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Dodgers, MLB honor Jackie Robinson’s centennial year

Vin Scully joined the widow of his friend Jackie Robinson to honor the player who broke baseball’s color barrier during Robinson’s centennial birthday celebration. Scully was a surprise attendee for …


Vin Scully delivers, and then calls in a left-handed reliever

The cheers began even before Vin Scully stepped onto the field. One year removed from the broadcast booth, his job was to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before Game …


Vin Scully to receive Icon Award at The ESPYS

Vin Scully will receive the Icon Award at The ESPYS, with actor Bryan Cranston presenting the honor given to those whose careers have left a lasting impression on the sports …


Dodgers make Vin Scully 11th member of ring of honor

Vin Scully returned to Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, cracking jokes and telling stories as if he had never left. Scully was back at the ballpark to become the 11th inductee …


UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017

N.W.A., Vin Scully to be preserved by Library of Congress

Twenty-five additions to the National Recording Registry were announced Wednesday by the Library of Congress.


Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully to receive Medal of Freedom

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom next Tuesday at the White House. Scully retired last month after spending his entire 67-year career in …


DeNiro, Hanks, Abdul-Jabbar among 21 getting Presidential Medal of Freedom honor

President Barack Obama is honoring actors Robert DeNiro, Cicely Tyson, Tom Hanks and Robert Redford with the nation’s highest civilian honor.


Braves name Snitker manager for 2017

Brian Snitker finally was given his most-cherished prize for four decades of service to the Atlanta Braves. Snitker was hired by the Braves as their full-time manager on Tuesday, rewarded …


Vin Scully calls final game of Hall of Fame broadcasting career

Vin Scully’s iconic voice on the videoboard welcomed a sellout crowd to Game No. 162, the regular-season finale, yes, and more notably the last of his decorated, Hall of Fame …


Dahlberg: Without Palmer, Ali, even Scully, playground just seems empty

It’s supposed to be a place where we retreat from the realities of life, a place where we can immerse ourselves for a few hours in another world. Sports have …


Baseball notebook: Scully heads into final week behind mic at Dodger Stadium

Scully is heading into his final week behind the mic at Dodger Stadium before concluding his career on Oct. 2 in San Francisco, where the Dodgers end the regular season …


6 Dodgers games to air on LA TV as Scully concludes career

Six Dodgers games will be broadcast on local television in Los Angeles later this month, allowing residents a chance to hear Hall of Fame announcer Vin


Driving to Dodger Stadium? Take the new Vin Scully Avenue

Driving to Dodger Stadium? From now on, take Vin Scully Avenue.


Standing test of time

These are 23 (more) facts, tried and true, about the widening world of sports television: 1. When Vin Scully began broadcasting Dodgers games in 1950, the average lifespan of an …


Grip on Sports: Ageless Vin Scully brings you back

Tuesday: Are there certain things that take you back to childhood? Certain odors or tastes or sights that transport you from this day to one years and years ago? I …


MLB Notes: Cardinals honor 1964 World Series champions

Lou Brock remembered September 1964 as a time when the St. Louis Cardinals began a salary drive. That’s also when they started their path to the World Series championship. Brock …


Scully to return for 65th season

Baseball: Vin Scully, one of baseball’s most beloved broadcasters, will return to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a record 65th season in 2014. Scully said in a statement released Friday …


Scully will return

Vin Scully, one of baseball’s most beloved broadcasters, is sticking around for another year with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 84-year-old Hall of Famer will return for a record 64th …


Hall-of-Famer Garagiola going strong at age 84

PHOENIX – Joe Garagiola’s speed on the basepaths was the stuff of legends. “I’d get to first base and I’d have to beg the guy to hold me on,” Garagiola …