Lori Riley: Lautman, MacDonald Reunite To
Lori Riley: Lautman, MacDonald Reunite To Swim Across Sound For Cancer PatientsHartford CourantAt age 27, Scott Lautman went from being a world-class athlete — a swimmer who had competed next to Mark Spitz in the 1972 Olympic Trials finals and was training for another — to a person fighting for his life. Lautman was diagnosed with bone cancer ...
Posted on 14 July 2017 | 12:56 pm
Nike Grilled at 9th Circuit on Iconic Jordan
Courthouse News ServiceNike Grilled at 9th Circuit on Iconic Jordan PhotoCourthouse News ServiceHis work, featured on several Life Magazine covers, includes images of the hostage crisis during the 1972 Munich Olympics and swimmer Mark Spitz. His complaint against Nike involves a photo Rentmeester took of a young Michael Jordan, then a student at ...
Posted on 12 July 2017 | 6:07 am
Life-changing diagnosis doesn't stop Mercer
KING5.comLife-changing diagnosis doesn't stop Mercer Island manKING5.comMark Spitz and Kerri Strug are among past participants for Team USA, and Mike says it's a thrill to be representing the red, white and blue. His life is different than he imagined. The on-court dynamic that defines so many father-son relationships has ...
Posted on 12 July 2017 | 4:02 am
Mark Spitz's Role With SportTV Confirmed -
SwimSwamMark Spitz's Role With SportTV ConfirmedSwimSwamWith swimming being SportTV's main coverage focus among the 6 disciplines in Budapest, it has been confirmed that they will have 67-year-old Spitz will be summarizing each finals session directly from Budapest. Although the Olympic gold medalist has ...
Posted on 11 July 2017 | 4:15 pm
Jimmy Spitz Dies: Last In Era Of Film
DeadlineJimmy Spitz Dies: Last In Era Of Film Distribution ExecutivesDeadlineHe'll be missed,” said Mark Boxer, IFC Films EVP sales and distribution, who cut his teeth at Savoy Pictures. Adds Annapurna distribution chief Erik Lomis, “I have known Jimmy since the early 80s when I was just a young film buyer and he was the head ...
Posted on 11 July 2017 | 3:55 pm
City Council Will Consider Sacramento Walk
Croker says that could include people like sports legends Dusty Baker, Somer Sanders, and Mark Spitz, but it would not be limited to sports. "Entertainment and arts, news, business and science and technology," Crocker said. The stars would be placed on J ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:36 am
Usain Bolt and other World's Greatest
With his extensive array of record-breaking runs and medals, Bolt is considered part of the league of sporting legends which comprises Muhammed Ali, Roger Federer, Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz, Steffi Graff, Sergy Bubka, Yelena Isinbeyeva and several others ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:03 am
Sacramento eyes its own walk of fame
A future walk around midtown might include strolling past stars dedicated to actor Pat Morita of “The Karate Kid” fame, Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz and other famous folks with Sacramento connections. The proposed Sacramento Walk of Stars is the ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
The Father of Surfing Turns 125 Years Old
He was Mark Spitz and Michael Phelps before chlorine; he was Laird Hamilton and Kelly Slater before foam boards and leashes. He was Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, and Jackie Robinson before integration; he was Michael Jordan before "branding." His life contained ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Broward high schools swimming preview: Pine
Most Olympic champion swimmers start early — Missy Franklin was 5, Michael Phelps was 7 and Mark Spitz was 6 when they began competing in the water. Fort Lauderdale Pine Crest junior Marta Ciesla was a good bit older — she was six months shy of her ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 6:00 pm