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  • 'Posing Beauty in African American Culture' show at USC

    'Posing Beauty in African American Culture' show at USC
    A fashion show in Harlem in 1963, a portrait of a contemplative Michael Jackson in 1981 and a picture of friends celebrating their prom night in 2006 are among images on view in the exhibition "Posing Beauty in African American Culture" at USC's Fisher...
  • Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'

    Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'
    Wonder Girl The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias Don Van Natta Jr. Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99 So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
  • Jim Murray, June 7, 1961

     
    June 7, 1961: Gene Tunney's chief claim to fame is he licked an over-aged Jack Dempsey twice. It won him respect but not affection. A peculiar thing about the public is it resents a man who topples a popular champion......
  • Monster Mash: Navy SEAL museum sees increase in attendance; Kansas axes state funding of arts

     
    Attendance rises at Navy SEAL museum in Florida following bin Laden death...
  • Book review: 'At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing,' edited by George Kimball and John Schulian

    Book review: 'At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing,' edited by George Kimball and John Schulian
    At the Fights American Writers on Boxing Edited by George Kimball & John Schulian Library of America: 517 pp., $35 Part freak show, part sitcom, part mortal combat — ah, yes, behold the world of professional prizefighting, the face-break...
  • California pucksters continue to excel

     
    Continuing a recent theme applauding the success of local hockey players such as Nashville Predators defenseman Jonathon Blum of Rancho Santa Margarita, congratulations are due to Western Michigan University and the six Californians on its roster for...
  • Kings' Greene to sit out after hard hit on Monday

     
    Defenseman Matt Greene, who was shaky after absorbing a hard hit from Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall on Monday but said he felt fine and practiced on Wednesday, awoke Thursday feeling wobbly and won’t play when the Kings face the St. Louis......
  • Kings after deadline: Notes and quotes from their 5-0 victory over the Red Wings

     
    A few leftover notes from Jonathan Quick’s 51-save performance in the Kings’ 5-0 victory at Detroit on Monday: The shutout in Detroit was only the second in the Kings’ history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The only other one......
  • Final in Detroit: Kings 5, Red Wings 0 [Updated]

     
    At the Red Wings’ morning skate Coach Mike Babcock was asked his opinion of Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, who played for him on Canada’s goal medal-winning Olympic team at the Vancouver Games. “He’s just better and smarter than everybody else,”...
  • Kings' morning skate: Mitchell returns, Doughty laughs at Babcock's praise

     
    The news out of the Kings’ skate at Joe Louis Arena — other than learning that Detroit Coach Mike Babcock believes Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has “just been touched by God,” is that defenseman Willie Mitchell will play Monday against......
  • Detroit Coach Mike Babcock seems to like Drew Doughty

     
    Greetings from frigid Detroit, where the temperature is below 20 and there's a nice little wind whipping around the snow that fell Sunday night. The Red Wings just concluded their morning skate at Joe Louis Arena in preparation for Monday’s......