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February 1, 1987 | Associated Press
Joe Morris, one of the New York Giants' Super Bowl heroes, is not the best athlete in his family--not even the best football player--says younger brother Mike. Those honors belong to the youngest of the four Morris brothers, Jamie, according to Mike, a standout sprinter, who ran in the 60-yard dash in the Millrose Games Friday night at Madison Square Garden, provided a sprained right knee does not sideline him.
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April 22, 2014 | By Margaret Gray
Among the revivals and West Coast premieres that dominate our theatrical offerings, the startling phrase “world premiere” implies an exhilarating, possibly risky novelty: You can't help expecting pyrotechnics. But Rachel Bonds' “Five Mile Lake,” receiving its world premiere at South Coast Repertory, is a small, quiet play in which nothing particularly momentous happens. In fact, you may forget you're watching a play at all, and that the people in whose every fleeting expression you have become so deeply absorbed are actors reciting memorized lines.
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SPORTS
December 16, 2009 | By Bill Shaikin
As a May 24 trial date was set to determine who owns the Dodgers, the lawyer for Jamie McCourt called into question Frank McCourt's bookkeeping and promised "bombshell" allegations against him. "Mr. McCourt is not spending all of his income on his family and on the team," attorney Dennis Wasser said at Tuesday's hearing. Wasser declined to elaborate, other than to say he intends to present those allegations to debunk McCourt's claims that he is low on cash. Wasser opened his statement by saying that Frank McCourt had contracted RAIDS: "recently acquired income deficiency syndrome."
ENTERTAINMENT
April 5, 2014 | By Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
Slowly they return, the clean-shaven, square-jawed heroes of yore, displaced for so many years now by their darker, more intricately conflicted brethren - the detectives with one foot on either side of the law, the pill-popping acerbic doctors and philandering, power-mad family men. The broadcast networks pivoted first; the leads of shows like NBC's "Grimm," Fox's "Sleepy Hollow" and ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. " are good guys through and through. Now AMC, the fledgling powerhouse that branded itself with the moral ambiguity of "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad," and the bleak and ever-shifting convictions of "The Walking Dead," is entering the straight-up hero business.
SPORTS
August 31, 2010 | By Bill Shaikin and Carla Hall
Frank McCourt took the witness stand in his divorce trial Tuesday, a day on which the most riveting testimony shed light on the collapse of a marriage that lasted nearly 30 years. McCourt considered for months whether to sign a document that would have granted shared ownership of the Dodgers to his wife, Jamie. He said no on May 12, 2009, and later that day Jamie sent an e-mail to Leah Bishop, the attorney who had drafted the proposed document. Bishop's response: "You have only two tools at your disposal — a civil conversation with Frank or a nuclear bomb.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 20, 2014 | By Frank Shyong
A woman identifying herself as the former student of an Alhambra High School vice principal went public with her accusations after her  YouTube video  alleging childhood sexual abuse went viral and sparked the vice principal's resignation. The video has been viewed more than 165,000 times since it was posted Friday. It shows a woman who identifies herself as a former student named Jamie calling and recording the voice of a woman who identifies herself as Jamie's former teacher.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 2014 | By Frank Shyong
A woman who claims an  Alhambra High School vice principal sexually abused her as a student said she went public on YouTube with the accusations to prevent other children from also allegedly being preyed upon. The  YouTube video , which went viral, shows  a woman who identifies herself only as a former student named Jamie calling and recording the voice of a woman who identifies herself as Jamie's former teacher. The woman who said she was the former teacher does not deny the abuse allegations and expresses regret and disgust with herself, according to the recording.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 22, 2011 | By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
If ever there were a movie betting on the idea that sex sells it is "Friends With Benefits," emphasis on the "benefits. " The naked truth? Slipping a buff Justin Timberlake and a toned Mila Kunis between the sheets as the naughty but nice romantic pair turns the heat up considerably in this happily never after tale. And yet, even with all their huffing and puffing, this very salty, often funny affair is never quite as satisfying as it should be. There was certainly the prospect of pleasure with Will Gluck in the director's chair.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 18, 2013 | By Steven Zeitchik
PARK CITY, Utah -- Michael Cera has embarked on some pretty quirky adventures in recent years - “Paper Heart,” or the collected canon of George Michael Bluth. But he's up for some serious noodling in “Crystal Fairy,” a new road trip dramatic comedy that helped open the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday night and is told in a mix of English and Spanish. (Cera speaks mostly the former.) For one thing, the film was shot in Chile, over a period of 12 days, with nothing close to a script.
OPINION
December 18, 2012 | By Richard E. Meyer
What was he feeling? Thinking? We will never know for sure. After Adam Lanza slaughtered 26 people Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., he killed himself - and took his thoughts and emotions with him. Twenty of his victims were children, all of them first-graders who had never done a thing to him. What was in his heart and going through his mind while he fired the bullets that fell on them like hailstones from hell?...
