| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Tai Babilonia was just 8 in 1968 when her skating coach suggested she grab the hand of an athletic 10-year-old named Randy Gardner and take a few turns around the Culver City Ice Arena.
The team went on to become five-time U.S. pair champions and 1979...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:55 PM
This Dodger Stadium gathering on a winter day -- well, winter in name only -- was, among other things, to witness the arrival of the “ice truck,” officially kicking off the building of the rink for the Kings-Ducks game Jan. 25.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Ice hockey great Wayne Gretzky has listed a town house in Thousand Oaks for sale at $1.899 million.
Yes, 99 does happen to be his jersey number, which was retired throughout the National Hockey League when the center retired in 1999. Coincidence -- or a...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Magic Johnson never played in the NHL.
While that might seem obvious to even a not-so-avid basketball fan, apparently under the bright lights of "Jeopardy!," it's not the easiest question (or as the case may be, answer).
Given the clue, "100+...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:11 PM
After more than two decades as the analyst on Kings telecasts, Jim Fox is probably better known for his fine work in breaking down plays and providing context over the air than he is for his 10-year playing career with the Kings.
“I do run into...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Skating fans in Culver City were celebrating a temporary victory after city officials dug out an obscure document that advocates hope can keep an ice rink in the neighborhood.
City officials informed the owner of Culver City Ice Arena of its findings...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Laugh all you want at those old public-access television clips of the late Dr. Gene Scott, the eccentric televangelist who sometimes wore two pairs of glasses at once and shouted at viewers to "Get on the telephone!" whenever his fundraising totals ebbed....
| Apr 30, 2013
The 2013 Stanley Cup is Pittsburgh’s to lose. Even with stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin – arguably the best two players in the league – out of the lineup down the stretch, the Penguins continued to win, seemingly with......
| Jul 10, 2011
The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Don Van Natta Jr.
Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99
So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
| May 26, 2011
| 6:13 PM
The Laguna Beach baseball team had something to prove in the second round of the CIF Southern Section playoffs Tuesday.
When the Breakers hosted El Segundo in a Division 4 match at Skipper Carrillo Field, the visiting Eagles — despite being the...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:01 PM
Recovery for Manning
Peyton Manning has everything an NFL quarterback could want: a Super Bowl ring, Hall of Fame credentials and hilarious commercials to show his grandkids.
So what should Santa bring Manning?