| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol has had an up-and-down season, recently playing through an ankle sprain that limited his mobility.
"I felt better the last two games," Gasol said in a phone interview with The Times. "More effective, more explosive."...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The Lakers (11-12) visit the Atlanta Hawks (12-12) on Monday night, their third stop on a four-game road trip.
When they met on Nov. 3, Pau Gasol hit a pair of free throws with six seconds left, followed by a crucial block of a Kyle Korver attempt, to...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:21 PM
CLEVELAND — Clippers center DeAndre Jordan suffered a strained right arch in the fourth quarter and rookie small forward Reggie Bullock suffered a sprained left ankle in the fourth.
Neither returned to the game the Clippers lost, 88-82, to the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Lakers 106, Kings 100 (final)
The Lakers were a mess defensively for three quarters.
The fourth was a completely different story as the Lakers held the Sacramento Kings to 10 points in until Ben McLemore's meaningless three-pointer with 6.9 seconds...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:05 PM
The Denver Broncos are smarting in the aftermath of their collapse at New England.
But are they smarter?
"I think that's the test of football teams," quarterback Peyton Manning said in the wee hours of Monday morning on the East Coast, after the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Pau Gasol was clearly limited on Sunday night when the Lakers lost 114-108 to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Hampered by a sprained ankle, Gasol scored just six points on 3-of-15 shooting while Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge dominated with 27....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Steve Broussard, UCLA running backs coach, has been fired, according to a person in the athletic department who was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly.
Broussard spent two seasons at UCLA after coming from Arizona State with offensive...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:46 PM
When it became clear Blake Griffin wasn't injured in the third quarter, the Clippers felt much better about their chances of beating a short-handed Brooklyn Nets team Saturday night at Staples Center.
Griffin had a strong game throughout, collecting a...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:06 PM
HOUSTON — Two people were shot to death and 20 wounded late Saturday at what the sheriff called a “birthday party gone wild” that drew a crowd after it was advertised on social media.
Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia said...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs are 9-0 and the NFL's only undefeated team.
But how good are they, really?
We'll know a lot more Sunday when the Chiefs play at Denver in a pivotal AFC West showdown.
None of the teams the Chiefs have beaten have a winning...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:50 PM
USC clearly looks like a different team under interim Coach Ed Orgeron.
The Trojans won their third consecutive Pac-12 Conference game -- their first at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore., since 2004 -- by dominating Oregon State in every phase, 31-...