| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Joe McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Winners of 71st annual Pictures of the Year International...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:32 PM
The deciding moment in Saturday's Santa Anita Handicap couldn't have been more perfectly scripted. The horses' names described the action.
At the head of the stretch, a big-time challenger, last year's Eclipse Award winner as top 3-year-old in the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:28 PM
If horse racing's newest star, Mucho Macho Man, could talk, the strapping 6-year-old horse would probably say, "I love Santa Anita."
His trainer, Kathy Ritvo, concurs.
"He is very comfortable, very happy," she said.
Last year, Mucho Macho Man won...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Jockey Aaron Gryder's life is not just a story. It's an odyssey.
When he climbs aboard Blingo on Saturday in the Grade I Santa Anita Handicap, the most prestigious race for older thoroughbreds west of the Mississippi, he will be an afterthought....
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:28 PM
“12 Years A Slave” won best picture at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday night, a poignant victory for the harrowing look at slavery in the United States.
Brad Pitt, one of the producers and stars, accepted the honor and then handed off...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:20 PM
CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Alexis DeJoria raced to the first funny car victory in her career by beating Robert Hight in the final on Sunday in the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals.
DeJoria, the wife of television personality Jesse James and daughter of...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The last time Oscar voters surprised with a best picture winner came eight years ago when Jack Nicholson opened the evening's final envelope, arched those famous eyebrows and announced "Crash."
He then mouthed the word "Whoa!"
Most years, Hollywood...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:18 PM
The Hungry Cat in Hollywood celebrates its ninth anniversary on March 10 with Oysterpalooza: half-priced specialty cocktails all day, including oyster shooters, half-priced oysters all day, oyster po' boys, grilled oysters, pan-roasted oysters and more....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:51 AM
So much for the grand experiment of having synthetic surfaces for horse racing in Southern California.
The last holdout, Del Mar, plans to switch to a dirt surface in 2015, track president Joe Harper said Wednesday.
After that, the only remaining...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 3:05 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. men are still on the alpine clock in Sochi and haven't made very good time.
The second Olympic weekend is almost put to bed and the Americans have yet to hang anything resembling a medal around their necks.
They are on pace...