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  • NYC swaps big apple for big barbecue

    NYC swaps big apple for big barbecue
    To Kenny Callaghan, barbecue is like religion. "If you're Roman Catholic, you don't go to a synagogue," said Callaghan, the executive chef and barbecue czar at New York's Blue Smoke restaurant. "If you're from North Carolina, you don't understand what...
  • Athletes may be overpaid, but don't call them lazy

    Milling about the club level of Ripken Stadium on Monday morning, awaiting the Aberdeen IronBirds' media day activities to begin, I was surrounded by members of this year's team who had been requested by myself and other attending journalists to sit and...
  • He had their number in '66 — zero

    It was no thanks to Larry Jaster that the Dodgers made a second consecutive trip to the World Series in 1966. The rookie left-hander from the St. Louis Cardinals pitched five shutouts in 1966 — all, remarkably, against the National League...
  • Carroll's Community Media Center hosts annual Vollie Awards

    Nearly 100 people filled the Carroll Arts Center in May to take part in the Community Media Center's 2012 Vollie Awards. Since 1991, the event has recognized the efforts of Carroll County's community television producers as well as counterparts at the...
  • Recollections of a 'Midsummer Classic' 50 years later

    Recollections of a 'Midsummer Classic' 50 years later
    It's Major League All-Star Week, so I thought I would take the opportunity to reminisce about the only All-Star Game I personally attended. It occurred 50 years ago this week on July 10, 1962, at what was then known as D.C. Stadium in Washington. These...
  • Tribe's unassisted triple play part of near flawless night

     
    It was a weird evening for the Cleveland Indians. In a double-header against Toronto, Cleveland pitchers held the Jays to zero runs over 18 innings and got an unassisted triple play and still managed to just split.In the first game,......
  • St. Louis Cardinals icon, Hall of Famer Stan "The Man" Musial dies at 92

    St. Louis Cardinals icon, Hall of Famer Stan "The Man" Musial dies at 92
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a Hall of Famer with the St. Louis Cardinals for more than two decades, died Saturday. He was 92. Stan the Man won seven National League batting titles, was a three-time MVP and...
  • Baseball's Back -- Take A Swing At These

    As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my...
  • Lillie's Q chef takes 12th at Memphis in May Barbeque Championship

    Lillie's Q chef takes 12th at Memphis in May Barbeque Championship
    Charlie McKenna, chef/owner of Lillie's Q (1856 W. North Ave., 773-772-5500) is back from last weekend's Memphis in May World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest with a 12th place finish under his belt. For most 'que specialists, finishing 12th out...
  • Question of the day: What’s been the best MLB postseason pitching matchup in recent memory? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Bill Kline, The Morning Call It was 1968, the Year of the......
  • Tiger Woods not cooler than Arnold Palmer says GQ magazine

     
    GQ Magazine released its list of "The 25 Coolest Athletes of All Time" and former Orlando Magic executive and Hall of Fame player Julius Erving, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, boxing legend Muhammad Ali and Arnold Palmer were among the...
  • Decoding Vin Scully

     
    In Thursday's Opinion pages, author Jon Winokur pays tribute to Vin Scully, who begins his 62nd season as the Dodgers' announcer. Vinny -- the fan intends no disrespect -- is gifted with such powers of description that he is called......