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  • Saving Sherrill

     
    George Sherrill entered the game in the ninth inning tonight after Dennis Sarfate walked two batters and threw fastball after fastball. Once, he shook off catcher Ramon Hernandez and threw a fastball. The man had a plan. By our count,...
  • Rick Kogan on Robert Goldsborough's second calling

    Rick Kogan on Robert Goldsborough's second calling
    Robert Goldsborough is and always has been a gentleman, a rare thing for a newspaperman to be in the still gruff/rough-and-tumble era when Goldsborough worked in all manner of high-level editorial capacities for the Chicago Tribune and later for...

    Jim Murray, April 14, 1961

     
    April 14, 1961: The arrival of major league baseball in Los Angeles has curtailed network TV's games of the week, so that sports announcer Dizzy Dean is off the local airwaves, which may be good news to Los Angeles’ English...

    Wimbledon: French Open champ Li Na taken out early

     
    Sabine Lisicki, a 21-year-old from Germany who had been carried off the court at the French Open after collapsing with cramps and who needed a wild card to get into the Wimbledon main draw, upset third-seeded Li Na, 3-6, 6-4,...

    St. Louis Cardinals: Did Dizzy Dean come in from the radio booth to pitch a game for them?

     
    BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: A team's radio announcer came in to pitch the final game of the team's season. Criticism of professional athletes by announcers put an interesting spin on a traditional retort that people being criticized often use, which is...