| Jun 5, 2010
| 8:35 AM
- John Wooden, college basketball's gentlemanly Wizard of Westwood who built one of the greatest dynasties in all of sports at UCLA and became one of the most revered coaches ever, has died. He was 99.
The university said Wooden died Friday night of...
| Jun 13, 2010
Even though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 27 seasons coaching the Bruins. His "Pyramid of Success," a diagram of core values,...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 1:36 PM
A weekend of contrasts, if anyone was listening, or watching.
Just for starters, the humility of John Wooden opposite the arrogance of Mike Garrett -- with politicians gearing up for the next round of half-truths and slander from the sidelines.
| Jun 19, 2010
No Father's Day is complete without at least one of the following: A #1 Dad mug, a new tie, shirt or barbecue apron, a silly card about Dad's underwear or bathing habits and anything made of construction paper, Elmer's glue and uncooked macaroni.
| Nov 10, 2010
| 7:14 AM
Curt Smith is an author, columnist, radio talk host, and Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Rochester. He wrote more speeches than anyone for former President George H.W. Bush. The New York Times terms his work "the high point of Bush...
| May 7, 2011
Can't live with them. Wouldn't exist without them.
Because asexual reproduction works only with certain species of frogs and turkeys.
But beyond the biological oddities and the curious need to take away my drinking glass before I'm done with...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 6:23 PM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Millions of people in Southern California Saturday are celebrating Christmas, some opening presents, some attending church services and others lending a hand to the less fortunate.
At the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, masses...
| Jul 27, 2010
| 6:32 PM
John Ramsey was the finest sports public address announcer I ever heard.
Bob Sheppard, the legendary P.A. voice for the New York Yankees, died recently after more than 50 years behind the microphone. I had heard Sheppard at Yankee Stadium. He was,...
| Aug 14, 2010
I was 8. Some would say too young to understand. Others would wonder what took so long. I remember the smells, the sounds, the faces. Equally frightening and liberating. I was changed forever.
And that time has come for my daughters.
Time for Dodger...
| Aug 18, 2010
Bobby Thomson, who hit the legendary home run dubbed "the shot heard round the world" for the New York Giants and inspired perhaps the most famous broadcasting moment in baseball history, has died. He was 86.
Thomson, who had been in poor health for...
| Aug 22, 2010
| 10:29 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return to the broadcast booth for an unprecedented 62nd season, calling all Dodger home games and those road games against National League West Division...