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Magic Johnson

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  • Magic Johnson Grabs Brass Ring Award From Carousel of Hope

    Performances by Josh Groban, Jennifer Hudson and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds highlighted Barbara Davis' biennual Carousel of Hope ball on Saturday at the Beverly Hilton. But it was a pair of L.A. sports heroes who had the audience on its feet: Kareem...
  • Dodgers issues: Keep Ned Colletti? And what's Don Mattingly's status?

    Dodgers issues: Keep Ned Colletti? And what's Don Mattingly's status?
    Dodger Stadium sat empty Wednesday, the postseason logos already starting to fade in the grass. The Dodgers would have preferred to play Game 5 of the National League division series on their home field Thursday. Instead, the focus shifts from the field...
  • Dodgers finish regular season with a 10-5 clobbering of Rockies

    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...
  • ASK IRA: Will Shabazz Napier play as a rookie?

    ASK IRA: Will Shabazz Napier play as a rookie?
    Q: Ira, I know that Erik Spoelstra likes to slow-cook rookies, but with the lack of shooting-guard depth requiring Mario Chalmers to play some two, do you see Shabazz Napier getting regular minutes? -- Luis. A: First, there is plenty of time for the...
  • Fanáticos del Heat de Miami opinan sobre el retorno de LeBron James a Cleveland

     Fanáticos del Heat de Miami opinan sobre el retorno de LeBron James a Cleveland
    Tras un matrimonio perfecto de cuatro años en el que ambas partes se beneficiaron mutuamente con dos campeonatos de la NBA, LeBron James decidió la semana pasada apartarse del glamour y el poder de Miami para regresar a Cleveland, su casa. Con 29 años y...
  • Lakers hire Byron Scott as their new coach

    Lakers hire Byron Scott as their new coach
    The Lakers have officially hired Byron Scott as their next coach, ending a search of almost three months by choosing a familiar name to Lakers followers. He comes with a built-in advantage over the last two Lakers coaches because he didn't replace...
  • Julius Randle, point guard?

    Julius Randle, point guard?
    The Lakers' young new power forward likes to do something that most big guys despise. Dribble the ball. In space. Often well above the top of the key. Julius Randle likes to handle. He's not the next Magic Johnson, despite similar 6-foot-9 height....
  • Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene

    Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene
    The baseball season has reached its traditional halfway point, and Dodgers fans continue to lead the league in strikeouts. While caught in the crossfire between Mis-DirecTV and Sports-Nyet LA, is there anything they haven't missed? Josh Beckett became...
  • Letters: More bad signs for the Lakers

    I was amused at the Lakers' pitch to various free agents to join them. Reminded me of an 80-year-old man trying to convince a supermodel he used to be something in the day. Steve Owen San Diego :: Is it really that hard to see the 800-pound ego in...
  • Bryant 'scared' about post-basketball future

    Bryant 'scared' about post-basketball future
    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant says he is “scared” about his future after basketball. Bryant, who turns 36 in August, is under contract with the Lakers for two more seasons. He played just six games last season. After he returned from...
  • Why won't a grocer set up shop in South Shore?

    Why won't a grocer set up shop in South Shore?
    I never thought I would have to fight for a grocery store in my ward. When I was first elected alderman of the 5th Ward in 1999, I naively thought retailers would flock to this South Side community after taking note of all of its selling points —...