John Cherwa

Writer

John Cherwa is deputy Sports editor of the Los Angeles Times. He started at The Times in 1980 and left in 1995 to be sports editor of the Chicago Tribune and Tribune Company Sports Coordinator in 2002. He rejoined The Times in 2009. He specializes in Olympic sports and has been bureau chief for every Olympics since 2000. He is also an adjunct professor on the business of sports media at the University of Central Florida.

Recent Articles

  • Pacquiao vs. Vargas: Round-by-round recap

    Pacquiao vs. Vargas: Round-by-round recap

    Manny Pacquiao vs. Jesse Vargas: Round-by-round recap Nov. 5, 2016, 10:06 p.m. Manny Pacquiao (59-6-2,) defeated champion Jessie Vargas (27-2) to claim the World Boxing Organization welterweight title on Saturday night at Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. Get a round-by-round recap of the fight...

  • Arrogate runs down California Chrome in the stretch to win the Breeders' Cup Classic

    Arrogate runs down California Chrome in the stretch to win the Breeders' Cup Classic

    Horse racing got what it desperately needed Saturday afternoon at Santa Anita: a new superstar. In a stirring stretch drive that was every bit a symbolic passing of the torch, California Chrome looked as if he was going to win the $6-million Breeders’ Cup Classic. But as the finish line approached,...

  • Arrogate runs down California Chrome to win Breeders' Cup Classic

    Arrogate runs down California Chrome to win Breeders' Cup Classic

    Breeders' Cup: Arrogate runs down California Chrome to win the Classic Nov. 5, 2016, 6:02 p.m. Arrogate, a lightly raced 3-year-old, ran down 2014 Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome in the stretch to win the $6-million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Santa Anita. Check out all the race...

  • Classic Empire comes out on top of strong contingent of East Coast 2-year-olds in Juvenile

    Classic Empire comes out on top of strong contingent of East Coast 2-year-olds in Juvenile

    The Kentucky Derby has been dominated of late by West Coast horses, but that might all be about to change. The top six horses in the $2-million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile were all East Coast campaigners. In fact, only three of the 11 2-year-old colts entered in the 1 1/16-mile race Saturday were from...

  • California Chrome and Arrogate really do make this race a Classic

    California Chrome and Arrogate really do make this race a Classic

    You’ve seen the scenario many times, the veteran nearing the end of a career going up against the youngster with unlimited potential. In the movies, youth wins the fight, but age wins your heart. Yeah, that’s certainly possible. In fact, California Chrome could break from the gate, pull over to...

  • Dortmund catches a breather in Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile

    Dortmund catches a breather in Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile

    Breeders' Cup: Arrogate runs down California Chrome to win the Classic Nov. 5, 2016, 6:02 p.m. Arrogate, a lightly raced 3-year-old, ran down 2014 Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome in the stretch to win the $6-million Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Santa Anita. Check out all the race...

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