| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:01 AM
How difficult has 2014 been for Roger Goodell? The embattled NFL commissioner tumbled from second to fifth on the annual Sports Business Journal list of the 50 most influential people in sports.
It's the lowest ranking since 2006 for Goodell, who was...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Donald Sterling wants to question NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and V. Stiviano in the former Clippers owner’s federal antitrust lawsuit against the league.
A filing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles outlined 18 witnesses Sterling...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 10:56 PM
He lived what seemed like 99 lives as a Laker, Pau Gasol going from the Pau Gasoft who couldn't handle the rugged Boston Celtics to the Boom-Boom Pau who helped deliver back-to-back NBA championships.
Then came the Pout Gasol years, and who could...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:38 AM
The Mavericks are in town Tuesday night, and most likely so is the owner, Mark Cuban.
$500,000. In 2002, the future "Shark Tank" star was fined a half million when he said he wouldn't hire NBA ref Ed Rush to run a Dairy Queen.
$250,000. The former bar...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Jeanie Buss had a very clear take on players unwilling to join the Lakers because they fear Kobe Bryant.
"Any free agent that would be afraid to play with Kobe Bryant is probably a loser," said Buss on Thursday to ESPN's "SportsCenter."
"I'm glad they...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Welp, that's now two consecutive games in which Blake Griffin has made two critical free throws with the game on the line to give his team the win.
Griffin was sent to the line with the Clippers leading by one point, 112-111, over the Lakers and only...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:24 PM
It's always a problem for the Lakers, this whole Chris Paul thing.
Especially when he zips and whips around them in another Clippers victory, jamming the latest needle in the side of a fan base that still blames David Stern.
With the Lakers so low...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The first week of the 2014-15 NBA season proved difficult for the Lakers.
In addition to a tough schedule, playing four games in five nights (more than any other team in the league), the Lakers lost rookie power forward Julius Randle to a broken leg...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:26 PM
WASHINGTON — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday he "couldn't disagree more" with remarks made by the head of the players union that the league's salary cap is unjust and un-American.
Silver also bristled at National Basketball Players...
| Sep 27, 2014
New Jersey is heading to federal court next month in a bid to allow its struggling casinos and racetracks to offer betting on sports events.
States have broad powers to sanction and regulate most kinds of gambling, but a federal law passed in 1992...
| Apr 27, 2014
The saddest thing about this latest glimpse into Donald Sterling's soul isn't that the picture is swathed in ignorance and hate.
The saddest thing is that we've seen it before.
One didn't need to wake up Saturday morning and click on the TMZ-...