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  • Baseball and unrest explored in exhibition at library

    Baseball and unrest explored in exhibition at library
    Terry Cannon grew up in Detroit rooting for his hometown Tigers. Cannon is the executive director of the Baseball Reliquary, a Pasadena-based nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering an appreciation of American art and culture through the context of...
  • In John Wooden's own words

    In John Wooden's own words
    Even though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 27 seasons coaching the Bruins. His "Pyramid of Success," a diagram of core values,...
  • John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles

    John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles
    John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
  • Getting the vote out for 'Bobby'

    Getting the vote out for 'Bobby'
    For a movie that has grossed only $11 million, been panned by half the nation's film critics and is now almost gone from the local megaplexes, one might think that "Bobby" faces an insurmountable climb if it is to capture Academy Awards attention. But...
  • The bible of baseball cards

    The bible of baseball cards
    Long ago, when children were allowed to wander from their parents' side for more than 15 minutes, I spent much of my free time accumulating baseball cards. After school, my buddy Adam Rogers and I would stroll to the candy store and buy multiple packs....
  • Dodger chef hits them all out of the park

    Dodger chef hits them all out of the park
    The first half of the season has been a yawn, and some of the biggest sluggers in the lineup have holes in their bats. But one time-tested veteran swings for the fences and hits a home run every night at Dodger Stadium. Chef Dave Pearson. Like the...
  • Teacher instills a love of words, but the lesson is about life

    Teacher instills a love of words, but the lesson is about life
    Phil Holmes, one of the great English teachers of his generation, is standing before a class of high school seniors, trampling all over their self-esteem. It is a Thursday in October, not long into the school year. Holmes gazes out at his class, his...
  • Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Over the winter Ozzie and Kenny (yet again) made comments about changing the 'all or nothing' dynamic of this station-to-station offense. The first month has just ended and already the Sox have been beaten by pitchers like Kyle Davies, R.A. Dickey, Brad...
  • Neil Leifer knows all the angles

    Neil Leifer knows all the angles
    January 6, 2008 NEW YORK -- For a guy who's a regular at Elaine's and has a standing reservation at Rao's and his own gallery in Vegas and a new book out selling for $400, and now a short doc on Oscar's short list, Neil Leifer still acts like he has...
  • Left-right combination

    If ever there was a no-brainer for a manager, this appeared to be it. Faced with a deciding seventh game of the World Series, he had his 23-game winner, a former Cy Young Award recipient, primed and ready with three days' rest. But the manager, Walter...
  • Coliseum left a lasting impression

    To my youthful eyes, the Coliseum, with its dull gray exterior and looming presence, didn't seem to offer much in the way of enjoyment when I first saw it on a sunny, summer day in 1958. That quickly changed as my father led me up stairs that seemed to...
  • The all-time team

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || CATCHER || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Mike Scioscia * Mike Piazza ++++++++++++++++++++ || FIRST BASE || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Steve Garvey * Gil Hodges ++++++++++++++++++++ || SECOND BASE || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Davey Lopes *...