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SO YOU KNOW Elizabeth Taylor’s star blazed brightly in Danville during the summer of 1956, when she came to town with fellow stars Montgomery Clift, Eva Marie Saint, Lee Marvin and Rod Taylor for the filming of the Civil War epic “Raintree...
WASHINGTON -- As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the...
WASHINGTON — As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball’s return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that...
The Phillies FilesFreddie Freeman hadn’t even finished running around the bases in the first inning after his three-run bomb ricocheted off the Budweiser sign hanging from the second deck in right field when Roy Halladay let out his anger. The Phillies pitcher......
HOUSTON — There was no fanfare Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park when the Cubs and Astros began their final game in Houston as National League opponents. Truth be told, the two teams never had much of a rivalry, even though they have played...
Many leave their hometowns looking for fame and fortune. Dave Cole had that chance and found out that fame was a relative thing. He didn’t have to go far to live a successful life. After a small fraction of his life as a professional baseball...
The Fabulous ForumRyan Braun: Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun was named National League Most Valuable Player on Tuesday, edging Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp. Ryan Braun received 20 first-place votes to Kemp's 10, and outpointed Kemp, 388 to 332....
TV SPORTS Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU) Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
Bob Feller, an Iowa farm boy who became one of baseball's most enduring stars as an overpowering pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, died Wednesday. He was 92. Feller, who was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in 1962, died at a Cleveland-area hospice,...
Staff writerThe mismatches between Jamie Moyer and the Florida Marlins are becoming more one-sided. Moyer allowed one hit in seven innings to continue his domination of Florida, Ryan Howard hit his 200th homer to sustain an unprecedented pace and the Philadelphia...
WatchdogSpeaking of Gary Cohen (see post below), I thought he did a fine job narrating Wednesday's operatic Mets game. Who is your favorite all-time Mets announcer, play-by-play or analyst, TV or radio? You only get to pick one, and state......
Tags: New York Mets, Tom Seaver, Bob Murphy
WatchdogThanks to all who voted in Newsday.com's unscientific polls on best Mets announcers and best hockey movies. As of 1 a.m. Tuesday, Bob Murphy had 25.8 percent of 2,354 Mets votes, followed by Ralph Kiner (14.4), Keith Hernandez (12.3) and......
Tags: New York Mets, Movies, Sports, Entertainment, Bob Murphy
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Jul 23, 2008 |Blog| Newsday
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