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  • 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...
  • McBean, Hayes part of KidWorks charity golf event

    Los Angeles Galaxy soccer player Jack McBean, the former Corona del Mar High standout, and NFL official Laird Hayes highlight those involved in the inaugural KidWorks Classic Golf Tournament at Aliso Viejo Country Club April 29. In addition to McBean...
  • Sighting: Lady Gaga works out at Reform Chicago Pilates studio

    Sighting: Lady Gaga works out at Reform Chicago Pilates studio
    Lady Gaga is back on her feet, a pilates studio owner says. The "Poker Face" singer — who has been photographed getting around in a wheelchair since canceling her world tour in February to undergo hip surgery — worked out April 11 at...
  • One-on-one with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    One-on-one with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    In November 2009, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, or CML. Three and a half years later, he is teaching new patients how to live with the disease. Abdul-Jabbar was in Chicago this...
  • 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...
  • Follow the ball through 'Wooden: A Coach's Life' biography

    In July 2009, a year before his death at age 99, John Wooden was named by the Sporting News as the top coach in the history of American sports. Not many argued with the selection. Over his 29-year career he won 664 of 826 games for a winning percentage of...
  • Matt Barnes cleared to play for Clippers

    Matt Barnes cleared to play for Clippers
    Matt Barnes was back on the practice court for a shoot-around Wednesday, along with a new set of goggles and a flurry of nicknames. “They’ve been all over the place,” the Clippers small forward said, “from Eric Dickerson to James...
  • This week: ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ ‘Bates Motel,’ ‘Splash’

     
    Do we really need a “Psycho” with cell phones? “Bates Motel,” arriving Monday, poses that question on a week when sports and reality are likely to generate the headlines. The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament takes over the CBS...
  • Ray Lewis: Hollywood's next great action hero?

    Ray Lewis: Hollywood's next great action hero?
    A few months removed from his popular appearances in those amazing Old Spice commercials, Ravens linebacker and action hero Ray Lewis is at it again. This time, Lewis has teamed up with Saints quarterback Drew Brees for a Pepsi Maxx commercial in the form...
  • Walt Hazzard dies at 69; former Bruins basketball star and coach

    Walt Hazzard dies at 69; former Bruins basketball star and coach
    Walt Hazzard, a stellar point guard who helped John Wooden win his first national championship at UCLA and became the fifth coach to follow the college basketball legend, died Friday. He was 69. Hazzard, who suffered a stroke in 1996, died at Ronald...