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  • Injuries: Not a single Laker has played in every game this season

    Injuries: Not a single Laker has played in every game this season
    Injuries have defined the 2013-14 season for the struggling Lakers (17-32). On Wednesday, the team simply ran out of players in its odd, 119-108 victory over the Cavaliers. After losing Nick Young (knee), Jordan Farmar (calf) and Chris Kaman (fouled...
  • Olympic hopeful Kate Hansen honed her luge skills on La Cañada hills

    Olympic hopeful Kate Hansen honed her luge skills on La Cañada hills
    I never saw her face. She was always moving too fast. I knew her only for her shiny helmet, blond ponytail, oversized basketball jersey and dumb guts. She would fly past me on her skateboard as I drove up my hilly street in La Cañada. She was...
  • The Sochi Olympics feel Lindsey Vonn's pain

    The Sochi Olympics feel Lindsey Vonn's pain
    SOCHI, Russia — Moscow hosted the 1980 Summer Olympics but the Americans weren't there, and Los Angeles hosted the 1984 Games but the Soviets stayed home. The Houston Rockets claimed two NBA titles in the 1990s while Chicago Bulls star Michael...
  • Would LeBron James make your NBA Mt. Rushmore? [Poll]

    Would LeBron James make your NBA Mt. Rushmore? [Poll]
    After LeBron James hit a game-winning shot Wednesday to lead his Miami Heat past the Golden State Warriors, Warriors guard Mark Jackson was effusive in his praise of James, saying he will go down as one of the greatest ever. Earlier in the week, James...
  • Encore performances for two L.A. architectural landmarks

    Encore performances for two L.A. architectural landmarks
    Laugh all you want at those old public-access television clips of the late Dr. Gene Scott, the eccentric televangelist who sometimes wore two pairs of glasses at once and shouted at viewers to "Get on the telephone!" whenever his fundraising totals ebbed....
  • Lakers are falling in standings and in television ratings

    Lakers are falling in standings and in television ratings
    Magic Johnson apparently isn't the only one who thinks the Lakers are unwatchable. The Lakers' ratings on Time Warner Cable SportsNet declined 37.5% over the team's first 40 games versus the same period last season, according to Nielsen ratings in the...
  • Lakers' Jim Buss is in the housing game (Photos)

    Lakers' Jim Buss is in the housing game (Photos)
    Lakers executive and owner Jim Buss has been in a housing buy-sell mode involving six properties across two counties in the last several months. For sale in Orange County is his ocean-view home in the Monarch Bay area of Dana Point. Listed at $4.795...
  • Magic Johnson makes Lakers' Mike D'Antoni his latest target

    Magic Johnson makes Lakers' Mike D'Antoni his latest target
    Magic Johnson torched his favorite team again, telling “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno on Monday night the Lakers were in a bind because of “some critical mistakes.” The biggest of those mistakes, according to Johnson? Hiring...
  • Beyonce performs at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday, shares pics

    Beyonce performs at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday, shares pics
    Mrs. Carter goes to Washington — again! Beyonce helped pal Michelle Obama, you know, the first lady of the United States, celebrate her 50th birthday at the White House on Saturday. The "XO" singer, 32, who also performed at President Obama's...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Sleepy Hollow' on Fox

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Sleepy Hollow' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 19 - 25, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Tom Reed's for Members Only Searching...
  • Pharrell Williams wants you to be happy

    Pharrell Williams wants you to be happy
    "I think I started with drums," says Pharrell Williams. He launches into the strong, clean, distinctive beat to the "Despicable Me 2" song "Happy" with his hands slapping his lap, then vocally adds more and more percussion sounds: "You know what I mean?"...