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Jackie Robinson

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  • Influences: Vocalist and conductor Bobby McFerrin

     
    "Don't Worry, Be Happy" is probably Bobby McFerrin's best-known song, but he doesn't deserve to be remembered only for that ode to complacency....
  • UCLA wins college baseball opener, 1-0, behind Gerrit Cole

     
    UCLA and San Francisco moved up their season baseball opener at Jackie Robinson Stadium on Friday to a noon start to beat the rain, and the two starting pitchers, Gerrit Cole and Matt Lujan, engaged in a memorable pitchers' duel.......
  • Trevor Bauer strikes out 10 in 4-1 UCLA victory

     
    All-American Trevor Bauer, the nation's leader in strikeouts last season, struck out 10 in 7 2/3 innings and picked up the victory on Saturday for UCLA, which improved to 2-0 with a 4-1 win over San Francisco at Jackie Robinson......
  • Batter up! 9 baseball books to kick off the season

     
    This list of nine best baseball books by David L. Ulin includes Robert Coover -- and leaves out Boys of Summer....
  • This barbecue beef builds community

     
    In Saturday's L.A. Times, columnist Sandy Banks takes us inside an unusual dinner venue -- the Jackie Robinson Center in Pasadena. But it's located in a part of Pasadena that has more in common with South-Central Los Angeles, according to......
  • Excitement builds for Trevor Bauer

     
    One of the hottest pitchers in college baseball, UCLA's Trevor Bauer, makes his next appearance on the mound on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Jackie Robinson Stadium against first-place Oregon State in a Pacific 10 Conference game. UCLA's tiny press......
  • College baseball: UCLA draws familiar foe in NCAA baseball tournament

     
    UCLA's baseball team begins the postseason where its regular season started -- at home against San Francisco. The Bruins (33-22) are scheduled to play the Dons (31-23) at Jackie Robinson Stadium on Friday. UC Irvine (39-16) and Fresno State (40-14)......
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 'On the Shoulders of Giants' celebrates the Harlem Rens

     
    It was a who's who of basketball -- former Laker Jerry West, former Celtics center Bill Russell, Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf, former Harlem Globetrotter Marques Haynes among them -- and amid their laughter, arguments and playful ribbing, it became...
  • The unbearable whiteness of the Oscars: The sequel

     
    A look at the Oscars diversity track record: Part II...
  • Question of the day: Would Marvin Miller or George Steinbrenner have been a better choice than Pat Gillick for the baseball Hall of Fame? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Please check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Juan C. Rodriguez, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Neither Marvin Miller nor George......
  • Football: Taft 28, Dorsey 10

     
    It looks like Taft will be heading to the City Section Division I semifinals. Quarterback Michael Bercovici's two-yard quarterback sneak has given the Toreadors a commanding 28-10 lead over Dorsey with 3:50 remaining in the fourth quarter at Jackie...