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Bill Russell

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  • 'When the Game Was Ours'

    'When the Game Was Ours'
    In the spring of 1979, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his Michigan State team faced off against Larry Bird and his undefeated Indiana State squad to decide the collegiate basketball championship. Johnson and the Spartans prevailed in a game that introduced...
  • K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag

    It's 72 degrees and sunny without a hint of humidity in LA. And I'm sitting in a dark, greasy diner downtown answering your questions. ust to clarify: I'm drinking black coffee, not something stronger. But, yes, some might call me loopy. I prefer to...
  • Spiders have no answers for Jayhawks' talent, depth

    Spiders have no answers for Jayhawks' talent, depth
    Richmond coach Chris Mooney called three timeouts during the first 15 minutes Friday. None curbed the bleeding. Indeed, no tourniquet was going to work during this NCAA Southwest Regional. Kansas' talent, size and depth were all that Mooney...
  • On Theater: Kids, parents would be lucky to see 'Duck'

    Somewhere "up there" Hans Christian Andersen probably is looking down at South Coast Repertory's latest Theater for Young Audiences production and musing, "This seems vaguely familiar." The show in question is "Lucky Duck," a satirical treatise on...
  • Osteopath was first president of council PTA

    Hal Russell must have been under a lot of pressure to behave, growing up as the only child of a dynamic and energetic woman who earned a teaching credential, and later became an osteopath, then organized Glendale’s PTA Council. His mother, Jessie...
  • NBA Store features Abdul-Jabbar, vintage cards

     
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is scheduled to appear at the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue Thursday, where he will be interviewed on Sirius Satellite Radio at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday also marks the debut at the store of what sounds like a......
  • Dodgers Looking for a Third Baseman

     
    Willie Davis works on bunting at Vero Beach. March 5, 1970: The Dodgers couldn't decide on a third baseman, not a new problem for the franchise. The Times' Ross Newhan noted that the Dodgers had used 38 players at third since moving to California and...
  • Price Tag on an All-Star Infield

     
    March 10, 1970: How much would an all-star infield cost these days? The Times' Ross Newhan heard what the Reds' assistant scouting director thought of young Dodgers Bill Buckner, Bill Grabarkewitz, Bobby Valentine and Bill Russell. "I'll give $3-4 million...
  • South Coast Repertory's 2010-11 season looks to the theater's past and future

     
    South Coast Repertory will give a nod to its past and its future with a 2010-11 lineup that includes one Shakespeare classic, a holiday favorite, the annual new works festival, three Southern California premieres and two plays directed by the......
  • Lakers sign Kobe Bryant to a three-year extension

     
    Lakers guard Kobe Bryant agreed to a three-year extension with the Lakers, meaning he will stay under contract through the 2013-14 season. “We are extremely pleased that we were able to reach an agreement and come to terms on the extension at this time,...
  • Top Magic and NBA news: Sunday, April 4

     
    The Milwaukee Bucks suffered a big injury yesterday: Andrew Bogut is out for the season. Meanwhile, the Magic get set to play the Memphis Grizzlies, a team out of playoff contention in the Western Conference. The Thunder clinched a playoff spot, the...