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August 25, 2001 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This month, I wrap up 40 years of covering sports in Southern California, the last 32 of them for The Times. As retirement draws near, memories of great moments come into sharper focus: * My first big-time assignment: Cassius Clay--now Muhammad Ali--knocking out Archie Moore at the Sports Arena in 1962. * Jockey-sized American Gerry Lindgren blowing away Russian veterans in a memorable 10,000-meter race at the Coliseum in 1964.
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August 25, 2001 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This month, I wrap up 40 years of covering sports in Southern California, the last 32 of them for The Times. As retirement draws near, memories of great moments come into sharper focus: * My first big-time assignment: Cassius Clay--now Muhammad Ali--knocking out Archie Moore at the Sports Arena in 1962. * Jockey-sized American Gerry Lindgren blowing away Russian veterans in a memorable 10,000-meter race at the Coliseum in 1964.
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September 1, 2001
Congratulations to Earl Gustkey on his retirement after 40 years of covering sports. Thank you and have a long, healthy and happy retirement. We'll miss seeing him at courtside at Pauley Pavilion for the women's basketball games. He was always among the first ones there. We agree with Earl that sports was meant for the amateurs, not for the million-dollar players and prima-donna athletes. Peter Lee Los Angeles Earl Gustkey's article about Lanton Kame was a wonderful reminder of the metaphor for life that made sports important to most of us in the first place.
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