| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:48 PM
WASHINGTON — Chief executives from 21 companies gathered at the White House on Friday, bringing with them a pledge not to unfairly weed out the long-term unemployed in their hiring process.
About 300 businesses — including Apple Inc., EBay...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The Sparks have been sold to an investment group led by Lakers legend Magic Johnson and Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter, chief executive of Guggenheim Partners, a Chicago-based financial services company.
Todd Boehly and Bobby Patton, other...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:55 AM
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| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Magic Johnson said Wednesday that he believes that his investment group can turn the Sparks into a profitable WNBA team.
"We know what we're up against and that's OK," Johnson said. "We love challenges. We feel, yes, we're going to eventually make a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Earvin "Magic" Johnson said Wednesday that he's willing to do whatever he can to turn the Lakers into a championship-caliber team, including doing some grassroots recruiting.
"I've done that in the past," Johnson told the Los Angeles Times. "I told...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Commissioner is a title far too limiting for David Stern.
He has been part comedian, part dictator, part visionary, part man on a mission, and there's nothing Ron Artest's fists, Gilbert Arenas' guns or Allen Iverson's wardrobe could possibly do to stop...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:28 PM
I’d say Magic Johnson is two-faced, but I guess it’s more like three-faced. Or maybe 223-faced. It gets so hard.
Magic, as you know, was put out there as the face of the Dodgers’ new ownership, a beloved Los Angeles sports figure...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Some small cable networks are worried that a combined Comcast and Time Warner Cable will make getting distribution more difficult.
In a memo to his staff, Eric Sherman, chief executive of health and wellness channel Veria Living, said he is "not...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The diva guard is orchestrating coaching changes. The boss man is an inveterate womanizer, as is most of the team, except for the committed virgin they just signed, who firmly believes sex shouldn't take place till marriage.
This a dynasty or a soap...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
B.J. Novak wrote for and costarred in NBC's hit series "The Office" for eight seasons, a quiet member of a hilariously brash ensemble, playing the smug Ryan Howard. So when he unleashed his literary debut, "One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories"...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:32 PM
This shapes up as one of the Dodgers’ strangest spring camps, what with opening early to start the major-league season in Australia on March 22, then fly back, take four days off, oddly resume the exhibition season with three games against the...