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Gussy Moran, who gained both international fame and notoriety by wearing a short skirt and lace panties in the 1949 Wimbledon tennis tournament and who lived a life of celebrity for many years, died Wednesday night in her small Los Angeles apartment in...
In the 78-year history of high school sports in the Los Angeles Unified School District, the number of Olympians produced, major league players developed and Hall of Fame members inducted from a variety of sports is staggering. So now you can understand...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Winning 39 grand slams including 20 Wimbledon titles -- there's no arguing the legendary Billie Jean King scores as tennis' most preeminent player. But off the court, the Long Beach native is known as "the" champion for social...
Tags: KTLA, Tennis, Minority Groups, Wimbledon Championships
Billie Jean King wasn't bashful about her opinion on the state of tennis during a quaint meet-and-greet for the new Orange County Breakers at the Ayres Hotel in Costa Mesa Tuesday night. She said tennis, mainly men's, is great globally, but the U.S. is...
Tags: Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, Tennis, Lindsay Davenport
Nancy Lopez was the first, an electric 21-year-old who had commandeered women's golf. So a buddy and I sneaked onto the Pine Ridge course in suburban Baltimore and watched Lopez dust the field for the third victory of her rookie season. It was May 1978,...
It was 3 a.m. in Las Vegas in May 1972. Thomas Austin Preston Jr., better known as Amarillo Slim, had won the main event at the World Series of Poker less than two hours earlier, and there he was looking for a game — any game. "As long as it's for...
Fenway Park turned 100 on Friday, standing grander than ever. No place does better combining history with technology, and the clam chowder's awfully good too. In honor of Fenway, here's one guy's take on baseball's best-ever ballparks. The only caveat is...
Zap2ItSince the Rock Hudson-Susan Saint James series about San Francisco's police commissioner and his spouse was part of NBC's "Mystery Movie" anthology in the 1970s, any of its seasons consisted of only a relative handful of episodes. Six is the number here,...
Imagine browsing the store for toys with your 9-year-old daughter, and she picks up a doll wearing a half shirt, belly ring and eye shadow. "Mommy, is this doll for me to play with?" she asks. That's what happened to Jodi Norgaard, and it inspired her...
Pauline Betz Addie 1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...
Change of SubjectIn his column Sunday, "We couldn't care less about women's basketball," Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Morrissey explains and defends the relative indifference of American sports fans to the dynastic University of Connecticut and other teams in female...
Rick Leach and Greg Washer had the golden touch Sunday. Competing at the United States Tennis Assn. Men's 45 Hardcourts at Westlake Tennis and Swim Club, Leach captured the singles title and teamed with Washer to win the doubles title. By winning a...
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May 22, 2012 |Story| Daily Pilot
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Jun 18, 2010 |Story| Coastline Pilot
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