| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Much has been said about the Clippers' decision to cover up the Lakers banners and retired jerseys in the rafters at Staples Center.
Whether it's something that should have been done a long time ago or a disrespect to the Lakers, ultimately the Clippers...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Magic guard Victor Oladipo told me after the club’s win against the Brooklyn Nets that he would be interested in competing in the slam-dunk contest during All-Star Weekend.
Oladipo turned in an eye-opening audition Sunday night, completing a 360-...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 1:25 PM
That was the rational side of Mark Walter’s brain speaking. You know, before the Dodgers' chairman agreed to sign right-hander Zack Greinke to a guaranteed $147-million, six-year contract.
Which worked out well in...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:40 PM
"Battle of the Year" isn't so much inspired by director Benson Lee's 2007 break-dancing documentary "Planet B-Boy" as it is an ad for it. Not only is the previous well-regarded film referred to by name — "You've seen 'Planet B-Boy,' right?" —...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:29 PM
Earvin ‘‘Magic’’ Johnson is getting a little help from Grammy-winning Chicago rapper and actor Common for his newest off-court endeavor.
The former NBA star launched his ‘‘Friends of Magic’’ initiative...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Since bursting on the showbiz scene in 1989 with a no-nonsense attitude and a fiery rap delivery, Queen Latifah has demonstrated a knack for versatility and self-transformation.
The 43-year-old has landed in the winners' circle as a singer, hip-hop...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:23 PM
The Lakers display 12 championship banners (including one to recognize the team's five championships won in Minneapolis), 10 retired jerseys (including one to honor the late Chick Hearn) and one special banner to honor six from the Minneapolis era...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Arsenio Hall, who was on the cover of Time magazine in 1989 ("TV's hip host grabs the post-Carson generation"), returned to the air Monday night for an indefinite run as the host of a revived "The Arsenio Hall Show." (It should be said right off that...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:32 PM
PHOENIX — The quickest, most impressive remodeling job in Los Angeles sports history started with a hammer to the heart.
Shortly after the new Dodgers owners took possession of Frank McCourt's dump in the spring of 2012, they met with the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Even Magic Johnson knows what should be done.
"If the Jaguars are going to only score two points," Johnson tweeted Sunday, "they might as well call Tim Tebow!"
It's pretty sad when an NBA legend who now owns a Major League Baseball team in Los Angeles...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:20 PM
It was a Christmas gift that never appeared on any star basketball player's wish list.
Inside the hefty SAT study guide filled with algebra equations and vocabulary teasers was a letter from one high school friend to another, a message of hope for...