OBITUARIES

OBITUARIES

Mike Walden, the voice of USC and then UCLA sports, dies at 89

USC’s broadcaster Mike Walden was in enemy territory when the Trojans’ basketball team finally handed UCLA its first loss at Pauley Pavilion in 1969. When it was over, Walden climbed atop the announcer’s table and yelled, “The Trojans win! The Trojans win! The Trojans win!” much like the legendary...

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  • Anthony Marquez, intern who rose to L.A. bureau chief for Associated Press, dies at 55

    Anthony Marquez, intern who rose to L.A. bureau chief for Associated Press, dies at 55

    Anthony Marquez, an Associated Press intern who rose to Los Angeles bureau chief, where his calm hand brought stability to news coverage in Southern California amid upheaval in the journalism industry, has died. He was 55. Marquez died Thursday due to complications from cancer. Unfailingly courteous...

  • Red Wings, Tigers owner Mike Ilitch dies at 87

    Red Wings, Tigers owner Mike Ilitch dies at 87

    Mike Ilitch, founder of the Little Caesars Pizza empire and owner of the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, has died. He was 87.  Ilitch, who was praised for keeping his professional hockey and baseball teams in Detroit as other urban sports franchises relocated to new suburban stadiums,...

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