April 15, 2012
Who: Poet Michael Ryan When: 4 p.m. April 21 Where: Poetry Stage on the USC campus Information: http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks
August 20, 2010 |
Whether it was the night sparkling with consistent 1-2 finishes for the United States or victories in both swim relays, it was an emphatic statement for the future. Not only for next year at the World Championships but for that meet known as the Olympics, looming in 2012. "Every race has been a dogfight," Michael Phelps said. "We're having new guys step up and race, having the veterans step up and show some strength and put up some good times. Going into next year, we could very well have one of the strongest World Championship teams we've ever had. " Where to start on Friday night at the Pan Pacific Championships in Irvine?
March 30, 2010
Angels 1, Milwaukee 1 (10 innings) AT THE PLATE: Brandon Wood drew walks in his first two plate appearances and dropped a sacrifice bunt to advance two runners in the seventh inning. That set up a score-tying, sacrifice fly by Michael Ryan. The Angels had only seven hits, including Juan Rivera's fourth-inning double. ON THE MOUND: Scott Kazmir, scratched from his last start because of tightness in his shoulder, looked sound during a five-inning stint in which he allowed one run and four hits, struck out two and walked none, and threw 71 pitches.
March 13, 2010 |
You see the No. 83 on his jersey and the way he hurls his body around the outfield to make plays, and your first impression is that Michael Ryan is some kid trying to impress the coaching staff in his first big league camp. So it's something of a surprise when you look at his biography in the Angels media guide and see that Ryan is 32 and has played 14 years of professional baseball — 1,388 games in the minor leagues and 127 in the big leagues. "I'm definitely not a kid," Ryan said.
January 27, 2006
Re "King/Drew Hits Hard at Problem Personnel," Jan. 23 The contradictions and paradoxes of King/Drew Medical Center personnel continue to be made all the more perplexing in that it defies human standards of decency championed by its namesake, Martin Luther King Jr. -- that ultimately the integrity of an institution depends on the quality of the individuals contained in it. MICHAEL RYAN Venice
May 9, 2004 |
You'd have to be pretty heartless to begrudge the blessings of fertility treatment after reading Michael Ryan's new book. But what about the way medical technology drives eager couples to obsess every step of the way? "Baby B" follows the 13 weeks during which Ryan and his wife, Doreen Gildroy, conceive through in vitro fertilization and endure the roller-coaster beginning of a pregnancy. With the help of their larger-than-life fertility specialist, Dr. Lawrence B.