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California, Here I Come, Maybe

The big news is that the NFL Los Angeles has emerged as a contender to once again host the Super Bowl — if it happens it would be in 2020 providing a franchise is in LA by the beginning of the 2018 season and a new stadium built. The City of Angeles has hosted seven Super Bowls. Five have been played at the Rose Bowl and two at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, including Super Bowl I in 1967. Continue reading

Sports Book Shelf: Billy Martin and other books on sports

Billy Martin” by Bill Pennington, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30.00, 530 pages is a monster lode of material on the man the book’s sub-title calls “Baseball’s Flawed Genius.” An award winning sports writer for the New York Times, Pennington covered Martin’s time with the Yankees when he was a beat writer. So his work is an up close and personal look at Martin through the author’s recollections of perceptions and from many who knew him well. Continue reading

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