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  • Glendale Community College football hands out top honors

    Glendale Community College football hands out top honors
    GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 71st year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the 10th meeting of the year. VAQUEROS HONOR TWO STANDOUTS Glendale Community College assured itself its...
  • Letters: Pointed criticism of Lakers continues

    Letters: Pointed criticism of Lakers continues
    Smush Parker was the Lakers' point guard the last time the Timberwolves beat them? I've got news for you. Smush would start for this year's edition too. And he'd look so good next to the rest of the turkeys they've got playing that Bill Plaschke would...
  • Arizona State beats UCLA, 38-33, to earn trip to Pac-12 title game

    Arizona State beats UCLA, 38-33, to earn trip to Pac-12 title game
    Arizona State not only owns Los Angeles, it is going to the Pac-12 Conference championship game. The Sun Devils held on -- barely -- in the fourth quarter Saturday night at the Rose Bowl, defeating UCLA, 38-33. Arizona State improved to 9-2 overall,...
  • Donald Sterling scandal: Instant analysis from Plaschke, James, Bresnahan

    Donald Sterling scandal: Instant analysis from Plaschke, James, Bresnahan
    Los Angeles Times Sports columnist Bill Plaschke, Editor Mike James and writer Mike Bresnahan offered their analysis via Twitter as the NBA was handing down its punishment of Clippers owner Donald Sterling. James notes that the punishment was harsher...
  • Bill Plaschke takes first place in column writing in APSE judging

    Bill Plaschke takes first place in column writing in APSE judging
    Bill Plaschke, a staple of The Times Sports section since joining the paper in 1987, has taken first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors annual contest for column writing among papers with circulations of more than 175,000. Plaschke, a...
  • Letters: As bad as it gets for Lakers (they hope)

    Letters: As bad as it gets for Lakers (they hope)
    I hope Chick Hearn doesn't have cable in heaven. John C. Borrego Temecula :: How bad was it at Staples Center on Thursday night? It was so bad that that Justin Bieber pulled his pants up, so that he could make a quick getaway. It was so bad...
  • Column: Gridlock has Dodger Stadium in a headlock

    Column: Gridlock has Dodger Stadium in a headlock
    It's a night of wondrous Dodger Stadium sights, with Fernando Valenzuela on a bobblehead, Don Newcombe taking a bow, and fans booing the San Francisco Giants. But I'm blinded by another Dodgers tradition. Headlights. They are glowing from beyond the...
  • Did Jerry Buss make the right decision by keeping Kobe over Shaq?

    Did Jerry Buss make the right decision by keeping Kobe over Shaq?
    In the summer of 2004, Laker owner Jerry Buss was faced with an extremely hard decision: Kobe Bryant or Shaquille O'Neal. The two superstars were feuding and Buss had to choose one Hall of Famer over another. Buss chose Bryant, a decision that Los...
  • 'Sir Paul is in there training'

    'Sir Paul is in there training'
    LONDON - I was doing a reconnaissance walk of the Olympic Park Tuesday afternoon, and when I reached the Olympic Stadium, an iconic song was coming from the loudspeakers. “Must be recorded,” I thought out loud, listening to “Hey Jude.&...