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  • Bits & Pieces: People live, breath college football in southern states

    Wow. Until you have been in the Southeastern Conference during the college football season, you really don't know how important that sport is to the people there. I just visited Chattanooga for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Chicagamauga during...
  • Maturity, patience pays off for the long-distance swimmer

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marathon swimmer Doug McConnell circumnavigated the island of Manhattan to clinch the Triple Crown of open water swimming and join an elite club of less than 100 members worldwide. Although he started swimming as a youngster, the 56-...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Ender's Game' on Cinemax

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Ender's Game' on Cinemax
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 1 - 7, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES No Limits In the first of two new episode...
  • And the winner of 'Dancing with the Stars' is ...

    And the winner of 'Dancing with the Stars' is ...
    Ice dancer Meryl Davis captured the glittering mirror-ball trophy Tuesday night on “Dancing With the Stars” after a season of wowing the judges with her sharp moves perfected as an Olympian who took gold at the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia....
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Charlie White, Meryl Davis ... and Lando!

    'Dancing With the Stars': Charlie White, Meryl Davis ... and Lando!
    "Dancing With the Stars" has never shied away from the world of sports in selecting its cast members, and Season 18 is no exception. The list of competitors for the latest edition long-running ABC competition series was announced Tuesday, and it...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Surprise double elimination

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Surprise double elimination
    “Dancing With the Stars” is determined to keep both its contestants and its viewers on its toes with all their Season 18 twists and turns. First, co-hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews announced fans could decide which pros they’d want...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 18 premiere recap: Ballroom bonanza

    'Dancing With the Stars' Season 18 premiere recap: Ballroom bonanza
    Glitizens, rejoice! Ballroom reality extravaganza “Dancing With the Stars” is back. And the Glitterverse has gotten a bit of a makeover in its 18th season: a new band; a new co-host in Erin Andrews; and fancy new sets of judging paddles. But...
  • Fantasy Fest: Diana Nyad to lead Key West parade

    Fantasy Fest: Diana Nyad to lead Key West parade
    Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad swam from Cuba to the Keys without a shark cage, but is she brave enough for Duval Street? Or Ron Jeremy? Nyad will serve as grand marshal of Key West's Captain Morgan Fantasy Fest Parade on Oct. 26, a lively  procession that...
  • Tom Shea, president, Right Management, Florida/Caribbean

    Tom Shea, president, Right Management, Florida/Caribbean
    Last week: Congrats to a 64-year-old dreamer. Many of us were here in 1978 when Diana Nyad made her first attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida. That it took five tries makes her triumph even more inspirational.  As she said "you are never too old to chase...
  • Author Orson Scott Card promises more books in 'Ender's Game' series

    Author Orson Scott Card promises more books in 'Ender's Game' series
    The sci-fi spectacle about children space warriors, "Ender's Game," came in No. 1 at the box office with an estimated $28 million. Pitched as a blockbuster for teens, the film actually attracted an older audience -- more than 54% were over 25 --...
  • Jeff Bezos' wife gives a one-star review to the new Amazon book

    Jeff Bezos' wife gives a one-star review to the new Amazon book
    In general, "The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon" by Brad Stone has been getting pretty good reviews. Not, however, from the Amazon user MacKenzie Bezos, who gives it one star. MacKenzie Bezos is Jeff Bezos' wife, and Amazon has...
  • Jezebel brings its brand of feminism to the Grove tonight

    Jezebel brings its brand of feminism to the Grove tonight
    Often witty, sometimes righteous, and occasionally furious, the blog Jezebel has been a high-profile platform for a new generation of feminists since 2007. Part of the Gawker media blog empire, Jezebel put feminist critiques of our still-very-critique-...