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  • Ex-basketball star Kevin Johnson is back holding court in his hometown

    Ex-basketball star Kevin Johnson is back holding court in his hometown
    "Kevin, Kevin, come see us!" yelled a man pushing a stroller. "Yo, K.J., stop by the community garden!" urged a friend from the old neighborhood. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson beamed as he walked through the heart of Oak Park, a long-struggling...
  • Dodgers finish regular season with a 10-5 clobbering of Rockies

    AT THE PLATE: Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run home run in the third inning to finish the season with 116 runs batted in, the most in the major leagues. Gonzalez finished five RBIs ahead of Mike Trout of the Angels. "It's definitely something cool to be...
  • For Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout, October is the stuff of legacies

    For Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout, October is the stuff of legacies
    The comparison is all but mandatory now. Try to put Clayton Kershaw into historical perspective, and you are virtually obligated to mention Sandy Koufax. Koufax, the gold standard among Dodgers pitchers, won the Cy Young Award three times, the most-...
  • Magic Johnson thinks Dodgers will be on TV next year

    Magic Johnson thinks Dodgers will be on TV next year
    Dodgers minority owner Magic Johnson said he is confident a majority of local households will be able to watch his team’s games on television next season. “I think we’re going to be on TV next season,” Johnson said Sunday. “...
  • Dodgers beat Giants, 9-1, to clinch NL West title

    Dodgers beat Giants, 9-1, to clinch NL West title
    It might not always have been the smoothest of rides, but it offered the desired finish: the National League West title. The Dodgers won their second consecutive division title Wednesday night, fittingly behind the impressive pitching of Clayton...
  • Hawks discipline but don't fire GM Danny Ferry over racial remarks

    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...
  • Magic Johnson returns to the Forum -- as a music fan

    Magic Johnson returns to the Forum -- as a music fan
    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...
  • From streets to sideline, Lakers' Byron Scott was always tough

    From streets to sideline, Lakers' Byron Scott was always tough
    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. "We didn't...
  • NBA players' union seeks league action concerning Donald Sterling

    OAKLAND — Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said Sunday the National Basketball Players Assn. wants the NBA to bar Clippers owner Donald Sterling from playoff games the rest of this season and impose the maximum penalty allowed under league bylaws if...
  • NBA makes its case against Clippers owner Donald Sterling

    NBA makes its case against Clippers owner Donald Sterling
    Donald Sterling made several attempts to deflect responsibility for his rant against African Americans — even asking his companion V. Stiviano to lie about the authenticity of the recording of the incident, the NBA contended in a supporting...
  • Sterling tape was unleashed as friendship with Stiviano frayed

    Sterling tape was unleashed as friendship with Stiviano frayed
    V. Stiviano had grown accustomed to being the glamorous companion of Donald Sterling, the billionaire owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. Once a catering truck operator from Boyle Heights, now she lived in a house Sterling bought her, drove a red Ferrari...