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  • Facebook's Zuckerberg leads big jump in charity among the wealthy

    Facebook's Zuckerberg leads big jump in charity among the wealthy
    Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, led a big rise in philanthropy among the wealthy in 2013 as the number of gifts of at least $1 million climbed 57%, according to a report by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The...
  • Steinberg: Collins breaks ground

    The signing of NBA player Jason Collins has the possibility of pushing the taboo against gay players in sports further into the trash can of past barriers. The Brooklyn Nets signed the openly gay player to a 10-day contract. A 10-day contract doesn't...
  • Look out for Colorado in Pac-12 men's basketball

    Time to round up the usual Pac-12 Conference suspects as well as those who may be suspect. Arizona enters conference play ranked No. 1 in the nation, taking its familiar role as Pac-12 behemoth. UCLA has old-school tradition and was the 2013 regular-...
  • Bruins' breakout performance against Nevada accentuates the positive

    Bruins' breakout performance against Nevada accentuates the positive
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  • Upon further review, Phil Knight calls Freeh Report "unjustified and unsubstiantiated"

     
    Nike co-founder Phil Knight said Monday that the Freeh Report is "unjustified and unsubstiantiated" and called the NCAA's actions against Penn State "grandstanding" in a statement reversing course from last July. Knight released a statement to ESPN...
  • Eccentric Ducks bring national power to U.Va.

    Fashionistas can rate Oregon's myriad uniforms. Architectural Digest can critique the Ducks' opulent and excessive — take a bow, Nike — football support complex. Analysts can dissect the program's warp-speed, no-huddle offense. Regardless of...
  • Teel Time: Boo Williams receives Hall of Fame human spirit award Saturday

    Boo Williams has never strolled the Basketball Hall of Fame, never re-lived and absorbed the history of a game —Naismith’s peach baskets, Kareem’s sky hooks, Jordan’s aerial shows — that’s defined his life since...
  • 'ParaNorman' costume designs no small effort

     'ParaNorman' costume designs no small effort
    HILLSBORO, Ore. — Movie buffs probably have some idea of what goes into designing a costume for film. But what about when the star is a 9-inch-tall puppet named Norman? As I learned a few months ago during a visit to the Laika Studios set of...
  • Tuesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 24 - 30 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 24 - 30 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • LeBron James has company at Oregon vs. USC football game

     
    LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade -- all on the sideline at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore., before the Ducks' game against USC on Saturday. At least we know now what NBA stars are doing in their spare......
  • Oregon debuts new Nike Pro Combat uniforms for Rose Bowl

     
    Oregon debuts new Nike Pro Combat uniforms for Rose Bowl...
  • Disassociating themselves from Paterno

     
    Peachy Paterno ice cream remains on the Berkey Creamery menu, and the statue of Joe Paterno still stands outside Beaver Stadium -- though somebody rented a plane to suggest it shouldn't. Elsewhere, however, groups, companies and institutions are...