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For their own good
Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
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By Times Staff Writer
Published July 24, 2005
A few words of advice for the Golden Bear: Watch your back, Jack.
The artist formerly known as Eldrick has rediscovered the magic, which spells bad news for Lefty and the bunch. It also means records are likely to fall.
How pathetic is this? Williams pulled out of next week's WTA Tour event because of a left ankle injury that has slowed her since April. Of course, the injury didn't keep the tennis diva from wearing heels and appearing on stage at the recent ESPY Awards.
You go, girl.
Home run derbies.
WORLD WIDE WEIRD
Since adults usually are the ones who ruin youth sports, none of us should be surprised to hear that in Tyler, Texas, a handful of people were injured in a brawl involving two adult soccer teams and spectators at a park. One person was cut with a beer bottle and another was beaten with a baseball bat in the fight, which apparently resembled the battle royal in the movie Anchorman. And here's what makes it all the more pitiful: It didn't take place during a game. Nope, it happened as one team was accepting a championship trophy.
To golf announcers: Tiger Woods is not built like a linebacker.
Derrick Brooks is.
And to think, I was one of those people who thought Larry Brown would finish his career with the Clippers.