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Billie Jean King and her emotional journey back to ‘Battle of the Sexes’

By Tom Hoffarth|

Whicker: Penny Chenery and Secretariat lived beyond their years

The story of Secretariat is timeless. Those who wrote it are not. Penny Chenery, the owner, died on Saturday at 95. Trainer Lucien Laurin passed away in 2000.  Eddie Sweat, the groom whom Secretariat followed like a dog trailing...

By Mark Whicker|

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    This week’s Rams opponent: San Francisco 49ers

    Does Sean McVay have bad weather to credit for his job as head coach of the Rams? Probably not. So impressed were the Rams with McVay after their initial interview in early January that they didn’t want to lose out on him, and quickly brought him back for a second chat. But there still was the matter of Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, a presumed front-runner for the job. A storm prevented Rams front-office members from flying to Atlanta to meet with Shanahan,...

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  • Angels

    Indians at Angels (Wednesday): Tomlin vs. Nolasco, TV, time & more

    INDIANS at ANGELS When: Wednesday, 7 p.m. TV: Fox Sports West Where: Angel Stadium THE PITCHERS ANGELS RHP RICKY NOLASCO (6-14, 5.11) Vs. Indians: 0-3, 5.32 At Angel Stadium: 7-10, 4.49 Hates to face: Yan Gomes, 4 for 12 (.333), 3 HRs Loves to face: Lonnie Chisenhall, 0 for 8 (.000) INDIANS RHP JOSH TOMLIN (9-9, 5.04) Vs. Angels: 2-2, 4.09 At Angel Stadium: 0-0, 4.50 Hates to...

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  • High School

    Maranatha football gets defensive to stay undefeated; Archuleta needs more tests

    Whether or not Maranatha has a chance to compete for a CIF-Southern Section Division 9 football title largely depends on senior quarterback Kwon Peterson, who already has thrown for 941 yards and 13 touchdowns for the undefeated Minutemen. But Maranatha (4-0) showed coach Steve Bogan something it hasn’t done in a while, which is defeat a good football team when its offense and Peterson is struggling, and that’s exactly what it did grinding out a 7-3 victory over...

    Fred Robledo
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  • High School

    San Gabriel Valley and Whittier local high school football schedule

    Local High School Football Schedule All games at 7 p.m., unless noted Thursday’s games Non-league La Puente vs. Gladstone at Citrus College Trinity Classical Academy vs. Southlands Christian at College of Canyons Friday’s games Mission Valley League Gabrielino at Arroyo Marshall at Rosemead Mountain View at...

    Fred Robledo
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  • High School

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    SoCal Prep Legends Girls Athlete of the Week Name: Chloe Arriaga School: Walnut Sport: Cross County Year: Junior Noteworthy: At the prestigious Woodbridge Cross Country Classic, Arriaga finished sixth in the prestigious sweepstakes race, covering the three mile course in 16:07.9, and just seven seconds behind champion Corie Smith Buchanan (Clovis). Arriaga’s time was the second-best overall of all Southern Section runners. What is SCPL: The best...

    Fred Robledo
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  • High School

    SoCal Prep Legends Boys Athlete of the Week: Bryce Wooldridge, Glendora

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    Fred Robledo
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  • High School

    Tribune, Star-News, Whittier Super 20 High School Football Rankings: Charter Oak, St. Francis lead way

    High School Football local rankings School, Record, Division 1. Charter Oak (4-0), D-3 Passed every test with flying colors 2. St. Francis (3-0), D-3 Strong argument Golden Knights should be No. 1 3. La Habra (2-2), D-2 Easy 49-0 win over Oak Grove 4. South Hills (3-0), D-7 Next in line to get shot at Charter Oak 5. Damien...

    Fred Robledo
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  • Los Angeles Chargers

    Chargers sticking with kicker Younghoe Koo, for now

    COSTA MESA — Younghoe Koo hasn’t won the Chargers any games yet, but at least for now, he will keep his job. A day after leaving the door slightly ajar for a kicking competition, head coach Anthony Lynn reaffirmed his confidence in the undrafted rookie — a former Lou Groza Award finalist who is now 1 of 4 on NFL field-goal attempts. “Koo’s our kicker,” Lynn said Monday. “He competed well all training camp. He kicked well in Denver.

    Jack Wang
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  • Olympic games

    IOC president insists corruption scandals won’t damage 2028 Olympics

    LOS ANGELES >> The 2028 Olympic Games will not be undercut by a series of high-profile corruption scandals involving top International Olympic Committee members, IOC President Thomas Bach insisted Monday. There has been growing concern in recent weeks and months about how much damage the IOC corruption problems could inflict upon the Olympic movement and brand by the time the games arrive in Southern California in 11 years. The IOC’s historic joint awarding of the...

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  • Dodgers

    Dodgers SS Corey Seager’s arm ‘not 100 percent’

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    Bill Plunkett
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