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  • Kansas City heads to the ballfield at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

    Kansas City heads to the ballfield at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City is a fitting home field for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum: It was here that the first professional league for black players was formed in 1920 and where Jackie Robinson was playing in 1945 when he was recruited...
  • Show your true colors: 10 things to do with the family this weekend

    Show your true colors: 10 things to do with the family this weekend
    Between the smiling blue face of PBS TV star Thomas the Tank Engine, a herd of bright yellow rubber ducks on the New River and the crayons-in-a-woodchipper fashion of Sebastian Masuda at Young at Art Museum, this weekend is looking very bright, indeed....
  • Black athletes are not charity cases

    WASHINGTON -- The outrageously bigoted remarks attributed to the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team mock the positive role black athletes have played in professional sports, even as those sports have served as an exit ramp from poverty....
  • Fred Smith runs for reelection, redemption with Arkansas Democrats

    Fred Smith runs for reelection, redemption with Arkansas Democrats
    The man who once held the record for world's highest dunk, at 11 feet 11 inches, stands in front of the class of giggling children in the balcony of the Arkansas Statehouse. They want him to keep spinning a basketball on his finger. He wants to give...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments

    Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments
    Swinging one leg and the rest of his body out over thousands of Wrigley Field fans while nervous handlers in the broadcast booth gasped, actor Cuba Gooding Jr. howled "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" with abandon before revving up the crowd further with a...
  • Even As A Kid At Roxbury Y, Shabazz Was Something Special

    Even As A Kid At Roxbury Y, Shabazz Was Something Special
    ARLINGTON, Texas — When the kids took the court at the Roxbury YMCA, hundreds of adults squeezed into the gym and the atmosphere was loud. The cheering and yelling was fuel for Shabazz Napier when he was 5, 6, and 7 years old. The kid who loved to...
  • Baseball: Simi Valley players get into the Halloween spirit

    Baseball: Simi Valley players get into the Halloween spirit
     If it's Halloween eve, it's time for baseball players to dress up in their best costumes and try to scare their teammates, if not sportswriters. Simi Valley High held its annual Halloween baseball game, with players doing their best to impress...
  • Watch Globetrotter set new record for longest basketball shot

    The Harlem Globetrotters' Corey “Thunder” Law set a new world record for longest basketball shot, swishing it from 109 feet, 9 inches from the basket at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix on Thursday. "I didn’t know what to think at first,...
  • Vice's avant-garde media revolution

    Vice's avant-garde media revolution
    When Madonna declared herself fed up over the "death of creativity" after a world tour in which religious conservatives protested her concert in Poland, fascist skinheads heckled her in France and she received terrorist threats in Russia, the pop...
  • Hockey, Dodger Stadium, Wayne Gretzky, Vin Scully—how Great is that?

    Hockey, Dodger Stadium, Wayne Gretzky, Vin Scully—how Great is that?
    If Wayne Gretzky hadn't been traded to the Kings in 1988, hockey in Southern California would still be the pursuit of a passionate few. The Ducks wouldn't exist if not for the enthusiasm generated by Gretzky's unprecedented scoring feats and knack for...
  • 266 couples have civil weddings on Valentine's Day

    266 couples have civil weddings on Valentine's Day
    The Orange County Clerk-Recorder Department married a record number of couples on Valentine's Day, according to a recent news release. In all, 266 pairs said their vows at the department's three marriage locations, in Santa Ana, Fullerton and Laguna...