| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:33 AM
If, as they say, the past is prelude, Brazil should win today's World Cup blastoff, 1-0.
The host with the most — talent, charisma, verve — cannot count on oodles of goals. Because the Brazilians are the only squad among 32 for which...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Donald Sterling isn't the only sports figure whose remarks are causing him trouble.
The international Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld a 10-match suspension of a Croatian soccer player who at a World Cup qualifying match last fall led fans in a...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:11 PM
LA CAÑADA — Whether it was his ability to dissect game footage, give one-on-one pool instruction or just relay a life lesson, three-time water polo Olympian Dudo Simenc certainly left an impression at Thursday’s Flintridge Prep water polo...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Regarding the May 11 "Your Scene" shot: Titling it "Peaceable Kingdom in Africa" is like running a photo of Descanso Gardens and identifying it as "Lovely Garden in North America."
Regarding "ATMs Can Be Your BFF When Abroad,"...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:10 PM
According to the old saying, necessity is the mother of invention. And in the case of Vojo Brasnovic, the new general manager of Old World German Restaurant, it was his mother who prompted the necessity.
The Croatia native, who joined the restaurant in...
| May 4, 2014
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO DUBROVNIK, CROATIA
From LAX, Lufthansa, British, KLM, United, Delta and Air France offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dubrovnik. Restricted round-trip fares range from $1,089 to $1,671, including taxes and fees....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 11:11 AM
A South Korean company aiming to transform the way Americans experience movies at the multiplex is bringing its "4-D" theater technology to Los Angeles.
Seoul-based CJ Group, the conglomerate that operates Asia's largest theater chain, has signed a deal...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Distant Lands staffer Julia Hagie will share stories and photos of her trip to South Georgia Island, the South Shetlands and the Antarctic Peninsula.
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Peter Dinklage stopped by "The Daily Show" on Monday, but Jon Stewart admitted there was very little he could ask the actor. Why? Because Dinklage is starring in "Game of Thrones" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past," two projects very popular in the "spoiler...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:22 PM
If you think the plant louse phylloxera or the "great experiment" of Prohibition were hiccups in your country's winemaking life, consider instead Communist rule, ethnic cleansing and carpet-bombing.
Many of the Balkan countries, winemakers for upward of...