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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 promised another column on baseball, our “national pastime,” and the Baseball Hall of Fame; so, while it’s still spring here goes: Two weeks ago on Ruth Anne’s and my radio show, Ed Lough talked baseball. Ed is known locally for...
Tags: New York Yankees, Sports, Lou Gehrig's Disease, Voting, Baseball
African-Americans have been part of the American story from the founding of our nation. Men and women of African ancestry have been instrumental in forging the great nation we have today. For too long, racism and prejudice obscured the rich history of...
firstname.lastname@example.orgCountry music legend Charley Pride never intended on breaking color barriers when it came to country music. He wanted to a break a different kind of record. One of 11 children who was born to sharecroppers in Sledge, Miss., Pride had dreams of being...
Special to The Herald-MailIt's no joke: Steve Hofstetter never planned on becoming a comedian. But today he has appearances on programs like the "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (host Ferguson called him "delightfully funny") and Showtime's "White Boyz in the Hood" under...
email@example.comA major feature of Shepherdstown’s ongoing 250th anniversary celebration is a series of seven speaking events focused on the town’s history over the last 2 1/2 centuries. The series began in March on the subject of local steamboat inventor...
firstname.lastname@example.orgNick Adenhart is gone but not forgotten. It has been almost 2 1/2 years since the former star pitcher at Williamsport High School was killed in an auto accident in Fullerton, Calif., just after his first start of the 2009 season with the Los Angeles...
Let us consider for a moment the Hollywood performance that never gets nominated for awards but can be just as indelible as any Oscar-winning role. I'm referring to the celebrity interview that goes viral. Typically interviews that are done during a...
The story of baseball icon Jackie Robinson is recounted with sincerity and reverence in director Brian Helgeland's drama. Relative unknown Chadwick Boseman strikes the right notes in the central role, conveying Robinson's dignity and grace while facing...
Tags: Christopher Meloni, Movies, Lucas Black, Entertainment
Tommy Davis, whose name oozes excellence and tradition among Dodgers fans, doesn't go to Dodger Stadium much these days. "I like my refrigerator too much," he says. But the 74-year-old Davis, once the gold standard of left fielders, will be on the...
En una decisión tan sensata como salvadora, la Confederación Caribeña del Béisbol autorizó finalmente esta semana el retorno de Cuba a la agonizante Serie del Caribe. El movimiento, que se venía gestando desde hace algunos meses, le devolvería...
The Dodgers are on pace to end a significant drought. A World Series title, their first since 1988? Hardly. That race appears to have been run. But rookie of the year, once as much a Chavez Ravine tradition as Dodger Dogs, is certainly a possibility....
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