| Sep 26, 2010
Little, Brown: 394 pp., $27.99
Los Angeles has much to lament. Our Dodgers, victims of a broken marriage, are the neglected boys of summer. The Trojans are on probation, the Bruins are bad and the NFL has...
| Jan 10, 2012
Law partner of Johnnie Cochran
Jock Smith, 63, who was a law partner with the late Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while watching television at his home in Montgomery, Ala., said his law partner Sam Cherry....
| Aug 2, 2010
| 5:34 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Lindsay Lohan has been released from jail, but she's not exactly a free woman.
Lohan was freed from the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood at 1:35 a.m. Monday after serving 14 days of a 90-day sentence for violating her...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 11:48 AM
LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada Supreme Court refused Friday to overturn O.J. Simpson's armed robbery and kidnapping convictions stemming from a gunpoint heist in a Las Vegas hotel room.
In its ruling, the court said it concluded each of Simpson's eight appeal...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 11:59 AM
CHICAGO -- Her iconic talk show may be over, but Oprah Winfrey still has a dream interview.
"I have a dream of O.J. Simpson confessing to me," Winfrey said.
"And I am going to make that happen, people."
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 2:38 PM
It was on Sept. 27, 1992 that Brett Favre made his first career start at quarterback, taking the Packers onto Lambeau Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Now, 291 consecutive regular-season starts later (and 315 all told, including postseason games),...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 8:40 AM
The following is a blog documenting two Los Angeles Times editors' attempts to lose weight. It all began on Jan. 10.
Yeah, I cratered.
To skeptics who didn’t think I could survive the D.C. trip without falling off the diet bandwagon, they were...
| Jun 3, 2011
Elmer G. "Geronimo" Pratt, a former Los Angeles Black Panther Party leader whose 1972 murder conviction was overturned after he spent 27 years in prison for a crime he said he did not commit, has died. He was 63.
Pratt, whose case became for many a...
| Nov 29, 2010
Leslie Nielsen, a serious actor who became a comic star with his career-changing roles in "Airplane!" and the "Naked Gun" comedies, died Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84.
Nielson died of complications from pneumonia at a hospital near his home,...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 3:57 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The BCS announced Monday it has stripped USC of its 2004 national championship.
The move is the latest penalty levied against the University in the wake of the scandal involving former Trojan running back Reggie Bush.
USC was hit with...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 7:45 AM
A few months removed from his popular appearances in those amazing Old Spice commercials, Ravens linebacker and action hero Ray Lewis is at it again. This time, Lewis has teamed up with Saints quarterback Drew Brees for a Pepsi Maxx commercial in the form...