| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:59 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:19 AM
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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:55 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:55 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Despite their aptly themed reality show, it really is hard to keep up with the Kardashians.
Now Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick are trying to sell their home in Calabasas for $3.499 million.
The listing comes on the heels of younger sister...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:04 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:34 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"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?"...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Is this Clippers guard Chris Paul's season to take over Los Angeles — namely, win an NBA championship and eclipse Kobe Bryant on the relevance level?
In a city filled with stars, Paul's star has been shining bright enough for that question to be...