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Brittney Reese will have to wait a few months to try and capture an Olympic gold, but she'll get to hand out a few medals in the mean time. The four-time and current long jump world champion will be on hand at the Maryland Class 4A track and field...
Sun StaffA landmark year of swimming in 2003 resulted in one more honor for Michael Phelps, as the 18-year-old from Rodgers Forge won the 74th annual James E. Sullivan Award last night. The announcement was made at a banquet at the New York Athletic Club. The...
Channel Guide MagazineIt’s hard to imagine the Olympics without the ladies. In fact, for lots of us — especially us fellow females — our first, or best, Olympic memory is entirely girly. Nadia Comaneci. Mary Lou Retton. Dorothy Hamill. Kristi Yamaguchi. Flo-...
Like other 50-year-olds, Jackie Joyner-Kersee aches a bit the day after a vigorous workout. And she has noticed that her vision isn’t what it once was. But Joyner-Kersee, one of the most accomplished and gracious female athletes in history, isn&...
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....
Like other 50-year-olds, Jackie Joyner-Kersee aches a bit the day after a vigorous workout. And she's noticed that her vision isn't what it once was. But Joyner-Kersee, who still holds the world record in the women's heptathlon, isn't pining for her...
Staff WriterBRAWLEY — On a good day 50 to 60 kids come streaming into the Boys & Girls Club building in Brawley where they play on an indoor basketball court, hang out or do homework in a separate room. But Sara Sanders, executive director of the Boys &...
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All The Rage“Herb Ritts: L.A. Style” opens at the Getty Museum, with 87 photographs, some of which have never before been published, alongside examples of the L.A. photographer's magazine covers and commercial video projects. They highlight Ritts’...
McClatchy NewspapersDuring this Black History Month, consider the following thoughts on politics, life and race from 10 famous African-Americans. See if you can match the quote with the person who said it. The famous quote: 1. "Surely the day will come when color means...
If you compiled a roster of world-class athletes with asthma, the list would be long — and impressive. From marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe, to former NBA stars Dennis Rodman and Dominique Wilkins, to tennis star Mary Joe Fernandez...
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