Saturday?s Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight title fight between champion Renan Barao and T.J. Dillashaw has fallen below the radar of a typical Memorial Day weekend card.
Jose Aldo, the Ultimate Fighting Championship?s gifted featherweight champion, has suffered a training camp injury and won?t be able to defend his belt as scheduled Aug. 2 at Staples Center against Chad Mendes.
The trade the Dodgers completed Monday didn't involved Matt Kemp or any of their other high-priced outfielders.
Nobody wanted the 1984 Summer Olympics except Los Angeles and nobody here wanted to pay for them with public money, so Peter Ueberroth and the organizing committee he led had to drum up private donations and work without the safety net of government guarantees.
The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers.
The fiercest of winds is upon them, swirling in every direction, dust and debris everywhere, their once-strong aura shaking at its cracked foundation.
A judge gave Shelly Sterling a sweeping victory Monday afternoon and cleared the way for Steve Ballmer?s record $2-billion purchase of the Clippers to proceed.
Before easing into a conversation about his new album with the Heartbreakers, "Hypnotic Eye," the longtime Malibu beach-dweller Tom Petty has a score to settle. It's in response to an old Times survey of Los Angeles' most enduring rock bands. Specifically: He and the Heartbreakers shouldn't have been disqualified because of his north Florida roots. "We're an L.A. band," says Petty with a good-natured but emphatic tone, puffing on a vapor pen while lounging in his home studio. The Heartbreakers were birthed in this city, he adds. "We're certainly as L.A. as the Springfield were, or the Byrds," he says, then geekily lists Buffalo...