| Jan 20, 2012
| 11:11 PM
What transpired Friday night at Amway Center almost could make an objective person feel sorry for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Orlando Magic schooled ’em from start to finish.
Dwight Howard outplayed Andrew Bynum. Jameer Nelson...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 1:21 PM
A thesaurus is essential when describing the Blackhawks' Dave Bolland.
To his opponents, he's a nightmare. A pest. A nuisance. A troublemaker. A rat.
To his teammates, he's a stalwart. An asset. A weapon. A necessity. A rat.
Hmm, looks like that last...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 10:16 AM
This isn't a measure of character.
This is a measure of characters.
This week, we've ranked the 10 biggest characters in the NBA today.
What, exactly, do we mean when we call someone a "character"? In a word: distinctiveness. A player could be funny....
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:50 PM
I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day.
I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Jimmer, Rubio look good
Every NBA season presents surprises, but the fact Jimmer Fredette is more than just a shooter has to rank up there for this crazy campaign. Fredette still makes rookie mistakes, but his decision-...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:49 PM
Crown Cove MBK Senior Living, 3901 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, will have a happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m., featuring live music, tacos and margaritas. For information, call (949) 760-2800.
The Chabad Jewish...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 8:26 PM
Lynda Zussman signs copies of her book, "Throw Me the Rope: A Memoir of Loving Lauren," from 10 a.m. to noon at the Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, 1 Federation Way, Irvine.
Vox Pop Films presents...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 8:47 AM
Even though Rajon Rondo is a millionaire, he accepted an internship position with GQ magazine during Fashion Week in New York City.
Rondo, a guard on the Boston Celtics, will be working for the magazine this month before the NBA season begins in October....
| May 24, 2012
| 7:42 PM
Before last weekend began, I was all set to write about our domination of professional sports. The Kings were looking like royalty on ice. The Lakers were back in their series against Timbucktu City, or whoever they were playing.
And despite still being...
| Mar 3, 2013
Lakers 4, Philadelphia 76ers 2
An old dog, a new trickster and birth of 'Showtime'
"Showtime" began as 20-year-old rookie Magic Johnson inspired this talented team to first in the Pacific Division. After four close games in the...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Kobe Bryant is sidelined after sustaining a torn left Achilles' tendon, the workaholic confined to his bed to watch games on television after 17 years of going full bore.
Is Bryant using this time to relax, to take a break? Quite the contrary.