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  1. L.A. Angels reunited on commercial shoot

    Patrick Dorsey

    LOS ANGELES -- During free agency last summer, the hotly pursued Josh Hamilton received a few texts from a certain former teammate: C.J. Wilson of the Los Angeles Angels. "I couldn't really text him back," Hamilton told Playbook last week, "becaus...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  2. Cinderella Stories: Wichita State Shockers

    Patrick Dorsey

    The Sweet 16 is set, primarily with big schools from bigger conferences. But it's also got a few outsiders. So, as we did last week, Playbook continues to profile the little guys, looking at their exploits inside sports -- and far away from the field...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  3. Cinderella Stories: Univ. of the Pacific

    Patrick Dorsey

    The 68-team field is set, the bracket is out, and the NCAA tournament soon will begin. Before the final 64 take the court on Thursday and Friday, Playbook has chosen a few small schools to examine a bit closer, taking a look at their exploits inside ...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  4. Cinderella Stories: Northwestern State U.

    Patrick Dorsey

    The 68-team field is set, the bracket is out, and the NCAA tournament soon will begin. Before the final 64 take the court on Thursday and Friday, Playbook has chosen a few small schools to examine a bit closer, taking a look at their exploits inside ...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  5. Cinderella Stories: Belmont University

    Patrick Dorsey

    The 68-team field is set, the bracket is out, and the NCAA tournament soon will begin. Before the final 64 take the court on Thursday and Friday, Playbook has chosen a few small schools to examine a bit closer, taking a look at their exploits inside ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  6. Cinderella Stories: South Dakota State

    Patrick Dorsey

    The 68-team field is set, the bracket is out, and the NCAA tournament soon will begin. Before the final 64 take the court on Thursday and Friday, Playbook has chosen a few small schools to examine a bit closer, taking a look at their exploits inside ...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  7. Stadium 50 salutes bygone sports venues

    Patrick Dorsey

    Some have hosted special speeches. Others? Major milestones. All of them: great games. And they're no longer with us. So, as we celebrate the biggest noncompetition moments in North American stadium history with the Playbook Stadium 50, and as ...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  8. Chris Hardwick: Comedian, bowling all-star

    Patrick Dorsey

    Chris Hardwick -- comedian, TV host, podcaster, the Nerdist himself -- quickly admits it: He's no sports fan. At least not like his mom and dad. "Both my parents are fanatical," Hardwick told Playbook by phone this week. "My mom calls into spor...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  9. Painting way into NCAA tourney history

    Patrick Dorsey

    Every February, sports artist Opie Otterstad hunkers down in a hotel room. Sometimes in it's Florida, others Arizona -- it all depends on where the reigning World Series champion trains. There Otterstad grinds for two to three weeks, 16 to 18 hours a...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  10. Oscars: 'Silver' matches 'Raging Bull'

    Patrick Dorsey

    The 85th Academy Award nominations are in! And it's official: "Silver Linings Playbook," with its eight nods, is the new "Raging Bull." OK, OK, calm down "Bull" fans -- it's true that the David O. Russell written/directed film about a group of err...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  11. Flashback: When 'old' Lakers were young

    Patrick Dorsey

    After the Los Angeles Lakers' home loss to the Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday night, Kobe Bryant -- he of 34 years on this planet -- called the Lakers "an old damn team." And although some will say you're only as old as you feel, in real-age numbers i...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  12. Yearbook, Dec. 23: Chaminade shocks UVa

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dec. 23, 1982: In November, a small Hawaii-based school named Chaminade -- which plays in Division II -- beat the Texas Longhorns 86-73 at the Maui Invitational. It happened not quite 30 years after the Silverswords pulled off one of the most shoc...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  13. Yearbook, Dec. 22: Browns win first title

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dec. 22, 1946: It's common practice to mock the Cleveland Browns these days. But once upon six decades ago, this team was almost unstoppable. Take this date 66 years back, when the Browns -- a charter franchise in the All-America Football Conferen...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  14. Check it out: Playbook's holiday gift guide!

    Patrick Dorsey

    Christmas is fast approaching. Kwanzaa, too. And Hanukkah... hey! It's already gone! Luckily, there's still time (ever heard of a belated gift?). And double-luckily, Playbook's Holiday Gift Guide. Yes, once again, we have some ideas for your loved...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  15. Yearbook, Dec. 21: Basketball begins

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dec. 21, 1891: If the world ends today, it will occur on a date that another world -- a sports world, anyway -- began. Yes, on this date 121 years ago, Dr. James Naismith penned the rules of the game, showed them to his Springfield, Mass., YMCA gy...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  16. Yearbook, Dec. 20: Red Sox deal accepted

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dec. 20, 2001: On this day 11 years ago, after a fast-escalating bidding war, a group led by then-Marlins owner John Henry -- how long ago does that seem, Miami fans? -- had its offer to buy the Boston Red Sox for nearly $700 million accepted. Now...

    Blog | December 20, 2012