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Times Staff WriterOnly the lucky ones so far have made it inside the Cypres Sports Museum, now taking shape in a nondescript office building about a mile south of Staples Center. Admission to the memorabilia collection in downtown Los Angeles has been by invitation only,...
Times Staff WriterFOOTBALL coach Bobby Bowden, who holds the NCAA record for consecutive bowl victories, once said, "You ain't gonna get to the top unless you've got a little poise." And a little style too. Early in the 20th century, most of the outfits worn by...
Times Staff WriterHere in the nation's second-largest market, a phrase the NFL has forced us to commit to memory, we have a saying that the nation needs to learn, because this was us in 2006: We're No. 2! Take a look at our sports teams and the last 12 months. USC...
Tags: Auto Racing, World Series, NASCAR, Kentucky Derby, Tiger Woods
Times Staff WriterSAN FRANCISCO — Barry Bonds played eight more innings Wednesday night, swung hard, pursed his lips and gathered his bats for another day. He stands at 713 home runs, none since his 450-footer Sunday in Philadelphia, and so the all-time hierarchy...
Tags: Tim Brown, Barry Bonds, San Francisco Giants, Sports, Hank Aaron
Times Staff WriterSAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Bonds, the greatest home run hitter of his generation, became the second-greatest home run hitter of all time Sunday afternoon when he hit No. 715 of his long and often controversial career. Bonds, who remains at the epicenter of...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSAN DIEGO -- Forget the perfect game, the three All-Star teams, the two World Series championships and the 236 career victories. Mention the name David Wells to Buck Martinez and it conjures memories of a meaningless midseason exhibition game in 1986,...
Tags: Rickey Henderson, World Series, Sports, Contracts, Chris Farley
Times Staff And Wire ReportsBill Werber, who was the oldest living former major league baseball player and a teammate of Babe Ruth, has died at age 100. Werber died Thursday morning of age-related causes after moving into an assisted-care facility in Charlotte, N.C., three weeks...
Chicago Tribune Staff WriterNot everyone can make it to Washington for the inauguration, but can we find another way to pass a winter weekend and still feel some of that presidential pizazz? Yes we can. And Chicago is just the place to do it. As President-elect Barack Obama...
South Florida Sun-SentinelMIAMI -- Certain privileges come along with Ken Griffey's stature in baseball, like pep talks from Hall of Fame players. Griffey homered against Florida Marlins starter Mark Hendrickson on Monday night for his 600th home run in the Cincinnati Reds' 9-4...
Tags: Barry Bonds, Cincinnati Reds, Sports, Sammy Sosa, Hank Aaron
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterOff the bustling main street of this erstwhile Gold Rush boomtown, up a lane from the B&Bs and renovated brick storefronts and flocks of tourists, a bulky and aged factory looms like an elephant at a tea party, its windows cracked and its corrugated steel...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterUS sports history on display at new L.A. museum By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer Beth Harris, Ap Sports Writer Thu Nov 27, 10:27 pm ET LOS ANGELES When Gary Cypres' sports memorabilia collection reached 10,000 pieces and threatened to overflow their...
It slices! It dices! It pierces and pokes! It pulls stubborn flesh from bone with the flick of a wrist! And if that doesn't get your prisoner talking, perhaps the ornate chair with its spiked seat, back and arm rests will do the trick. The ghoulish...
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