| Oct 12, 2012
| 5:10 PM
The wife cooks every year or so, and there is no exaggeration there. Every night we eat out.
That's why we live in Placentia and can't afford Pacific Palisades.
It's not that she can't cook; it's just that we've been married for 40 years. She thinks...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Some of the other notable sports statues around Southern California:
Oscar De La Hoya
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:35 PM
The truth hurts. It blinds with the sight of thousands of flapping orange towels. It deafens with the blah-blah-blah about Buster and Bochy and Belt. It batters with every roundhouse kick by that thick third baseman known as Kung Fu Panda.
| May 3, 2012
| 4:03 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Making their first official appearance on a gray morning in a nearly empty stadium, new Dodgers owners lighted up the place Wednesday with raucous promise, defiant hope and only one certainty.
Hang on to your blue, because it's going to be...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:30 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully said Sunday he decided to return for an unprecedented 64th season calling Dodgers games in 2013 because of "that constant love affair I have with the game."
"Second, I was so impressed by the [team'...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Vin Scully has been a Dodgers broadcaster since 1950, when the team was in Brooklyn.
The current players have grown up listening to his unique voice and many even recall the first time they heard the broadcasting legend say their name.
In the video...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Longtime Boston Red Sox public-address announcer Carl Beane died last month.
Referred to by many as "The Voice of Fenway Park," he was in his 10th season as Red Sox announcer. His affable but measured style exuded class.
In a moving tribute to Beane,...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:41 AM
| Jun 13, 2012
The Los Angeles Kings have won their first NHL Championship after 45 years of being in existence. While not a rabid fan, I have followed the Kings all of my life. I would listen to the games on radio with Bob Miller announcing them (he still does).
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:21 AM
There was no reason to mess with success.
But Robin Ventura did.
There was no reason to changes pitchers.
But Robin Ventura did.
There was no reason to lift rookie Jose Quintana after he threw a shockingly efficient 77 pitches in eight shutout...
| Jul 10, 2012
After a recent 12-games-in-11 days stretch at Coca-Cola Park, you'd think the Service Electric Cable crew that produces all of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs games would want a break from baseball.
Well, maybe some of the guys would like a break but they'...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:00 PM
I'm always looking to make new friends, which is the way I approach a youth baseball draft — new coaches, new buddies. Twenty guys in a community room of the local church, in creaky chairs the preschoolers usually use. Someone jokes, "Who brought...