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Rocky Balboa (fictional character)

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  • Hang in there, Rocky! Obama to liberals: 'Keep up the fight'

     
    Sweaty and battered, the blood-drenched fighter drapes an arm over the ropes of the boxing ring. Rocky Balboa (played by the Democrats) has taken a beating in the later rounds. He cuts through the swollen bruises, as the bell for......
  • Emmy predix: Battle of the champs in supporting drama actor race

     
    Our two resident Emmys experts -- Chris "Boomer" Beachum and Rob Licuria (Awards Heaven) -- disagree about which previous award winner will prevail in the supporting actor in a drama series category. For Rob, 2007 champ Terry O'Quinn is the frontrunner...
  • The Morning Fix: Star salaries! Will Fox ever find a Cowell replacement? Weinstein Co. fights MPAA. RIP David Wolper

     
    Before the coffee. After wishing I'd gone to bed earlier and not stayed up watching 'Rocky Balboa.' Big paydays! TV Guide has published its annual survey of small-screen star salaries. Though the article says the networks are toughening up when......
  • COMIC-CON 2010: Stallone says 'Velcro muscles' made old-school stars expendable

     
    This is a longer version of my cover story in the Sunday Calendar section of the Los Angeles Times. The lights were down low in Sylvester Stallone's Beverly Hills office on a recent afternoon, so it was impossible to see......
  • Many movies travel 'Rocky' road by including iconic songs

    A boxer in training races up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and holds his arms aloft in triumph when he reaches the top. And the soundtrack swells with the song "Gonna Fly Now." The tune is legendary now, but at the time -- 1976 -- it served...
  • Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia

    Pat's vs. Geno's: Cheese steak war still simmers in Philadelphia
    Reporting from Philadelphia -- The movies' Rocky Balboa may be Philadelphia's most celebrated fighter, but this  city's greatest rivalry is between two South Philly cheese-steak joints that may rival the Liberty Bell for iconic status: Pat's and Geno's....
  • Twenty years after Laettner's shot, Duke-Kentucky mystique endures

    Twenty years after Laettner's shot, Duke-Kentucky mystique endures
    Hundreds of games before. Hundreds since. None I've witnessed matches. Perhaps none will. Duke 104, Kentucky 103. March 28, 1992. To riff off the Beatles: It was 20 years ago today, Christian Laettner caught the pass for K. It was a Saturday night...
  • Pick pocketed in Rome! My vacation nightmare

    Pick pocketed in Rome!  My vacation nightmare
    As you embark on summer vacation, here’s a cautionary tale from “News Crews.”  Pickpockets come in small sizes.  That’s the stark lesson we learned on our vacation adventure (nightmare) to Rome. From the very beginning, things...
  • Finding work as role players

    Upon learning of Bubba Smith's death at age 66 this week, football fans may have remembered him as one of most fearsome defensive players of the 1960s, a stalwart in college at Michigan State and a key player in leading the Baltimore Colts to a victory in...
  • Crazy Halloween Costumes On Display At Voodoo Fest

    Crazy Halloween Costumes On Display At Voodoo Fest
    The long-held Halloween/musical tradition known as VoodooFest did not disappoint this year as attendees donned the outfits of their alter-ego. While A-list musical acts like Snoop Dogg and Blink 182 played to the masses, dressed in colorful, contemporary...
  • Sylvester Stallone sells waterfront retreat in Thousand Oaks

    Sylvester Stallone sells waterfront retreat in Thousand Oaks
    Actor Sylvester Stallone has sold his retreat at Lake Sherwood for $4.2 million. The 1.75-acre property in Thousand Oaks sits on more than 500 feet of waterfront. A 3,600-square-foot main house, built in 1946, has three bedrooms and three bathrooms....