Former Dodgers star Steve Garvey has sold a new book, Bat Boy Days: Lessons I Learned from the Boys of Summer — anecdotal vignettes of the keys to life and baseball, which he learned from being a bat boy — to Scribner. Don't forget, he really needs the money.
In the Fray is a sports culture blog by local freelance journalist Gary Andrew Poole. He is also working on a book about Red Grange for Houghton Mifflin.
Don Levin, owner of the Chicago Wolves minor league hockey team, tells Tribune columnist Mike Downey that he's serious about wanting to buy the Cubs.
1:04 PM Thu | Mind-boggling (and kind of sad) on several fronts, not the least of which is that according to the Weekly he did it publicly during an Oscar party. (Someone should tell him not to job hunt in a crowd.)
TJ Sullivan | In "Leaving Las Vegas," Hollywood screenwriter Ben leaves LA ... and then he dies, which was sort of what he wanted. Who better than a Hollywood screenwriter to figure out that the easiest way to kill yourself is to leave LA?
The latest poll, which finds Dennis Zine ahead in the controller’s race and Mike Feuer leading for city attorney, also shows that half the voters don’t think Los Angeles is heading in the right direction.
Dear Readers, it's true. Chicken Corner has decamped. Just a few months ago, I believed I might possibly never move from my house in Echo Park, and now here I am moved out of that house and on my way to Cincinnati, Ohio. (Via I-40.)