2009 ESPY Winners

List of 2009 ESPY Winners Individual Sports Best Baseball Player: Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals Best NBA Player: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers Best WNBA Player: Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks Best NFL Player: Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals Best NHL Player: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins Best MLS Player: Landon Donovan, Los Angeles Galaxy Best Male Action […]

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2009 BET Awards Winners

Best Male R&B Artist: Ne-Yo Best Female R&B Artist: Beyoncé Best Group: Day 26 Best Collaboration: Jamie Foxx f/ T-Pain / “Blame It” Best Male Hip-Hop Artist: Lil’ Wayne Best Female Hip-Hop Artist: M.I.A. Best New Artist: Keri Hilson Best Gospel Artist:        Mary Mary Video of the Year:              Beyoncé / “Single Ladies (Put A Ring […]

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Los Angeles in Fiction

Helen Hunt Jackson novel Ramona (1884) about life in early California Worked as screenwriters in Hollywood:F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Saroyan, Norman Mailer European writers who made their home in LA: Christopher Isherwood, Aldous Huxley, Bertolt Brecht, Thomas Mann (wrote Doctor Faustus in 1947 while living in Los Angeles) Upton Sinclair– ran for governor of California […]

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