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Yutaka Shimizu, who became a quiet institution among high school basketball coaches in Los Angeles during a career that began in 1959 and lasted the rest of his life, has died. He was 84. Shimizu, who had a lung ailment, died Sunday at a Lakewood...
Kenny Heitz, 65, who played on three NCAA basketball championship teams at UCLA in the 1960s, died Monday at his home in Pacific Palisades after a battle with cancer, the school announced. At a time when freshmen were not eligible to play varsity sports,...
Only his number is retired — 33, in the Lakers' purple and gold that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore to glory on the basketball court. The rest of him is still working away, most recently on his latest book. At UCLA, in blue and gold, Abdul-Jabbar was a...
The Fabulous ForumL.A.'s greatest sports moments No. 1: Kirk Gibson's homer...
Jacket CopyUCLA's First Century is the focus of a coffee-table book packed with historic photographs....
Marty Biegel, who took over as Fairfax High School's head basketball coach in 1969 at a time of racial tension in Los Angeles and united players and students both in the classroom and on the court, died Tuesday. He was 90. Biegel, who taught history in...
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The Fabulous ForumGene Bartow, the man who replaced the legendary John Wooden as UCLA's basketball coach, died at his home in Birmingham on Tuesday evening after a nearly two-year battle with stomach cancer, a University of Alabama Birmingham spokesman confirmed. He was......
Sports NowWhile writing a story on UCLA men’s volleyball coach Al Scates, who has won 19 NCAA titles and is in his 50th and last season, I heard some wonderful stories and got some great insights from two of his former......
Sports NowWriters from around Tribune Co. discuss whether the NCAA and selected member schools (outside of Penn State) should honor the memory of Joe Paterno....
Sports NowHundreds more mourners lined up outside a Penn State campus spiritual center Wednesday to pay their respects to the late Joe Paterno on the second of three days of mourning for the beloved former football coach....
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