The new Dodgers owners are still in the honeymoon stage of their relationship with the public. But the honeymoon won't last if the new owners hatch development plans without community participation in decisions of vital interest to all of us.
You can make a good documentary about Magic and Bird (in fact, HBO did). But having actors reenact some public statements of these famous athletes while rotely going through their career highlights does not make good theater.
Although they were on opposite teams with completely different personalities, their eventual friendship is magic we can all learn from and use to guide our kids throughout life.
It's nice to see Magic Johnson bring his megawatt smile to the Los Angeles Dodgers. One of sports' storied franchises has fallen on hard times. Any organization has got to be better with Magic hanging around.
I wish people would acknowledge Jeremy Lin's incredible story and his racial struggles, but focus more on his on-court performance rather than how the public views his image.
For the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15th, the Potomac Nationals have an interesting ballpark promotion. Women and children will be allowed into the ballpark first, 15 minutes before the men.
When we talk about basketball greatness, the fact is that people use statistics or, all too often, one statistic, to identify those worthy of praise. But when you look at the stats properly, Magic simply destroys Kobe.
It was supposed to be a night of celebration and inspiration to showcase the innovators and celebrities from California who inspired the nation. Those in the audience did not expect to hear this from Carlos Santana.
In January 1991 I attended my father's funeral after he died from complications related to AIDS. Attending the funeral was a different experience for me, as I was just one month shy of my fourth birthday.
I remember we all huddled around a 20-inch newsroom black and white television on wheels to watch Johnson's announcement.
So I come to you not simply as a fan, but also as someone who knows well the inner workings of sports and entertainment and as someone who wants to see you live up to your full potential, not just as elite athletes, but as men.
Hopefully Magic Johnson will bring his magic to Detroit -- the same magic that won championships for the Los Angeles Lakers and helped turn Harlem around.
With great fanfare, we recently said goodbye to two female media icons, Oprah Winfrey and Meredith Vieira. As they retired from their current roles on television, I wondered if others admired their farewells as much as I did.
As ticket prices rose skyward, some fans didn't think it was worth it to overpay to watch grown men running around in their underwear, trying to toss a rubber sphere into a round wire hoop.
Deron Williams of the Utah Jazz is widely considered to be the best point guard in the NBA. But could this perception help explain his team's building frustration this season?
This 35-track, triple disc DVD collection is such an important and significant pop-culture package that it might scare your unsuspecting holiday recipient into thinking you're saying something more than merely Happy Whatever.