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  • Greg Goossen dies at 65; catcher signed with Dodgers for a six-figure bonus

    Greg Goossen dies at 65; catcher signed with Dodgers for a six-figure bonus
    Greg Goossen, a former Dodgers catcher who played six seasons in the major leagues, then dabbled as a boxing trainer and was a stand-in for actor Gene Hackman in more than a dozen films, was found dead Saturday at his home in Sherman Oaks. He was 65.
  • Hiking on the tech trail

    Hiking on the tech trail
    Getting out in nature for a hike or a trail run can offer an escape from the modern world. But that doesn't mean techie innovations should be left at home, especially when they enhance the experience in a quiet, unobtrusive way. If you want to get there...

    Tim Bradley, Juan Carlos Burgos, Mike Alvarado claim victories

    The pay-per-view portion of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez card opened with a 10-round junior-lightweight bout between Tijuana’s Juan Carlos Burgos (27-1, 19 KOs) and Puerto Rico’s Luis Cruz (19-0, 15 KOs). Burgos is the nephew of...

    Eric Morel battles to win on Honda Center undercard

    Former World Boxing Association flyweight champion Eric Morel (46-2, 23 KOs) of Puerto Rico won a unanimous decision over a game Jose Silveira (12-6) of Mexico in a junior-featherweight bout, highlighting a six-fight undercard to Saturday's bantamweight...

    Southland boxer Genaro Hernandez, a former world champion, dies at 45

    Genaro "Chicanito" Hernandez, who ascended through the Southern California boxing ranks to become a two-time world super-featherweight champion, died Tuesday after more than two years of battling cancer, his friend and boxing publicist Bill Caplan said....