ENTERTAINMENT
March 27, 2014 | By Mikael Wood
The xx hasn't released a new album since "Coexist" in 2012, but the British electro-soul trio is having something of a moment nonetheless. For starters, the group is in New York nearing the end of a run of unique shows at the Park Avenue Armory in which it's playing nightly to audiences of approximately 40 people -- a different vibe, needless to say, than the xx's main-stage performances last year at Coachella. And then there's the new Coldplay single, " Magic ," which has been widely compared to the xx, and for good reason: With its spindly guitar line and gentle machine beat, the song sounds exactly like the xx. INTERACTIVE: Discover songs of L.A. Now the band's resident beatmeister, Jamie xx, has added to the proceedings with a solo tune posted online early Thursday.
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March 17, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Jamie Lynn Spears, little sister to Britney Spears, has married Jamie Watson, her on-and-off boyfriend of three years. It went down Friday night at New Orleans' Audubon Tea Room, with the 22-year-old bride wearing a V-neck Liancarlo gown, People reported. Father Jamie Spears walked her down the aisle, E! News said, and 5-year-old daughter Maddie served as a flower girl. The groom, 31, wore a dark suit and pink tie.  (Yes, there were a lot of Jamies involved!) PHOTOS: Celebrity weddings and engagements of 2014 Britney Spears, 32, attended with boyfriend David Lucado and her sons, Jayden and Sean, E!
ENTERTAINMENT
March 11, 2014 | By Oliver Gettell
After the box-office success of their comedy "Ride Along," Kevin Hart and director Tim Story are saddling up again. Hart is in talks to reunite with Story as well as team up with Jamie Foxx in the hitman movie "Black Phantom," according to a Variety report. The new movie would tell the tale of "a double-crossed mob hitman who enlists the help of the Black Phantom, the same African-American hitman who had been sent to kill him," the report says .  Hart might be the busiest buddy in Hollywood, still riding high from the $130-million cop comedy "Ride Along" and having earned kudos from critics for stealing scenes in the rom-com "About Last Night.
SPORTS
March 9, 2014 | By Steve Waters
Patrick Reed knows what to do with a lead. The 23-year-old Texan went wire to wire to win the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship on Sunday at the Blue Monster at Trump National Doral. It was his third victory in his last 14 starts on the PGA Tour and he had the lead heading into the final round in all three. “To go wire to wire in a field like this means a lot,” said Reed, who started the day with a two-shot lead and shot an even-par 72 to win by one shot over Jamie Donaldson and Bubba Watson.
FOOD
March 3, 2014 | By Betty Hallock
Jamie Carrano is the recently appointed executive chef of 320 Main in Seal Beach, the cocktail bar known for its drink roster from co-owner Jason Schiffer. It's where Carrano, who has worked at Bouchon Beverly Hills and Aureole in New York, has installed a new menu to go with cocktails: pork belly mac 'n' cheese; duck fries with duck confit, poutine-style duck gravy and cheddar; bacon-wrapped pâté with purple mustard, red wine prunes and grilled bread; bone marrow with braised oxtail and pickled red onion; gnocchi with mushrooms and grilled tomato vinaigrette; and the 320 Burger with braised pork, fresh ground beef, mojo sauce and Gruyère.
SPORTS
February 21, 2014 | Helene Elliott
SOCHI, Russia - The team that bulldozed its way through the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament while averaging five goals a game exited the semifinals meekly, unable to score once. Team USA's speed was neutralized and its in-your-face attitude pushed right back in its own face by Canada, which had been pushed to the brink by Latvia - Latvia? - in the quarterfinals and has been subjected to daily roastings from armchair critics back home. In a dramatic turnaround, Canada raised its game to an art Friday.
BOOKS
April 13, 1986 | MAUREEN CONNELL
James (Jamie) Winslow Ricklehouse, a "translucently fair" 40-year-old woman is the witty narrator of Nora Johnson's formidable, fabulist tale about money and power--"for usually they go together." A Catholic, the daughter of a scion of a successful business, known simply as The Firm, she tells us what it was like being brought up in a privileged Manhattan family during the '50s and '60s.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 3, 2004 | F. Kathleen Foley, Special to The Times
As James Joyce or Eugene O'Neill could confirm, genius can exact a heavy price on one's loved ones. But what happens when one sacrifices all human concerns in heated service to a mediocre talent? Keith Bunin's brave and beautifully balanced play "The Credeaux Canvas" at the Little Victory, examines the essential nature of art and the problems that can arise when an artist ignores the human imperative.
SPORTS
February 9, 2014 | By Lisa Dillman
SOCHI, Russia -- It was a gold-medal sweep for U.S. snowboarders in the slopestyle event this weekend at the Winter Olympics. Whereas Sage Kotsenburg's trip to the top of the podium was unexpected, Jamie Anderson was one of the favorites on the women's side in the newly minted Olympic sport. Still, it was anything but straightforward at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Sunday afternoon. Anderson pulled it out late, in stirring fashion, putting down a 95.25 score on her second and final run. Enni Rukajarvi of Finland took the silver (92.50)
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