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  • Michael Phelps tells Details about his fat days

    Michael Phelps tells Details about his fat days
    Michael Phelps has earned magazine gold: the cover of Details magazine. The Olympian strikes a pose, bare-chested and in jeans, for the magazine's August issue. The headline on the story is "Michael Phelps: The Greatest American Hero." If there's a...
  • Olympic tape delays bring complaints, but NBC scores record ratings again

    Olympic tape delays bring complaints, but NBC scores record ratings again
    There has been no shortage of complaints about NBC tape-delaying big events until prime time. And that is sure to be the case againtonight with the second-place finish by Michael Phelps and his fellow relay swimmers getting the delay treatment....
  • Paralympian Casey Tibbs stays in the chase

    Paralympian Casey Tibbs stays in the chase
    The Paralympic Games don't get as much attention as the Olympics, but the stories are often more inspiring — among them, people who experience severe physical trauma and come out stronger on the other side. That's what happened with Casey Tibbs....
  • Elena Dementieva announces her retirement; here's why she should be missed

     
    Just finished watching Tennis Channel coverage of the season-ending WTA Championships in Doha, and included was the tearful on-court gathering of players who honored Elena Dementieva, the 29-year-old Russian with wicked groundstrokes, an unreliable...
  • The Gasol brothers reunite in Lakers-Grizzlies matchup

     
    The last five minutes of an exhibition game usually offer nothing more than both teams counting down the clock before the monotony ends. In one case, however, it revealed the nature of Pau Gasol's relationship with his brother, Marc. For Pau, then with...
  • Assessing the Lakers at the 20-game mark

     
    The Good The Lakers' (14-6) offense appears unstoppable. It's easy to point to the Lakers' second-ranked 108.45 points per game as evidence that the team's offense remains in pretty good shape. But what appears most impressive isn't that they're scoring a...
  • Zara Phillips: Another royal wedding due as Zara Phillips, Mike Tindall get engaged

     
    Zara Phillips put another royal wedding on tap, as the queen's eldest granddaughter gets engaged to rugby player Mike Tindall. Zara Phillips and brother Peter Phillips do not carry royal titles, but Zara Phillips is 12th in line to the throne....
  • Women’s basketball: Diana Taurasi doping and nobody cares

     
    New stories circulated recently that Diana Taurasi's contract with a Turkish team was voided after she twice tested positive for the drug, modafinil. Taurasi denies ever taking the drug and she faces a potential two-year ban, thus putting her...
  • Breaking down the Lakers roster at the halfway point of the season

     
    Forward Ron Artest Outlook: His preseason performances suggested Artest showed a stronger understanding of the triangle and that slimming down to 250 pounds improved his mobility to guard quicker scorers. It turned out it was a mirage. Artest has appeared...
  • Lamar Odom is a more deserving All-Star than Pau Gasol

     
    In one room, Lakers forward Pau Gasol stood at a lectern and expressed giddiness for coaches' having voted him in as a reserve center in what will be his fourth All-Star appearance. "You're always happy and honored as one of the best in the league,"...
  • Interpreting fan sentiment regarding whether they prefer Andrew Bynum or Carmelo Anthony

     
    The headline across the L.A. Times' sports page sums it all up: "Don't count on Carmelo Anthony coming to Lakers" Click on the link and you will come across a report from The Times' Mike Bresnahan and Broderick Turnerthat explains the Lakers don't want to...