| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:30 AM
I grew up playing basketball and I love documentaries. The commercials for this movie looked amazing. I was thrilled about seeing it. Unfortunately, it’s a documentary that should’ve aired on ESPN at 1 a.m.
It’s not all about the 1992...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:44 PM
"Never has a player so good been seen by so few people. As Bob (Costas) said that I was one of the few lucky ones. I saw him play in high school and I covered him his entire ABA career. He was a combination of Jerry West, Oscar Robertson, Sam Jones, and...
| May 20, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Renowned baritone championed German lieder
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of...
| May 19, 2012
| 10:54 PM
It's an exciting time for Southern California sports. Staples Center just hosted four playoff games in three days, and has two more in store Sunday. The Kings are serious contenders to win the Stanley Cup. The Lakers and Clippers, though, have a much...
| May 20, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Former NBA star and 1960 Olympic gold medalist Bob Boozer has died. He was 75.
Thomas Funeral Home in Omaha confirmed that Boozer died Saturday night. Cause of death was not immediately known.
Boozer was a two-time first-team All-American at...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Jim Buss told T.J. Simers recently to expect the same core of players on the Lakers roster next season.
Kobe Bryant turns 34 in August, and he's already played in 1,381 regular season and playoff games in his 16 seasons with the Lakers. Given all that...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Kobe Bryant called NBA Commissioner David Stern's idea of a 23-and-younger age limit for Team USA in future Olympics "stupid."
Only Kobe might be able to get away with using the word "stupid" and his boss in the same sentence.
Stern threw out the...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:02 PM
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...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Just when you thought that next season with the Lakers might be marginally better than this one — they pull a rabbit out of a hat and significantly improve their roster for years to come with the acquisition of the best center in the NBA, Dwight...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 6:11 PM
He didn't do what Van Chancellor did four times. He didn't do what Bill Laimbeer did three times, Michael Cooper did twice or seven others did once.
"Mike Thibault has done everything we asked him," Sun CEO Mitchell Etess said, "except win a WNBA...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
A few more tidbits following an early Tuesday morning interview with Mike D’Antoni, the Lakers’ new head coach:
-- He says his brother, Dan, will be joining the Lakers’ coaching staff but the rest of the staff should remain intact.
| Feb 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
In what's become a yearly ritual for the Lakers, they can count on two things happening in February. They leave the comfortable settings at Staples Center to make way for the Grammy's for an extended trip. Then they realize they're happy they've logged...