Los Angeles Times

Dan Loumena

Writer

Dan Loumena has worked myriad jobs at the Los Angeles Times since joining the staff in 1996, including as a page designer, copy editor, assignment editor and Web producer. Dan was part of the first group of print journalists at The Times to delve full time into the wonders of the website, helping the department move into the digital-first, round-the-clock coverage.

Recent Articles

  • Rob Gronkowski featured on cover of Madden 17 video game

    Rob Gronkowski featured on cover of Madden 17 video game

    The Madden 17 video game cover will feature New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski in all his spiking glory. The rough-and-tumble Gronkowski, known as much for his partying ways off the field as his touchdown-making ways on it, received word Thursday evening when it was announced on ESPN's...

  • Karch Kiraly agrees to coach U.S. women's volleyball team through 2020 Olympics

    Karch Kiraly agrees to coach U.S. women's volleyball team through 2020 Olympics

    Karch Kiraly has agreed to a contract renewal from USA Volleyball to coach the women's national team through the 2020 Olympic Games. Kiraly took over the program following the 2012 London Games. The women's national team has gone 102-20 since he took over. The squad won its first FIVB world championship...

  • Novak Djokovic to play Kei Nishikori in men's final at Miami Open

    Novak Djokovic to play Kei Nishikori in men's final at Miami Open

    Basking in cheers following his latest victory, a weary but happy Novak Djokovic kissed his hand and patted the stadium court concrete, celebrating his return to the Miami Open final. In sweltering semifinal sunshine Friday, Djokovic won a thrilling tiebreaker to beat David Goffin, 7-6 (5), 6-4....

  • Family discovers seven Ty Cobb baseball cards worth more than $1 million

    Family discovers seven Ty Cobb baseball cards worth more than $1 million

    Calling the find of seven Ty Cobb baseball cards that are more than a century old "spectacular" and "miraculous," authenticator Joe Orlando said it was also worth more than $1 million. A family that wishes to remain anonymous told card experts that they found the T206 series cards, which were printed...

  • Sparks re-sign forward Candace Parker

    Sparks re-sign forward Candace Parker

    The Los Angeles Sparks have re-signed All-Star forward Candace Parker, although the team did not disclose terms of the contract when making the announcement Thursday afternoon. The two-time WNBA most valuable player averaged 19.4 points and 10.1 rebounds in 16 games last season, when she sat out...

  • Dave Mirra's friend wonders if brain trauma led to BMX star's suicide

    Dave Mirra's friend wonders if brain trauma led to BMX star's suicide

    The death of BMX star Dave Mirra has led many to wonder if brain trauma like CTE played a role in his suicide Thursday. Allen Thomas, mayor of Greenville, N.C., and a friend of Mirra, said Friday during a news conference that he thinks there might be a link between Mirra's death and chronic traumatic...

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