| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:11 PM
NASHVILLE -- Recovering from a weird flu-like illness has occupied Dustin Brown’s time since it hit him ferociously earlier in the week, forcing him to miss Monday’s game against the Stars.
So the Kings captain wasn’t exactly following...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving Saturday morning in Florida after his Mercedes-Benz was clocked traveling 110 mph in a 70-mph zone, police said.
The arrest came less than two months after Puig had speeding-...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Long before they had heard of Sochi, well before they made it to the NHL, the five men who comprise the leadership group of the U.S. Olympic hockey team crossed paths many times on many rinks.
Fearless winger Dustin Brown grew up playing on B-level...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:32 PM
You just couldn't look away from Kings backup goalie Ben Scrivens during an in-game interview between FS West's Patrick O'Neal and Kings center Jarret Stoll on Tuesday night at Staples Center.
Nor could Scrivens, fondly known as the Professor, pull...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was sleeping soundly, so much so that he didn’t hear his phone go off Tuesday morning.
After all, it was early. About 6:45.
Half an hour or so later, Doughty reached the man who had some important information,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Kings center Anze Kopitar was named to Slovenia’s Olympic hockey roster and Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller was named to the roster for Switzerland on Monday, one day before 25-man rosters for the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament must be submitted....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 1:30 AM
Part of the fun of being a sports fan is team nicknames, which can range from the fitting to the fictitious; from the serious to the sarcastic. With that as a guide, and in no particular order, here are some of the best — and worst — sports...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:58 PM
"MasterChef Junior" (Fox, Friday). This small-fry-ification of "MasterChef," hosted as in the grown-up version by Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot, ends its first season (of what I hope will be many) this week, with a semifinals-to-finals...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Kings goaltender Ben Scrivens was honored Monday as the NHL first star of the week in recognition of his outstanding performances in replacing injured goalie Jonathan Quick.
Scrivens, acquired by the Kings from Toronto last summer with Matt Frattin as...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:47 AM
He might not be a threat to Joey Chestnut or Takeru Kobayashi, but Mississippi State football Coach Dan Mullen has the technique and grace of the world's top competitive eaters.
Mullen displayed his gastrointestinal-challenging capabilities during...