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The late, great Times columnist Jim Murray opined about all the superstar athletes in the second half of the 20th century. It's what he did as well as anyone that came before or after him in America. So, on Michael Jordan's 50th birthday, we give you...
Bob Kramer spoke of the loss he is about to suffer, admitting he has a hole in his heart. He wasn't grieving a child or a parent, just a best friend. Kramer is director of a tennis tournament that will be no more. The Los Angeles men's tennis event that...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesA bio on NPR's website of its commentator Frank Deford notes that the magazine GQ christened him, quite simply, "the world's greatest sportswriter." (Is he?) A story on ESPN's companion website, Grantland, referred to Deford as "a writer who had...
Tags: Bryant Gumbel, Radio, Vince McMahon, Periodicals, Jimmy Connors
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNew York Some small hotels have lobby cats. The Lower East Side's Blue Moon Hotel presents the reception area mom. "What kind of tea do you want? Is it in there?" Rita Settenbrino asks while I sort through a small continental breakfast buffet that has...
Times Staff WriterBefore they became among the best their sports had ever seen, Pete Sampras and Tiger Woods were Southern California teenagers performing in old, venerable tournaments that had been around since the turn of the 20th century. Before the first Rose Bowl was...
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