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  • L.A.'s greatest sports moments No. 1: Kirk Gibson's Series homer

     
    L.A.'s greatest sports moments No. 1: Kirk Gibson's homer...
  • L.A.'s greatest sports moments No. 3: 1984 Olympics opening

     
    We asked you to send in your picks for the greatest sports moments in L.A. history, and 1,181 ballots later we are unveiling the top 20 vote-getters. Each weekday we will unveil a new moment until we reach No. 1.......
  • UCLA basketball: Bruins crush UC Irvine, 89-60

     
    From beneath a self-inflicted avalanche of embarrassment, UCLA has risen. Above .500, that is. The Bruins improved to 6-5 with a 89-60 win against UC Irvine on Tuesday at the Sports Arena, marking the first time this season UCLA’s win......
  • L.A.'s greatest sports moments No. 2: Magic's junior sky hook

     
    We asked you to send in your picks for the greatest sports moments in L.A. history, and 1,181 ballots later we are unveiling the top 20 vote-getters. Each weekday we will unveil a new moment until we finally reach No.......
  • Report: Floyd Mayweather Jr. accepts plea deal

     
    Unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. will reportedly accept a plea bargain to avoid a felony conviction for his alleged role in a 2010 domestic violence episode involving the mother of three of his children, and the children, the Las Vegas......
  • 100 years of UCLA on your coffee table

     
    UCLA's First Century is the focus of a coffee-table book packed with historic photographs....
  • Gene Bartow dies of cancer; former UCLA basketball coach was 81

     
    Gene 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......
  • Sinjin Smith on life and volleyball lessons from Coach Al Scates

     
    While 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......
  • Joe Paterno: Should NCAA and selected schools honor his memory?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss whether the NCAA and selected member schools (outside of Penn State) should honor the memory of Joe Paterno....
  • Joe Paterno viewing draws another large crowd on second day

     
    Hundreds 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....
  • You can buy a piece of Pauley Pavilion history

     
    These aren’t exactly the cheap seats at Pauley Pavilion. But they are historic. With UCLA’s basketball home undergoing renovation, original seats from the home of John Wooden, Lew Alcindor, Bill Walton and many others are on sale to the...