| Mar 3, 2013
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...
| Mar 3, 2013
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...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:54 PM
While presenting a Lakers jersey to President Ronald Reagan at the White House, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds it in front of coach Pat Riley....
| Mar 17, 2013
| 4:41 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:47 AM
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...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:10 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:13 AM
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...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:05 PM
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...