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  • Lakers, NBA reflect on passing of Nelson Mandela

    Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95 on Thursday. As news spread, members of the NBA community and Lakers organization shared their thoughts. Thankful to @NelsonMandela for having shown us so much wisdom and leadership. His...
  • 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...
  • Ravens' Flacco carries on the 'I'm going to Disney World' tradition

    Ravens' Flacco carries on the 'I'm going to Disney World' tradition
    Win the Super Bowl, and head to Disney. It's a tradition now since Phil Sims uttered the words, "I'm going to Disney World" after winning Super Bowl XXI with the New York Giants in 1987. Now, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets the free trip...
  • Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

    Jerry Buss dies at 80; Lakers owner brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show. The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The California Cook: Training day with the Lakers' Gary Vitti

    The California Cook: Training day with the Lakers' Gary Vitti
    Gary Vitti is at home cooking dinner for a few friends. But you can't escape the feeling that he's got someplace else he'd rather be. He loves to cook, no doubt about that. And he's good at it. But at this time of year, Vitti really ought to be...
  • Dodgers reliever Paco Rodriguez continues to impress

    Dodgers reliever Paco Rodriguez continues to impress
    Left-hander Paco Rodriguez shakes his head when he thinks of how much his life has changed in the last five months. Coming out of spring training, Rodriguez thought he had a 50-50 chance of making the Dodgers' opening-day roster. Today, he is one of the...
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies at 80

    Lakers owner Jerry Buss dies at 80
    Jerry Buss, the longtime owner of the Lakers whose penchant for showmanship helped turn the game of basketball into “Showtime” and who led the team to 10 NBA championships, died Monday. He was 80. A self-made millionaire who built his...
  • Michael Jordan's 50 most memorable points

    Michael Jordan's 50 most memorable points
    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...