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  • Bill Clinton Foundation Throws Birthday Gala, Benefit Concert

    Bill Clinton Foundation Throws Birthday Gala, Benefit Concert
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Bill Clinton and his wife, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, celebrated the former president's 65th birthday Saturday in Los Angeles. The Clintons attended a benefit concert at the Hollywood Bowl to mark the 10th...
  • Reel Critics: 'Fighter' an edgy, true-life tale with knockout power

     Reel Critics: 'Fighter' an edgy, true-life tale with knockout power
    Like a boxer who gets floored, I was knocked out by the energy and Oscar-worthy ensemble acting in "The Fighter." This is more than a terrific boxing movie — this is a story of family dynamics, redemption and love; a true-life and edgier "Rocky."...
  • Boxing Legend Sugar Ray Leonard On Revealing, New Memoir 'The Big Fight'

    Boxing Legend Sugar Ray Leonard On Revealing, New Memoir 'The Big Fight'
    Boxing Legend Sugar Ray Leonard stops by to talk about powerful new memoir The Big Fight: My Life in and Out of the Ring in whch he opens up about decades-long struggle with alcohol, drugs, and infidelity. In The Big Fight, Leonard speaks frankly about...
  • The Crowd: Toshiba Classic returning to Newport soon

    The Toshiba Classic will return to Newport Beach in just a few weeks, commencing March 12 with major play scheduled for March 16 to 18. The player field hosts some of the champions of senior golf. Among them: Tom Lehman, Larry Mize, Larry Nelson, Mark O'...
  • 'Real Steel'

    'Real Steel'
    Hugh Jackman is the nominal star, but the main attraction in this involving combination of parent-child reunion tale and fantasy-adventure is a robot. In a near-future when the masses are entertained by bouts between mechanical machines, Jackman plays...
  • Muhammad Ali Trainer Angelo Dundee Dies At 90

    Muhammad Ali Trainer Angelo Dundee Dies At 90
    Celebrated boxing trainer Angelo Dundee, Muhammad Ali's cornerman in his greatest fights, died Wednesday at the age of 90. "Angelo died surrounded by family and friends," his family said in a statement. "He was very happy that he got to celebrate Ali's...
  • Lou Filippo dies at 83; boxing hall of famer appeared in 'Rocky' movies

    Lou Filippo dies at 83; boxing hall of famer appeared in 'Rocky' movies
    Lou Filippo, a boxing hall of famer from Downey who became a referee and ring judge, memorably counting out Sylvester Stallone's champion rival Apollo Creed in the film "Rocky II," died Monday at Downey Regional Medical Center after suffering a stroke. He...
  • Microsoft to soon unleash Project Natal, a motion-detection gaming system without a controller

    Microsoft to soon unleash Project Natal, a motion-detection gaming system without a controller
    Microsoft's XBox 360 add-on device – dubbed Project Natal – that turns gamers' bodies into game controllers via a motion-detection system could hit store shelves as soon as October. No confirmation from Microsoft, but the leak came from a top marketing...
  • 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...
  • Comin' at ya! Book reviews on an iconic boxer, freakonomics, Frankenstein [updated]

     
    In our pages this week, Tim Rutten reviewed "Sweet Thunder" by Will Heygood, a biography of boxer Sugar Ray Robinson. Robinson is "now universally acknowledged as the greatest prizefighter who ever lived," Rutten writes: Anyone who ever saw him in......
  • Round-by-round recap of the Mayweather-Mosley fight

     
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. (41-0) remained unbeaten with a 12-round unanimous decision over Shane Mosley (46-6) in their welterweight bout tonight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Two judges scored it 119-109 and another had it 118-110 in......
  • 'V': We're terrorists now

     
    Where is the line between a terrorist and a freedom fighter? It's the question at the heart of this week's episode of "V," which found the human resistance force coming apart at the seams while Anna unveiled her most draconian......