zimmer died in Florida at 83.
Zimmer, nicknamed “Popeye” for his strength and big cheeks, spent 66 years in baseball.
But few were as wild as his three-...
| Feb 6, 2014
Schools in Anne Arundel County were delayed on Wednesday. There's a threat of snow this weekend.
It's been so cold, even the Polar Bear Plunge was postponed.
What better time to talk baseball?
The Bowie Baysox and Baltimore Orioles brought their Winter...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:06 PM
The Huntington Beach High baseball program will hold the second Collin Balester-Hank Conger Giveback Golf Invitational next Monday. The shotgun start is 10:30 a.m. at SeaCliff Country Club (6501 Palm Ave.) in Huntington Beach.
Registration for the...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Trevor Bell is never too far from his days at Crescenta Valley High.
Hence, despite some headaches with his flight plans out of Louisville, Bell arrived in time to lend his voice and make an appearance at a Glendale Unified School District meeting during...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Dodgers coach Tim Wallach said Friday that he has spoken with the Detroit Tigers about their managerial vacancy.
Dave Dombrowski, the Tigers' president and general manager, served as general manager of the Montreal Expos from 1988-91. Wallach was the...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Interesting off-season for Tim Wallach.
First, he’s moved from his position as the Dodgers' third base coach to Manager Don Mattingly’s bench coach, and now he’s been named to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.
This begs two...
| Nov 28, 2012
Nothing about Marvin Miller seemed feisty or controversial at first glance; the soft-spoken economist was a smallish man with gray hair and a tidy mustache.
But as a union leader, it was Miller who took on baseball's establishment in the late 1960s,...