| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Yes, Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres actually ordered pizza during Sunday night's show, and a real delivery man, not an actor, showed up with the pies.
But the pizza didn't come from Pizzeria Mozza or Sotto, or any of the other "trendy" celebrity-frequented...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:53 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maybe it was the magic of the pre-game ceremonies on Senior Night. Maybe it was the lingering magic of shocking Baylor in the Sweet Sixteen last March.
Whatever it was, the words came out of Shoni Schimmel's mouth after...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Plans for the Dodgers’ new regional sports network, SportsNet LA, are still being formulated, but there is progress.
Nomar Garciaparra has been hired as a new commentator by the Dodgers, according to a person familiar with the situation who...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:00 PM
UCLA fans have another talking point in making a case that they have taken ownership of football in Los Angeles.
For the first time since 1998, the Bruins have finished higher in the rankings than USC. UCLA is 16th in the Associated Press and USA...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
It's too bad we can't junk the last year of the BCS and move right to the four-team playoff.
While it may not be contractually possible, the 13-members of the new selection committee are ready for the challenge.
The group met formally for the first...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:03 PM
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The Denver Broncos' Super Bowl media sessions have been conducted aboard the Cornucopia Majesty, a moored yacht that Monday featured Coach John Fox holding court on the first deck and players fielding questions two decks above....
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:22 PM
C.J. Olaniyan began his junior year of football with what he called newfound motivation. It also came with diapers. The defensive end, who has been among USA Today Sports Penn State's most productive players this season, will spend Thanksgiving with......
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:32 PM
From Sunday's print column Was I serious the other day when I coined the term "Sweetnessgate" to describe the controversy and lingering questions about how Illinois GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner got his daughter into Walter Payton College Prep?...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:09 AM
Ever wanted to make a cameo appearance on a favorite TV show?
Michael Phelps is about to do just that, appearing on an episode of the USA Network drama "Suits" that will air March 6.
Phelps, who has said he's a fan of the show, has an easy role to...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Having grown up in Florida and living much of my adult life in Southern California, I admit I never heard of the sport of curling until the Winter Olympics in Vancouver in 2010.
The competition, which involves meticulously -- and slowly, very slowly --...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The prestigious Indian Wells tennis tournament, the BNP Paribas Open, announced its list of entries Wednesday and one name jumped out.
While tournament officials were quick to point out that this did not mean definitively that she...