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Jackie Robinson never appears in Brian Golden’s “Cooperstown,” currently enjoying its West Coast premiere at the Road Theatre Company’s shiny new second stage, but the very idea of him is enough to catalyze powerful changes for the...
El sur de Florida, con todo su glamour y eclecticismo, recibió un duro golpe esta semana cuando los dueños de equipos de la NFL hicieron pedazos el sueño de Miami de convertirse nuevamente en sede de un Super Bowl. En una votación que resultó en...
We recently asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, and vote you did, as we received an amazing 12,231 ballots. So many people voted that we have decided to expand the list from the top 10 to the top 20. Each weekday at...
On a sunny Tuesday afternoon on a cluttered street in Gardena, some very big and skilled athletes are hanging out on a concrete basketball court, bouncing around underneath rusted backboards and chain nets, acting out a typical inner-city scene, with...
“42” reminds how far we’ve come on race Dear Editor, The other night my wife Kristen and I went to see the movie42, the Jackie Robinson story. Being the son of a baseball coach and having played baseball in high school, I am...
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Baseball is a game of failure. The best hitters make outs almost seven times out of 10 at-bats, and the best pitchers don't win a third of their starts. Baseball biographies and autobiographies have a similar success rate. Too many are publicity-...
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The Hartford CourantNow that Jason Collins is out as the first active male athlete in major sports to declare that he is gay, we'll have to watch if the other shoe falls out of the professional sports closet. That would be the professional basketball general manager who...
ReutersMay 08 (TheWrap.com) - Legendary Pictures CEO Thomas Tull is not close to deciding whether he will be leaving Warner Bros. at the end of the year when his contract is up, according to an individual familiar with the negotiations between the two sides....
My young colleague, Ben Welsh, who hails from Swisher, Iowa, by way of Columbia, Mo., and Washington, D.C., quickly caught on to what we native Angelenos know subliminally. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Scully: A May 14 Op-Ed about Vin Scully said...
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I got a rare opportunity last Monday. I had a chance to watch history twice in the same day. On April 29, I finally had a chance to see “42” -- the story of Jackie Robinson, who in 1947 was used to break the color barrier in major league...
I went to see the movie "42" last week, about Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. It is an important topic and the movie has a chance to enlighten a whole generation on crucial matters that occurred 66 years ago. However,...
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Check any correct answer to the following question: What is 42? a) the number worn by Jackie Robinson when he played with the Brooklyn Dodgers. b) a movie about Robinson's courage in breaking baseball's color barrier in 1947. c) the number of...
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May 23, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 24, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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May 16, 2013 |Story| Interior Journal
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May 7, 2013 |Story| Wrap
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May 10, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 10, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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