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The TV ZoneRemember "The Superstars?" ABC's Sunday-afternoon '70s "sports" show virtually invented the genre of "trash sports," not to mention "Battle of the Network Stars" and every other celeb/jock/reality show since. On it, pro athletes of the day competed with...
Tags: Sports, ESPN (tv network), Don Maynard, O.J. Simpson, Football
WatchdogHad a pleasant evening Thursday at an MSG reception to celebrate the network's coming re-play of the ESPN mini-series "The Bronx is Burning," which it is supplementing with new interviews of the real people involved with the 1977 Yankees and......
On the Yankees beat* Jorge Posada threw out Jacoby Ellsbury attempting to steal. * Derek Jeter went 1-for-2 with a walk in his return to the Yankees. * A.J. Burnett allowed one run and three hits with two walks and four strikeouts in......
WatchdogI don't know where to begin in giving you the details of the Fox/MLB pre-All Star game extravaganza, the kickoff to what Fox says "is sure to be one of the most memorable nights in sports history." So I'm just......
Tags: Sports, All Stars, Eric Karros, Festive Events, History
Sun ColumnistLAS VEGAS - There was a buzz in the air, something faint and mysterious, as Lennox Lewis and Hasim Rahman came bounding out from their corners for the fourth round. The judges had given the first three to Lewis because he had landed punches to the face of...
(BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
Home runs 500 Sammy Sosa could make it with his first swing. Rafael Palmeiro is on deck, while Fred McGriff and Ken Griffey Jr. are well within range. Sosa heads into Opening Day at Shea Stadium with 499 home runs, followed by Palmeiro at 490, McGriff at...
Times Staff WriterBaltimore is favored over New York in the big one ... and where have we heard that one before? Jan. 12, 1969: The Colts, having just run 15-1 through the NFL, are 17 1/2-point favorites over the Jets in Super Bowl III. Sports Illustrated calls it 47-0...
Eddie Murray will be the 11th modern Oriole in the Hall of Fame, joining Luis Aparicio, Reggie Jackson, George Kell, Lee MacPhail, Jim Palmer, Robin Roberts, Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Earl Weaver and Hoyt Wilhelm. A capsule look at the four who...
Tags: Sports, All Stars, Cal Ripken, George Kell, Hoyt Wilhelm
Tribune staff reporterA couple of hours before one of the wildest Cubs games of the season, manager Dusty Baker was discussing the difficulties of playing in the launching pad known as Coors Field. "This is the toughest place in baseball to manage," Baker said. "Some of the...
Tags: Sports, Derrek Lee, Spring Training, Jamey Wright, Todd Helton
Tribune staff reporterMark Prior has no answers for the inconsistency that has plagued him this season, and Dusty Baker isn't sure what's ailing Prior either. But after Prior suffered through a rough outing in an 8-6 loss to San Diego, the questions are sure to continue....
Sun StaffATLANTA - His pupils are busy teaching the New York Mets a lesson, generating enough timely hits to build a 2-0 lead in the National League Championship Series. Two more wins and the Atlanta Braves are headed to another World Series, poised to stake their...
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