| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Here is a summer question for you while waiting for your first mock fantasy football draft: Is sports a significant part of pop culture in the United States?
Before you snort and say "Of course it is!" consider that sports barely gets measured when...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:22 AM
A young singer who in less than two years has produced gold and platinum hits, had a gold Top 5 album and gotten himself a Grammy Award nomination, now has his own Artist Signature Edition guitar made by Nazareth-based C.F.......
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:25 PM
On my first night in Baltimore in 1981, in keeping with my adventurous and highly sophisticated palate, I took my wife out for pizza.
We were at this place in Towson and I was reaching for a slice of pepperoni with my fat little fingers when there was a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
This summer marks a moment of truth for the Los Angeles River.
On Tuesday, the leaders of the nonprofit L.A. River Revitalization Corp. used a riverside press conference at North Atwater Park to trumpet its plan to complete a continuous bike path and...
| Jul 21, 2013
No matter how much horsepower you produce, you can't outrun math.
Like automakers General Motors and Chrysler a few years earlier, Detroit late last week finally acknowledged its numbers never would add up and filed for bankruptcy protection. This is...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:10 PM
UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Of all the All-Star Games in our sports-minded nation, few adhere to the literal definition of "game" as much as the one played by the WNBA.
They don’t have one every year because winning gold at the Summer Olympics...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Few International Olympic Committee meetings will have more of an impact on the future of the Olympics than the session that is to take place this September in Buenos Aires.
In a brief span, the members will elect a presidential successor from six...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:03 PM
About five years ago, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky denounced USC's proposal to take control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and its revenue.
"Some people on the board of trustees of the University of Southern California...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
The International Olympic Committee has selected Tokyo to host the 2020 Summer Games.
The Japanese city, considered a favorite to be chosen as host, prevailed over Istanbul in a second-round vote Saturday among IOC members gathered in Buenos Aires....
| May 9, 2013
| 10:31 PM
A judge ruled on Thursday that The Times could not be stopped from reporting on testimony from the top manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in a deposition for an open-government lawsuit.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Luis A. Lavin said that...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Danny Boyle’s art heist thriller “Trance” is as much about the theft of a precious painting as it is a ......