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Film star Esther Williams dead at 91

...her to swim. They saved the 10-cent admission price by counting 100 towels. When she was in her teens, the Los Angeles Athletic Club offered to train her four hours a day, aiming for the 1940 Olympic Games at Helsinki. In 1939, she won the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2013-06-06/film-star-esther-williams-
Durant, Parker grab top honors

...player to win the award, joining T.J. Ford, who won in 2003. He and Parker received their awards at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. They are named for the former UCLA coach who guided the Bruins to 10 NCAA championships in a 12-year span...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/08/nca_123797.shtml
College basketball
Georgia coach gets extension, pay raise

...presented to college basketball's outstanding player. Others invited for the April 7 presentation at the Los Angeles Athletic Club are North Carolina sophomore Tyler Hansbrough, Texas A&M senior Acie Law, and Wisconsin senior Alando Tucker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/29/nca_122303.shtml
College basketball
Overtime

...the third coach to receive the John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Award. The award, initiated in 1999 by the Los Angeles Athletic Club to accompany its Wooden Award for the college basketball player of the year, went to North Carolina's Dean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/08/oth_300537.shtml
Other sports | Greenbrier High School
Krzyzewski calls Brand's decision a `no-brainer'

...to the NCAA championship game. He was the first sophomore to win the John R. Wooden Award, presented by the Los Angeles Athletic Club to college basketball's top player. Brand also was honored this season by The Associated Press, the Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/15/nba_259083.shtml
NBA
BYU star takes Wooden Award

...accepted the 35th annual trophy from Jim Wooden, the son of the late UCLA coaching great during a ceremony at the Los Angeles Athletic Club."I definitely enjoyed the ride," he told reporters. "I had a great time being with my coaches and my teammates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-04-10/byu-star-takes-wooden-award
Sports | college basketball
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...I don't want anything to interfere with the continuation of the award," he told The Associated Press. Los Angeles Athletic Club President Steve Hathaway, whose group sponsors the award in concert with Wooden, said the dispute concerned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/28/oth_5112.shtml
Other sports
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...Ford accepted the trophy from Wooden in front of his parents Leo and Mary and Longhorns coach Rick Barnes at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Ford is the first Texas player to win both the Wooden and Naismith awards. Baseball Gamecocks pound Gators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/13/oth_475758.shtml
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...averaged 20.0 points and 7.2 rebounds, was one of five finalists for the Wooden Award, presented at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. The others were Duke's Jason Williams, Notre Dame's Troy Murphy, Stanford's Casey Jacobsen and North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/07/oth_311505.shtml
Other sports
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...points and 7.2 rebounds this season and is one of five finalists for the Wooden Award, to be presented at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. The others are Duke's Jason Williams, Notre Dame's Troy Murphy, Stanford's Casey Jacobsen and North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/06/oth_311345.shtml
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