May 15, 1998 |
Once upon a time, it was the other way around. It was age and guile vs. youth and ambition, except it was the Utah Jazz that had the kids--including the burgeoning superstar everyone once fouled on purpose--and the Lakers who had the veterans, who ruled by dint of experience and iron will as much as talent.
April 15, 1992 |
Stoking a long-running debate over "good" and "bad" jobs, the Census Bureau said Tuesday that nearly three-fifths of the 6 million jobs created during the last economic expansion were in high-paying industries. The author of the study suggested in an interview that the findings undercut arguments by labor unions and Democrats that most of the jobs created in 1987-89 were low-skill, low-paying service jobs that would not support a decent living.
December 28, 1989
* Feb. 23: Frances Lear, former wife of television producer Norman Lear, reportedly commits $25 million of her divorce settlement to create Lear's, a new magazine for women over 40. Lear's joins '80s babies Spin, Sassy, 7 Days, Spy, Premiere and others in the decade's magazine boom. * May 23: Feminist attorney Gloria Allred breaks another barrier and surprises a few birthday-suited Friars, when she bursts into the all-male health facilities of the Beverly Hills Friars Club.
December 3, 1989 |
Here's how the Times' Class of '88 fared during the past 12 months: BIG PIG: The Aussie band with a striking lead singer and unique approach (half of the octet plays drums) failed to capitalize on the groundwork laid by its "Bonk" album and impressive shows. The group is preparing to record a second album.
September 8, 1989
WEEK 1 Rams 34, Green Pay Packers 7 Mickey Sutton set up a pair of first-half touchdowns, one by forcing a fumble and the other with a 46-yard punt return, and Jim Everett threw a pair of touchdown passes to lift the Rams to a season-opening victory in Green Bay. WEEK 2 Rams 17, Detroit Lions 10 Jim Everett's 5-yard scoring pass to Damone Johnson late in the third quarter, moments after Mel Owens had forced a Detroit fumble, broke a 10-10 tie in Anaheim.