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  • Letters: Any good news for the Lakers?

    Letters: Any good news for the Lakers?
    Lakers' ownership announces they've signed Kobe to a max contract without knowing the status of his health, Phil announces he's signing with the Knicks, and Webster's dictionary announces they're putting a picture of Jim next to the word "Blunderbuss."...
  • Mike D'Antoni calls Knicks' hiring of Phil Jackson 'a good move'

    Mike D'Antoni calls Knicks' hiring of Phil Jackson 'a good move'
    SAN ANTONIO — Lakers fans lost one of their favorite chants earlier this season, the "M-V-P" mantra reserved for the still-injured Kobe Bryant. They lost another one Friday. Phil Jackson joined the New York Knicks' front office as team...
  • Looking ahead in the NBA

    Looking ahead in the NBA
    CLIPPERS AT LAKERS: Thursday at 7:30 p.m. TV: TNT. The Lakers' championship banners and retired jerseys will be on display again when the Staples Center inhabitants meet, about the only reminders of the team's glory days amid a lost season. The...
  • Planned Reagan sculpture strides toward the land of myth-making

    Planned Reagan sculpture strides toward the land of myth-making
    The little town of Dixon, Ill., has two claims to fame. First, it’s the self-proclaimed Petunia Capital of Illinois. And second, it’s the boyhood home of Ronald Reagan, 40th president of the United States. Presidents (and petunias) are no...
  • Jerry West says Kobe Bryant needs more time, 'going to be fine'

    Jerry West says Kobe Bryant needs more time, 'going to be fine'
    Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Has Kobe Bryant underwhelmed in his initial return from Achilles' tendon surgery? Don't be too concerned was the message from Lakers Hall of Famer Jerry West, currently an executive with the...
  • Watch Jerry West shoot -- he can't miss even when he tries

    Watch Jerry West shoot -- he can't miss even when he tries
    Age apparently does not affect clutchness. Jerry West, nicknamed "Mr. Clutch," recently proved that at age 75 he still can't miss, even when he tries. During a demonstration to schoolchildren on how to shoot, the former 14-time NBA All-star put up a...
  • Lakers pull out a victory over the Timberwolves, 104-91

    Lakers pull out a victory over the Timberwolves, 104-91
    Playing without their top three point guards and All-Star Kobe Bryant, the Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 104-91, at Staples Center on Friday night. Nick Young led the Lakers with 25 points, hitting four of six three-point shots. Pau Gasol...
  • Jerry West concerned about Kobe Bryant, praises Coach Mike D'Antoni

    Jerry West concerned about Kobe Bryant, praises Coach Mike D'Antoni
    Before Kobe Bryant was sidelined with another injury, he didn't look like himself, at least according to Hall of Famer and former Lakers general manager Jerry West, who is currently an executive with the Golden State Warriors. "When he was playing, to...
  • Nonfiction

    Nonfiction
    The Age of Movies The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Edited by Sanford Schwartz Library of America, $40 Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best. Alice James A...
  • Bulls' Derrick Rose named NBA MVP

    Bulls' Derrick Rose named NBA MVP
    On the eve of Chicago Bulls training camp, Derrick Rose famously and rhetorically asked why he couldn't be the NBA's most valuable player. Rose, the Bulls' third-year superstar guard, got his answer Monday: He can. At 22 years, 7 months, Rose, according...
  • Briefs: OCC's Roche signs

    Orange Coast College sophomore football player Jon Roche, a two-year starter on the offensive line, has signed a national letter of intent to continue his career at Southern Utah University. Roche, a 6-foot-3, 320-pound left tackle in 2011, helped the...