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  • Joe Torre, union rip exclusion of Marvin Miller from Hall of Fame

    Joe Torre, union rip exclusion of Marvin Miller from Hall of Fame
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.--The absurdity continues. Even in death, Marvin Miller cannot get elected to the Hall of Fame. The leader who built the Major League Baseball Players Assn. into the powerhouse of sports unions was rejected again Monday, when a...
  • Jim Joyce has been there at some big moments

    Jim Joyce has been there at some big moments
    There is a leftover tidbit to this year's World Series Game 3, when umpire Jim Joyce called obstruction at third base to end the game and send the Boston Red Sox to defeat. When Joyce's father died in 2009, among the things buried with him was a Red Sox...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef Junior' on Fox

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef Junior' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Carrie Diaries After spending the...
  • Pac-12 extends Commissioner Larry Scott's contract

    Pac-12 extends Commissioner Larry Scott's contract
    Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott is sticking around for at least five more years. The Pac-12's university presidents and chancellors extended Scott's contract Monday through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the extension, Scott also was...
  • Elizabeth Banks presents final trophy at Breeders' Cup

    Elizabeth Banks presents final trophy at Breeders' Cup
    The event: The Breeders’ Cup, Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Racetrack, offering purses up to $5 million, attracting racing enthusiasts from all over the world and prompting the most fashionable patrons to top off in fancy hats or fascinators. Of note:...
  • Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa head latest Hall of Fame ballot

    Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa head latest Hall of Fame ballot
    What if the Hall of Fame held an induction ceremony and no one came? That was painfully close to the truth last July, after the Baseball Writers Assn. of America rejected all the players presented for election. There were three inductees, selected by...
  • Breeders' Cup Classic has Game On Dude, poignant story lines

    Breeders' Cup Classic has Game On Dude, poignant story lines
    All the talking is done, the works are in the books and the money — huge money — is on the line for Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic. It will go off as the 12th and final race on a day at Santa Anita that organizers hope will attract as many...
  • Game On Dude is Breeders' Cup Classic morning-line favorite

     Game On Dude is Breeders' Cup Classic morning-line favorite
    There are a lot of Hall of Famers involved with Game On Dude, installed on Monday as the 8-5 morning-line favorite and set to run from post position No. 9 in Saturday's $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita. There's Hall of Fame trainer Bob...
  • Dodgers, Don Mattingly need to find middle ground

    Dodgers, Don Mattingly need to find middle ground
    Don Mattingly has taken his shots, the Dodgers have fired back, the steam that had been building under their disillusioning October failure has been angrily blown off and will soon drift away into the quiet of winter. Does everybody feel better? Good....
  • Vin Scully defends Dodgers' behavior

    Vin Scully defends Dodgers' behavior
    ST. LOUIS — Vin Scully is 85. He has called games for the Dodgers since Jackie Robinson played for them. He does not just talk about the old school. He was enrolled in it. As the story line raged about whether the Dodgers are too full of money,...
  • Joe Torre can relate to Don Mattingly's status within Dodgers

    Joe Torre can relate to Don Mattingly's status within Dodgers
    Asked about protégé Don Mattingly's uncertain future, former Dodgers manager Joe Torre explained Sunday why Mattingly might be concerned about his lame-duck status. As the New York Yankees manager in 2007, Torre found himself in a situation similar to...