| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Left-hander Paco Rodriguez shakes his head when he thinks of how much his life has changed in the last five months.
Coming out of spring training, Rodriguez thought he had a 50-50 chance of making the Dodgers' opening-day roster. Today, he is one of the...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The Lakers weren't the only team that unsuccessfully bid on the services of free agent center Dwight Howard.
The Dallas Mavericks made the full pitch, including an animated video promising the Mavs as the key to global domination.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:46 PM
The Lakers had hoped to make it much ado about something, putting up billboards, sending out tweets and assembling a large contingent of players, coaches and team executives to persuade Dwight Howard to stay with the storied NBA franchise.
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Kenny Perry shot a six-under-par 64 at the Omaha Country Club on Saturday and, along with Fred Funk, moved into second place for the final round of the U.S. Senior Open two shots behind leader Michael Allen.
Perry, who was 10 shots off the lead after...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Tivli, a Boston start-up that provides an Internet TV service for university students, has closed a $6.3 million round of funding to fuel its expansion to more campuses.
Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates led the Series A financing round,...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:45 PM
The Lakers finally get their time with Dwight Howard, meeting with him Tuesday and trying to persuade him to stay with the franchise for five more years.
They will sell themselves as the 16-time NBA champions — how could they not? — and they...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:42 PM
The Lakers have made their pitch.
Free-agent center Dwight Howard sat with the Lakers for 90 minutes in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, hearing his final pitch after meeting with the Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 11:05 PM
Without the reassuring voice of Jerry Buss, the late Lakers owner whose eleventh-hour phone call prevented Kobe Bryant from going to the Clippers in 2004, the Lakers are turning to two veterans to help keep Dwight Howard in Los Angeles.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:05 AM
The Lakers were well represented when the NBA announced the 2013 Social Media Awards on NBA TV on Wednesday night.
Dwight Howard, with Kobe Bryant, won the Snap Shot Award for the mock fight in front of Coach Mike D'Antoni.
Bryant also won The 140...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Dwight Howard won't make his decision as a free agent until July -- to be [the Lakers] or not to be [the Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks or any other number of suitors].
Whatever the choice, Howard is going to need to take a leap of...