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September 12, 2002 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jerry Boyd, a veteran Los Angeles boxing trainer and ringside "cut man" who battled rejection slips for 40 years before becoming a literary sensation at age 70 with a collection of boxing short stories written under the pen name F.X. Toole, has died. He was 72. Boyd, a Redondo Beach resident, died Sept 2 of complications after heart surgery in a Torrance hospital. Boyd surprised the regulars at the L.A.
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June 6, 2010 | Jerry Crowe
Boxing continues to stir Dub Huntley. He still trains fighters. And when a major championship bout comes on television, he gathers friends and family to watch. After 58 years in the fight game, Huntley still loves it. But it's different now. He misses his cut man. Huntley and the late Jerry Boyd were more than corner colleagues. They were the best of friends. "Me and Jerry, we hit it off when we first met," Huntley says. "We did everything together." Boyd, under the pen name F.X. Toole, turned their adventures into a critically acclaimed book, "Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner."
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September 4, 2000 | LYNELL GEORGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Up until a few days ago, if you ducked into the L.A. Boxing Club, at the ragtag corner of Washington and Hope, asking after a certain "F.X. Toole," you might be rebuffed with a blank stare. A lifted eyebrow. A beat of silence. In the warren of sky-lit rooms overtaken by blue-canvas boxing rings, men and women who hit the bags and dance the canvas here don't know jack about an F.X. Toole.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 24, 2005 | Scott Martelle
The ghost of Jerry Boyd is ready to go a few more rounds. Boyd, the Los Angeles boxing "cut man" who wrote short stories as F.X. Toole, was working on a nearly 900-page manuscript when he died in 2002, some two years before part of his debut collection, "Rope Burns: Stories From the Corner," was adapted for the screen as the Academy Award-winning "Million Dollar Baby."
SPORTS
June 6, 2010 | Jerry Crowe
Boxing continues to stir Dub Huntley. He still trains fighters. And when a major championship bout comes on television, he gathers friends and family to watch. After 58 years in the fight game, Huntley still loves it. But it's different now. He misses his cut man. Huntley and the late Jerry Boyd were more than corner colleagues. They were the best of friends. "Me and Jerry, we hit it off when we first met," Huntley says. "We did everything together." Boyd, under the pen name F.X. Toole, turned their adventures into a critically acclaimed book, "Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner."
ENTERTAINMENT
May 24, 2005 | Scott Martelle
The ghost of Jerry Boyd is ready to go a few more rounds. Boyd, the Los Angeles boxing "cut man" who wrote short stories as F.X. Toole, was working on a nearly 900-page manuscript when he died in 2002, some two years before part of his debut collection, "Rope Burns: Stories From the Corner," was adapted for the screen as the Academy Award-winning "Million Dollar Baby."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1987 | GLENN F. BUNTING, Times Staff Writer
The Coronado Police Officers Assn. on Monday called for an independent investigation of allegations that Police Chief Jerry Boyd used excessive force and profanity last summer during the arrest of a robbery suspect and last month improperly used police video equipment. Boyd, who teaches police ethics at the San Diego County Sheriff's Academy, was cleared of any wrongdoing by a district attorney's office investigation into the robbery arrest and a city manager's review of the equipment matter.
SPORTS
August 28, 1986 | SARAH SMITH
Eleven Orange County residents, including two amateurs, were among the 36 surfers who advanced through the second day of men's trials at the Op Pro surfing contest Wednesday at Huntington Beach. The amateurs who have survived three heats are Mike Schillmoeller of Huntington Beach, Todd Holland of Cocoa Beach, Fla., and Jeff Booth of Laguna Beach. Booth, a four-time member of the National Scholastic Surfing Assn.
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November 14, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A new ordinance intended to prevent Coronado residents from storing recreational vehicles on city streets is so strict it requires police to impound big cars like Cadillacs and Lincolns, officials have found. The city law bars vehicles longer than 18 feet from parking on residential streets for more than three hours. City Council members passed the measure in response to numerous complaints about motor homes, considered a blight by many in this affluent town across the bay from San Diego.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 30, 1990
A rapist who enters women's homes by posing as a policeman attacked a woman in Coronado on Thursday, police reported. The man, who is a suspect in rapes in Canada, Oregon, Arizona and California, knocked on the woman's door, showed her a badge and told her that he needed to use her apartment for narcotics surveillance. Once inside, the man handcuffed and assaulted her, then fled after she screamed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 2002 | DENNIS McLELLAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jerry Boyd, a veteran Los Angeles boxing trainer and ringside "cut man" who battled rejection slips for 40 years before becoming a literary sensation at age 70 with a collection of boxing short stories written under the pen name F.X. Toole, has died. He was 72. Boyd, a Redondo Beach resident, died Sept 2 of complications after heart surgery in a Torrance hospital. Boyd surprised the regulars at the L.A.
NEWS
September 4, 2000 | LYNELL GEORGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Up until a few days ago, if you ducked into the L.A. Boxing Club, at the ragtag corner of Washington and Hope, asking after a certain "F.X. Toole," you might be rebuffed with a blank stare. A lifted eyebrow. A beat of silence. In the warren of sky-lit rooms overtaken by blue-canvas boxing rings, men and women who hit the bags and dance the canvas here don't know jack about an F.X. Toole.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1987 | GLENN F. BUNTING, Times Staff Writer
The Coronado Police Officers Assn. on Monday called for an independent investigation of allegations that Police Chief Jerry Boyd used excessive force and profanity last summer during the arrest of a robbery suspect and last month improperly used police video equipment. Boyd, who teaches police ethics at the San Diego County Sheriff's Academy, was cleared of any wrongdoing by a district attorney's office investigation into the robbery arrest and a city manager's review of the equipment matter.
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