| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:39 PM
California politicians are caught up in March Madness, but their version is as much about filling campaign coffers as watching college basketball....
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:33 PM
HBO cancels "Luck" after a third horse dies. A new take on "21 Jump Street."...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 1 - 7 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 1 - 7 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
| Mar 26, 2012
| 4:39 PM
"The Hunger Games," starring Jennifer Lawrence and directed by Gary Ross, grossed $155 million at the box office this weekend while earning strong reviews....
| Mar 11, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Fans of Woodland Hills Taft basketball can make out their NCAA playoff brackets knowing that eight former Taft players are on teams that made the NCAA tournament. They include Spencer Dinwiddie (Colorado), Eugene Phelps (Long Beach State), Jordan...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 9:38 AM
March Madness starts this week and there’s a lot of money at stake, including more than $1 billion in wages paid to distracted workers and $2.5 billion in illegal bets.
The NCAA basketball tournament will suck 90 minutes out of each workday for 2.5...
| Jan 4, 2012
Gene Bartow, the successor to John Wooden as UCLA basketball coach who became the architect of a new and successful athletics program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, died Tuesday evening. He was 81.
Bartow, who was diagnosed with stomach...
| Oct 17, 2012
I'm watching Kansas basketball players dancing across their court Gangnam Style. I'm watching Tom Izzo marching across his Michigan State court dressed like Iron Man. From all corners of the country, I'm hearing of screeches and laughs while feeling the...
| Jun 2, 2012
Orlando Woolridge, the rugged forward and former Laker who carved out a reputation over 13 NBA seasons as a scoring specialist and became one of the original alley-oop artists, has died. He was 52.
Woolridge, who was with the Lakers from 1988 to 1990,...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Thursday probably won’t be the most productive day for workers in downtown Los Angeles, as the Kings’ Stanley Cup championship parade rolls through in the afternoon on its way to a celebratory rally at Staples Center and L.A. Live.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Long Beach State will play North Carolina in basketball for the third consecutive season in 2012, the latest example that 49ers Coach Dan Monson doesn't duck anybody.
More evidence: Long Beach will also play Syracuse, Ohio State, Arizona, UCLA and USC...