Sports Roundup: Burroughs girls’ water polo holds on against Hoover


Burroughs 6, Hoover 5: The Indians earned a Pacific League road win Thursday. Burroughs is 5-7, 2-1 in league.

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Crescenta Valley 15, Burbank 5: The Bulldogs couldn’t get past the defending Pacific League champions Thursda on the road.

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Milken Community 3, Providence 0: The Pioneers slipped to 3-6 with the nonleague loss Thursday at Occidental College.

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Photos: Today in History: Dec. 7 | Photo Galleries

British boxer Reggie Meen demonstrating his muscular development in his Desborough quarters in England on Dec. 7, 1930. He is 22 years of age, stands 6 foot 2 inches, weights 14 and 1/2 stone and has a reach of 78 inches. He is to meet Primo Carnera, unseen, for a match at the Albert Hall on December 18th. Meen entered the professional ring only three years ago, during which time he has met all the important heavyweights in this country. He is now training at Desborough with the Canadian heavyweight champion Larry Gains, unseen. (AP Photo)

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Eleanor Roosevelt, left, wife of New York’s Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Helen Keller, center, famous blind educator, met at the annual sale of merchandise made by the blind in New York City, Dec. 7, 1931 and both bought several articles from Miss Mae Burns. (AP Photo)

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$90 million painting sale makes David Hockney the world’s most expensive living artist

A British currency trader turned billionaire just catapulted David Hockney to status as the world’s most expensive living artist after selling one of Hockney’s most famous works for a record $90.3 million.

Joe Lewis, the East End-born owner of financial firm Tavistock Group and the Tottenham Hotspur football team,’ sold “Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures),’ putting Hockney, 81, now above American Jeff Koons, 63, who held the title since 2013, when his orange balloon dog sold for $58.4 million. The painting broke its $80 million estimate at a Christie’s auction on November 15.’

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