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

  • FINA attempts to explain mystery of green pool water

    FINA attempts to explain mystery of green pool water

    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...

  • Gold again: U.S. women's gymnasts dominate in Rio

    Gold again: U.S. women's gymnasts dominate in Rio

    Who would have thought that the one crying would be a crusty Romanian-born coach, self-described as “very tough,” and not any of her five winsome U.S. Olympic gymnasts? Gold has a way of overturning conventional wisdom. Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian...

  • U.S. women win gold in gymnastics team final

    U.S. women win gold in gymnastics team final

    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...

  • Live updates: U.S. women gymnasts win gold medal in team competition

    Live updates: U.S. women gymnasts win gold medal in team competition

    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...

  • U.S. men falter early in gymnastics team final and fail to medal again

    U.S. men falter early in gymnastics team final and fail to medal again

    His first instinct was an apology. Sorry was the first thing gymnast Danell Leyva had to say to his U.S. Olympic teammates Monday night during the men’s team final. Leyva fell near the end of his high-flying and often-spectacular high-bar routine on what was one of the easier moves and the chance...

  • Rio Olympics: Six things you need to know about the women's gymnastics competition

    Rio Olympics: Six things you need to know about the women's gymnastics competition

    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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