| Mar 7, 2015
| 7:01 PM
How many times in life do we get a chance to be there in person to witness history? To see a country being born, a movement being started, a new frontier being discovered?
Unfortunately, there weren't any fan-filled bleachers there when Neil Armstrong...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:34 AM
When he's not chiming in on the state of the Lakers or being the public face of the Dodgers' ownership group, basketball great Magic Johnson is a businessman. And as a businessman, it appears Johnson is interested in having an active role in helping an...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Hall of Fame basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson was recently honored with the second annual Joe DiMaggio American Icon Award by Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.
The event, which raised almost $1 million, was staged at the Diplomat Resort & Spa...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:21 PM
Former Lakers great Magic Johnson again harshly criticized Jim Buss, the team's executive vice president of basketball operations.
Johnson appeared Tuesday on ESPN's "First Take" and ripped Buss for way he has run the Lakers.
"When you're wrong, you'...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:32 PM
For those of you who still think that Lakers fans don't want the team to tank: The only NBA arena where you'll hear "Beat L.A." is Staples Center.
First, Dwight Howard, then Carmelo Anthony, then Pau Gasol and now...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:31 PM
On Tuesday, Magic Johnson lashed out against Lakers owner/executive Jim Buss.
"[He's] trying to do it himself, trying to prove to everybody that this was the right decision, that 'my dad gave me the reins,' and he's not consulting anybody," Johnson said...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 11:31 AM
Byron Scott was in his first stint as a head coach when Jason Kidd happened.
The star of the New Jersey Nets at the time, Kidd reportedly tried to lead an uprising in the locker room to complain about Scott's coaching.
It likely led to the end of...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Magic Johnson created a mess earlier this month by saying the Lakers should "lose every game" and secure a top-five draft pick.
Some Lakers fans hated it, some loved it. Lakers players and coaches definitely didn't like it.
But when Johnson and good...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:43 PM
LOS ANGELES — Statues of Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wayne Gretzky, Oscar De La Hoya and Chick Hearn adorn the plaza outside Staples Center.
You don't need to tell the Orlando Magic that a statue of Kobe Bryant someday will be there, too....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:51 PM
When a new professional athlete gets that first big paycheck, it can be hard to suppress the desire to splurge on a sports car, luxury condo or whatever catches his or her fancy. Friends, family and associates might come looking for a piece, whether it'...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:15 AM
If Magic Johnson and Larry Bird came along at the right time to save the NBA with their skills and transcendent personalities, if Wayne Gretzky appeared to become the relatable face the NHL lacked and trigger a warm-weather hockey boom, Landon Donovan has...