“It’s Never Too Late” is a series that tells the stories of people who decide to pursue their dreams on their own terms. In her 40s, Dierdre Wolownick taught herself to swim. In her 50s, she took up running. Then, at 60,
ATLANTA — Max Scherzer said he knew he was “in a bind” a couple of days ago when his right arm wasn’t recovering as quickly as it usually does following his Game 2 start in the National League Championship Series in Atlanta.
Paul Salata was a wide receiver at the University of Southern California in 1944, 1946 and 1947. He caught a touchdown in the 1945 Rose Bowl before joining the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was also an infielder on
The Los Angeles Marathon is often overshadowed by larger and more storied marathons. That may be especially true this year, when the race takes place on Nov. 7, the same day as the New York City Marathon, after the Los Angeles race
HOUSTON — Growing up in Cuba, Yordan Alvarez was taught that the United States was a bad country. The thought was so ingrained in him that when he was 12 or 13, he said, he skipped English classes at school. “Why would
One of the most contentious issues, the subject of numerous court filings in recent days, is whether the county can conduct what are called independent medical examinations, which involve psychiatric evaluations, of each of the plaintiffs. Bryant’s lawyers argue that the examinations
On June 20, 2019, Kris Wilkes awoke in an Airbnb near downtown Indianapolis. He was happy. Next to him was the woman he was falling in love with. Scattered throughout the rest of the rooms of the rented house were friends and
They called themselves the Four Horsemen. For nearly 20 years, Charlie Hamlin, Fred Schoch, Roger Borggaard and Chuck Pieper rowed together and became friends as they dominated races at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, one of the world’s premier
BARCELONA — Even by the most charitable estimate, Camp Nou is barely more than a third full by the time the teams stroll on to the field. The Champions League anthem blares, drowning out the thin applause that had greeted the players.
Chris Taylor helped the Los Angeles Dodgers stay alive in the National League Championship Series on Thursday night by belting three home runs. In the sport’s long history, three-homer games in the postseason stand out as a rarity: They have occurred only