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  • 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...
  • Lakers beat Magic, 103-94, but it's a rough night for Pau Gasol

    The surreal state of the Lakers — they lose even when they win. They beat the Orlando Magic, 103-94, Sunday at Staples Center and ended a four-game losing streak with a career-high 28 points from Jordan Hill. But Pau Gasol couldn't finish the...
  • Louisville Overpowers UConn, 76-64

     Louisville Overpowers UConn, 76-64
    STORRS — A frustrating night was unfolding, the most frustrating yet for Kevin Ollie as UConn's basketball coach. With 13 minutes to play, it boiled over and Ollie drew double technical fouls — ejected for the first time. The Huskies, who...
  • 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...
  • Seth Davis shares his thoughts about his new book on John Wooden

    John Wooden spent close to three decades in college basketball while coaching Indiana State and UCLA. It was his time at UCLA, however, where Wooden honed his craft as a master motivator leading the Bruins to 10 national championships from 1948 to 1975....
  • 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...
  • 'Showtime' chronicles glitzy Lakers era of Magic, Kareem and Riley

    'Showtime' chronicles glitzy Lakers era of Magic, Kareem and Riley
    The diva guard is orchestrating coaching changes. The boss man is an inveterate womanizer, as is most of the team, except for the committed virgin they just signed, who firmly believes sex shouldn't take place till marriage. This a dynasty or a soap...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprises his character from Airplane!

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar reprises his character from Airplane!
    If they had an Oscar for best performance in a movie by an active pro athlete, the Academy Award in 1980 would have gone to Los Angeles Lakers star Karrem Abdul-Jabbar for his role in Airplane! I know what you're thinking. Surely, I can't be serious?...
  • Watch Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's new 'Airplane!'-inspired ad

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is known by most people as a Lakers legend and an NBA Hall of Famer. But to some, he will always be Roger Murdock, the co-pilot on the classic comedy movie "Airplane!" On Tuesday, a new commercial was released where Abdul-Jabbar re-...
  • Charles Barkley calls Clippers one of two top teams in West

    The Clippers' total dismantling of the woebegone Lakers on Thursday in epic proportion elicited all sorts of responses about the greatness of the Clippers. Just listen to what basketball Hall of Famer and TNT analysts Charles Barkley had to say about...
  • Up next for the Clippers: Monday vs. Phoenix

    Up next for the Clippers: Monday vs. Phoenix
    When: 7:30 p.m. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980, 1330. Records: Clippers 44-20, Suns 36-26. Record vs. Suns: 1-1. Update: Blake Griffin needs 11 rebounds to reach 3,000 in his career. Griffin would become the...