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  • Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers

     Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers
    "Born to the purple" means someone who comes into the world privileged and royal. That doesn't exactly describe Jeanie Buss. She was teenager when her father, Jerry Buss, bought the Los Angeles Lakers. After he died, Jeanie stepped into the job of president, overseeing the business side (her brother Jim handles the team). The purple-and-gold glamour of the Lakers draws more Web traffic and international fans than any other team in the NBA, as does its impressive list of wins and records. The terrible season this year is just a blip on that record, she promises; for the Lakers, it'll always be Showtime.
  • PASSINGS: Charles Sumner 'Chuck' Stone Jr., John Pinette

    Charles Sumner 'Chuck' Stone Jr. Columnist and educator helped found association for black journalists Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone Jr., 89, a longtime journalist and educator who was one of the founders of the National Assn. of Black Journalists,...

    John Pinette, stand-up comic and 'Seinfeld' guest star, dies at 50

    John Pinette, stand-up comic and 'Seinfeld' guest star, dies at 50
    Stand-up comedian John Pinette has died at age 50. According to the Associated Press, the comedian, who was best known for his routine about an all-you-can eat Chinese buffet and for guest-starring on the series finale of "Seinfeld," was found dead of...

    With David Letterman retiring, all eyes on CBS' next move

    With David Letterman retiring, all eyes on CBS' next move
    The scramble to succeed late-night host David Letterman has talent handlers and Las Vegas oddsmakers shouting their picks from the sidelines. Politicians are squabbling over whether his replacement should be based in Los Angeles or New York. But those...

    George Lopez humble as he jokes after drunken arrest in Canada

    George Lopez humble as he jokes after drunken arrest in Canada
    George Lopez is usually a stand-up comic, but Thursday night in Canada he appeared to be more of a passed-out-on-the-floor comic — and was subsequently arrested on suspicion of public intoxication, according to reports out Friday. "Tied one on...