| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The steps that lead to the soul of Los Angeles' glittering sports palace were first taken in bowling shoes.
Long before Lee Zeidman ran Staples Center, he worked at Simi Bowl, where he learned happiness didn't involve colorful balls or clattering pins,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Los Angeles has been awarded the 2016 men's and women's Olympic marathon trials, a prestigious event that fits the city's hope of bringing the Summer Games back in 2024.
The U.S. Olympic Team Trials-Marathon will be held Feb. 13, 2016, and will...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival launched 15 years ago, creature comforts included any small slice of shade cast by the odd light pole, the occasional working toilet and maybe somewhere to sit other than the dusty desert floor.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:26 PM
It’s entirely possible that the Forum arena in Inglewood narrowly escaped the wrecking ball only because of a segment on CBS’ newsmagazine “60 Minutes.”
As Madison Square Garden Co. moves forward on its plan to return the Forum...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:36 PM
San Francisco police confirmed Thursday evening that a 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a Dodgers fan the night before.
Michael Montgomery of Lodi was in custody and would be charged in the slaying of Jonathan...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The Galaxy said Thursday it signed President Chris Klein to a multiyear contract extension with the reigning Major League Soccer champions.
Klein, a former Galaxy player who later moved to the front office, was promoted to president in January. Terms of...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The Sparks have been sold to an investment group led by Lakers legend Magic Johnson and Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter, chief executive of Guggenheim Partners, a Chicago-based financial services company.
Todd Boehly and Bobby Patton, other...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:04 PM
In 2003, the X Games came to Los Angeles in what was supposed to be a two- or three-year experiment. Before long, they turned into a fruitful, highly anticipated event that has encapsulated action sports in the Southland for 11 years.
This year's X...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:46 PM
The Lakers had hoped to make it much ado about something, putting up billboards, sending out tweets and assembling a large contingent of players, coaches and team executives to persuade Dwight Howard to stay with the storied NBA franchise.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Details are emerging in Paris Jackson's apparent suicide attempt, which kept the pop heiress hospitalized through Thursday.
Jackson, the daughter of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson, reportedly left a suicide note, took a kitchen knife to her arm...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:34 PM
A company seeking to run the Los Angeles Convention Center filed a challenge Monday to the city's plan to hire Anschutz Entertainment Group, saying AEG lacked the experience needed to secure the lucrative contract.
Pennsylvania-based SMG said in a...