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  • Milt Campbell dies at 78; Olympic gold medalist in the decathlon

    Milt Campbell, a versatile athlete who became the first African American to win a gold medal in the Olympic decathlon, besting then-world record holder Rafer Johnson at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games, has died. He was 78. Campbell, who went on to...
  • Read the Lakers' statement on Jerry Buss' death

    Here's the Lakers' statement on the death of owner Jerry Buss, who helped lead the team to 10 NBA championships since purchasing the franchise in 1979. Within the team's statement are comments from the Buss family. "Dr. Jerry Buss, longtime owner of the...
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

     Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things. It was youthful ambition — a...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    Who is your choice for the biggest surprise of the season so far? Would I be in the running if I said Tim Jennings? -- Chuck Durante, Guiling, China There are a number of candidates. Tim Jennings is a good one, seeing he was benched at the end of last...
  • ESPN’s coverage of Super Bowl 2013

     
    ESPN's coverage of Super Bowl 2013 includes more than 120 hours of TV and radio programming from New Orleans beginning Monday, Jan. 28. ESPN won't be broadcasting the game itself, but the sports behemoth still has plenty of Super Bowl programming across...
  • Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

     
    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
  • This weekend: Super Bowl; BeyoncĂ© live; Maggie Smith soars in ‘Downton Abbey’

     
    The weekend belongs to CBS, which will present the Super Bowl on Sunday. The NFL extravaganza is the most-watched program each year, and the game transforms commercial-watching into a sport for a day. CBS anchor Scott Pelley will interview Barack Obama at...
  • NFL Honors 2013 Saturday on CBS

     
    NFL Honors 2013 Saturday on CBS salutes the best players and plays from the 2012 NFL season, including the Associated Press awards for Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year, and the Walter Payton NFL Man of...
  • Tippi Hedren and a stellar cast talk HBO’s “The Girl”

     
    Tippi Hedren sits on a sofa in a Beverly Hills hotel suite on a warm August day. Still exquisitely beautiful at age 82, she wears a dress of the same soft gray-green as her eyes. On her right lapel is an intricate gold and diamond brooch in the shape of...
  • Film Review: A graphic take on 'Parker'

    Film Review: A graphic take on 'Parker'
    Among hard-boiled fiction fans, Parker (no first name) — the protagonist of more than 20 novels credited to Richard Stark (one of the many pen names used by Donald E. Westlake) — is an iconic figure. In films, he has been portrayed, with...
  • Cookie Gilchrist dies at 75; AFL star player

    Cookie Gilchrist dies at 75; AFL star player
    Cookie Gilchrist, a bruising fullback who as one of the American Football League's first star players helped lead the Buffalo Bills to a championship in 1964, has died. He was 75. Gilchrist died Monday of cancer at an assisted living facility near...
  • Joe Perry dies at 84; Hall of Fame fullback with San Francisco 49ers

    Joe Perry dies at 84; Hall of Fame fullback with San Francisco 49ers
    Joe Perry, a Hall of Fame fullback with the San Francisco 49ers who became the first player to rush for 1,000 yards in back-to-back seasons, has died. He was 84. Perry, nicknamed "the Jet" because of his speed, died Monday in Tempe, Ariz., of...