| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Turn a downtrodden franchise that couldn’t fill half its seats into a division winner that leads the major leagues in attendance and it tends to get noticed. Both collectively and individually.
Stan Kasten, the Dodgers president, chief executive...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:52 PM
That was a good article showing another side of Richard Sherman ["Oh the humility." Jan. 28]. I just wish for the day when people will not seem surprised that there are good, decent, intelligent people who come from loving, caring families ... and they...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The Sparks have been sold to an investment group led by Lakers legend Magic Johnson and Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter, chief executive of Guggenheim Partners, a Chicago-based financial services company.
Todd Boehly and Bobby Patton, other...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Earvin "Magic" Johnson said Wednesday that he's willing to do whatever he can to turn the Lakers into a championship-caliber team, including doing some grassroots recruiting.
"I've done that in the past," Johnson told the Los Angeles Times. "I told...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:35 PM
CLEVELAND -- Magic Johnson recently said the Lakers needed a face of the franchise, someone like Jerry West or Phil Jackson, to help sell the brand to free agents during dollar-driven summers.
A volunteer stepped forward Wednesday: Johnson.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:16 PM
A memo to the newsroom from Times Editor Davan Maharaj:
As we embark on a new year, I want to take a moment to review the exceptional work you produced in 2013, and offer my heartfelt thanks for it.
We started the year with two ambitious goals: to...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:15 PM
By all accounts, Mark Walter is rare among baseball owners. When he says he lets the baseball people make player personnel decisions because he is not a baseball expert, he actually means it.
However, in his early days as the Dodgers' controlling owner,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Lakers executive and owner Jim Buss has been in a housing buy-sell mode involving six properties across two counties in the last several months.
For sale in Orange County is his ocean-view home in the Monarch Bay area of Dana Point. Listed at $4.795...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Richard Sherman, songwriter: "It's a Small World, After All."
Richard Sherman, defensive back: "It's a Gall World, All About Me."
As a lifelong fan of both sports and dignified humility, I resent being labeled as...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:39 PM
MIAMI — The Lakers are losers in the standings but financial winners in a big way.
They were declared the NBA's second-most valuable franchise, behind only the New York Knicks, in an annual report released Wednesday by Forbes.
The Lakers are...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Sports memories can be fleeting and easily dissolvable, sort of like cotton candy. The events of 2013 likely won't be remembered in 100 years, but what if we created a sports time capsule, and put in items representing the year in sports? We could bury it...