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LeRoy Neiman, a wildly successful American artist who was famous for his colorful portraits of athletes in motion and who became an artistic fixture at such major sporting events as the Olympics and the Super Bowl, has died. He was 91. Neiman, who was...
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Larry Evans was a rarity in competitive chess — a five-time U.S. champion who wrote widely about the game, including a book once considered the chess players' bible. A chess grandmaster, he also gained fame for helping Bobby Fischer train for,...
William Coblentz Former University of California regent William Coblentz, 88, an attorney and former University of California regent who fought against South Africa's apartheid policies and upheld the right of communist philosopher Angela Davis to teach...
Like a lot of kids in the summer of 1972, I was riveted by a strange spectacle unfolding in Iceland: a chess match between Soviet grandmaster Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer, the mercurial young American. The games weren't televised -- Fischer...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBobby Fischer, the enigmatic American chess genius who became a Cold War hero with his 1972 defeat of Soviet champion Boris Spassky but fell from grace in later decades when he became a recluse and fugitive known for his hate-filled rants, has died. He...
The small market town of Hay, nestled on the border between England and Wales, is an unlikely setting for one of the world's biggest book festivals. It has a population of less than 2,000, and the nearest train station is 30 miles away. Yet each year,...
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