| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Twenty-four and oh, and one to go.
Olympia, ranked No. 1 in all of high school baseball by ESPN, will vie for a 25-0 regular season when it plays Winter Park (15-8) at home on Friday, starting at 4 p.m.
Not that former major-leaguer Randy O'Neal, in his...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Excuse me for rolling my eyes and scoffing at the utter hypocrisy of college athletics, but isn't it time for NCAA President Mark Emmert to penalize himself for failing to promote an atmosphere of compliance and...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Amid this third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals, and with increasingly punitive salary-cap and luxury-tax penalties about to kick in from the new collective-bargaining agreement, the question becomes how the Miami Heat will be able to sustain their...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:13 PM
The best pro basketball team in Los Angeles isn't thinking much about tomorrow. It's having too much fun with today.
But tomorrow, also known as Grant Hill, sat behind the Clippers bench Wednesday night, looking dapper in a light brown sport coat and...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Former Magic star Nick Anderson doesn't need to see a TV special to remember his beloved high school teammate, Ben "Benji" Wilson.
He sees him all the time.
"I don't think I'll ever get over it," Nick said.
Wilson, the subject of a recent ESPN 30...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Most kids want a phone or the newest Barbie ... but all I'm asking for is me and my friends to heal from a terrible thing that's called cancer. I don't know if you have it in the North Pole, but if you don't, you are sure lucky…...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:31 PM
The latest dispute in the NBA is for the birds.
Or not for the birds.
The New Orleans Hornets want a nickname change. They want to become the New Orleans Pelicans.
The state bird in Louisiana is the pelican, but it doesn't sound like a good nickname...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:53 AM
Dwyane Wade is back now, and that's what matters most.
But because the NBA season is a repetitive cycle, it also is worth looking back if only to avoid a similar situation, with a similar asset.
A week ago, before Wade sat out for a week,...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:25 PM
Obviously, Vinny Del Negro had to be asked whether the Clippers were holding something back on their recent trip while losing three in a row.
That will probably sail right over the heads of UCLA fans who still seem preoccupied watching replays of Jim...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Throughout each exit interview, every Laker dropped a morsel suggesting the missing piece to the championship puzzle. Coach Phil Jackson lamented the team's lack of speed. Center Andrew Bynum wished the team practiced with more intensity. And nearly...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Note: We will have a live chat at 12:30 p.m. on Monday so bring your questions then! -- The Times' Mark Heisler reports that Lakers Coach Mike Brown has met with Kobe Bryant twice, once at Bryant's Newport Beach residence and at the Lakers' practice...