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  • Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88

    Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88
    In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
  • One of five LAFD recruits in training class are related to department firefighters

    One of five LAFD recruits in training class are related to department firefighters
    One in five recruits in a new Los Angeles Fire Department training class are related to firefighters working at the agency, according to figures released Thursday evening. Of the 70 recruits hired for the class now in training, 13 are sons of...
  • Visual Detective: 'Little Tommy Lost' by Cole Closser

    Visual Detective: 'Little Tommy Lost' by Cole Closser
    For those whose bookshelves bulge with comics collections, this is a golden age. It can partly be attributed to designer Chip Kidd championing the decay and aesthetic limitations of archival comics: By presenting content as fundamentally intertwined...
  • Joe Flacco and Ravens begin preparation for new offense

    Joe Flacco and Ravens begin preparation for new offense
    On their way to the team facility Monday, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and his longtime backup, Tyrod Taylor, practiced calling out the cadence of various plays in offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak's new system. It was yet another reminder that this...
  • Ex-Ravens cornerback Chris McAlister interning at Buffalo Bills training camp

    Retired former Ravens Pro Bowl cornerback Chris McAlister is interning at the Buffalo Bills' training camp. McAlister is among the participants in the Bill Walsh Minority Coaching Fellowship program, working with the Bills' secondary. McAlister is...
  • NYPD officers to get training in L.A. after alleged use of chokehold

    NYPD officers to get training in L.A. after alleged use of chokehold
    New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the death of a 43-year-old Staten Island man who may have been placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week would probably spark a federal review and could lead to a probe into possible...
  • Four new products designed to aid workout recovery

    Four new products designed to aid workout recovery
    Coaches and physical therapists call it the RICE protocol: rest, ice, compression, elevation. After a workout, runners and cyclists who want to reduce muscle injury and fatigue, speed recovery and safely get faster and stronger should take it easy the day...
  • Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage

     Bounce back with a therapy-ball spine massage
    A stiff, sore upper back makes it hard to take a deep breath and relax. The good news is that you can ease that tightness with the help of two rubber therapy balls (or tennis balls). Fitness instructor Jill Miller developed this upper-back soothing...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap, Week 2 means two stars gone

    At the end of last week’s show, Billy Dee Williams fell to the bottom, scoring 15 points, while Charlie White was at the top with 27. Reality sets in this week, we’re told. The opening number starts with pros and contestants out on the...
  • Open up and say 'spa'

    You’re not sure if you’re ready to commit to a pool but you’d like to soak your bones at the end of a long day at work – OK, or on the golf course. How do you decide which spa or hot tub is right for you – or if you do want...
  • Chris Arreola's second heavyweight title shot set for Galen Center

    In his repeat attempt to capture a world heavyweight title, Riverside’s Chris Arreola will have a Southland crowd to support his cause. Southern California promoter Dan Goossen negotiated to stage Arreola’s bid for the vacant World Boxing...