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  • 99 candles, 99 facts about John Wooden

    99 candles, 99 facts about John Wooden
    1) He was born in Hall, Ind., on Oct. 14, 1910. 2) Wooden led Martinsville High to the Indiana state title in 1927. 3) One of his role models was Fuzzy Vandivier of the Franklin Wonder Five, a basketball team that dominated Indiana high school...
  • Playing for John Wooden was the effect of a lifetime

    Playing for John Wooden was the effect of a lifetime
    I have so many memories of Coach Wooden, but the one that's most vivid for me came in 1964 when we were playing Duke for the national championship — the first UCLA championship. We're 29-0 at the time and the No. 1 team in the country, but Duke is...
  • John Wooden's championship years at UCLA

    John Wooden's championship years at UCLA
    1963-64 (30-0) Championship game: UCLA 98, Duke 83, at Kansas City, Mo. The team: Steve Brucker, Fred Slaughter, Doug McIntosh, Vaughn Hoffman, Keith Erickson, Kim Stewart, Kenny Washington, Gail Goodrich, Jack Hirsch, Rich Levin, Walt Hazzard, Kent...
  • John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles

    John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles
    John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
  • Lakers, Celtics and ESPN analysts share reflections on John Wooden

     
    NBA Finals participants express their thoughts on John Wooden a day after the legendary coach's death at age 99. Below is a video featuring ESPN analysts Jack Ramsey, Hubie Brown, Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson as well as Lakers reserve forwards Lamar...
  • Former players, including Walton, Hazzard and Goodrich, release statements on passing of Wooden

     
    Former UCLA players of legendary coach John Wooden have released statements on his passing. Here's what they had to say. From Bill Walton: “UCLA can easily claim an endless list of alumni who have helped make the world a better......
  • Fred Schaus dies at 84; first L.A. Lakers head coach

    Fred Schaus dies at 84; first L.A. Lakers head coach
    Fred Schaus, who helped usher in pro basketball to Los Angeles as head coach of the Lakers for their first seven seasons here and was Jerry West's mentor, died Wednesday in West Virginia. He was 84. Schaus was living in a nursing home and the cause of...
  • The Final Round

    The Times has asked an online sports simulation site to run a tournament involving the 12 greatest Lakers title teams of all time, as selected by The Times. The simulations were done by Imagine Sports, a Silicon Valley-based Internet company developing...
  • Which is the best Lakers team ever?

    Shaq or Wilt? Kobe or Magic? The Showtime Lakers or the 33-wins-in-a-row Lakers? And what about George Mikan? Just which is the greatest Lakers team of all time? It's time to find out. The Times has asked an online sports simulation site to run a...
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  • L.A. Times bestsellers and Chateau Marmont

     
    Although what's hip in Hollywood changes faster than you can say "paparazzi," there's one destination that's been consistently starlit since it opened in 1931: the Chateau Marmont hotel. That's why it makes it into the title of Lauren Weisberger's new...
  • 'A Week in December: A Novel' by Sebastian Faulks

    'A Week in December: A Novel' by Sebastian Faulks
    The English writer Sebastian Faulks is one of those curious novelists whose predilection for well-told stories and popularity with readers often have seemed impediments to serious regard. That's a bit unfair because, with its knowing nods to Trollope,...

    Mystery writer Dick Francis has died

     
    Dick Francis, the British jockey-turned-mystery writer, died at home in the Cayman Islands on Sunday. He was 89. The son of a Welsh horse breeder, Francis fought in World War II before becoming a jockey. He was a champion steeplechase...

    Dick Francis dies at 89; champion jockey became bestselling British mystery writer

    Dick Francis dies at 89; champion jockey became bestselling British mystery writer
    Dick Francis, a champion steeplechase jockey in Britain who became a bestselling mystery writer, died Sunday at his home in the Cayman Islands. He was 89. Ruth Cairns, a spokeswoman for Francis, told the Associated Press that the author died of natural...

    Through the Lens – Aviation Meet

     
    Roy Knabenshue’s dirigible at the Aviation Meet. January 1910: The Aviation Meet is viewed primary for its accomplishments with airplanes, and the balloonists tend to be overlooked. This photo (possibly by Sawyer and Dwyer, the handwriting on the back...