-30-: Mary Garber, “the only woman to win sports journalism’s highest honor, the Red Smith Award given annually by the Associated Press Sports Editors, died Sunday afternoon at a retirement home in Winston-Salem. She was 92.”
Stonehenge! New findings confirms researchers’ beliefs that Stonehenge “was an ancient Lourdes where pilgrims congregated to have their wounds and illnesses magically healed.” And the story about the findings confirms our belief that Thomas H. Maugh II has the coolest job at the LAT.
Truest Line of the Night: While describing Ricky Gervais as the only redeeming light in last night’s hideous Emmy Awards show, Mary McNamara admits that Gervais alone was not enough, as “no single man or presenter could completely save a show that showcased a medley of famous TV theme songs performed by Josh Groban.”