Politics
As he investigates Trump's aides, special counsel's record shows surprising flaws

POPULAR THIS HOUR

SPORTS

  • As Stanford and Washington State sweat out final weekend, USC waits for Pac-12 championship game in comfort

    As Stanford and Washington State sweat out final weekend, USC waits for Pac-12 championship game in comfort

    Football coach David Shaw spoke with Stanford athletic officials this week to devise a plan for the Cardinal’s game against Notre Dame on Saturday. Not a game plan; Shaw could handle that just fine by himself. The plan was for the day’s other big game, one that might be more important for Stanford...

  • Blake Griffin's sixth career triple-double came at the right time

    Blake Griffin's sixth career triple-double came at the right time

    The first assist Blake Griffin delivered to a cutting Wesley Johnson in the first quarter might not have been an indication that a triple-double was on the horizon, but it was a signal of how the Clippers’ best player was going to assert himself this night. For those who have been around Griffin...

  • A look at how UCLA and Cal will match up on Friday

    A look at how UCLA and Cal will match up on Friday

    California (5-6, 2-6) at UCLA (5-6, 3-5) Friday, 7:30 p.m., Rose Bowl, TV: FS1. Radio: 570. Marquee matchup UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen vs. the Cal secondary. Rosen will be playing in what’s expected to be his final home game before entering the NFL draft. He’d also like to have a good showing...

  • Oklahoma City is beginning to figure it out

    Oklahoma City is beginning to figure it out

    Oklahoma City has spent far more time below .500 than above it this season but the Thunder might not be that far off from figuring out the league’s latest star triumvirate. The Thunder has a standings climb ahead but the flashes of a better team are there with a top-10 defense, a top-five point...

  • Friday's top high school football games feature playoff semifinals

    Friday's top high school football games feature playoff semifinals

    Friday’s top high school football games: Southern Section Division 1 semifinals Corona Centennial (10-1) vs. Bellflower St. John Bosco (11-1) at Cerritos College, 7:30 p.m. (Fox Sports West): This is the fifth consecutive year these teams have played in a semifinal or final. Each school has won...

  • Chargers gets some good news on Mike Williams' knee injury

    Chargers gets some good news on Mike Williams' knee injury

    The Chargers and coach Anthony Lynn spent Thanksgiving Day dismantling the Dallas Cowboys, and the momentum carried over Friday when the team got some good news. Wide receiver Mike Williams, whom the team selected No. 7 in the first round of the 2017 NFL draft, didn’t injure the anterior cruciate...

  • What we learned from the Chargers' 28-6 victory over the Cowboys

    What we learned from the Chargers' 28-6 victory over the Cowboys

    Here’s what we learned in the Chargers’ 28-6 win over the Dallas Cowboys: 1. Rivers still has it While the defense has stood out in the Chargers’ victories this season, quarterback Phillip Rivers took center stage in Dallas and shone brighter than the star painted on midfield. Rivers, who will...

  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' 113-102 loss to the Sacramento Kings

    Five takeaways from the Lakers' 113-102 loss to the Sacramento Kings

    There was hope heading into Wednesday’s game for the Lakers to reach the 10-10 record this season that had everyone so excited last year. Sacramento has struggled tremendously and had won only four games this season before Wednesday. Instead, the Kings got the best of the Lakers with an uncharacteristic...

  • College football viewers' guide: Rivalries highlight weekend action

    College football viewers' guide: Rivalries highlight weekend action

    Need some help deciding which college football games to watch? Look no further. Each Friday, Times contributor Chuck Schilken handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on the weekend’s menu of games: FRIDAY MORNING 8:30 a.m.: Western Michigan at Toledo, ESPNU. 9 a.m.: No. 2 Miami at Pittsburgh,...

  • Sam Farmer's NFL picks for Week 12

    Sam Farmer's NFL picks for Week 12

    The Times’ NFL writer, Sam Farmer, examines this week’s matchups. Lines according to Pregame.com (O/U = over/under). Last week’s record 9-5 (.643); season 100-60 (.625). Using point spreads with the scores Farmer predicted, the record against the spread last week would have been 6-7-1(.462); season...

EDITION: California | U.S. & World
72°