| Mar 24, 2011
| 7:37 PM
COSTA MESA — Orange Coast College students Zach Mikol and Brittaney Beckworth lined up at 1 a.m. for Thursday's opening of the new Microsoft store at South Coast Plaza.
The pair were second and third in a line that stretched more than 2,500...
| Apr 10, 2011
Following the April 3 game against the Denver Nuggets, 750 Lakers fans poured into the Lexus Club at Staples Center for the 4th annual Casino Night, a $500 per person benefit for the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation, which promotes education,...
| Apr 17, 2011
In 2010, a month before he took to the basketball court for the first time in a New York Knicks uniform, Amare Stoudemire took to the red carpet at Lincoln Center in head-to-toe Tom Ford. In 2009, when NBA No. 1 draft pick Blake Griffin was chosen by...
| May 9, 2011
| 8:55 PM
SAN DIEGO -- It’s a lesson in sports we learn when we're young: How you lose is just as important as how you win.
“When we lose games we give high fives with smiles, and we hold our heads up high and say ‘good game,’" said...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 9:47 AM
The skyline of Natomas is changing Monday, with the removal of the 7-foot letters spelling out ARCO Arena.
At 9:30 Monday morning, crews were removing the smaller letters from the welcome sign to the "ARCO Sports Complex".
The letters are hollow, and...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Jimmer, Rubio look good
Every NBA season presents surprises, but the fact Jimmer Fredette is more than just a shooter has to rank up there for this crazy campaign. Fredette still makes rookie mistakes, but his decision-...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 8:53 PM
Lakers will pursue both
There's a chance both could land there, which begs another question: Wasn't the new collective bargaining agreement supposed to promote more competitive balance and limit players' power over...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:38 PM
There is a theory that God created the concept of time so everything wouldn't happen at once, but the dizzying pace of announcements regarding the Southern California sports scene last week defied that principle.
A series of events altered the...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Kupchak has the power
Look, Kobe Bryant and Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak are far more similar than different, wired to win at all costs. Kupchak may do so in a far more behind-the-scenes manner. But both bleed purple and...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom has sold his Manhattan Beach bachelor pad for $2.1 million.
The house was listed for $2,399,000 in 2009, a couple months after Odom married Khloe Kardashian. It came back on the market in May at $2,199,999.
| Jul 19, 2011
| 7:47 AM
A young boy has died after sustaining severe head injuries following a collision between a motorcycle and an SUV carrying basketball star Lamar Odom.
L.A. Lakers player Odom who was in New York City last Thursday to attend his cousin's funeral, had hired...