| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:03 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Even if they didn't have any other reason, USC and Notre Dame should play football every year just so we can tell John McKay stories.
He coached the Trojans from 1960-75 and you don't need a record book to know he was...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Maybe before the creation of the salary cap nearly 20 years ago, a loss like this one would be a good indication of where the team was headed.
But that's no longer the motto of the NFL.
This is: On any given Sunday, any team can be as inept as the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I've been writing this legal advice column about small-claims issues for the past two years, and it has been an honor reading and responding to your questions. I've truly enjoyed delving into so many different topics and points of law. But change is...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
This is for the rest of us.
Meaning the ones who don't have personal chefs, gift-wrapping rooms or hired sycophants, who don't hobnob or rub shoulders, and who drive the same car every day of the week.
The rest of us would like to offer some of you a...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:07 PM
George Zimmerman may have been acquitted of murder after killing Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager, but I predict that, like OJ Simpson, he will eventually find himself behind bars.
He is a walking time bomb. He can’t stay...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:59 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Disgraced athlete O.J. Simpson on Tuesday was denied a new trial on his 2008 convictions for robbery and kidnapping in Las Vegas, which sent him to prison for up to 33 years.
Clark County District Judge Linda Marie Bell ruled that for now,...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Police in New Haven, Conn., this week were investigating the death of a 34-year-old Yale professor while he was in jail over the weekend.
Assistant English professor Samuel See -- a graduate of Cal State Bakersfield who also held a doctorate from UCLA...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Apparently, things are worse than we thought: We have run out of rock ’n’ roll musicians.
How else to explain the latest cover of Rolling Stone, which features not the Rolling Stones -- or even Captain Hook -- but accused Boston Marathon...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Hard-nosed Montana fisherman Andy Hill, who recently founded a nonprofit organization to teach disabled people how to make lures and cast lines, suddenly finds himself in a wheelchair -- at least for the time being.
For 21 years, Hill, a social worker,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The Florida Gators have removed the commemorative brick honoring accused murderer Aaron Hernandez from the southwest end of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
But the massive smudge mark still remains, and probably always will.
No matter how hard the Gators...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Veteran NBA player Lamar Odom's loved ones may want former O.J. Simpson attorney and LegalZoom founder Robert Shapiro to represent Odom in his DUI arrest.
But Shapiro says that these days he is not about getting his clients the least amount of...