| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:21 PM
In a year of the improbable, the impossible may have to wait.
On the 25th anniversary of Kirk Gibson's home run Tuesday night, the only fists pumps belonged to the St. Louis Cardinals, and the only brake lights applied were to the Dodgers' journey to...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:43 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, John Lennon fans gather at his Hollywood Walk of Fame star to celebrate his 73rd birthday on Wednesday. Los Angeles: Members of the USC band, cheer squad and student body participate in a pep rally in the heart of...
| Oct 16, 2013
Welcome to the really, really green 'hood — 20 demonstration houses in Irvine's Great Park. Irvine is the cradle of the designed neighborhood, but not like this. These homes were designed and built to compete in the Department of Energy's Solar...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:33 PM
The late-show time slot on Saturday night continues to provide enthralling bedtime stories.
Ah, but what do those games mean anyway?
This weekend, two heart-stoppers only affected the Bowl Championship Series title race plus the Rose and Fiesta bowls....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:23 PM
More than two hours before Monday's first pitch, amid the early stirrings of a stadium on the brink, two men made a single quiet decision.
They each announced it alone. They each spoke while wincing in pain. There were no fans around to cheer it....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:35 PM
Since losing their opener at Colorado, the Ducks have won four straight games and have matched the best start in club history with eight points. But if last season should teach them anything, it's that how you finish is more important than how you start....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:41 PM
When the Detroit Tigers take the field Tuesday afternoon, check out their eyes. Expect blank faces, distant stares.
Their most important need going into Game 3 of the American League Championship Series may not be great pitching and hitting. It may be...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:34 PM
The pleasantries quickly gave way to a more sobering discussion when Doc Rivers first met with Chris Paul.
Topics of conversation did not include Paul's six All-Star game appearances, his unmatched ability to close out games or his status as possibly...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:17 PM
ATLANTA — He stared sullenly from the dugout as thousands of red-foam tomahawks were shaking above him.
He quietly shook his head at the field as ominous chanting echoed around him.
Later, in a cramped and still interview room, he spoke slowly...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: (In last week's Washington-Stanford game) What did you think of all the injuries on defense? And how Stanford's medical staff healed them so quickly?
Answer: We've already been through this. Stanford...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Seven ranked teams discovered this weekend that defeat in college football is very expensive.
As it relates to national titles it can bankrupt you.
Consider the seven losses suffered by the Super Bowl champion New York Giants in 2011 equal the...