| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The Floyd Mayweather-Saul "Canelo" Alvarez championship fight was a knock-out for Showtime.
The fight, which Mayweather won by decision, took in almost $150 million in pay-per-view revenue. That tops the $136 million that Mayweather's 2007 defeat of...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:43 PM
The City Section has released its boys' basketball playoff divisions for 2013-14. Schools can appeal their placement. Several are expected to seek to be moved up, such as Crenshaw, Dorsey and Jordan placed in Division IV because of enrollment. Division......
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Documentaries typically can be split into two camps. There are those designed to entertain — penguins in snow, Justin Bieber in concert — and sell tons of tickets. Then there are works — bleak stories about hunger, pollution, genocide...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Come to find out, boxing is about to get back to boxing.
Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr., will fight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in Las Vegas on Sept. 14. This time, pre-fight talk may actually include some substance. Every fight is always "going to be great."...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:38 AM
Hector “Macho” Camacho, a former three-division boxing champion who had 88 professional fights against a who’s who of legendary opponents stretching from Ray Mancini (whom he defeated in 1989) to Oscar De La Hoya (who beat him by...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 11:11 PM
Enrique Bolanos, a Mexican boxer who three times fought for and lost the world lightweight title in Los Angeles in the late 1940s, died Monday. He was 87.
Bolanos died of heart failure at a convalescent facility near his Pasadena home, said his wife of...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Jim Ferguson spent two hours on the train Monday afternoon on his way up to Los Angeles from Oceanside for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center. But that's nothing compared to the time Ferguson, 64, has......
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:17 PM
I'm thinking the best place for Dwight Howard's statue outside Staples is right beside Oscar De La Hoya's 7-foot likeness.
That way they can keep the guys together who have been beaten up the most in the building.
De La Hoya was 0-1 in Staples and so...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 5:25 PM
In the 78-year history of high school sports in the Los Angeles Unified School District, the number of Olympians produced, major league players developed and Hall of Fame members inducted from a variety of sports is staggering.
So now you can understand...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 2:35 PM
For more than two years, Alfredo Angulo was boxing's version of Elvis. He had left the building.
Now he is back, trying to return to the level that got him fights with the likes of Kermit Cintron and James Kirkland, as well as a lucrative offer to fight...