Former MMA superstar Gina Carano was supposed to sign a contract last week to come out of retirement and fight UFC women's champion Ronda Rousey later this year. UFC President Dana White all but guaranteed it.
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.
When she first picked up a jump-rope, at age 11, Beryl Atieno was just another young girl in Kibera, Nairobi's notorious slum. Her horizon didn't extend far past its mud-slick streets and jagged patchwork of rusting rooftops. Since then, she has appeared in her sky blue uniform in Kenyan newspapers and on television. A couple of years ago, she traveled to the coastal city of Mombasa, where for the first time she saw the sea. "At school, we had been learning about the Indian Ocean, and had been told that it was salty," she says. She discovered for herself that it actually is. Now the 14-year-old is standing on the tarmac at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport,...