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David Thompson

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  • Former Virginia star Ralph Sampson deserves induction into hall of fame

    Former Virginia star Ralph Sampson deserves induction into hall of fame
    Ralph Sampson is among two men voted consensus national college basketball player of the year three times. The other is Bill Walton. Sampson is among two named the ACC's top player three times. The other is David Thompson. Walton and Thompson were...
  • Miami Norland looking good trying to establish status as another 3A power

    At the start of the 2010 high school football season, there was talk in the south about the competition to get to state in 3A. There was defending state runner-up Miami Belen Jesuit, Booker T. Washington, Lake Wales, Fort Pierce Westwood, Archbishop...
  • Small details complete a big Bel-Air package

    Small details complete a big Bel-Air package
    Even in a nearly 12,000-square-foot mansion, it's the little things that count. That was the guiding principle behind a remodeled Bel-Air home that combines a restrained modernism with craftsmanship, natural and industrial materials and state-of-the-...
  • Descendants win the right to sue

    The descendants of Armenian Genocide victims won an unexpected victory Friday when a federal appeals court ruled they can sue to recoup unpaid insurance benefits tied to the atrocity. The decision by the same three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit...
  • Ruling supports Armenian Genocide suits

    The descendants of Armenian Genocide victims won a significant victory Friday when a federal appeals court ruled that they should be allowed to sue to recoup unpaid insurance benefits related to the atrocity. The decision by a three-judge panel of the U....
  • Political Landscape: Gatto garners post and speaker positions

    Gatto garners post and speaker positions On Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker John Perez (D - Los Angeles) named Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) assistant speaker pro tempore, while tapping the freshman lawmaker for several influential...
  • Susannah York dies at 72; actress

    Susannah York dies at 72; actress
    Actress Susannah York became a star in the 1960s with performances in several high-profile films such as 1969's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" for which she received an Academy Award nomination. But she fought to be noticed for more than her striking...
  • Billy Packer eliminated from NCAAs, but still on TV

     
    For the first time since the second Nixon Administration, the NCAA Tournament will proceed this month without Billy Packer calling games. The former NBC and CBS analyst left the latter last summer, in a move that had been in the......
  • Three shows lead nominations for off-Broadway's 25th Lucille Lortel Awards

     
    Nominations for the 25th Lucille Lortel Awards -- which recognize achievement in the off-Broadway theater -- were announced Thursday with "The Glass Menagerie," "The Pride" and "When the Rain Stops Falling" leading the field with six each. One notable...
  • Culinary pros think Rose Levy Beranbaum is heavenly

     
    Baking goddess Rose Levy Beranbaum's new "Rose's Heavenly Cakes" was honored as the best cookbook of the year Thursday night at the International Assn. of Culinary Professionals awards ceremony in Portland, Ore. The IACP is an international group of...
  • Warren Beatty's 'Star' qualities and other Hollywood biographies

     
    What's so fascinating about Warren Beatty? "I’ve always been a fan of Beatty’s films,” said Peter Biskind, who penned the biography “Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America.” The two met in 1989 while Biskind was working at Premiere magazine...