| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The PGA and NBC announced Friday that the the Ryder Cup, the most prestigious team event in golf, will stay on the network through 2030. NBC has televised the competition since 1991.
This agreement features new programming and special coverage of the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:15 PM
If you had asked me last week how I felt about people having to pay for dozens of TV channels they never watch, I'd have told you it's an unfair and archaic practice that should be done away with.
I'd have said pretty much the same earlier this week...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:25 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to cast "The Expendables 3."
The Skinny: I keep forgetting to watch the new FX drama "The Bridge." It's sad that I'm getting so old I now have to put reminders in the BlackBerry to record TV shows and pay the rent....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before acting surprised at the welcome-back party awaiting me in the office.
The Skinny: It was so nice of CBS and Time Warner Cable to wait until I was back in town to resolve their distribution dispute. Too bad they had to ruin the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The Tennis Channel has lost its bid for a review of a pivotal court decision in its marathon legal match against cable giant Comcast Corp.
On Wednesday, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals denied the Tennis Channel's petition that asked...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:48 PM
So here's the final score: Time Warner Cable got some but not all of what it wanted. CBS got pretty much everything that it wanted.
And after a month of being denied access to CBS, Showtime and other popular channels, Time Warner subscribers got the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As a teenager Jeff Shell was determined to earn a spot on the elite basketball team at West Los Angeles' University High School.
Despite being considered a long shot, he spent hours in his backyard practicing his jump shot and working on his moves until...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:15 AM
No Tiger this weekend. So golf fans will have to make do with "Two Gloves."
Tiger Woods is skipping the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia to rehab his sore elbow. Heading into Friday's second round, Tommy "Two Gloves" Gainey stood among the leaders....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:38 AM
So much for golf being a gentleman's game: D.H. Lee was caught on camera making an obscene gesture toward fans in the gallery after hitting a wayward shot Saturday.
Lee shot a second-round 66 to vault into contention for the AT&T National tournament...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Ken Solomon, chief executive of the small Tennis Channel, regrets the 4 a.m. email blast he sent staff members of the Santa Monica-based network.
Solomon composed the email last month from his Paris hotel room, hours after the Court of Appeals for the...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Comcast Corp. is the Serena Williams of cable.
The nation's largest cable operator with more than 21 million subscribers outlasted and out-muscled the tiny Tennis Channel to win a marathon legal dispute that went from the Federal Communications...