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February 26, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Olympic figure skating medalists Scott Hamilton and Paul Wylie have agreed to join 1988 gold-medalist Brian Boitano in the $330,000 Hershey Kisses Pro-Am April 6-7 at the Sports Arena.
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February 26, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Olympic figure skating medalists Scott Hamilton and Paul Wylie have agreed to join 1988 gold-medalist Brian Boitano in the $330,000 Hershey Kisses Pro-Am April 6-7 at the Sports Arena.
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January 2, 1993 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Caught between two trouble-plagued alternatives, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers has missed a self-imposed year-end deadline to choose a site for construction of a 20,000-seat, $100-million arena for his team. Owner Donald Sterling intended to select a site by the end of 1992, one of the team's executive vice presidents, Harley Frankel, said in April.
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January 2, 1993 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Caught between two trouble-plagued alternatives, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers has missed a self-imposed year-end deadline to choose a site for construction of a 20,000-seat, $100-million arena for his team. Owner Donald Sterling intended to select a site by the end of 1992, one of the team's executive vice presidents, Harley Frankel, said in April.
SPORTS
June 11, 1988 | Special to The Times
Quarterback Matt Stevens threw three touchdown passes to Wade Lockett in the second half of an Arena Football League game Friday night at Joe Louis Arena, but the Cobras' comeback effort fell short in a 39-26 loss to the Detroit Drive. The Cobras (3-4) will play Detroit (4-3) again Thursday night at the Sports Arena. Los Angeles fell behind, 27-0, midway through the second quarter.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 31, 1992 | Noel Davis
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SPORTS
January 22, 1989 | Associated Press
Mary Slaney set an American indoor record in the women's 1,000 meters Saturday night at the U.S. West-KOIN Indoor track and field meet. Cheered on by the crowd in her adopted home state, Slaney, 30, was clocked in 2 minutes 37.60 seconds, breaking the old mark of 2:37.9 set by Joetta Clark in 1986. Slaney's time was 2.80 seconds off the world indoor record. Earlier, Arthur Blake edged two-time Olympic gold medalist Roger Kingdom to win the 55-meter hurdles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Alphonse Halimi, 74, a former world bantamweight boxing champion from France who was nicknamed "The Little Terror," died of pneumonia Nov. 12 in Paris. He had Alzheimer's disease. The Algerian-born Halimi held the world bantamweight championship title from 1957 to July 8, 1959, when he was knocked out by Jose Becerra of Mexico before a crowd of 15,110 at the first event held in the newly opened Sports Arena in Los Angeles.
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February 24, 1987 | JOHN DART, Times Religion Writer
Los Angeles Archbishop Roger Mahony, never faulted for thinking small during his 1 1/2 years of heading the nation's most populous Roman Catholic archdiocese, Monday night used a new and expansive venue for multilingual ordination rites for three new auxiliary bishops--the Los Angeles Sports Arena. Los Angeles bishops, including Mahony himself, have always been ordained or installed at the 1,300-seat St.
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March 21, 1998
Adding the finishing financial touches to the highly touted downtown sports arena, the Los Angeles City Council approved the remaining agreements Friday, including a personal guarantee from the project's owner that loans of any city funds will be repaid for the basketball and hockey center. Under the financial agreements, the Staples Center, as it will be known, will receive $12 million from the Community Redevelopment Agency, but will not get any city general funds.
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March 22, 2008 | From a Times Staff Writer
Roy G. Johnston, a structural engineer and seismic expert whose firm, Brandow & Johnston Associates, helped design such landmarks as the Los Angeles Sports Arena, the Los Angeles Convention Center, the Transamerica Tower and much of the USC campus, died of natural causes March 13 at his home in Santa Barbara. He was 94. Johnston and his partner, the late George E. Brandow, founded their structural and civil engineering firm in 1945.
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