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Sonja Henie

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  • 100 Years Ago: Searching for a farm hand

    100 Years Ago Hiring a farm guy In the classified section of the Times: "Wanted; To hire by the year a young and industrious Farm Hand, with small family. Good opening for permanent place and future. W.S. Powell, Times Office Ellicott City." Seems...
  • Donna Atwood dies at 85; longtime Ice Capades star

    Donna Atwood dies at 85; longtime Ice Capades star
    Ice Capades star Donna Atwood had spent almost half her life on the road when she left professional figure-skating behind at 31 to raise her three young children in a custom-built Beverly Hills home complete with a piano that folded into the wall. She...
  • Blackhawks' red ink

    The Blackhawks ended their season with capacity attendance and record merchandise sales, television ratings and sponsorship revenues, and the Stanley Cup. But financially the team was a loser. Exactly how much money was lost is something team executives...
  • PST, A to Z: ‘Civic Virtue’ at LA Municipal Art Gallery and Watts Towers Arts Center

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
  • Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'

    Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'
    Wonder 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....
  • Gloria Nord dies at 87; skating star of the 1940s and '50s

    Gloria Nord dies at 87; skating star of the 1940s and '50s
    Gloria Nord, a theatrical skating sensation of the 1940s and '50s who captivated audiences with her balletic agility on roller skates and later on ice, died Dec. 30 in Mission Viejo. She was 87. Nord had been in declining health in recent months from a...
  • 10 Olympic sites: Revisit past glories

    Not everyone can have the raw strength of wrestler Rulon Gardner or the flexibility of gymnast Nadia Comaneci. Oh, and forget about having the blinding foot speed of sprinter Michael Johnson. But with the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing to inspire...
  • What ever happened to Michael J.R. Kirby?

    What ever happened to Michael J.R. Kirby?
    There are many places in the Chicago area where a child can learn to ice skate today: ice arenas, the park district, even backyard rinks. But a few decades ago, ice skating was reserved for the most privileged of people who could afford to pay for ice...