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  • Dodgers aren't doing enough to end broadcast blackout

    Last week, when Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw threw a no-hitter and I tweeted a photo of the celebration, a reader responded. "Stupid that most of Los Angeles was unable to watch" the game, wrote Terry Kinigstein. "Time that the Dodgers are available to...
  • Jeanie Buss recalls meeting Lakers' No. 1 pick Magic Johnson

    Jeanie Buss recalls meeting Lakers' No. 1 pick Magic Johnson
    The Lakers rarely pick in the top 10 of the NBA draft.  They'll do so on Thursday night with the seventh overall selection. Lakers owner/executive Jeanie Buss, in an essay on her late father Jerry Buss for C-Suite Quarterly, recalled meeting one of...
  • Magic GM: Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Devyn Marble are 'hard-nosed dudes'

    Magic GM: Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Devyn Marble are 'hard-nosed dudes'
    On Friday, Aaron Gordon fielded a question about how he developed the mindset to become a defensive stopper. Gordon paused for a moment, then spoke. He said: "If somebody really can't score on you, I think that's really what makes you better than...
  • The second half begins and somehow the Dodgers still aren't on TV

    The second half begins and somehow the Dodgers still aren't on TV
    The first half is over, and how 'bout those Dodgers? Did you see those no-hitters by Clayton Kershaw and Josh Beckett? The exciting Dee Gordon leading the majors in stolen bases and triples? The Yasiel Puig throws and bat flips? What, no? Not one...
  • STORY: How a casual conversation sparked legal challenge to state's same-sex marriage ban

    NORFOLK — Tony London told a friend last June that he wanted to get married to his longtime partner. London, 55, a real estate agent and former Navy sailor, had been dating Tim Bostic, 49, an English professor at Old Dominion University, for 24...
  • BET Awards Live Blog: Lionel Richie Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    The 2014 BET Awards has kicked off at Nokia Theater and is sure to be a memorable one. In past years, Michael Jackson presented James Brown with a lifetime achievement award, Destiny's Child gave lap dances to Nelly, Magic Johnson and Terrence Howard, and...
  • Lakers' week in review

    Lakers' week in review
    The Lakers added two players through the NBA draft over the past week. On Thursday, the team selected Kentucky forward Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick.  They also sent cash to the Washington Wizards for the rights to the 46th pick, guard...
  • My Brother's Keeper needs to include some sisters [Commentary]

    My Brother's Keeper needs to include some sisters [Commentary]
    It's not as messy as the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care plan, but his My Brother's Keeper initiative for black and Latino boys and young men has created a firestorm of debate among people who have largely been supportive of his...
  • 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...
  • Celebrity sports team owners: Where's the value?

    Celebrity sports team owners: Where's the value?
    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,...
  • 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...