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Show TrackerPatient presents with symptoms of “acute superhero infarction.” Average Joe (actually, this week, it’s Jack, walking with his daughter in a subway) leaps in front of a train that’s barreling into a station, in order to rescue an ave...
Jonathan Togo, the 33-year-old actor who returns to "CSI: Miami" as investigator Ryan Wolfe when the new season premieres Oct. 3, is bemused by the celebrity real estate racket. Instead of buying into the hype that he needs more house, more furnishings...
Tags: Boxing, Entertainment, West Hollywood, Movies, New York
Dodger ThoughtsA small but worthwhile stop on your sporting journey is the photo exhibition, "Sport: Iooss & Leifer," on view at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City through March 7. Walter Iooss and Neil Leifer are known for their......
It remains the most famous sports action photograph of the 20th century: Muhammad Ali looms over Sonny Liston, whose arms are splayed, before Ali retains the heavyweight championship in 1965. Longtime Sports Illustrated photographer Neil Leifer snapped...
Tags: Heavyweight, Boxing, Joe Namath, Sports, Annie Leibovitz
Special to the Los Angeles TimesThe Cross of Redemption Uncollected Writings James Baldwin, edited by Randall Kenan Pantheon: 308 pp. $26.95 Not infrequently, James Baldwin found himself quite publicly fielding a deeply presuming question. Though versions varied over time, the rough...
Jacket CopyT. Jefferson Parker is the author of popular mysteries set in Southern California; his latest, "Iron River," takes his protagonist Charlie Hood back and forth across the border into Mexico. He'll be at the LA Times Festival of Books on......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJanuary 6, 2008 NEW YORK -- For a guy who's a regular at Elaine's and has a standing reservation at Rao's and his own gallery in Vegas and a new book out selling for $400, and now a short doc on Oscar's short list, Neil Leifer still acts like he has...
Times Staff And Wire ReportsLes Keiter, a longtime sportscaster who was known for his radio re-creations of San Francisco Giants games for New York listeners in the first few years after the baseball team moved to California, died Tuesday at Castle Medical Center near Honolulu. He...
Sun reporterMichael Phelps has left us only with questions of history. He is master of his present. No one can argue otherwise now that he has won eight gold medals and swum better than any other human ever has at the Beijing Olympics. Competitors rarely bother to...
Tags: Beijing Games, Dwyane Wade, Michael Phelps, Sports, Jimi Hendrix
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNovember 11, 2007 Norman Mailer, the pugnacious two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who jabbed and bobbed his way, sometimes literally, through an extraordinary career as one of the most original and audacious voices in postwar American letters, died...
Tags: Adolf Hitler, Marilyn Monroe, Literature, Genres, John Steinbeck
Tribune staff reporterThe 1983 draft put the Bears on the path to the Super Bowl two years later. The Bears picked up Walter Payton in 1975, which made that a watershed draft. But when it comes to the best draft in Bears history, it is no contest. On Nov. 28, 1964, the...
TIMES FILM CRITIC"Ali" opens with a shot of Will Smith as a bundled-up 22-year-old Cassius Clay doing late-night roadwork in preparation for his 1964 heavyweight title fight with Sonny Liston. It's an arresting visual, of a lonely sphinx in sweats, and it tells you a...
Tags: Jon Voight, Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X, Sports, Howard Cosell
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