| Oct 1, 2009
Will the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins meet in the Stanley Cup finals for a third straight spring, or will the San Jose Sharks find the gumption to match their talent?
There's no consensus winner in either conference, mostly because even...
| Jun 28, 2009
Long ago, when children were allowed to wander from their parents' side for more than 15 minutes, I spent much of my free time accumulating baseball cards.
After school, my buddy Adam Rogers and I would stroll to the candy store and buy multiple packs....
| Mar 8, 2009
Colleen Howe, the wife of hockey great Gordie Howe and one of the first female sports agents, died Friday. She was 76.
She died at her home in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., after battling Pick's disease, a rare form of dementia similar to Alzheimer's, the...
| Nov 20, 2010
Pat Burns, who made an unconventional and accidental transition from police officer to hockey coach and was the only man voted the National Hockey League's coach of the year three times, died Friday at a hospice in Sherbrooke, Canada. He was 58.
| Jul 10, 2011
The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
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So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
| May 25, 2012
| 10:35 AM
With all of the recent discoveries about the dangers of concussions, Tom Brady's father said that he's not sure if he would have let his son play football if knew then what he knows now.
"No, not without hesitation," Brady Sr. told Michael Silver of...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Andy Warhol famously said that in the future, everyone would have 15 minutes of fame.
But that didn't stop him from focusing his camera lenses and other image-making implements on folks whose ride on the wagon of celebrity figured to last somewhat...
| Mar 3, 2013
Jerry Buss was so strongly associated with the Lakers and their championships that it's easy to forget he was the Kings' second owner — and that they were more to him than a throw-in item when he bought the Lakers, the Forum, the Kings and a 13,000-...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:55 PM
If Wayne Gretzky once had his "office," then so does the Ducks' Teemu Selanne.
Gretzky, in his day, often set up shop behind the net to create offense. Selanne's power-play "office" frequently has been the left-wing circle. Again, he delivered from...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:10 PM
The one-time home of ex-New York Mets star Lenny Dykstra is back on the market in Thousand Oaks, reduced to $14.995 million from the $18.75 million it was listed for in June.
Hockey great Wayne Gretzky sold the 6.5-acre compound to the former World...