| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:57 AM
After the coffee. Before finishing my March Madness bracket.
The Skinny: I don't know if it was my lunch at Gulfstream in Century City or a bug going around, but I got knocked on my rear Wednesday afternoon so if I'm a little off my game that's why....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:09 PM
There’s no good time to get the flu, but if it has to happen there are better times.
Carl Crawford tweaked his right shoulder at the plate Tuesday at Camelback Ranch and left the triple-A game against the Mariners after one at-bat. The Dodgers...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:22 PM
There were distinct flickers of playoff-like hate, here and there Saturday night at Staples Center.
You had Kings forward Jeff Carter and Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin snapping and taking jabs at each other behind the play in the first period...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick and winger Dustin Brown, both stricken by flu, will be game-time decisions Saturday night for the encounter with the Ducks at Staples Center.
Neither player participated in the Kings’ morning skate at El Segundo, an...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Dustin Brown, who was benched by Kings Coach Darryl Sutter for much of the third period of the team’s 3-2 loss to Toronto on Thursday, did not practice Friday because he’s ill, Sutter said.
Goaltender Jonathan Quick also missed practice...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:56 PM
State health officials announced Friday that the number of measles cases in California was far higher compared to the same time last year.
The California Department of Public Health confirmed 32 such cases so far this year, compared to three measles...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:14 PM
A project that could point the way to a new class of drugs to treat influenza won the top prize Tuesday night at the Intel Science Talent Search, netting 17-year-old Eric S. Chen a cool $100,000.
Chen, a senior at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego,...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:50 PM
A pair of new drugs to treat hepatitis C offer a cure for millions of Americans afflicted with the disease — but at a potentially staggering cost to taxpayers and health plans.
Until now, therapies for hepatitis C helped only about half of...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:25 PM
When Corey Perry extended his hand to Stephane Robidas on Thursday, for once it wasn't in anger.
The combative players have gotten under each other's skin frequently over the years, but they put their hostilities aside when the Ducks acquired...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:11 PM
U.S. lawmakers have asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to justify the price of its new $84,000 drug for hepatitis C patients amid growing concern about the high cost to taxpayers and consumers.
In a letter to the Foster City, Calif., company, Rep. Henry A....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Walgreen Co., the nation’s largest drugstore chain, said it will close 76 unprofitable stores around the country in the second half of the fiscal year.
The Deerfield, Ill., company has 8,210 stores nationwide, or 138 more than a year ago. Of...