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  • Jonathan Ogden was Frankentackle, the standard for modern excellence at left tackle

    Jonathan Ogden was Frankentackle, the standard for modern excellence at left tackle
    When talk turns to athletic freaks, offensive linemen rarely rate a mention. The term is usually applied to an NBA greyhound who can dribble around guards as easily as dunk over 7-footers. Or in the realm of football, maybe a quarterback who can...
  • Watch the on-court similarities between Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

    Watch the on-court similarities between Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan
    Trying to compare Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan can spark intense debate. Their career arcs took very different paths, but where they are undeniably close is in ring count.  Jordan won six titles with the Chicago Bulls. To date, Bryant has five with...
  • Thousands of California injury claims made by professional athletes

    Thousands of California injury claims made by professional athletes
    The National Football League’s increasingly visible injury legacy has become a topic of national debate, one that threatens to cast a lasting shadow over the country’s most popular, and profitable, sport. Far less attention has been paid...
  • Is LeBron James on verge of eclipsing Kobe Bryant's greatness?

    Is LeBron James on verge of eclipsing Kobe Bryant's greatness?
    When can you make an argument that 2 > 5? You can do it when comparing the careers of LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, should James win a second NBA championship with the Miami Heat in the coming weeks. And you can do the funny math while easily...
  • Dwight Howard is a happy Houston Rocket

    Dwight Howard is a happy Houston Rocket
    Dwight Howard walked past Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak in that Staples Center tunnel last spring and never really stopped, the allure of less pressure and a permanent honeymoon triggering a Texas two-step. The hypersensitive hulk returns to...
  • Lakers get ready to face Dwight Howard

    Lakers get ready to face Dwight Howard
    HOUSTON -- Generally, the Lakers don’t like to talk about Dwight Howard, hoping his decision to leave them will go away and hide in a file cabinet of awkward moments in team history. They don't have a choice Thursday. Staggering from two horrid...
  • Top celebrity hangouts of '13: Chicago Cut Steakhouse at No. 3

    Top celebrity hangouts of '13: Chicago Cut Steakhouse at No. 3
    If you wanted to see someone famous when you went out to eat in Chicago this year, Chicago Cut Steakhouse was your best bet — especially if you know your athletes. While there are a small number of places in the city that hosted bigger names, none...
  • NBA players in movies: the best and worst

    NBA players in movies: the best and worst
    NBA star LeBron James will make his feature film debut in Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment's "Ballers." The movie was originally planned in 2009 but was delayed because of James' controversial departure from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the...
  • NBA's use of 'hammer' on Donald Sterling welcomed by Garcetti

    NBA's use of 'hammer' on Donald Sterling welcomed by Garcetti
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday praised NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for "bringing down the hammer" on Clippers owner Donald Sterling, capping four days of pressure from the city's political leaders over remarks said to be made by Sterling...
  • Steve Nash, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar pleased with Donald Sterling punishment

    Steve Nash, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar pleased with Donald Sterling punishment
    The decision came quickly and decisively from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver -- a lifetime ban for Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Former and current NBA players were almost as quick in their praise for Silver, who became the league's commissioner just...
  • Donald Sterling ban: Staples Center protest now 'victory celebration'

    Donald Sterling ban: Staples Center protest now 'victory celebration'
    Demonstrators planning to denounce Donald Sterling outside Staples Center before the Clippers game Tuesday evening said they would instead focus on supporting the team after the NBA's decision to ban its owner for life. Organizers planned the rally -- ...