Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke gives a history lesson on the black golfer who broke the color barrier. On November 24, Barack Obama will drape the Presidential ... More >>
Armando MarsansRafael Almeida and Armando Marsans made their major league baseball debut with the Cincinnati Reds on July 4, 1911. Both men were Cuban -- and as the national pastime was segregated back then, Reds management made sure to remind fans these players were purebred Spaniards with ... More >>
Former Marlins skipper Jack McKeon is going to come back to manage the nose-diving team, according to ESPN. McKeon, who helped the Marlins win the 2003 World Series using management skills he learned from observing Noah build his ark, retired in 2005 so he could spend more time turning into a pil ... More >>
Courtesy of Random HouseMost baseball fans are familiar with Satchel Paige, the absolutely dominant Negro Leagues pitcher who played pro baseball for 40 years. In 1948, Bill Veeck, the legendary owner of the Cleveland Indians, finally gave the 41-year-old Paige a chance to pitch in th ... More >>
No matter the runtime and budget, Spike Lee's WWII drama is an epic bore.
This Is How It Goes in the Gables
The game of baseball isn't played against the clock, which is a good thing because Jack McKeon has lots of stories to tell
Developer Donahue Peebles is as handsome, smooth, articulate, & nasty as he needs to be
Our Song fills the streets of New York with hot, sweaty rhythm
Hank Greenberg documentary hits a home run
A Cuban embezzler built it, anti-Batista guerrillas trained in it, Nicaraguan refugees lived in it, and Frank Robinson played baseball in it. Now somebody has to step to the plate and save Bobby Maduro Miami Stadium.
A requiem for some heavyweights that have tussled with the wrecking ball and lost