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To generations of baseball fans, he was simply "Stan the Man." Stan Musial, a legendary slugger for the St. Louis Cardinals who came to embody one of the sport's most successful franchises, died Saturday. He was 92. Musial, who had Alzheimer's...
MESA, Ariz. — Dale Sveum is either an optimist or a guy with big bills to pay. He not only showed up for his second season as the Cubs' manager but somehow seems confident it will be better than his first. It better be, right? Sveum has no plans...
When Chadwick Boseman was cast as Jackie Robinson in the race-themed baseball drama "42," he was immediately confronted by someone with personal knowledge of the renowned ballplayer: the late athlete's widow, Rachel Robinson. "The first thing she said...
The Hartford CourantIt's one of the most famous phrases ever uttered by a coach, and yet Vince Lombardi always regretted saying it. Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing. "He actually hated that," said Dan Lauria, the veteran actor and Southern Connecticut...
Tags: Jim Calhoun, Bill Parcells, Kevin Ollie, Super Bowl, Psychology
El Hartford CourantEs una de las frases más famosas jamás pronunciadas por un entrenador, y sin embargo Vince Lombardi siempre lamentó decirla. Ganar no lo es todo, es lo único. “Realmente lo odiaba”, dijo Dan Lauria, el actor veterano y graduado de Southern...
Some well-known motivational sports quotes "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." Football coach Vince Lombardi "If we pursue perfection, which we can't achieve, we will touch excellence." Lombardi "Show me a good loser, and I'll show...
When I was 7 years old, my friends and I would play football in my backyard for hours, often with my mother watching through the kitchen window. One of the games we played was called "smear the queer." At the time I didn't know what "queer" meant. I...
Southern California horse racing has chosen a fitting way to open up a crucial meeting. It named a race for Eddie Delahoussaye. Santa Anita will be back in business Friday, for a meeting highlighted by the first of two straight Breeders' Cups. Around...
Sam Fuld and Ron Santo didn't discuss their common bond very often. They didn't have to, according to Fuld, because he could feel the affection flowing his way. "My time with the Cubs, from the first day until the trade, Ron was always there,'' Fuld said...
WGN NewsPhil Rogers To purchase a copy of the book: Ernie Banks: Mr. Cub and The Summer of '69 One of a select few baseball legends to hit more than 500 home runs, Ernie Banks Hall of Fame career contained memorable milestones including consecutive selections...
Tags: Human Interest, WGN, Ernie Banks, Chicago Cubs, Baseball
24 Frames"42," the Jackie Robinson baseball movie starring Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey, also features Hamish Linklater as Ralph Branca. Directed by Brian Helgeland, it will be released at the start of next year's baseball season....
Special to Tribune NewspapersYup, I won a game for the Cubs when I was 9 years old, a kind of pre-pubescent reverse-Bartman deal. The next day's Chicago Tribune called the anonymous fan who interfered with a critical eighth-inning play "the fourth outfielder," which. with its...
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