A cake in honor of Billy Salomon’s 100th birthday came out before the rack of lamb was served in the ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria last night.
Ruby Dee, an actress and civil- rights activist whose work on stage and off culminated in her 2008 Academy Award nomination for best supporting actress in “American Gangster,” has died. She was 91.
The Jackie Robinson biography “42” opened as the top weekend film at theaters in the U.S. and Canada, taking in $27.5 million for Legendary Pictures and distributor Time Warner Inc.
Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees outslugged Adrian Gonzalez of the rival Boston Red Sox to win Major League Baseball’s Home Run Derby thanks to the pitching of his father Jose.
Jackie Robinson, a despondent bird and a boy who wants to be a television chef star in some of the season’s stand-out picture books for children.
The New York Yankees home game against the Chicago Cubs tonight has been postponed as the weather forecast calls for rain and a steep drop in temperature.
The Jackie Robinson biography “42” opened as the top weekend film at theaters in the U.S. and Canada, taking in $27 million for Legendary Pictures and distributor Time Warner Inc.
As the Hamptons gala season gets going on Long Island, one of the early affairs involves a foundation and a wife’s effort to ensure the legacy of a husband she regards as “the Jackie Robinson of finance.”
This spring, Jimmy Breslin steps out of the bullpen with a terrific biography of Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey.
Baseball is no longer America’s national pastime. It still embodies the nation’s soul and spirit.
"he was the first African-American to play in major league baseball Everybody know who Abraham Lincoln is?"
- Jackie Robinson on Dec 17, 2010