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  • Services for football star Ollie Matson set for March 12

    Services for football star Ollie Matson set for March 12
    A memorial service for Hall of Fame football player Ollie Matson will be held at 11 a.m. March 12 at the First Baptist Church of Los Angeles, 760 S. Westmoreland Ave. Matson, who played for the Los Angeles Rams from 1959 to 1962 and also won a silver and...
  • Robert J. Wussler dies at 73; former head of CBS helped create CNN

    Robert J. Wussler dies at 73; former head of CBS helped create CNN
    Robert J. Wussler, a CNN co-founder and a longtime CBS executive, has died after a long illness. He was 73. Wussler died June 5 at his home in Westport, Conn., spokesman Arthur Sando said. Robert Joseph Wussler was born Sept. 8, 1936, in Newark, N.J.,...
  • Bud Greenspan dies at 84; Olympic documentarian

    Bud Greenspan dies at 84; Olympic documentarian
    Bud Greenspan, award-winning filmmaker, writer, character and, arguably, the world's No. 1 fan of the Olympics, has died. He was 84. Greenspan died Christmas Day at his home in New York City, his companion Nancy Beffa said. He had Parkinson's disease....
  • PASSINGS: Laurie 'Bambi' Bembenek, Rob Lytle

    PASSINGS: Laurie 'Bambi' Bembenek, Rob Lytle
    LAURIE 'BAMBI' BEMBENEK Convicted of killing husband's ex-wife, escaped from Wisconsin prison Laurie "Bambi" Bembenek, 52, a former Playboy Club bunny and police officer convicted of shooting her then-husband's ex-wife, died Saturday of liver failure at...
  • In president's hometown, Mitt Romney criticizes Obama's economic policies

    In president's hometown, Mitt Romney criticizes Obama's economic policies
    Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney swung throughChicago on Thursday to raise money and put together a state campaign team for another run at the White House. Romney named state Treasurer Dan Rutherford as hisIllinois chairman. Rutherford did the...
  • Huntsman and Romney on a collision course

    Huntsman and Romney on a collision course
    Jon Huntsman Jr. arrived here from Beijing on Friday to mull a White House bid against the man who made him ambassador to China, a matchup that would offer no shortage of personal drama. But before taking on President Obama, Huntsman would face another...
  • Anton Geesink dies at 76; Olympic gold medalist popularized judo

    Anton Geesink dies at 76; Olympic gold medalist popularized judo
    Anton Geesink, who helped make judo a universally popular sport by winning a gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, has died. He was 76. Geesink died Friday, according to the Dutch state broadcaster NOS. He had spent several weeks in a hospital in his...
  • Alexander 'Hurricane' Higgins dies at 61; two-time world snooker champion

    Alexander 'Hurricane' Higgins dies at 61; two-time world snooker champion
    Alex "Hurricane" Higgins, a two-time world champion of the billiards sport known as snooker who galvanized the game with his wild antics and quick play, was found dead Saturday at his home in Belfast, Ireland. He was 61. Despite being diagnosed with...
  • John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles

    John Wooden dies at 99; UCLA basketball coach won 10 national titles
    John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
  • Norman Barker Jr. dies at 88; former executive with First Interstate Bank of California

    Norman Barker Jr. dies at 88; former executive with First Interstate Bank of California
    Norman Barker Jr., a top executive with First Interstate Bank of California and, before that, United California Bank, from the 1960s until the mid-1980s, died of natural causes Saturday at his Los Angeles home, said family spokeswoman Elizabeth Douglass....
  • David L. Wolper dies at 82; producer of 'Roots,' 1984 L.A. Olympics opening ceremonies

    David L. Wolper dies at 82; producer of 'Roots,' 1984 L.A. Olympics opening ceremonies
    David L. Wolper, the award-winning television documentary producer best known for the blockbuster TV miniseries "Roots" and for the spectacular opening and closing ceremonies he created for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, has died. He was 82....