| Oct 31, 2012
| 11:16 PM
The world as Lakers fans know it ending because their heroes apparently will need time to adjust, I thought I would check with someone who went through the same thing a year ago.
But what a difference in producing instant pizzazz, Chris Paul doing the...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 11:07 PM
Game On Dude didn't quite have enough game. Mucho Macho Man had insufficient macho.
And so Saturday's Breeders' Cup Classic, a Hollywood show taking place before 55,123 well-dressed and well-entertained people at a horse track long established in star-...
| Jun 2, 2012
The subject was reproductive rights, the audience was fervently pro-choice and the panelists were activists from Planned Parenthood, the National Organization for Women and the ACLU.
But although the players may have been typical, the game plan was...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:11 PM
As the sun sank toward the western horizon of the Pacific, setting the table for the inevitable fog, Jim Furyk and Graeme McDowell emerged as those who had best weathered yet another stormy day at theU.S. Open.
Saturday was supposed to be the...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Care to test your knowledge of the L.A. food scene?
Check out the following menu offerings and see if you can figure out the dining establishment that offers them.
Carved turkey sandwich with caramelized red onion, arugula and blue cheese crumble...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 9:30 PM
The oft-troubled sport of thoroughbred horse racing may have a solution for its well-documented woes right in its midst. All it needs to do is clone Bob Baffert.
Baffert, the white-haired trainer with the fast one-liners and faster horses, ruled the...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:29 PM
Almost from its inception, the federal government's options backdating case against executives of Broadcom Corp. reeked of cheap melodrama more than it gleamed with truth-seeking about corporate accounting and corporate pay.
You can count Bill Ruehle,...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:30 PM
No fish jokes about this kid. Mike Trout is a keeper.
Who could have imagined where this was headed when he was called up on that fateful day of April 28. He looked a little bit like Mickey Mantle and he sure could run like the Mick. But the talent-rich,...
| Sep 21, 2012
Earlier this week, angered by a question about the return of an injured player, Lane Kiffin stormed out of a daily news conference after less than 30 seconds.
I don't need that long to give him some advice.
Chill out, dude. Stop sweating the small...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 8:55 PM
So I buy into this Jim Mora-walks-on-water hoopla.
"Discipline," as one UCLA honk after the next says as I arrive at the Rose Bowl, making the difference.
I've only seen the Bruins play Rice, and I thought I was watching two high school teams.
| Sep 22, 2012
| 9:45 PM
The storm may have passed, but the rumblings persist.
You could feel them in the frustrated waving of Matt Barkley's arms. You could see them in the balls dropping from Curtis McNeal's and Robert Woods' fingers. You could hear them in whistles for helmet...