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  • Gas Prices on the Rise Again

    Gas Prices on the Rise Again
    Fuel efficiency is a big factor for automakers trying to stay alive right now. Especially with gas prices creeping up again. Right now, oil is $70 a barrel for the first time since October and gas is approaching the $3 mark once again here in Central...
  • Heartache of a champion

    Heartache of a champion
    Laker coach Bill Sharman was surprised to see Times sportswriter Mal Florence, bags packed, leaving the team hotel in Milwaukee on a January day in 1972. Florence had been following the team on its winning streak, which had reached a record 33 games...
  • Lakers on Verge of 15th NBA Championship

    Lakers on Verge of 15th NBA Championship
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Like any couple, they've had their fair share of ups and downs. They've feuded publicly and fought privately. They separated for a year and reunited with an understanding that it was best for both of their careers. They've grown older...
  • Sports Museum of Los Angeles

    Conveniently located at Main and Washington Blvd., just south of downtown Los Angeles and near STAPLES Center and LA LIVE, SPORTS MUSEUM OF LOS ANGELES is in the mecca of Southern California sports. The 32,000 square foot museum contains more than 10,...
  • Where Kobe Ranks Among the Greats

    Where Kobe Ranks Among the Greats
    Ring No. 4 for Kobe has inevitably set off a small firestorm of debate and spirited conversation about where the Lakers' star falls in the pantheon of NBA greats. For some odd reason, in 35 years of covering the league, I have never before posted my...
  • A larger than life Cavs duo

    CLEVELAND — One is the King, a reigning MVP who at age 24 needs only a championship to complete his résumé. The other is a larger-than-life personality who may be past the prime of his career but remains an undeniable force and hungers for a fifth...
  • Sen. Edward Kennedy Honored At Boston Funeral Mass

    Sen. Edward Kennedy Honored At Boston Funeral Mass
    A fond farewell took place in Boston on Saturday to honor the life and legacy of Senator Ted Kennedy. Kennedy died Tuesday at the age of 77 after battling brain cancer for more than a year. President Barack Obama was among the government leaders and...
  • Despite Rain, Kennedy Mourners Flock to Church

    Despite Rain, Kennedy Mourners Flock to Church
    Hundreds of mourners lined the sidewalks near Boston's Mission Church where a funeral Mass was held Saturday for Sen. Edward Kennedy, with some holding signs urging lawmakers to approve health care legislation in his honor, and other saying they just...
  • Final rites for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy

    Under doleful gray skies, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was mourned this morning in an elaborate funeral that brought together four presidents, more than half the U.S. Senate, and Hollywood stars, sports legends and foreign dignitaries. A nine-member Armed...
  • Infield of dreams

    The kid wasn't playing every day, and he wasn't even a kid anymore. The Dodgers didn't trust him in the field, so they stuck him on the bench. He had heard the Montreal Expos might play him every day, if only the Dodgers would trade him. So Steve...
  • The all-time team

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || CATCHER || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Mike Scioscia * Mike Piazza ++++++++++++++++++++ || FIRST BASE || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Steve Garvey * Gil Hodges ++++++++++++++++++++ || SECOND BASE || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Davey Lopes *...