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Angelo Dundee, who trained the two most celebrated fighters of his era, Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard, and 15 world champions in all in a Hall of Fame career that began in 1952, has died. He was 90. Dundee died Wednesday at a Clearwater, Fla.,...
Bicycles and balloons, football and films, garlic and golf — disparate things, for sure. But they're all at the heart of festivals and other special events that promise to make this summer interesting in the Midwest. Here's a sampling of what's...
1836: Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver. 1919: Oregon became the first state to tax gasoline, at one cent per gallon. 1950: "Your Show of Shows," starring Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner and Howard Morris, debuted on NBC-TV. 1964:...
Jonathan Togo, the 33-year-old actor who returns to "CSI: Miami" as investigator Ryan Wolfe when the new season premieres Oct. 3, is bemused by the celebrity real estate racket. Instead of buying into the hype that he needs more house, more furnishings...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJanuary 6, 2008 NEW YORK -- For a guy who's a regular at Elaine's and has a standing reservation at Rao's and his own gallery in Vegas and a new book out selling for $400, and now a short doc on Oscar's short list, Neil Leifer still acts like he has...
Times Staff And Wire ReportsLes Keiter, a longtime sportscaster who was known for his radio re-creations of San Francisco Giants games for New York listeners in the first few years after the baseball team moved to California, died Tuesday at Castle Medical Center near Honolulu. He...
Sun reporterMichael Phelps has left us only with questions of history. He is master of his present. No one can argue otherwise now that he has won eight gold medals and swum better than any other human ever has at the Beijing Olympics. Competitors rarely bother to...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNovember 11, 2007 Norman Mailer, the pugnacious two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who jabbed and bobbed his way, sometimes literally, through an extraordinary career as one of the most original and audacious voices in postwar American letters, died...
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TIMES FILM CRITIC"Ali" opens with a shot of Will Smith as a bundled-up 22-year-old Cassius Clay doing late-night roadwork in preparation for his 1964 heavyweight title fight with Sonny Liston. It's an arresting visual, of a lonely sphinx in sweats, and it tells you a...
Courant Film CriticMichael Mann opens ``Ali" with an invigorating burst of music and images, bouncing through the early years of Cassius Clay, as a surrogate Sam Cooke rocks out ``(Don't Fight It) Feel It" and Will Smith rockets through a fusillade on a speed bag. With...
Hollywood traffics in heroes, and this season is no different, but current events remind us that the qualifications for heroism on the big screen are, as ever, subject to the whims of history, politics and popular culture. It was bad enough when Kevin...
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