| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Singer Chris Brown has listed the house in the Hollywood Hills that bore his graffiti-like artwork at $1.92 million.
If would-be buyers are disappointed that his exterior scrawling has been painted over with a coat of drab green, there's still plenty to...
| Dec 31, 2013
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the previous week:
+ Despite being plagued by injuries — they lost four of their top six defensemen at one point — the Pittsburgh Penguins have won 12 of...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Coach Bruce Boudreau is an astute watcher of the NHL, and that's why even in the face of the astounding production by the Ducks' first line he harped on the scoring void elsewhere.
"We were sort of in the rut of 'Let the big line do it,' " Boudreau said...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Tai Babilonia was just 8 in 1968 when her skating coach suggested she grab the hand of an athletic 10-year-old named Randy Gardner and take a few turns around the Culver City Ice Arena.
The team went on to become five-time U.S. pair champions and 1979...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:55 PM
This Dodger Stadium gathering on a winter day -- well, winter in name only -- was, among other things, to witness the arrival of the “ice truck,” officially kicking off the building of the rink for the Kings-Ducks game Jan. 25.
| Jan 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
If Wayne Gretzky hadn't been traded to the Kings in 1988, hockey in Southern California would still be the pursuit of a passionate few.
The Ducks wouldn't exist if not for the enthusiasm generated by Gretzky's unprecedented scoring feats and knack for...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:30 PM
When a young Wayne Gretzky skated eight or 10 hours a day on frozen Canadian ponds, his ears would freeze and his toes would become so numb that he'd have tears in his eyes when he came inside and his father rubbed his feet to warm them.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Ask any former NHL player who's about 45 or older if he ever had a concussion and he's likely to say he got his bell rung once or twice but went back out and played. It was unthinkable not to. Stoicism was — and is — as much a part of the game...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Tim Leiweke, the chief executive of AEG and No. 1 Kings fan for 17 years until his surprising departure last March, has learned some important lessons since he became president and chief executive of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment last April....
| Oct 12, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Guy Hebert paid the toll for former Disney CEO Michael Eisner naming his company's new 1993 NHL team after its film about a youth hockey team, "The Mighty Ducks."
"Two nights before our first game, they gave us a parade down Main Street in Disneyland,"...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:39 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — Wayne Gretzky doesn't know Peyton Manning well.
Yet he knows Manning better than anyone possibly could.
It was 25 years ago Saturday that Gretzky, as a newly minted member of the Los Angeles Kings, returned to Edmonton to face the...