| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:09 PM
What is usually a raucous beginning feels like an awkward ending.
For the first time in 14 years, when the Lakers open training camp Saturday they will be taking the floor in the middle of a Dodgers town.
The domination of buzz that began with the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:40 PM
"Battle of the Year" isn't so much inspired by director Benson Lee's 2007 break-dancing documentary "Planet B-Boy" as it is an ad for it. Not only is the previous well-regarded film referred to by name — "You've seen 'Planet B-Boy,' right?" —...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Since bursting on the showbiz scene in 1989 with a no-nonsense attitude and a fiery rap delivery, Queen Latifah has demonstrated a knack for versatility and self-transformation.
The 43-year-old has landed in the winners' circle as a singer, hip-hop...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:20 PM
It was a Christmas gift that never appeared on any star basketball player's wish list.
Inside the hefty SAT study guide filled with algebra equations and vocabulary teasers was a letter from one high school friend to another, a message of hope for...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Arsenio Hall, who was on the cover of Time magazine in 1989 ("TV's hip host grabs the post-Carson generation"), returned to the air Monday night for an indefinite run as the host of a revived "The Arsenio Hall Show." (It should be said right off that...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:39 AM
Hanley Ramirez declined to talk about his tight left hamstring. Brian Wilson wouldn’t speak about the victory he earned against his former team. And Dodgers officials refused to explain why they raised the prices of some season-ticket packages by as...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 1:25 PM
That was the rational side of Mark Walter’s brain speaking. You know, before the Dodgers' chairman agreed to sign right-hander Zack Greinke to a guaranteed $147-million, six-year contract.
Which worked out well in...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:23 PM
The Lakers display 12 championship banners (including one to recognize the team's five championships won in Minneapolis), 10 retired jerseys (including one to honor the late Chick Hearn) and one special banner to honor six from the Minneapolis era...
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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