August 22, 2012 |
Andre Ethier has a popped blister on the palm of his right hand that has exposed an area of raw skin the size of a quarter. Ethier reported feeling fine while taking batting practice on Wednesday, but could still be scratched from the lineup for the Dodgers' series finale tonight against the San Francisco Giants. [UPDATE, 7:22 p.m.: Ethier remained in the Dodgers lineup and started in right field.] The team's medical staff tried making a pad for him to wear inside his batting glove while hitting.
September 11, 2013 |
The series finale of “Burn Notice” will air on Thursday night, and when it ends so will the life of one of the show's main characters. That's all USA will say in advance of the highly anticipated episode titled “Reckoning.” The show follows the dangerous adventures of burned spy Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan) and his rag-tag group of spy friends as they use their super-human detection skills to solve mysteries and crack international cases. At the core of the show is its humanity as Westen negotiates his difficult relationship with his troubled mother Madeline, played by Sharon Gless.
October 21, 2001 |
West Covina's Dave Lyon earned his second victory of the season, winning the 75-lap American Race Truck series finale at Irwindale Speedway Saturday night in front of a near-capacity crowd of 6,195. Lyon, who previously won this season at Altamont, held off Huntington Beach's Michael May by 0.142 seconds. Southwest Region champion Deyon Young finished third. The King Taco Legends Series concluded its season as Tom Landreth won the track title with a third-place finish in the 35-lap main event.
September 23, 2013 |
It wasn't enough for "Breaking Bad" to win the Emmy as best drama on Sunday. It had to go and set another ratings record too. AMC's drama about a dying chemistry teacher who turns to the drug trade delivered a series-best 6.6 million total viewers with its next-to-last episode, according to Nielsen. This despite intense competition that included the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards on CBS, a Chicago Bears-Pittsburgh Steelers game on NBC and...
September 30, 2013 |
"Breaking Bad," the sweet little show that captured the hearts of approximately one-fortieth of a nation (more like one-thirtieth, if we reckon by the finale), sent itself into history Sunday with a well-balanced episode that stayed on mission, touching themes present since its first season and consonant even with what we might characterize as the series' faults. (Quirks might be a better word.) I found it intellectually and aesthetically satisfying without being particularly moved by it -- most of these characters stopped being real to me some time ago -- and send congratulations to all concerned from my corner of casual investment.
April 30, 2010
SERIES Ghost Whisperer: Melinda (Jennifer Love Hewitt) investigates the life of an angry murdered ghost bearing a grudge against an evil nanny in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS). Who Do You Think You Are? Spike Lee heads to Georgia and Texas to determine who owned his slave ancestors, in this new episode (8 p.m. NBC). Wife Swap: The mother of an Indiana family of goths, who dress in black, decorate their home with skulls and picnic in graveyards, swaps places with hockey-mom in a family where winning, style and perfect appearances count for a lot (8 p.m. ABC)
April 14, 1991 |
The St. Louis Storm emerged victorious from their MSL Western Division semifinal series against the Tacoma Stars, winning 9-2 Saturday night at The Arena. By winning, the Storm sent a message to Socker goalie Victor Nogueira: Watch out. During the three games, the Storm outscored Tacoma, 21-7. The Storm now await the start of the division final against the Sockers. It begins Thursday at the San Diego Sports Arena. In this series finale, defender Mark Frederickson scored a hat trick.