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  • John J. Byrne dies at 80; insurance exec turned Geico around

    John J. Byrne dies at 80; insurance exec turned Geico around
    John J. Byrne, whose turnaround of auto insurer Geico Corp. led billionaire Warren Buffett to buy the company and call him "the Babe Ruth of insurance," died March 7 at his home in Etna, N.H., according to Robert E. Snyder, a family spokesman. He was 80 and had prostate cancer.
  • Richard McWilliam dies at 59; CEO of trading card company Upper Deck

    Richard McWilliam dies at 59; CEO of trading card company Upper Deck
    Richard McWilliam, hailed for revolutionizing the trading card and sports memorabilia industry as a co-founder and chief executive officer of Carlsbad-based Upper Deck Co., has died. He was 59. McWilliam died Saturday at his home in Rancho Santa Fe....

    As Santa Anita meet opens, a look back at the racetrack's history

    As Santa Anita meet opens, a look back at the racetrack's history
    Santa Anita once ran a promotional campaign that should never have been abandoned. It teased and tickled and remains a message of pride for Southern California horse racing fans. "What do you open the day after Christmas?" The sport that spends much...

    In search of 'Jewish Jocks'

    In search of 'Jewish Jocks'
    Mention the phrase "Jewish sports legends" and you'll probably conjure up familiar suspects: Sandy Koufax, Mark Spitz, maybe that joke from "Airplane." You're more likely to omit Sidney Franklin, a matador from Brooklyn (real last name: Frumpkin), or...

    Can a Dodgers fan root for Frisco? A Giant dilemma

    Can a Dodgers fan root for Frisco? A Giant dilemma
    So I was sitting in the office when I happened to remark that I liked the Giants for the World Series. Like the Greek Furies, three colleagues swooped in and lined up at the cubicle divider. No real Dodgers fan would back San Francisco, they said. And...