| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:41 AM
A young Southern California golfer is stealing some of the spotlight from Inbee Park through early play at the U.S. Women's Open.
Lizette Salas was scoring well enough to hold a share of second place with Park -- who is vying for a historic third-...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Summer's not yet over and Hollywood's annual awards race has already started — though you may have to hop a plane and travel several thousand miles to notice.
The Venice Film Festival opens Wednesday, to be quickly followed by two other high-...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Lance Armstrong has been rightly condemned for cheating. It takes skill, raw talent and extreme drive just to complete the Tour de France. However, to use unlawful measures to win it takes a complete unraveling of one's moral compass and a breakdown in...
| Jan 31, 2013
It's not easy being a book consumer these days. For starters, books seem so long — at least compared to the blog posts and online news items that have recalibrated the pace of the average American attention span.
And that's not the half of it....
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:27 AM
This Forbes list continues to be all the talk, but I still don’t get the hating on Jay Cutler nationally.
No, wait, it’s not "hating." It’s "disliked." Same thing to me, but it’s officially the Forbes list of "America’s...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:46 AM
A promotion company based sued Lance Armstrong on Thursday, seeking the repayment of $12 million in bonuses that the firm paid Armstrong for winning the Tour de France.
Dallas-based SCA Promotions, which contends it was conned out of the money by...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 7:12 PM
There was a time, not so long ago, when members of the athletic community were viewed as pillars of honesty and integrity.
The public gave them trust ratings much higher than those of elected representatives (not surprising) and even physicians. Those...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:50 PM
In light of Lance Armstrong’s Oprah interview and a kerfuffle over Ray Lewis and deer antler spray, the topic of performance-enhancing drugs has been in the news with renewed vigor.
It has culminated with this overwrought, hyper-ventilating column...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Bicyclist Lance Armstrong was once a hero: When his bestselling memoir "It's Not About the Bike" was published by Putnam in 2000, Armstrong had beaten cancer and gone on to win the Tour de France. Armstrong's fame continued -- he went on to win the Tour...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:00 PM
It seems that Lance Armstrong, stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, has now returned his Olympic bronze medal.
The U.S. Olympic Committee confirmed in a statement that it had received the medal from the disgraced cyclist. Armstrong let his...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:40 PM
As we finish off 2013, here are a few things I'd like to see in the sports world for the New Year:
•An official announcement from the NFL that Los Angeles will finally have a team again (preferably the Rams, back where they belong).
The end of...