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Chick Hearn

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  • Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

    Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show. The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Thanks Dr. Jerry Buss for success of L.A. Lakers

    The death of Dr. Jerry Buss affects any L.A. sports fan. I kept reading and watching the sad news on Monday as a way for the loss to sink in even though his absence in the public eye the past two years was an unspoken foreshadowing of what transpired. If...
  • What's wrong with the media? Just ask Dwight Howard

    What's wrong with the media? Just ask Dwight Howard
    I have some things on my mind. — The NFL combine is not one of them. I'd rather watch the wife's reality TV shows all night long and have her tell me about her day during the commercials. — I'm big on "Skyfall," but the fact it's not one...
  • Sports, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways

    Sports, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways
    Cupid's juiced. Lance Armstrong's head is corked. Is there anything left to love about modern sports, the apparent bastion of liars, cheats and psychopaths? Well, here are 100 Valentines dedicated to all that's still good about sports. "There are really...
  • Commentary: We've lost a piece of California gold

    A deep sadness has shadowed me concerning the death of Huell Howser. I am so grateful that Huell was able to hear what I wrote about him a month ago. His assistant called me and said that when he read the piece to Huell, it moved him to tears, and that...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: We've lost a piece of California gold

    For the past week a deep sadness has shadowed me concerning the death of Huell Howser. I am so grateful that Huell Howser was able to hear what I wrote about him in the Crosby Chronicles a month ago. His assistant called me and said that when he read...
  • Thousands Cheer for Champion Lakers During Victory Parade

    Thousands Cheer for Champion Lakers During Victory Parade
    LOS ANGELES -- Thousands of cheering fans paid tribute to the 2010 championship Lakers during a two mile parade through the streets of downtown Los Angeles. The crowd screamed with excitement as a flatbed float carrying Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Derek...
  • Scott Wannberg dies at 58; poet and Dutton's book buyer

    Scott Wannberg dies at 58; poet and Dutton's book buyer
    Scott Wannberg, a gentle behemoth of the Los Angeles poetry scene and a mainstay of the old Dutton's bookstore in Brentwood, where for nearly 25 years he molded the reading habits of a wide assortment of customers and petted every dog that crossed the...
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 19: Jim Murray

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest sports figures in L.A. history, as chosen by our readers. No. 19, Jim Murray (no first-place votes, 550 points). Jim Murray was the master of the written word in a golden era of......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 7: Chick Hearn

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history, as chosen in voting by our online readers, with No. 7, Chick Hearn. No. 7 Chick Hearn (57 first-place votes, 3,469 points) There are three statues representing Lakers......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history No. 6: Jerry West

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history, as chosen in voting by our online readers, with No. 6, Jerry West. No. 6 Jerry West (41 first-place votes, 3,961 points) For all the immortal players, great......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history No. 4: John Wooden

     
    John Wooden: A countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history, as chosen in voting by our online readers: No. 4 is John Wooden....