| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:32 PM
PHOENIX — The quickest, most impressive remodeling job in Los Angeles sports history started with a hammer to the heart.
Shortly after the new Dodgers owners took possession of Frank McCourt's dump in the spring of 2012, they met with the...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 8:15 PM
When it was over, when the Lakers' heave-three-pointers-and-hope strategy failed Wednesday and the Miami Heat showed the heart of a champion and the hunger to win again, Kobe Bryant embraced LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, exchanging kind words and pats...
| May 6, 2013
| 9:47 PM
It's one thing to leave your heart in San Francisco, quite another to lose your mind there like Don Mattingly.
Has there ever been a more ridiculous comment offered by a Dodgers manager, and take into account Tom Lasorda said a lot of ridiculous stuff...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:30 PM
ATLANTA — October, we'd like you to meet Yasiel Puig.
The Dodgers rookie stormed into his first postseason Thursday night at Turner Field with the wild swings, crazy sprints, bold throws, and a smiling swagger. The Atlanta Braves tried...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 1:53 PM
It was hard to tell what, exactly, the Oklahoma City Thunder was preparing to do.
In a routine as carefully choreographed as any Broadway production, Russell Westbrook and James Harden would flex their muscles before games last season. Brawny forward...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 9:35 PM
The 100th Rose Bowl came down to a fourth down and the most predictable play call in Pasadena on Jan. 1 since they resumed football in 1916 after years of chariot and ostrich races.
"Everyone in the building knew it was coming," Stanford tailback...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
They each lifted their dirt-caked sleeves into the air as if raising an entire city above them.
Yasiel Puig shot a line drive into the right-field corner, scampering and sliding into second base, leaping up with a howl, throwing his arms high.
| Oct 27, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Looks like L.A. is going to need a few more paparazzi.
You can't stroll Venice Beach or sit down to bacon-wrapped monkfish at Spago without spotting a superstar Laker or Clipper in the nation's new basketball capital.
Here comes Dwight Howard, the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:02 PM
My whopper of a journey ended in a Burger King, in front of a darkened TV screen hanging in a corner obscured by a tall guy eating a bag of fries.
The Dodgers game had just ended, and I had missed it. All of it. Every pitch, every hit, every Vin. My...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 11:18 PM
It was a night when DeAndre Jordan actually clanked two dunks and it didn't matter. Little else went wrong for the Clippers on Friday.
Or right for the Lakers.
The final score was 123-87 and it wasn't that close.
Rivalry? What rivalry?
| Oct 19, 2013
| 4:20 PM
ST. LOUIS — Designer suitcases were hurriedly snapped, cartons of soiled equipment rolled out the door. The Dodgers clubhouse was in full escape mode.
It had been an hour since their season was wretchedly ended by the St. Louis Cardinals at...