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  • Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    What is it about baseball that requires/supports such a large minor-league system, compared to the NFL or NBA? Is baseball really that much more difficult to master that it takes years in the minors to improve enough to advance the major-league level? I...
  • Golden Knights hoping health is wealth against Eagles

    SOUTHEAST GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 68th year, meets Tuesday's at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the sixth meeting of the year. GOLDEN KNIGHTS SEEKING GOOD HEALTH Mired in a rare three-game losing...
  • McCourt must let go of Dodgers

    The Dodgers have been my passion since they moved here in 1958. I went to "Roy Campanella Night" at the Coliseum in 1958 when 93,000 fans lit candles while the Dodgers and Yankees played in honor of the handicapped catcher. My grandfather, along with...
  • In the Pipeline: A modest part of baseball history

    "Oh, I almost forgot — we flew up to Sacramento to meet Gov. Brown, too." So chuckled Ocean View Little League manager Jeff Pratto to me recently as we spoke about the head-spinning series of events that have rolled out in the wake of his team's...
  • From The Courant Archives: Bobby Valentine No. 12 On State List Of All-Time Athletes

    In 1999 The Courant sports department did a series on the greatest athletes in Connecticut history. Former Rippowam High of Stamford three-sport star and current Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine was No. 12 on that list. Here's the story by John Altavilla...
  • Former Dodgers Manager Lasorda Released From Hospital

    Former Dodgers Manager Lasorda Released From Hospital
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda is out of the hospital Monday after a bacterial infection, according to a team spokesperson. Lasorda, 83, spent four days at a Los Angeles area hospital for an unknown bacterial infection. He is...
  • Briefs: OCC's Roche signs

    Orange Coast College sophomore football player Jon Roche, a two-year starter on the offensive line, has signed a national letter of intent to continue his career at Southern Utah University. Roche, a 6-foot-3, 320-pound left tackle in 2011, helped the...
  • 'Everything They Had' by David Halberstam

    'Everything They Had' by David Halberstam
    Everything They Had Sports Writing From David Halberstam David Halberstam Hyperion: 402 pp., $24.95 When David Halberstam was killed in a car crash near San Francisco last spring, he'd just finished what turned out to be his final book, "The Coldest...
  • 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...
  • Why your 50 cents for The Times is the best bargain in the world

    Way back in my cub days at the Oakland Tribune, the paper I read growing up, I learned to check the bulletin board every day to see who the owner was. We had four of them in six years, and a wise man would have known then to leave journalism for dry-...
  • My L.A. thank-you list

    Los Angeles has given me many reasons to be grateful this Thanksgiving. * I am thankful I live in a city where the penalty for smoking in public is increasingly as harsh as the penalty for committing murder. * I am thankful Los Angeles County officials...
  • Jackie Robinson remembered from Yankee Stadium to Dodger Stadium

     
    It's April 15 and at every MLB park, No. 42 will be everywhere. Jackie Robinson's legacy is again being remembered on the 63rd anniversary of his breaking the color barrier. For the second consecutive year, Commissioner Bud Selig invited all......