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  • Sophie Kurys dies at 87, star of women's professional baseball league

    Sophie Kurys dies at 87, star of women's professional baseball league
    On a snowy April day in 1943, a high school sophomore from a working-class family in Flint, Mich., tried out for the major leagues. The big-city scouts were impressed and picked the lightning-quick teen on the spot — skirt and all.
  • Max Allan Collins’ ‘Seduction of the Innocent’: Read exclusive excerpt

     
    With his latest literary endeavor, “Seduction of the Innocent,” Max Allan Collins writes a hard-boiled detective novel inspired by the ...

    Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62; Pulitzer-winning journalist

    Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62; Pulitzer-winning journalist
    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Richard Ben Cramer, whose narrative nonfiction spanned presidential politics and the game of baseball, has died. He was 62. Cramer died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore of complications from lung cancer,...

    25 years ago: Pete Maravich's tragic trip to Pasadena

    25 years ago: Pete Maravich's tragic trip to Pasadena
    Pete Maravich came to town 25 years ago, Jan. 5, 1988. No newspaper, local or national, had an obituary prepared. No need, presumably. Everything seemed normal that morning in the gymnasium at the First Church of the Nazarene in Pasadena. Maravich had...

    Hal Schaefer dies at 87; musician known for Marilyn Monroe liaison

    Hal Schaefer dies at 87; musician known for Marilyn Monroe liaison
    "The Real Reason for Marilyn Monroe's Divorce from Joe DiMaggio" read the headline on a 1955 Confidential magazine article that exposed a bumbling ambush involving the famous ballplayer and Frank Sinatra. The unlikely duo allegedly had tried to catch...