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Special to the Los Angeles TimesWonder Girl The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias Don Van Natta Jr. Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99 So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
Culture MonsterGil Hanse, one of the top golf architects in the country, has just landed a highly prized job in his field. Hanse has been chosen to design the course for the 2016 summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro....
The Fabulous ForumLisa Leslie will be honored as sportswoman of the year and Michael Strahan as sportsman of the year at the 27th annual March of Dimes sports luncheon on Dec. 1 in New York. Leslie, a four-time Olympic gold medalist and......
The Fabulous ForumA new era in women's golf begins with a new No. 1 golfer. One day after Lorena Ochoa retired, she was bumped from the top spot in the rankings by South Korea's Jiyai Shin, whose victory on the Japan LPGA......
The Fabulous ForumFour reporters from the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back for more responses throughout the day and feel free to leave a comment. Diane Pucin, Los Angeles Times That this question is even being posed -- Will......
Gold DerbySeth Meyers has been tapped to host the 18th annual ESPYs -- the sports-oriented awards on ESPN -- on July 14. This year marks the first time that the kudos will air live on the cable net since 2003 when Jamie Foxx hosted. Meyers is the third "Saturday...
Times Staff WriterAs a child prodigy growing up in South Korea, Sihwan Kim figured that he would have to pack up his golf clubs and head for the United States. In his home country he was relegated to hitting off mats at fenced-in driving ranges because the cost of golf in...
Fort Worth Star-TelegramFORT WORTH, Texas The history books show Annika Sorenstam made headlines and drew record crowds to the 2003 Colonial tournament because she became the first female golfer in 58 years to compete against male peers in a PGA Tour event. All of that is true....
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Tom Hanks, playing the character of Jimmy Dugan, uttered the famous line, "There's no crying in baseball," in the 1992 comedy "A League Of Their Own." Similarly, there's no crying when it comes to the world of baseball broadcasting because while...
The Virginia GazetteLPGA Hall of Famer Judy Rankin gave Kingsmill a ringing endorsement last Sunday when she proclaimed the River Course could host a major. "It's that good," Rankin said before a nationally televised audience on the Golf Channel. Cristie Kerr, who...
A world-class leaderboard, extended Sunday television coverage, average crowds and a continued sponsor search marked last weekend's LPGA Kingsmill Championship. "I thought we had good crowds," Wayne Nooe, Kingsmill's director of golf, said Monday. "I...
Tags: Sports, PGA Tour, Golf, LPGA, Golf Channel (tv network)
WILLIAMSBURG — Katie Burnett will not win the LPGA's Kingsmill Championship. Not with this impeccably credentialed leaderboard. Not with seven of the world's top-25 players in her midst entering Sunday's final round. But as the likes of Cristie...
Tags: LPGA Tour, International Travel, Sports, Travel, Golf
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