| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:06 PM
An NBA season isn't just a story that writes itself. It's also kind enough to touch on every genre.
There's the fantasy of LeBron James and what he might do with the ball, the romance of Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets. There's the mystery of what...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, won a lengthy fight with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday when a Texas jury cleared him of insider-trading charges.
The SEC had accused Cuban of using non-public...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Just because Robert Pera has made millions of dollars and acquired ownership of the Memphis Grizzlies by his mid-30s doesn't mean he always uses great judgment.
According to Yahoo! Sports, Pera has challenged Michael Jordan to a game of one-on-one, with...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:23 PM
No matter how dreadful the upcoming season might be, Lakers fans don't have to hold their breath. Chris Kaman will do it for you.
He can stay submerged in water for 2½ minutes thanks to years of free diving in the ocean.
No, Kaman isn't your normal...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
To Kevin O'Connor, the first straw was also the last straw.
In May, a start-up company he founded, Findthebest.com, got a letter from a Connecticut law firm explaining that it had filed a lawsuit accusing the start-up of infringing an obscure software...
| 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 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...
| 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.