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  • Tonight's Tyson documentary reminds boxing of what it's missing

     
    One of the people director Reggie Rock Bythewood interviewed for his ESPN documentary that airs tonight at 5, "One Night in Vegas," was a cab driver who remembered how a Mike Tyson fight in Las Vegas meant a month's worth......
  • Scott Niedermayer: A crazy start to Stanley Cup finals

     
    Four-time Stanley Cup winner Scott Niedermayer of the Ducks will share his unique perspective and thoughts with The Times' readers during the Stanley Cup finals. Today, he reviews the Chicago Blackhawks' 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 1....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • '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...
  • Venice live/work space of Anjelica Huston, Robert Graham for sale

    Venice live/work space of Anjelica Huston, Robert Graham for sale
    The Venice art studio and residence of actress Anjelica Huston and her late husband, sculptor Robert Graham, is on the market for $13.9 million. Near the sand and overlooking the ocean, the live/work space includes three bedrooms and 31/2 bathrooms in...
  • Robert Graham, L.A. sculptor, dies at 70

    Robert Graham, L.A. sculptor, dies at 70
    Robert Graham, a Los Angeles sculptor with a towering public presence who designed major civic monuments across the nation, died Saturday at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, his friend Roy Doumani said. Graham, who had been ill for about six months,...
  • Broadway Boxing Gym a positive outlet for South L.A.

    Broadway Boxing Gym a positive outlet for South L.A.
    Like an aging prizefighter with an iron jaw, the Broadway Boxing Gym has taken its share of punches over the last three decades. The gritty, no-frills South Los Angeles gym, once a beacon for world-class fighters, fell into decay in the late 1990s. Its...
  • Lester Rodney dies at 98; Daily Worker sports editor fought segregation in major league baseball

    Lester Rodney dies at 98; Daily Worker sports editor fought segregation in major league baseball
    Lester Rodney, the sports editor and columnist for the American Communist Party newspaper the Daily Worker who crusaded to end segregation in major league baseball in the 1930s and '40s, has died. He was 98. Rodney died of age-related causes Sunday at...
  • Matt Weinstock, April 9, 1960

     
    Bed Burners Beware Too often there are stories in the papers about persons who are badly, even fatally burned by falling asleep with a lighted cigarette. Well, something has been done about them. An amendment to the fire code, Sec. 57.20.17B, which went...
  • Robert Pattinson, object of obsession

     
    "TWILIGHT: NEW MOON" COUNTDOWN Yvonne Villarreal is a contributor to Hero Complex who may or may not be obsessed with a certain actor who appears in "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," which opens Friday. She sent in this report on......