| Jan 11, 2013
| 10:53 PM
I came to Staples Center on Friday night pretty darn excited, the Lakers coming off two incredible moral victories and Magic Johnson and Jim Buss full of good cheer.
Happy days are here again.
Or, as Buss put it in a radio interview, "How can you not...
| Oct 3, 2012
It starts at the top.
I look at the Angels, all that talent, a $159-million payroll, and they can't finish ahead of the $55-million Athletics from Oakland?
And that's with baseball offering an extra wild card this season to make up for a slow start....
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:35 PM
The truth hurts. It blinds with the sight of thousands of flapping orange towels. It deafens with the blah-blah-blah about Buster and Bochy and Belt. It batters with every roundhouse kick by that thick third baseman known as Kung Fu Panda.
| May 19, 2012
John Grisham is to literature what Cheerios are to a rushed breakfast, something you buy in bulk and consume without too much thought. Honestly, I'm relieved when a new Grisham book doesn't weigh more than I do.
Yet his newest work, "Calico Joe," is as...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- There is new spring in Ned Colletti's step these days, a brighter glint in his eye.
Both are traceable to the same thing: Frank McCourt is no longer even a distant speck in the Dodgers' rearview mirror.
Colletti, Dodgers general...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Now that we can sweep the college football season away, much like Alabama did to Notre Dame, it is time to set our sporting sights forward.
There is the NBA, college basketball, even a hockey-light season. Or is that a light hockey season?
| Dec 17, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Hate to be a killjoy, but has anybody pondered when the goose might stop laying those golden eggs?
We now live in the land of the Magic Guggenheims and Arte. That sounds like a circus act, and with the way the money has been flowing of late, that...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 9:38 PM
It never seems fans of Dodgers announcer Vin Scully can get enough of the broadcasting icon, even after 61 years. A look a Dodgers' stories on the web, highlighted by a feature on Scully....