| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Former Lakers star Magic Johnson will set foot in the Forum in Inglewood on Sunday for the first time since it reopened in January, this time as a fan on hand to catch Frankie Beverly and Maze’s performance, rather than as a member of the team he...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry will apparently keep his job despite one of the team's co-owners calling for his ouster shortly after Ferry made racially inflammatory remarks about free-agent prospect Luol Deng during a conference call with team...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:28 PM
For the last several weeks, Bills fans have been livin' on a prayer — a prayer that their beloved franchise would remain in Buffalo in the wake of a bidding war for the team after longtime owner Ralph Wilson died in March.
Since Wilson's death,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:08 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2014
Congratulations to Steve Ballmer on making the worst individual purchase in the history of sports. Perhaps he thought the price tag included the arena and the Lakers. Honestly, I think he made the purchase to do what many of us think he will ultimately do...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:27 PM
A couple of days ago, in what qualifies as hot news, Magic Johnson said he believed Los Angeles was finally on the verge of obtaining an NFL team, and that the team should be the Oakland Raiders.
On the same day, in what qualifies as old news, a Raiders...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Newly hired Lakers Coach Byron Scott took over the team's Twitter feed Friday, giving his thoughts on the team's prospects this season.
His top priority, Scott wrote, is "to get our team to play defense on a consistent basis every single night."
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it.
James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The rookie arrived at Lakers training camp with something to prove.
His new teammates — veterans such as Magic Johnson and Michael Cooper — elbowed him around the basketball court. The rough treatment continued after practice.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:28 AM
GLASTONBURY – UConn, the reigning NCAA champion, will be a different team when the season begins in November. In some ways, that should be a good thing.
Amida Brimah, the 7-foot center, will have a year's experience and shoulder surgery behind...
| Aug 5, 2014
I am appalled that there exists an Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award (ESPY) for courage named for Arthur Ashe. Michael Sam received the most recent one.
Arthur Ashe was a coward who hid his AIDS status for four years after he had brain...