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Vin Scully

Vin Scully Leaves Us With A Smile

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 10.14.2016 | Sports
Fran Moreland Johns

It was an elegant departure for a good man, ending a long and distinguished career.


Stan Brooks | Posted 10.05.2016 | Sports
Stan Brooks

I've been in mourning since August 29th of last year. It's been a long, private grieving, knowing the end would be coming soon. And now it's here. This Sunday it's all over. Vin Scully is blessing us with his final broadcast. Ever.

The Miracle of Vin Scully

John Mirisch | Posted 10.02.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

To read the proclamation from the Beverly Hills City Council in honor of "Vin Scully Day in Beverly Hills" and to see the tribute video, click here. ...

When Vin Scully Makes His Last Call Sunday, Maybe That Means The Dodgers Really Won't Come Back to Brooklyn

David Hinckley | Posted 09.29.2016 | Sports
David Hinckley

Last Sunday afternoon I drove to Fordham University in the Bronx, where I was a guest on Dan Romanello's Group Harmony Review over Fordham's radio sta...

A Guy Can Be Spiritual, Too

Forrest Brakeman | Posted 10.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Forrest Brakeman

I have to confess that if you told me, a couple short years ago, that I would be writing about finding a "centered place of wisdom," or tapping "into that place of peace inside yourself," I'd have thought you were hitting the sauce a bit early in the day.

10 Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Live in Los Angeles

Paul Haddad | Posted 07.12.2016 | Los Angeles
Paul Haddad

In case you missed the bulletin, Los Angeles is in the midst of a historic drought. We also have the nation's worst traffic and air pollution, and we're the least affordable city in the Lower 48 for millennials to buy a home.

An Open, True Blue Letter to Vin Scully

Jeff Polman | Posted 04.20.2015 | Sports
Jeff Polman

I am asking if you would do the one sensible thing that may finally put an end to this quagmire. Just pick up the phone, call the Dodgers, and say "Either fix this thing now, or I walk."

Baseball's Library: Inside the Hall of Fame Archives

Devra Maza | Posted 12.13.2014 | Sports
Devra Maza

Just beyond the Plaque Gallery of luminaries immortalized in bronze lies the Baseball Hall of Fame's library, where I couldn't resist getting an inside look from director Jim Gates, who is in his 20th year overseeing its vast collection.

Vin Scully -- An Appreciation

Stan Brooks | Posted 10.01.2014 | Sports
Stan Brooks

From the moment I could walk, talk or understand the spoken word, there was only one voice that was in my house, in my parents' cars, even in my ear when I went to camp or snuck a transistor radio into school -- Vin Scully.

Legendary Dodgers Announcer Tells Story About Bird Poop

Awful Announcing | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing There are few things I enjoy more about baseball than Vin Scully’s commentary. Scully’s bread and butter is his ...

Wild Stat of the Week: Paying Tribute to the Best There Ever Has Been

Andrew Wild | Posted 06.18.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

Over his time with the Dodgers, Vin has seen 11 Dodger managers, 12 U.S presidencies, 14 expansion teams, 22 Yankee platy-by-play announcers, and 33 Olympic games.

Sandy And Vin Teamed Up For The Most Adorable MLB Moment Of The Year

Posted 04.04.2014 | Sports

Sandy Koufax has thrown more than his share of memorable pitches at Dodger Stadium but this time he caught one. The 78-year-old lefty was in the u...

WATCH: Vin Scully Calmly Calling An Earthquake Is The Most L.A. Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.29.2014 | Sports

Nothing can shake Vin Scully, not even an earthquake. The legendary baseball announcer calmly integrated play-by-play commentary of the earthquake...

Here's Proof Vin Scully Makes Everything Seem Profound And Amazing

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.01.2014 | Sports

OK, Vin Scully, we get it. You are the mellifluous master of baseball announcing and no moment is too mundane to be made profound by your commentary. ...

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Len Berman | Posted 02.04.2013 | New York
Len Berman

So the Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema up and left to coach at Arkansas. Didn't matter that he signed a contract extension at Wisconsin through 2016. Doesn't matter that if Wisconsin's football players want to go play for Arkansas they'd have to sit out a year.

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Len Berman | Posted 01.29.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Winning isn't everything. They haven't won a championship in 40 years, but the Knicks lead the NBA in jersey sales.

When It Comes To Comebacks, We're Paying Attention To The Wrong Guy

Bernard Ohanian | Posted 10.27.2012 | Fifty
Bernard Ohanian

Old guys and baseball were in the news over the weekend -- but the wrong story got most of the attention.

Dodgers Announcer Says The Cutest Curse Words

Posted 08.09.2012 | Sports

By Blythe Brumleve, Awful Announcing Legendary Dodgers announcer Vin Scully is no stranger to witnessing questionable calls. But during the Dodgers...

My Meeting with Vin Scully: Important Lessons for Shaping a Meaningful Life

Lee Bycel | Posted 10.06.2012 | Impact
Lee Bycel

Vin Scully is much more than the one of the greatest sportscasters ever: he is an artist who has distinguished himself with his poetic use of language, his gracious and dignified demeanor and his dramatic calls of some of the greatest moments in baseball history.

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Len Berman | Posted 06.11.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Ozzie Guillen says lots of stuff. Unfortunately Guillen stepped on a hornet's nest when he praised Castro. It's always dicey when sports collides with the real world. Can we all agree, that at the very least, Guillen's "crime" was extreme insensitivity?

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Len Berman | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

So, did struggling Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett secretly shoot his manager the bird when he was taken out of the game? The picture evidence looks incriminating.

More Freeways Won't End L.A.'s Traffic Woes

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Reynolds

There are two things on which most Southern Californians enthusiastically agree: Vin Scully should announce Dodger baseball forever, and something needs to be done about the traffic.

Dodgers To Pay To Repair Vin Scully's Walk Of Fame Star

Echo Park, CA Patch | Tiffany Kelly | Email the Author | June 16, 2011 | Posted 08.17.2011 | Los Angeles

A Dodger fan who started an effort to raise funds to fix announcer Vin Scully's cracked star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame achieved his goal in an une...

Harwell's Legacy Joins a Bright Past and Exciting Future for Fordham's Radio Station

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

This past week, another New York institution advanced another step in its evolution, as WFUV, Fordham University's 50,000 watt Bronx-based public radi...

Vin Scully Hospitalized: Legendary Dodger Broadcaster In Hospital

ESPN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Vin Scully, the Dodgers' broadcasting legend and a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, was hospitalized overnight Thursday but is expected to be rele...