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  • NBA lockout: Sizing up the Lakers on volleyball court

     
    Minnesota forward Kevin Love plans to play in next month's Manhattan Beach Open on the pro volleyball tour. Here's how some Lakers might fare if they took up the sport....
  • Kevin Love to give pro volleyball a try at Manhattan Beach Open

     
    NBA All-Star Kevin Love will play on the pro beach volleyball tour at the Manhattan Beach Open....
  • Mitt Romney jokes about being 'recognized' at women's beach volleyball in Beijing Olympics

     
    Mitt Romney appears to be having a good time on the campaign trail being one of the GOP presidential front-runners. In a speech captured by Kasie Hunt of Politico that at times seemed plucked from a (discarded) David Letterman monologue,......
  • Sand storms in the beach volleyball world

     
    The future of one pro beach volleyball tour apparently is imperiled by financial trouble. Another with a back-to-the-future set of rules hits its beachhead in Chicago this weekend. As my boss pointed out when I mentioned the confluence of these......
  • AVP Tour runs out of money, cancels season

     
    The AVP Tour has canceled the rest of its beach volleyball season, including next weekend's Manhattan Beach Open, because it has run out of money and was unable to find new investors. Last month, The Times broke the news that......
  • Volleyball: National title for Waddell-Romano duo

     
    The beach volleyball team of Bobby Romano from El Segundo and Keith Waddell from Manhattan Beach combined to win the U16 championship at the AAU Junior Nationals Beach Volleyball Tournament in Hermosa Beach. Tanner Smith from Hermosa Beach and Louis......
  • Phil Dalhausser, Sean Rosenthal in beach volleyball final at Long Beach

    Phil Dalhausser, Sean Rosenthal in beach volleyball final at Long Beach
    Defense doesn't always win championships in beach volleyball, but it might for Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal at the FIVB Grand Slam in Long Beach. Tied 11-11 in the first set of their semifinal match against Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson,...
  • Budget deal's oil-drilling component draws mixed reviews

    Budget deal's oil-drilling component draws mixed reviews
    It would be hard to find a lovelier spot to draw lines in the sand than East Beach on the day after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the door to new offshore oil drilling for the first time in 40 years. Sunshine glinted off bright blue water. Beach...
  • Mike Whitmarsh dies at 46; Olympic medalist in beach volleyball

    Mike Whitmarsh, an Olympic silver medalist in beach volleyball and a star on the professional tour for 15 seasons, was found dead Tuesday morning in the garage of a friend's home in Solana Beach. He was 46. The San Diego County medical examiner Wednesday...
  • Gene Selznick dies at 82; beach volleyball player pioneered sport in Southern California

    Gene Selznick dies at 82; beach volleyball player pioneered sport in Southern California
    Gene Selznick, a beach volleyball player who pioneered the sport in Southern California and twice coached U.S. teams in the Olympics, died Sunday at Kindred Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 82. His family said he had multiple health issues, including...
  • Jen Kessy says this post-Olympics year worst of her life

    Jen Kessy says this post-Olympics year worst of her life
    Jen Kessy, a 36-year-old from San Juan Capistrano, was one of the happiest athletes in the world a year ago. She was an Olympic beach volleyball silver medalist with partner April Ross and no one was happier than her sports-crazy father Ron Kessy....