Lisa Dillman

Writer

Lisa Dillman is a sports reporter for the Los Angeles Times. She has covered the Kings, the Ducks, the Clippers, professional tennis, soccer and Olympic sports at five Summer Games and two Winter Games for the newspaper since 1992. With business reporter Jim Bates, she was honored by APSE, finishing second in the investigative category with a series of reports detailing the rise and fall of Kings owner Bruce McNall into bankruptcy and the subsequent federal investigation. More recently, she covered the Kings' run to the Stanley Cup in 2012. She plays tennis much better than she skates.

Recent Articles

  • U.S. women gymnasts flirt with the idea of being a dynasty

    U.S. women gymnasts flirt with the idea of being a dynasty

    If the U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team is to remain a modern-day dynasty, does it require just a tweak or substantial modification? The answers will start to become clear on Sunday when the women take the spotlight with team qualifications at Rio Olympic Arena. First up are the men on Saturday...

  • Rio 2016 Olympics: Opening Ceremony live updates

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

  • Gymnastics notebook: Laurie Hernandez refutes report of injury

    Gymnastics notebook: Laurie Hernandez refutes report of injury

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

  • Investigation alleges USA Gymnastics turned 'blind eye' to abuse

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

  • Serena Williams is asked about Donald Trump

    Serena Williams is asked about Donald Trump

    Donald Trump says a loss to Hillary Clinton in November would be ‘embarrassing’ Aug. 3, 2016, 6:08 p.m. Donald Trump told supporters in Florida losing to Hillary Clinton in November would be humiliating.Trump to supporters: “Wouldn't that be embarrassing to lose to 'Crooked Hillary Clinton?’”Clinton...

  • Serena Williams is asked about Donald Trump, and a gymnast fields a question about condoms

    Serena Williams is asked about Donald Trump, and a gymnast fields a question about condoms

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

  • Brazil's Marcelo Melo ready for Rio despite travel woes

    Brazil's Marcelo Melo ready for Rio despite travel woes

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

  • Bryan brothers cite health concern when withdrawing from Olympics

    Bryan brothers cite health concern when withdrawing from Olympics

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

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