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Conventional wisdom has long intimated that girls are more adept at language arts and reading than boys of the same age. A recent study indicates there may be some merit to the assumption that boys tend to lag behind girls in reading. In order to...
Sports WriterThe Imperial Valley Baseball Network will be inducting two new members into its Hall of Fame and honoring them with a dinner. The organization recognizes individuals who have “contributed in the development of baseball in our community,” said...
Richard McWilliam, hailed for revolutionizing the trading card and sports memorabilia industry as a co-founder and chief executive officer of Carlsbad-based Upper Deck Co., has died. He was 59. McWilliam died Saturday at his home in Rancho Santa Fe....
History, it has been said, is written by the winners. But sometimes, writers write history, and I’m hoping those with Hall of Fame ballots do that today. When the names of the newest inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame are announced, I hope...
For What it’s Worth on this January 11--- Can you imagine how many steroid users there are in the NFL Hall of Fame? But it’s the sanctity of the Baseball Hall that seems to move us. Is it simply the numbers of the game? Growing up, I...
So, I guess 12.5 percent of the Hall of Fame voters actually believed Sammy Sosa’s cockamamie Flintstones vitamins story. But 87.5 percent believe he cheated, and the voters kept him out and will forever. The amazing thing about the way the...
Tags: Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa, Baseball, Jose Canseco, Voting
Navy football Four seniors invited to All-Star games Navy seniors Brandon Turner, Gee Gee Greene, Tra'ves Bush and Keegan Wetzel have been invited to postseason All-Star games. Turner was invited to both the Casino Del Sol All-Star game on Jan. 11...
I hope your holiday gift-giving included some books, and if you're still looking, here are the best coffee-table books I've seen in the past month of so. These are the sort of photo- and graphic-rich editions that look great in a living room -- and that...
WASHINGTON -- Yet another reason to revere Calvin Coolidge is that he thought the Chicago Bears were a circus act. In the 1920s, professional football was small beer compared to the already big business of college football. Which today prospers partly...
WASHINGTON — Yet another reason to revere Calvin Coolidge is that he thought the Chicago Bears were a circus act. In the 1920s, professional football was small beer compared to the already big business of college football. Which today prospers...
Santa Anita once ran a promotional campaign that should never have been abandoned. It teased and tickled and remains a message of pride for Southern California horse racing fans. "What do you open the day after Christmas?" The sport that spends much...
Tags: Holidays, Politics, Hal Roach, Los Angeles Lakers, Baseball
Eagles coach Andy Reid announced that Nick Foles would be the starting quarterback for the rest of the season. Also, the purge continues at the NovaCare Center, where defensive line coach Jim Washburn was fired this morning after the team returned from...
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