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  • April 7 Buzz: The right and wrongs of GOP budget proposal

     
    Most viewed, commented and shared: The choice between low taxes vs. Medicare benefits Doyle McManus strikes a nerve with readers in his Thursday column analyzing Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) budget proposal. What McManus likes about Ryan's plan is that it......
  • Jim Murray, April 17, 1961

     
    April 17, 1961: Jim Murray pulls together a column of various items, including this line about Vin Scully, who is “the only redheaded broadcaster I know who makes a ball game sound like a ball game and not the end......
  • How to fix the Dodgers disaster: Give the team a Hollywood makeover

     
    I once went to a Dodgers game with a showbiz big shot who knew Frank McCourt, so we ended up sitting with Frank and Jamie in the owner's box. The most amazing part of the experience was walking around the......
  • Fact-checking Michele Bachmann: What good is it?

     
    I know I'm late weighing in on this, but watching Michele Bachmann's officially unsanctioned State of the Union response Tuesday night, I was reminded of a quip by Dodgers announcer Vin Scully: "Statistics are used much like a drunk uses......
  • Baseball: Mike Stanton has good taste

     
    Former Sherman Oaks Notre Dame outfielder Mike Stanton, who just finished his rookie season with the Florida Marlins, sure has a good role model. He made the following comment on his Twitter page: "Happy birthday to Vin Scully. Thank you......
  • John Wooden exhibit is one worth being in a hurry to see

     
    The miniature bottle of tabasco sauce might have elicited a smile from the coach who said "it's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen." The bottle is exactly where John Wooden left it, lodged among......
  • Lakers blog profile: Wilbur Post grew up idolizing Jerry West

     
    This is the sixth post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: Wilbur Post, Mister Ed Real name: (with mug shot optional) Norm Decker...
  • Vin Scully is staying with Dodgers for another season

     
    Many in L.A. breathed a sigh of relief Sunday morning after the Dodgers announced that Vin Scully would remain for another season. The Times' Kevin Baxter has the Vin Scully story here. As The Times' T.J. Simers reported, announcer Scully,......
  • Question of the day: How far should a partisan broadcaster go in supporting a team? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times The Arkansas radio person fired for wearing......
  • The 10 greatest L.A. Kings of all time -- No. 7: Bob Miller

     
    We continue in our series of listing the top 10 L.A. Kings of all time as chosen by readers of latimes.com/sports. No. 7: Bob Miller (104 first-place votes, 4,920 points) The legendary Kings announcer received the fourth-most first-place votes, but......
  • Vin Scully, Ralph Lawler and Bob Miller talk about Ernie Harwell

     
    Vin Scully spoke Tuesday about Ernie Harwell, the legendary Detroit Tigers broadcaster who died of cancer at the age of 92. The Dodgers broadcaster called Harwell, "a Georgia boy with a twinkle in his voice." What Scully most remembers, he......