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  • Sydney Leroux, Christie Rampone are a great blend for U.S. soccer

    Sydney Leroux was a 6-year-old first-grader when Christie Rampone made her debut with the United States women's soccer national team. That was 17 years ago and now the two are teammates on the U.S. squad, Leroux an energetic forward and Rampone a wise...
  • Hundreds show up to counter Westboro demonstration

    Hundreds show up to counter Westboro demonstration
    Hundreds of people from Burbank and Glendale came out Sunday morning at four Jewel City churches to counter a demonstration by eight members of the Westboro Baptist Church, a group renowned for protesting at gay marriages, military funerals and warning of...
  • Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, KISS will enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, KISS will enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    In the same year that Linda Ronstadt told the world she could no longer sing a note because of Parkinson's disease, she has been elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a possibility that she recently told the Los Angeles Times she’d never "given...
  • Davis and White transform their sport

    Davis and White transform their sport
    BOSTON – There was a moment midway through their short dance Friday afternoon at the U.S. Championships when you forgot Meryl Davis and Charlie White were on skates. That is exactly the illusion they were trying to create.  Their ability to do...
  • Pac-12 extends Commissioner Larry Scott's contract

    Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott is sticking around for at least five more years. The Pac-12's university presidents and chancellors extended Scott's contract Monday through the 2017-18 academic year. As part of the extension, Scott also was...
  • American Music Awards show claims Twitter TV trophy

    American Music Awards show claims Twitter TV trophy
    This post has been corrected: With One Direction, Taylor Swift and and Justin Timberlake claiming trophies during Sunday's broadcast of the "American Music Awards," it's no surprise that the show claimed the week's top award on Twitter. The show was...
  • Golden Globes 2014: Awards show takes top Twitter TV honors

    Golden Globes 2014: Awards show takes top Twitter TV honors
    The Golden Globes were the buzz of social media, with the comedic barbs from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler helping to propel the awards show to the top of the Twitter TV charts. The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards on NBC inspired nearly 2.4 million...
  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'Mad Men' among Art Directors Guild nominees

    'Game of Thrones,' 'Mad Men' among Art Directors Guild nominees
    The Art Directors Guild announced the nominations for its 18th annual awards on Thursday morning. While the film side divides the nominations into period film, fantasy film and contemporary film, the TV side sticks to the tried-and-true divisions of...
  • Chicagoan Evans pushes herself for Olympic bobsled spot

     Chicagoan Evans pushes herself for Olympic bobsled spot
    It was a steamy August morning, one of those tongue-dragging days when you can't stop imagining how good a mouthful of ice would feel. Ice was part of Aja Evans' midsummer day's dream too. Evans was thinking about how good she wanted to feel when she...
  • The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award

    The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award
    The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago and the awards won't be announced for another month. But let's take a wild stab at predicting the winners anyway. Not that this group is that hard to read. SAG voters have...
  • Awards Season Answer Guy talks Fassbender, academy squeamishness

    We get letters. OK ... emails, mostly. Some tweets. And, yes, still the occasional missive with an actual stamp, typically affixed with a lovely shade of bile that sears through the envelope. Beginning today, we'll use this space to occasionally...