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  • Lakers officially choose not to stretch out Steve Nash's salary

    The deadline for the Lakers to use the "stretch" provision on Steve Nash passed over the weekend. The 40-year-old point guard is heading into his third year with the team, earning $9.7 million for the 2014-15 season. Had the Lakers waived Nash prior...
  • Can Lakers stay close enough to make playoff push in April?

    Can Lakers stay close enough to make playoff push in April?
    If the Lakers can stay healthy this season, after an injury-plagued, 27-win 2013-14, the team may be able to rebound through March with a winning record. Losing center/forward Pau Gasol to the Chicago Bulls in free agency won't help, but the return of...
  • Mitch Kupchak, John Black of Lakers take the ALS ice bucket challenge

    Mitch Kupchak, John Black of Lakers take the ALS ice bucket challenge
    On Thursday, two Lakers executives took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge. General Manager Mitch Kupchak, nominated by Dodgers chief executive Stan Kasten, got doused with a bucket of ice water to help raise awareness and donations to help fight...
  • San Francisco's Madame Tussauds to unveil Jeremy Lin figure

    San Francisco's Madame Tussauds to unveil Jeremy Lin figure
    Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin on Thursday is set to help unveil a wax figure of himself at Madame Tussauds on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. Madame Tussauds is famous for lifelike wax images of celebrities, athletes and politicians. The San...
  • FSU coach Jimbo Fisher studies coaching greats in hope of finding recipe for repeat

    FSU coach Jimbo Fisher studies coaching greats in hope of finding recipe for repeat
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher's summer reading included the works from a different sort of lord of the rings. Looking to unlock the secrets of winning back-to-back championships, Fisher read some of the books authored...
  • March may be make-or-break stretch on Lakers' schedule

    March may be make-or-break stretch on Lakers' schedule
    After a 27-55 season, the Lakers hope to be far more competitive this coming season. With the addition of rookie power forward Julius Randle (seventh overall pick) and a healthy Kobe Bryant, the Lakers may be able to get through the first four months of...
  • Dodgers' Stan Kasten nominates Mitch Kupchak for ice bucket challenge

    Dodgers' Stan Kasten nominates Mitch Kupchak for ice bucket challenge
    On Tuesday, Stan Kasten, Dodgers president and chief executive, accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge after being nominated by the San Francisco Giants. The challenge, which involves getting doused with a bucket of ice, is an Internet sensation designed...
  • CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local

    CNN's amusing advice on how to fake being an L.A. local
    Here's a teeny-tiny idea, courtesy a slideshow on CNN.com attached to a summertime desperation slideshow story entitled “How to be an L.A. Local – 8 Tips for Faking It.” I suppose it's a compliment that in the city with an unmerited...
  • Kobe Bryant goes one-on-one with Father Time

    Kobe Bryant goes one-on-one with Father Time
    Kobe Bryant is turning 36 Saturday, which means his career may or may not be flickering like a birthday candle. Shaquille O'Neal and Steve Nash were All-Stars at that age. Tim Duncan averaged more points and rebounds than he had in either of the two...
  • A bold-school Steve Ballmer steals show at Clippers' Fan Festival

    A bold-school Steve Ballmer steals show at Clippers' Fan Festival
    He entered from the stands, swaggering into Staples Center through the crowd like a prizefighter in dress slacks, pinstripe shirt and Clippers cap. A rap song screamed and the balding middle-aged man screamed with it, weaving through stunned and...
  • Steve Ballmer makes high-decibel entrance as Clippers' new owner

    Steve Ballmer makes high-decibel entrance as Clippers' new owner
    Steve Ballmer's voice tends to rise without warning, often mid-thought, like a verbal volcano. "The first regular-season game, I'm excited for that," the new Clippers owner said Monday morning, referring to the Oct. 30 opener against the Oklahoma City...