| Jun 5, 2015
| 10:28 PM
We always have known that down the way of soccer lies madness, or at least Celsius and the metric system, pretty much the same thing.
Relief comes from the reassurance that soccer now can return to its place in the world, which is to say anywhere but...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 5:02 PM
Halley's comet is rare, but it arrives pretty much on schedule, roughly every 75 years. The rare occurrences in sports are not so predictable. You might see a rare feat two or three times in a decade, then never again in your lifetime.
| May 25, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Mona Shafer Edwards stepped through the doors of a downtown Los Angeles courtroom, striding past the bailiff, the defense attorney and prosecutors to a seat in the jury box.
She removed a Ziploc bag bulging with pens and markers from her Gucci purse and...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 7:36 PM
OK, I get it. USC fans who emailed were emphatic that they do not want changes made to the Trojans’ uniforms.
What’s interesting is that some fans who responded via Twitter do want changes.
If I were still in college and needed a project...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 12:31 PM
The Kardashians have gone back to their roots -- and we're not talking about hair color. Members of the reality TV clan made their way to their native Armenia on Wednesday to commemorate the centennial of the Armenian genocide.
"Armenia we are here! We'...
| May 16, 2015
| 5:25 PM
Last fall, two decades after Malibu psychiatrist William Rader began selling unproven stem cell treatments to desperate patients with incurable conditions, California authorities permanently revoked his medical license for negligence, false or...
| May 12, 2015
| 8:58 AM
Like many people, John Travolta remembers where he was when O.J. Simpson was riding in a white Ford Bronco in that infamous slow-speed pursuit in 1994 before he surrendered to police and later faced murder charges in the deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown...
| May 8, 2015
| 7:32 PM
Here in the country with the world's most prolific movie industry, Salman Khan stood apart: an action hero whose earnings of $40 million last year put him atop Forbes India's list of the nation's richest celebrities.
On Friday, it cost him less than...
| May 7, 2015
| 12:51 PM
A clear pattern is emerging in the murder trial of Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes.
Prosecutors are weaving dry facts into a powerful story, by alternating technical testimony with the graphic and emotional recollections of survivors....
| May 7, 2015
| 11:49 AM
In the growing national debate over fatal police shootings of black men, perception seems to be black and white.
Comments about recent events in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray provide a glimpse at perhaps one of our greatest challenges in...
| May 2, 2015
| 4:49 PM
BOSTON — Blake Swihart took his position behind home plate for his major league debut at 1:35 p.m. Saturday, a day proclaimed in advance by pop culturists as the most incredible in sports history.
It was at that moment at Fenway Park, as Wade...