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On July 17, 2010, after a P90X workout, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and his police bodyguard began riding mountain bikes west in the bike lane on Venice Boulevard. About 6:30 p.m., heading toward La Cienega Boulevard, they were cut off by a...
The 7-Eleven Kid really is 7, a second-grader, and she recently did a report on George Herbert Walker Bush. Along with her friends, they presented it to the third-graders, as scary a group as a second-grader can face. She heard about his being in the...
Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong, a bronze medalist in the 2000 Games, is said to have admitted doping to Oprah Winfrey in an interview that will air later this week. Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss whether the International Olympic Committee...
Oprah Winfrey's "worldwide exclusive" interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong greatly enhanced the performance of her nascent OWN network. Thursday's installment of the highly anticipated "Oprah and Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive"...
-------------------- Gold Chris Cleave Simon & Schuster: 336 pp., $27 -------------------- There are undoubtedly fans of Chris Cleave who will pick up his new novel, "Gold," and enjoy it as much as they did his blockbuster bestseller, "Little Bee."...
Tags: Awards and Prizes, Opera (genre), Cycling, Cancer, Book
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Mark Whitehead dies at 50; cyclist was part of U.S. team that participated in blood doping during 1984 Summer OlympicsMark Whitehead, a member of the U.S. track cycling team that participated in blood doping during the 1984 Summer Olympics, creating a scandal that led to the practice being banned from the sport, has died. He was 50. Whitehead died in Frisco, Texas,...
The elliptical trainer and its smooth oval foot pattern was a hit the moment it arrived on the scene in the mid-1990s, but a good one that could stand up to regular home use without rattling apart has never come cheap. That's doubly true of some of the...
The Fabulous ForumWriters from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phillip Hersh, Chicago Tribune For a decade, I have seen professional cycling......
"Every runner over 45 that I see in here has advanced osteoarthritis in his knees," my doctor told me last year before recommending surgery for my torn meniscus. "I tell all you guys the same thing: ‘The impact is too much. Switch to the...
Tags: Feet, Cycling, Basketball, University of Virginia, Sports
L.A. Times Olympics BlogFor a quarter century, I have had the best job in the world. It began when I convinced the sports editor who brought me to the Chicago Tribune, Gene Quinn, that the success of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics (which,......
L.A. Times Olympics BlogThe International Olympic Committee has made two more ill-advised decisions regarding the program for the Summer Olympic Games. Today the IOC executive board went along with a recommendation from the International Cycling Union to dump what some call...
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