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  • Fight Night Returns to Yankee Stadium

    Fight Night Returns to Yankee Stadium
    Daniel Flores handed a digital camera to a friend and grabbed a place next to Babe Ruth's monument in the famous park beyond the center-field wall at Yankee Stadium. This was a no-brainer for the 29-year-old Army officer and Miguel Cotto backer. "I'm...
  • Robert Graham, L.A. sculptor, dies at 70

    Robert Graham, L.A. sculptor, dies at 70
    Robert Graham, a Los Angeles sculptor with a towering public presence who designed major civic monuments across the nation, died Saturday at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, his friend Roy Doumani said. Graham, who had been ill for about six months,...
  • Broadway Boxing Gym a positive outlet for South L.A.

    Broadway Boxing Gym a positive outlet for South L.A.
    Like an aging prizefighter with an iron jaw, the Broadway Boxing Gym has taken its share of punches over the last three decades. The gritty, no-frills South Los Angeles gym, once a beacon for world-class fighters, fell into decay in the late 1990s. Its...
  • Penguins Beat Red Wings, Win Stanley Cup

    Penguins Beat Red Wings, Win Stanley Cup
    DETROIT -- Slide over Super Mario and make room on the Stanley Cup for a new batch of Pittsburgh Penguins. Max Talbot scored two second-period goals, and the Penguins overcame the loss of captain Sidney Crosby and a whole lot of history to beat the...
  • Reward Offered in 1977 Murder of 'Rocky' Figure

    LOS ANGELES -- A $50,000 reward is being offered for information that helps solve the 1977 murder of a local boxing manager and gym owner who inspired the character of Mickey in the "Rocky" movies. Howard Steindler, 72, was beaten by two men and forced...
  • Chicago Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-2

    Chicago Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-2
    On paper, the Blackhawks' victory Saturday over the Detroit Red Wings had very little meaning. The game had no ramifications on the Western Conference playoff race as the Hawks already had wrapped up the fourth spot and home-ice advantage in the first...
  • Live: B.B. King and Bono at the Kodak Theatre

    Live: B.B. King and Bono at the Kodak Theatre
    Invite Bono and the Edge to a night celebrating B.B. King, and odds are pretty good there will be some "Rattle and Hum" in the air. Lucky music fans who attended the Thelonious Monk Institute's annual benefit show at the Kodak Theatre on Sunday watched...
  • 'A' salute by Savard to top rookie Kane

    'A' salute by Savard to top rookie Kane
    Please gather up your belongings as you exit the thrill ride Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks embarked on this season. Fittingly, Kane scored the final goal of the season for the Hawks during their 4-1 loss to the Red Wings on Sunday at Joe Louis Arena....
  • Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Bud Schulburg Dies at 95

    Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Bud Schulburg Dies at 95
    NEW YORK -- Budd Schulberg, who wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay for the Marlon Brando classic "On the Waterfront," died Wednesday at age 95. Schulberg, the son of a studio boss who earlier had defined the Hollywood hustle with the novel "What Makes...
  • Hotels share history but face varying futures

    Hotels share history but face varying futures
    The Lehigh Valley's three signature downtown hotels -- the Americus Center Hotel, Hotel Bethlehem and the former Hotel Easton -- share a historic bond, but they have emerged from their glory days of the 20th century in different ways. Buoyed by a solid...
  • Blackhawks' loss to Red Wings signals fading playoff hopes

    Blackhawks' loss to Red Wings signals fading playoff hopes
    The Blackhawks are running out of season. The knowledge that they again gave the NHL's top team a rough time just isn't enough these days as the games click off the schedule with the Western Conference playoffs looming. The Hawks' 3-1 loss Tuesday...
  • Yogi, Whitey and others to visit ESPN booth Sunday

     
    Ideally, I should rewrite ESPN's news release about its plans for the final game at Yankee Stadium in my own words. But after all that Mike Francesa transcription and answering 113 questions in my live chat, I don't feel like......