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  • Walt Sweeney dies at 71; offensive guard for the San Diego Chargers

    In his first game in 1963 with the San Diego Chargers, Walt Sweeney established a pattern that would mark his 13 seasons as a star in professional football. Even though it was only an exhibition, Sweeney played with a fearsome aggressiveness. As a...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    If Manti Te'o drops to the Bears do you take him? Also, if Matt Barkley drops to the second round do you take a gamble on him to groom him for the future? -- Tim Miller, Endwell, N.Y. I would consider Te'o if I were the Bears, without a doubt, and take...
  • Al Davis dies at 82; Oakland Raiders owner transformed team

    Al Davis dies at 82; Oakland Raiders owner transformed team
    Al Davis, the tough-minded owner of the Oakland Raiders who transformed a failing team into a three-time Super Bowl champion and one of the most successful franchises in professional football only to preside over its dramatic decline in recent years, died...
  • Football: The Lins-Redell connection

     
    For 30 years, Bill Redell and Tim Lins have been helping each other. Now they face off for what could be a final time on Friday when Westlake Village Oaks Christian plays at Moorpark. Redell was an assistant coach at......
  • W&M football's most generous benefactor, Walter Zable, leaves enduring legacy

    Walt Zable was a California treasure, an innovator whose business, philanthropy and volunteer work benefited legions for more than 60 years. But this self-made "man's man" never forgot the small Virginia college where he was a football All-American,...
  • Matt Weinstock, Nov. 10, 1959

     
    The Satirizing Americans The persons probably most amused by the movie and TV stereotype of the American Indian are the scores of Indians themselves now working in industry in the L.A. area. Many of them take a quiet delight in satirizing the phony...
  • Matt Weinstock, Nov. 30, 1959

     
    The Education Race Ever since the Russians launched their first Sputnik there has been a furor in American education. It has been charged that students graduate from high school without a knowledge of fundamentals necessary in today's society. It has also...
  • Singer Pleads Not Guilty to Soliciting

     
    Akron has remote-control dachshunds -- “a zany plaything.” Johnnie Ray says he just invited a friendly undercover officer up to his room for a nightcap. Nothing indecent about that. Mr. Flynn, would you like gold plating on that nude statue of your ...
  • Sid Gillman ‘Quits’

     
    Dec. 13, 1959: Sid Gillman is regarded as a football genius, a Hall of Fame coach with a bow tie whose disciples spread his offensive theories throughout the NFL. Back in 1959, however, he was just another unemployed coach. The Rams parted company with...
  • Iran Welcomes President Eisenhower

     
    Elizabeth Taylor is out of the hospital ... And The Times prepares to announce its Women of the Year. Teresa "Terry" Kincheloe, 6, is learning "the domestic arts." She likes to dry the dishes, helps her mother in the kitchen, makes the beds, gardens and...
  • Antiwar Film Premieres Around the World

     
    Stanley Kramer's “On the Beach” opens in 18 countries. "Linus Pauling, a Nobel Prize winner: 'It may be that someday we can look back and say 'On the Beach' is the picture that saved the world." The movie that was supposed to change the world by...
  • Predictions for 1975

     
    “All That Is Behind You, Darling.” Dec. 26, 1959: Somehow, the forecasters failed to predict the energy crisis, leisure suits and disco. Cardinal McIntyre celebrates Mass at St. Vibiana’s. “The Bells of Bethlehem” by Aimee Semple McPherson (d....