| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:42 PM
A proposed $1.2-billion NFL stadium in downtown L.A. secured crucial approvals from the City Council today, a major milestone in efforts to return pro football to the city after a 17-year absence....
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Anderson Cooper, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Dr. Mehmet Oz are three of the influential media personalities participating in this year's "Jeopardy!" Power Players week. The special "Jeopardy" shows will be taped in Washington, D.C....
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:27 PM
John Wooden is back. Not soon enough, in this me-first, Black Mamba world riddled with ego and hubris. Wooden's glory grows with each passing year, and every time Jonathan Vilma appeals his NFL case, or Lance Armstrong insists it's all a set-up. With...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Michael Jordan probably provided about 50,000 breathtaking moments during his basketball career. On MJ's 50th birthday, we try to capture some of his high points — adding up to 50.
2 — March 29, 1982: As a freshman at North Carolina, Jordan...
| Mar 24, 2012
Only his number is retired — 33, in the Lakers' purple and gold that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore to glory on the basketball court. The rest of him is still working away, most recently on his latest book. At UCLA, in blue and gold, Abdul-Jabbar was a...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:22 AM
This weekend’s Sports Collectibles Convention in Rosemont didn’t just book some of the biggest names in sports, but also some of the most controversial.
Boxing legend Mike Tyson, NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman and baseball’s all-...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 5:53 PM
One of the great sports debates across America has been the question of who was the greatest basketball player of all time.
The answer almost universally now is Michael Jordan, who led the Bulls to six NBA championships.
For a generation of fans...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:20 PM
He wore dark-rimmed glasses that made him look like Clark Kent and he played defense like Superman.
Now, Kenny Heitz is gone, leaving UCLA basketball fans with fond memories and sorrow. He is a magical name from the 10-championship John Wooden era that...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:10 PM
SAN DIEGO - A Lakers legend was hands-on during an education conference in San Diego Monday, where science took center stage.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar took part in the California STEM Learning Network Conference that promotes science, technology,...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:55 PM
He was a gritty 6-foot-3 guard from the Bronx with boundless energy and a long, sweet jumper that seemed to kiss the Civic Center's ceiling before finding its mark.
"Bullseye!" Baltimore Bullets broadcaster Jim Karvellas would exclaim as Kevin Loughery...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Looks like L.A. is going to need a few more paparazzi.
You can't stroll Venice Beach or sit down to bacon-wrapped monkfish at Spago without spotting a superstar Laker or Clipper in the nation's new basketball capital.
Here comes Dwight Howard, the...