| May 28, 2012
| 7:55 AM
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| May 2, 2011
Argentine writer presided over probe of rulers
Argentine writer Ernesto Sabato, 99, a widely admired intellectual who presided over a probe into the crimes committed by the nation's military rulers, died Saturday of complications from...
| Jul 24, 2010
| 8:58 PM
Blues guitarist and singer
Phillip Walker, 73, a blues guitarist and singer who backed such stars as Etta James and Lowell Fulson, died of heart failure Thursday in Palm Springs, said Marc Lipkin, publicity director for Alligator Records....
| Feb 2, 2012
Angelo Dundee, who trained the two most celebrated fighters of his era, Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard, and 15 world champions in all in a Hall of Fame career that began in 1952, has died. He was 90.
Dundee died Wednesday at a Clearwater, Fla.,...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:55 PM
LeRoy Neiman, a wildly successful American artist who was famous for his colorful portraits of athletes in motion and who became an artistic fixture at such major sporting events as the Olympics and the Super Bowl, has died. He was 91.
Neiman, who was...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:03 AM
First published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
| Oct 9, 2011
Andy Warhol, the guru of Pop art, reveled in a lifelong obsession with newspapers, especially tabloids and their garish headlines. As a teenager, he saved pages with photos of his favorite Hollywood stars. Throughout his life he packed hundreds of...
| Nov 8, 2011
Joe Frazier, the heavyweight boxing champion who in 1971 became the first fighter to defeat Muhammad Ali, then lost two epic rematches including a ferocious battle known as the "Thrilla in Manila," died Monday night. He was 67.
Smokin' Joe, as he was...
| Aug 22, 2010
A crowd rich in sports legends, Academy Award winners and recording stars packed the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza for the Harold Pump Foundation's anniversary celebration.
The honorees at the Aug. 12 event were Denzel Washington, Hank Aaron, Muhammad...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:33 PM
It doesn't mean Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a go for late May, but Pacquiao is scheduled to decide this weekend whether he'll agree to terms for the long-awaited super-fight. Boxing officials close to the situation but unauthorized......
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Three UCLA players were among the first 18 selections in Major League Soccer's four-round supplemental draft Tuesday with midfielder Andy Rose going to Real Salt Lake with the sixth pick, defender Shawn Singh going to Sporting Kansas City at No.......
| Jan 16, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Tuesday (Jan. 17) is boxing legend Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday, but the celebration took place over the weekend. On Sunday, friends and family gathered at the first of five scheduled parties that are taking place in the next couple months. This party was...