| May 17, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Friday's Pictures in the News begins along the Southern California coast, where thousands of kids, teachers, and volunteers send a message to "Listen" to the ocean and protect it from trash and plastic litter at the 20th annual Kids Ocean Day Adopt-A-...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Dustin Penner spoke of something being "rekindled," his comfort with old friends and teammates, and his scoring touch being foremost in his thoughts as the former King signed a one-year contract to rejoin the Ducks on Tuesday.
Penner's contract is worth...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:17 PM
Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi, a New York native, said he has no trouble understanding the limited English of his Russian-born defense partner, Slava Voynov.
"I think it's pretty easy when you're saying the same 10 words to each other," Scuderi said....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:10 PM
An incidental but valuable benefit of growing a playoff beard is that it can hide some of the cuts and bruises players accumulate during a long postseason run.
Jeff Carter's thick beard almost covered a line of stitches on the right side of his chin,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:02 PM
In an agreement followed quickly by the release of the NHL regular-season schedule, the league announced Friday its players will participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
The Olympic men's hockey tournament — won in 2010 by...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Soon after the Kings' chartered plane pointed its nose westward from Chicago, scene of their season-ending loss to the Blackhawks on Saturday in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, Coach Darryl Sutter began getting ready to open training camp on...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:05 PM
A man arrested in Florida has agreed to return to Massachusetts to face a charge in the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.
Ernest Wallace, 41, faces a charge of accessory after the fact in the slaying of semipro...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:24 AM
The Kings lost the first significant member of their Stanley Cup-winning team when free-agent defenseman Rob Scuderi went back to the Pittsburgh Penguins, signing a four-year deal worth $13.5 million.
His move came within the first hour of the opening...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:48 PM
A coach goes from the Boston Celtics to the Los Angeles Clippers? Is that an earthquake? No, it's Red Auerbach turning over in his grave.
One can only hope that Doc Rivers coaches well enough to keep Chris Paul happy.
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:11 AM
Before we wrap up the 2012-13 NHL season, every hockey fan owes a word of thanks to Scot Beckenbaugh.
Beckenbaugh is the federal mediator who helped negotiate an end to the labor dispute that threatened to wipe out the 2012-13 NHL season....
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Rising above the muck of a lockout-compacted schedule to play gloriously intense hockey in mid-March, the Chicago Blackhawks and Ducks pushed each other to great heights. Their fast-paced, energetic battle Wednesday at Honda Center reinforced their status...