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  • Cashing in their championships

    Cashing in their championships
    1979-80 FINALS Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2 An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime' "Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
  • Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.

     Lakers owner Jerry Buss brought 'Showtime' success to L.A.
    The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things. It was youthful ambition — a...
  • Architect Paul Revere Williams is a star among celebrities

    He's one of the hottest architects in Hollywood: The houses designed by Paul Revere Williams have attracted generations of stars — Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Bill Cosby, Denzel Washington. Actress Debra Messing recently sold a home he designed...
  • President Reagan is presented a Lakers jersey

     
    While presenting a Lakers jersey to President Ronald Reagan at the White House, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds it in front of coach Pat Riley....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Grammy nominees, Kobe Bryant and Tim Cooke are having an awesome St. Nick's Day

    Grammy nominees, Kobe Bryant and Tim Cooke are having an awesome St. Nick's Day
    If you stepped into something unexpected today, here's hoping it was related to St. Nicholas Day and not a irresponsible pet owner. Millions of children (and some freaky adults) are finding candy and other assorted junk stuffed into their shoes this...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Sun Remembers: April 14-20

    The Sun Remembers: April 14-20
    April 20, 2002: The Ravens select Miami safety Ed Reed with their No. 1 pick (24th overall) in the NFL draft. It's the first time the club has failed to get a college player ranked among its top 15 choices. April 20, 1985: The Skipjacks, Baltimore's...