Advertisement
Helene Elliott

Helene Elliott joined the Los Angeles Times’ Sports department in 1989. She became the first female journalist to be honored with a plaque in the Hall of Fame of a major professional sport as the 2005 winner of the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Elmer Ferguson Award, awarded to writers “who have brought honor to journalism and to hockey.” Elliott, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, has covered 16 Olympics. She recently crossed covering Wimbledon off her bucket list.
  • Column
Brandon Montour is drawing plenty of attention as the Ducks' latest impressive young defenseman

Brandon Montour didn’t get discouraged when he wasn’t drafted in 2012, the year he turned 18 and was playing for Brantford of the Junior B-level Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League.

  • Column
Dwyane Wade’s last game in L.A. is a nostalgic ode to stellar career

Wade and James, members of the 2003 NBA draft class, were brothers in spirit long before they teamed with Chris Bosh to win championships in Miami in 2012 and 2013. Wade and James each won a title without the other, but the two were most formidable together.

Advertisement
Advertisement