Today In Sports History for Friday, April 17

...consecutive year, with about 1½ miles left for a 48-second victory in the Boston Marathon.1994 - Carl Lewis and his Santa Monica Track Club teammates rewrite their world record in the 800-meter relay at the Mt. San Antonio College Relays. Lewis...
Earthquake warning system tested at University of Washington help companies and agencies integrate earthquake alerts into their systems.Josh Bashioum and his colleagues at Santa Monica-based Early Warning Labs are wiring up parts of the massive NBCUniversal complex in Los Angeles. The complex includes...
Two vehicles sink on ice stretch used as a shortcut in Fairbanks

...Ramras said the archway above the boat launch with the words "ice bridge" is a piece of artwork - a replica of the Santa Monica, California, pier sign - and not intended to be a direction or to endorse driving on the river.He said his business...
Spieth wants to make US Open a family affair

...000 richer and, as a tournament winner, exempt into most events.It had been 82 years, since Ralph Guldahl won the Santa Monica Open in 1931, that anybody younger had won on tour.First up was the British Open at Muirfield. With his victory...
Today in History

...a two-day summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Rancho Mirage, California. A gunman killed five people in Santa Monica, California, before police shot him to death. Former French Prime Minister Pierre Mauroy, 84, died in suburban...
Today in sports history

...on the PGA Tour in 82 years. The 19-year-old outlasts David Hearn and Zach Johnson on the fifth hole of a playoff to win the John Deere Classic. He's the first teenager to win since Ralph Guldahl took the Santa Monica Open in 1931.
The ebb and flow of a boat woman's life

...And he built this boat, he was so proud of it, it had a concave bottom and a little outboard motor, he lived out in Santa Monica, Calif. And he would stand on this boat that was concave on the bottom with a rope to the outboard motor on the back...
Sports on TV

BOXING5 p.m., ESPN2 - Middleweights, Curtis Stevens (27-4-0) vs. Hassan N'Dam (30-1-0), at Santa Monica, Calif.GOLF7 p.m., TGC - LPGA, Reignwood Classic, first round, at BeijingMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL4 p.m...
Whedon's modern Shakespeare makes an engaging film

...white with a Red digital camera in his own palatial Santa Monica house and grounds. The results are, as might be expected...the transference of the play's setting to today's Santa Monica works beautifully, with ruler Don Pedro (Reed Diamond...
Publisher commissions new novels based on all 37 of Shakespeare's plays

...Joss Whedon's acclaimed film "Much Ado About Nothing," released last month <0x2014> was shot at his Santa Monica home with actors in modern dress. This month, Ian Doescher released a book that retells the "Star Wars" saga in...


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