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  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Wins NL Cy Young Award

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Wins NL Cy Young Award
    It was Clayton Kershaw opening-day starter, Clayton Kershaw an ace, and now Clayton Kershaw … National League Cy Young Award winner. The evolution of the left-hander’s breakthrough 2011 season was capped Thursday when he was named the Cy Young winner...
  • From the archives: Skowron revels in storytelling as he battles lung cancer

    From the archives: Skowron revels in storytelling as he battles lung cancer
    This story was first published in the Tribune on May 22, 2011. The voice is softer now but as affable and entertaining as ever. Moose Skowron still has many, many tales to tell. Like the night Marilyn Monroe was flirting -- only not with Skowron, nor...
  • Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan

    Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan
    In Michael Feeney Callan's fawning new biography, we get plenty of the actor, director and environmentalist we already know but only a tantalizing, too-brief glimpse of a young man we almost never hear about: Charles Robert Redford Jr., Angeleno. From...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Los Angeles' park neighborhoods

    Southern California Close-Ups: Los Angeles' park neighborhoods
      First published on March 20, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. It's not easy being the lungs of Los Angeles. But Griffith Park, the foremost green space in a city notorious for meager parkland and abundant smog, endures bravely, maybe even...
  • LAUSD honors its first class of Hall of Famers

     
    The inaugural class of 55 inductees selected for the Los Angeles Unified School District's High School Sports Hall of Fame was honored on Sunday at USC during a dinner and ceremony. Honorees and their representatives were recognized in a gathering......
  • Pitcher who gave up Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit gets autograph deal

     
    Tampa Bay pitcher David Price is putting together a nice baseball career for himself. Too bad he's also going to be known as the guy who gave up Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit. Or is it really that bad? Apparently not......
  • Did Robert Redford play high school baseball with Don Drysdale?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Robert Redford played high school baseball with Don Drysdale on the Van Nuys high school team. In his entertaining memoir, Bob Broeg: Memories of a Hall of Fame Sportswriter, the late, great St. Louis sportswriter Bob Broeg related......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 13: Walter O'Malley

     
    Longtime Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley changed the landscape of baseball in many ways. Readers vote Walter O'Malley the the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history with No. 13, Walter O'Malley,...
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 12: Wayne Gretzky

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history, as chosen in voting by our online readers, with No. 12, Wayne Gretzky. No. 12 Wayne Gretzky (36 first-place votes, 1,547 points) On Aug. 9, 1988, ithe Edmonton......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history No. 14: Don Drysdale

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history with No. 14, Don Drysdale. No. 14 Don Drysdale (no first-place votes, 1,168 points) Big D was one of the best pitchers in baseball during his time with......
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 11: Tommy Lasorda

     
    Former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda was voted the 11th greatest sports figure in Los Angeles history by online readers....
  • Greatest sports figures in L.A. history, No. 8: Kobe Bryant

     
    Continuing our countdown of the 20 greatest figures in L.A. sports history, as chosen in voting by our online readers, with No. 8, Kobe Bryant. No. 8 Kobe Bryant (12 first-place votes, 2,657 points) Arguably the greatest player of his......