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John Kelly

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  • Surfing Soapbox: Making my picks for fantasy surf team

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: The king is still the king – of surfing, that is. Kelly Slater still stands atop the world tour rankings, after being in devastating form all week and taking the Hurley Pro title for the fourth time in...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Slater continues reign, Osborne makes history

    After an amazing display of surfing and waves at Lower Trestles, the ASP World Tour finds itself in the south of France for event No. 7 of 10 for the Quiksilver Pro. Kelly Slater, who once again put the rest of the tour on notice that the king of...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Fanning, Slater duke it out in Quiksilver Pro

    There's nothing like a good, old-fashioned dog fight, even in the world of professional surfing — and that is exactly what this year's world title race is beginning to look like. I'm just not sure that it includes Jordy Smith anymore. A...
  • Surfing Soapbox: It's Smith vs. Slater in Rip Curl Pro

    The Rip Curl Pro, which was held Wednesday at Peniche, Portugal, just completed Round 4 in punchy, rippable two- to three-foot waves at the backup venue known as Belgas. Surfers in the three-man, non-elimination round pushed the boundaries of high-...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Slater now with 10,000-point lead

    It's not often that the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked surfers in the world square off against one another but in Peniche, Portugal, that is exactly what happened. The finals showdown included No. 2 Jordy Smith going up against not only the top surfer but more...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Armstrong, Federer, presently Slater?

    Somewhere in Puerto Rico, the Rip Curl Pro Search is gearing up to start at a still-mysterious location, with the world's best surfers ready to converge on the island paradise of warm weather and fun waves. Stop No. 9 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Heading out to South Atlantic Gyre

    I was recently selected to experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure and new educational experience pertaining to the environment, aboard the Sea Dragon. The Sea Dragon is a sleek 72-foot steel hull boat sailing around the world to study the five gyres...
  • Pension probe: The good, the bad and the connected

     
    Three brief points on the expanding pension probe: 1. Steve Rattner, head of the Quadrangle private investment firm, is first and foremost identified in news reports as Obama's chief advisor on the auto industry, which he is. But the......
  • Camp Pendleton general slated for promotion and new command

     
    Marine Maj. Gen. John Kelly, who spent a year as the top Marine in Iraq, has been nominated by President Obama for promotion to lieutenant general and given command of Marine reserve forces. Kelly is currently at Camp Pendleton as......
  • Sundance Institute's annual theater lab going downhill -- elevationally speaking

     
    Talk about coming down in the world. The Sundance Theatre Lab, long ensconced 6,200 feet above sea level at Robert Redford’s Sundance Resort in the Rocky Mountains, will descend in March to the Berkshire Mountains community of North Adams, Mass.......
  • Joni Mitchell on Bob Dylan: 'He's a plagiarist, and his name and voice are fake'

     
    This morning, The Times published an interview with Joni Mitchell in which she makes a few incendiary comments about some of her musical peers. Mitchell was interviewed by writer Matt Diehl in conjunction with a series of shows by John......