“Moneyball” review: Not just a great baseball movie – a great movie, period

“Moneyball” is terrific. On the surface, it’s the story of the Oakland Athletics 2002 season and General Manager Billy Beene’s attempt to compete against the big-money likes of the Yankees. That alone is a great story, but Brad Pitt’s production runs at deeper levels. It probes the challenges of defying traditional wisdom not just in […]

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RIP: Dom DeLuise

A tip of the cap to Dom DeLuise, the comic actor who died Tuesday. While it was not easy to find a photo of DeLuise in a baseball cap, there was no problem to find photos of him smiling. A manic yet warm smile seemed to be fixed on his face, which got big laughs […]

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