| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It was a nice family scene shortly before the start of the Kings-Bruins game.
The Kings were honoring Coach Darryl Sutter for having coached his 1,000th regular-season game.
That, in fact, happened on Saturday night but the Kings had a ceremony on...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Sadly, there won't be an appearance by the Beach Boys at the upcoming Kings-Ducks game at Dodger Stadium.
Now that would have been a master stroke in keeping with the SoCal theme. Kings Coach Darryl Sutter thought Neil Young would have been an...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:43 PM
The Kings knew Hall of Fame talent when they saw it — even if it was talent for another sport.
In 1984 they used their fourth-round pick and 69th overall in the entry draft to select a Massachusetts high school hockey player of some note — a...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:59 PM
There is more tweaking than major renovation scheduled to take place at Dodger Stadium this off-season, not that the 52-year-old ballpark won’t undergo some noticeable changes.
The most significant upgrade, however, will go unseen by the fans....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Sports memories can be fleeting and easily dissolvable, sort of like cotton candy. The events of 2013 likely won't be remembered in 100 years, but what if we created a sports time capsule, and put in items representing the year in sports? We could bury it...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:47 PM
On the west side of Van Nuys Airport it's like World War II never ended.
Vintage propeller planes once flown by U.S. Navy, Army Air Forces and Royal Air Force pilots are parked wingtip to wingtip along the taxiway. Nearby buildings are painted in...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Had planned to suspend this feature until after the winter meetings ended, but with the dearth of news out of Florida …
CHRIS WITHROW, 24, reliever
Final 2013 stats: 3-0, 2.60 ERA, 0.95 WHIP, .165 opponents batting average, 43 strikeouts in...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Multiple freeway ramps and surface streets in and near downtown Los Angeles closed Saturday night to accommodate a New Year's-themed half-marathon, causing traffic jams and frustration for people going to dinner, drinks or the L.A. Kings game.
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Dodgers are introducing lookout spots above the bullpens next season, enabling fans to consume a Dodger dog or a drink while watching Clayton Kershaw or Kenley Jansen warm up.
The lookouts are the focal point of a modest Dodger Stadium expansion...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:40 PM
The men who will wear the red, white and blue of Team USA at the Sochi Olympics have been sporting a lot of black and blue this season.
Injuries have clouded the medal prospects for the Americans, who will bring back the core of a team that won the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Despite being plagued by injuries — they lost four of their top six defensemen at one point — the Pittsburgh Penguins have won 12 of...