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Bill Dwyre

Columnist

Bill Dwyre was a three-times-weekly sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times from 2006-15. Before that, he was sports editor of the paper for 25 years. Dwyre was named national editor of the year by the National Press Foundation in 1985 for the paper’s coverage of the ’84 Olympics and winner of the Red Smith Award in 1996 by the Associated Press Sports Editors for sustained excellence in sports journalism. He was sports editor of the Milwaukee Journal from 1973 to 1981, when he joined The Times. Dwyre was named National Headliner Award winner in 1985, sportswriter of the year in Wisconsin in 1980 and sportswriter of the year in California in 2009. 

Recent Articles

  • Walk-off wisdom from Bill Dwyre

    Walk-off wisdom from Bill Dwyre

    There are a million stories in the naked city, and I'm not going to get to all of them. It sure has been fun trying. Today is my last column for the Los Angeles Times. That was harder to type than I thought. I am among dozens of departing journalists. It will be a slow trickle, starting now and...

  • Canelo Alvarez is bigger and better than Miguel Cotto

    Canelo Alvarez is bigger and better than Miguel Cotto

    They finished with hands alongside each other's heads. That, and the immediate and direct eye contact spoke volumes. The bell ending their middleweight World Boxing Council title epic had just ended and their first reaction was one of respect for the other. When the judges spoke, boxing's axiom...

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