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  • Perhaps because he decamped to Hollywood in the 1980s, while he was still in his prime, John Schulian has never quite been recognized as one of the last in the great line of newspaper sports columnists that started with Ring Lardner, ran through W.C. Heinz and Red Smith, and probably ended when Joe Posnanski left the Kansas City Star in 2009.

    In Brief: Sports

  • Altman received his first Oscar nod for Best Director, and Ring Lardner, Jr. deservedly nabbed the award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

    John Farr: Remembering Robert Altman

  • McCarthy investigated Communist sympathies in the movie industry and succeeded in jailing the “Hollywood Ten”including the screenwriters and directors Samuel Ornitz, Ring Lardner, Jr., Albert Maltz, Alvah Bessie, Lester Cole, Herbert Biberman, and Edward Dmytrykshown here on their way to federal court in Washington, D.C., to face trial on charges of contempt of Congress for their defiance of the House Un-American Activities Committee.

    A Covert Affair

  • To paraphrase Hemingway on "Huckleberry Finn," all baseball literature comes from one book by Ring Lardner, "You Know Me Al" 1916, the first-person account of the trials and tribulations of a shallow young bush-league braggart.

    Taking Fiction Out to the Ballgame

  • Altman received his first Oscar nod for Best Director, and Ring Lardner, Jr. deservedly nabbed the award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

    John Farr: Remembering Robert Altman

  • McCarthy investigated Communist sympathies in the movie industry and succeeded in jailing the “Hollywood Ten”including the screenwriters and directors Samuel Ornitz, Ring Lardner, Jr., Albert Maltz, Alvah Bessie, Lester Cole, Herbert Biberman, and Edward Dmytrykshown here on their way to federal court in Washington, D.C., to face trial on charges of contempt of Congress for their defiance of the House Un-American Activities Committee.

    A Covert Affair

  • It helped a lot to read some of the great older sports writers: Grantland Rice, W.C. Heinz, Tim Cohane and Ring Lardner.

    Peter Robert Casey: Young Actor Playing a Young Journalist Pulls the Story of Lombardi Together

  • It helped a lot to read some of the great older sports writers: Grantland Rice, W.C. Heinz, Tim Cohane and Ring Lardner.

    Peter Robert Casey: Young Actor Playing a Young Journalist Pulls the Story of Lombardi Together

  • It helped a lot to read some of the great older sports writers: Grantland Rice, W.C. Heinz, Tim Cohane and Ring Lardner.

    Peter Robert Casey: Young Actor Playing a Young Journalist Pulls the Story of Lombardi Together

  • TRANSITIONDouble Oscars Ring Lardner Jr., son of humorist Ring Lardner, won an Oscar for co-writing the first Hepburn-Tracy vehicle, "Woman of the Year."

    Periscope

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