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  • Clippers suffer through an off night in 123-99 loss to Raptors

    Clippers suffer through an off night in 123-99 loss to Raptors

    Toronto had made so many shots in Tuesday’s third quarter that by the time Delon Wright missed a three-pointer from the wing, the crowd at Staples Center let out a sigh of relief. The shot hit the front of the rim and caromed nearly to midcourt where two Clippers, Patrick Beverley and Tyrone Wallace,...

  • Nick Nurse is right fit for Raptors

    Nick Nurse is right fit for Raptors

    Toronto coach Nick Nurse didn’t need to be in Los Angeles on Tuesday night; life, at its most painful, was happening half a country away. Nurse’s mother, Marcella, died Monday night in Iowa. He flew there when he found out and returned just in time for the Raptors to again prove that they’re the...

  • Camp fire survivors accuse PG&E of 'callous and despicable disregard' for safety

    Camp fire survivors accuse PG&E of 'callous and despicable disregard' for safety

    One lawsuit points to a small metal hook on an electrical transmission tower as the culprit in the devastating Camp fire. When it failed, the suit alleges, an uninsulated wire touched the tower, caused sparks and ignited the blaze. Other suits filed after California’s deadliest wildfire blame the...

  • After injuries strike Kings, Sabres rally for a 4-3 win in overtime

    After injuries strike Kings, Sabres rally for a 4-3 win in overtime

    As usual for the Kings in this arena, the skeleton popped out like a jack-in-the-box. And then another. They were fortunate just to get through Tuesday’s game, the second on consecutive nights, after defensemen Drew Doughty and Dion Phaneuf both went down with upper-body injuries at KeyBank Center,...

  • Angels remain active in chase for pitchers and a defensively oriented catcher

    Angels remain active in chase for pitchers and a defensively oriented catcher

    Angels general manager Billy Eppler was in bed Sunday morning when his 4-year-old son climbed onto the mattress, wiggled himself between his parents, placed his head on a pillow, and coughed and sneezed in his father’s face. It was the day before baseball’s winter meetings officially started in...

  • College basketball roundup: Penn ends drought against No. 17 Villanova

    College basketball roundup: Penn ends drought against No. 17 Villanova

    AJ Brodeur scored 16 points as Pennsylvania surprised No. 17 Villanova 78-75 on Tuesday night, the Quakers’ first win over the Wildcats since 2002. Penn fans stormed the Palestra court after Villanova’s Phil Booth missed the tying three-point attempt and set off a regular-season celebration not...

  • NBA roundup: Forbes' double-double sends Spurs past Suns 111-86

    NBA roundup: Forbes' double-double sends Spurs past Suns 111-86

    Bryn Forbes had a season-high 24 points and a career-best 11 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Phoenix Suns 111-86 on Tuesday night. San Antonio has won three straight halfway through a six-game homestand. The Spurs, who are allowing 113.3 points per game, have limited their opponents...

  • Facebook building in Menlo Park cleared after bomb threat

    Facebook building in Menlo Park cleared after bomb threat

    A bomb threat forced the evacuation Tuesday afternoon of a building on Facebook’s campus in Menlo Park, Calif., authorities said. Bomb detection dogs searched the building at 200 Jefferson Drive and found no suspicious packages or devices, the Menlo Park Police Department said. The incident began...

  • Wednesday's TV highlights: 'A Million Little Things' on ABC

    Wednesday's TV highlights: 'A Million Little Things' on ABC

    SERIES Riverdale Jughead and Archie (Cole Sprouse, K.J. Apa) head to Toledo to visit Gladys and Jellybean (Gina Gershon, Trinity Rose Likins), Jughead’s mother and sister. Also, Betty (Lili Reinhart) gets closer to uncovering the truth about Griffins & Gargoyles in this new episode. 8 p.m. KTLA...

  • Depleted Eagles have been far from super, but Rams are still wary of defending champions

    Depleted Eagles have been far from super, but Rams are still wary of defending champions

    The last time the Philadelphia Eagles visited the Coliseum, they were on their way to the Super Bowl. Quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a season-ending knee injury during last season’s Week 14 game against the Rams, but backup Nick Foles stepped in, led the Eagles to a 43-35 victory and went on...

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