What inspires us? "Is there anybody going to listen to my story?" sang Joe Jackson when he visited Chicago this past month.
The power of music is clear to many, but when you see how music can actually save lives, heal hearts, and bring peace and laughter, you truly realize the power of song.
The Royals proved that every rule has an exception, but it generally doesn't make much sense to focus on building a great bullpen without a worthy rotation.
These are the kinds of stories that can only be told from the perspective of somebody, like Leonoudakis, who loves baseball and spends more time thinking about it than is probably recommended by most spouses and mental health professionals.
If the life of a Christian began and ended with confessing that Jesus is Lord, then love and mercy and grace would be lived out through all Christians everywhere. Salvation alone would make us God's instruments of love and of mercy and of grace.
At 21 Club this week, screenwriter/ director Oren Moverman spoke excitedly about his new vocation as activist. Co-writer of Love & Mercy, Moverman was...
Sometimes even the best pitchers are nervous. What was supposed to be the matchup of the year turned out to be a game to remember for rookie Jarrett Parker.
A's manager Bob Melvin made it happen. He announced that Barry Zito will start against his former teammate and friend Tim Hudson this Saturday during the Bay Bridge Series, a moment that will be special for both pitchers, the fans and anyone who is a fan of Bay Area baseball.
It seems that whenever a tragedy like the Roanoke one takes place, many of us resort to the most simplistic views, the basest arguments.
Numbers be damned, though. In one evening I was able to make a dozen new friends and entertain them, and was absolutely glowing inside. Write on, people.
A day after her 72nd birthday, Ronnie Spector celebrated in the only way she knows how- serenading a sold out crowd with her golden voice. Before an enthusiastic audience, Spector exceptionally performed all The Ronettes hits from "Be My Baby" to "Walking in the Rain."
Fighting re-animated dinosaurs, threatening creatures from the future and all manner of the undead may be somewhat of a diversion. But more useful and in these cases more entertaining, as well, are those films which provide clues for dealing with our real life, daily challenges!
The San Francisco Giants received some unfortunate news today, as left fielder Nori Aoki will be out indefinitely with a fractured right fibula.
Your "Social Media through the Grapevine" weekly recap is here! You don't have time to keep up with all the changes and craziness on social media so I'm happy to do it for you. Here we go.
I watched Brian Williams' interview with Matt Lauer hoping to hear, once and for all, a contrite admission that Williams lied to us all. Repeatedly. And that he was deeply sorry for losing our trust. Expectations were high to say the least.
What I appreciate about Love & Mercy, the fantastic new film about Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, is its assertion that true musical genius is an ineffable gift -- and potentially a curse -- bestowed upon the rare few.