| 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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Brent Read Ells
Loving brother, trusted and loyal friend passed unexpectedly of heart disease November 21, 2011. Born January 14, 1955 to Hugh Alan Ells and Charlene Sherburne Ells, Brent was a life long Newport Mesa resident, attending Newport Heights &...
| Feb 12, 2012
Oatman. If it was good enough for Clark Gable and Carole Lombard on their honeymoon, Oatman should be good enough for you, although it's been 73 years since the Hollywood couple spent their honeymoon night in the allegedly haunted...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 10:00 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Bill Moller in for Greg Jarrett
6:09 a.m. The U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood updates Bill Moller on the FAA negotiations.
6:39 a.m. Tribune report John Byrne was the only local reporter allowed inside the Aragon...
| May 5, 2010
Ernie Harwell, the Hall of Fame voice of the Detroit Tigers whose decision to leave the Brooklyn Dodgers' radio booth played a role in the hiring of Vin Scully, died Tuesday. He was 92.
Harwell died at his home in Novi, Mich., the Tigers said. He had...
| Apr 14, 2009
Harry Kalas, the longtime voice of baseball's Philadelphia Phillies who also had a familiar role as an announcer on NFL radio broadcasts and as the narrator of the league's action for NFL Films, died Monday. He was 73.
Kalas, who punctuated innumerable...
| Jun 4, 2010
| 8:18 PM
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"...
| Jun 13, 2010
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,...
| Apr 6, 2008
There are lots of novels about what happens on the baseball diamond, and lots more with baseball as the background to drama off the field. Mike Lupica's particular genius, though, is for getting on the page how sports are not just the games guys play, but...