| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I am starting to feel sorry for Mitt Romney. On an international tour of three countries, he made news in two of them by dissing the London Olympics and infuriating the Palestinians. The poor guy – for months, people have complained that he never...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:31 AM
March Madness kicks off Tuesday, and productivity will plummet as nearly a third of workers will spend as much as three hours per day watching the college basketball tournament, a survey released Wednesday found.
In its annual poll, the outplacement...
| Dec 30, 2012
The queen's Diamond Jubilee was a chance to look back at 60 years of colorful suits and hats. And everyone seemed more than eager to hop aboard the royal train, including Pantone, which color-coded her highness' most iconic outfits, and...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Looking to put a child sex-abuse scandal behind it, the BBC has named a major figure from classical opera as its director general. Tony Hall has served as the chief executive of the Royal Opera House in London since 2001. His job at the BBC is expected to...
| Aug 12, 2011
Ever since the NFL left Southern California in 1995, USC has held the mantle of L.A.'s championship football team.
But with the city now moving to bring professional football back to L.A., USC could block efforts to have the new team play at the Los...
| Feb 16, 2011
The administrator who has managed the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena since the venues hosted professional football and basketball resigned abruptly Tuesday following disclosures that he allowed a top assistant to work on the side for the...
| May 21, 2011
So here's Peter Ueberroth, L.A.'s Olympic champion, chairman of the Newport Beach investor company the Contrarian Group, sharing his office with someone else -- his border collie, Koot, for Kootenai, the Idaho county where Ueberroth found him abandoned....
| Jan 4, 2012
Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
| Aug 12, 2010
David L. Wolper, the award-winning television documentary producer best known for the blockbuster TV miniseries "Roots" and for the spectacular opening and closing ceremonies he created for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, has died. He was 82....
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:32 PM
London Olympics officials have rejected a proposed work by Olafur Eliasson -- a Danish-Icelandic artist known for his conceptually grand projects. He was expected to create an interactive installation where people would breath on behalf of "a person, a...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Countering the earlier words of a Saudi prince who said that women could represent his country at the Olympics, the Saudi Arabian sports minister said his country won’t officially support female athletes....