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  • How a savage ballpark beating improved the LAPD's image

    How a savage ballpark beating improved the LAPD's image

    The brutal beating of a Giants fan at Dodger Stadium on Opening Day shook the entire city and led to a wave of cooperation with the LAPD – and renewed appreciation for its hard work.

  • Why did Major League Baseball take over the Los Angeles Dodgers?

    Why did Major League Baseball take over the Los Angeles Dodgers?

    Because the Dodgers are one of the most storied franchises in the history of Major League Baseball, Commissioner Selig's decision has implications far beyond Los Angeles.

  • In Pictures Top Dominican-born baseball players

    Dominican-born Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz runs on the base paths during a major league game in Boston on April 8. The Dominican Republic is a baseball powerhouse. There are more Dominicans playing in the major leagues than from any other country in Latin America, and the Dominican Republic has more players in the majors than all other Latin countries combined.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/01

    An anti-government protester, his face painted with the colours of his national flag looks on during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa,Yemen. Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis have packed a main square in the capital and are on the march elsewhere across the nation, demanding the country's ruler of 32 years step down. Arabic reads on his face, 'Leave.'

  • Evan Longoria leads Rays against AL East as 2011 season prepares to start

    Evan Longoria leads Rays against AL East as 2011 season prepares to start

    Evan Longoria is the third baseman for the Tampa Bay Rays. Even with signing free agents like Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon, much of the Rays success in 2011 will depend upon Evan Longoria.

  • Branch Rickey

    Branch Rickey

    Pulitzer Prize-winner Jimmy Breslin scores a solid base hit with this concise, lively biography of game-changing baseball manager Branch Rickey.

  • Rickwood Field: A Century in America's Oldest Ballpark

    Rickwood Field: A Century in America's Oldest Ballpark

    Rickwood Field – the country's oldest ballpark – is rich in baseball lore and legend.

  • Christina Green funeral scheduled for Thursday in Arizona

    Christina Green funeral scheduled for Thursday in Arizona

    Christina Green was the nine-year-old girl who was one of six people shot and killed by alleged gunman Jared Loughner last Saturday in Tucson. Christina Green was outside a local grocery store that day to meet Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was also shot.

  • What to read? 8 noteworthy biographies coming in early 2011

    What to read? 8 noteworthy biographies coming in early 2011

    The new year holds the promise of a fresh crop of intriguing titles. Here are eight biographies likely to attract attention in the new year.

  • In Pictures Larry King retires

    Talk show host Larry King poses for photographers after a taping of CNN's 'Larry King Live' in New York City in 2000. After 25 years of hosting his eponymous show, Mr. King gives his final broadcast on Dec. 16.