| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:41 AM
WIMBLEDON, England — In the end here Sunday, the right player probably won, the man named Novak Djokovic, who can bend like Gumby, run like Usain Bolt and hit tennis shots at the other guy like Roger Federer.
What made his victory in the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Not being able to watch Josh Beckett's no-hitter was bad enough, but for the most of Los Angeles to miss our homegrown hero's masterpiece is a disgrace.
As long as Dodgers pitchers keep throwing no-hitters this season,...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Michigan State has defeated Stanford, 24-20, in the 100th Rose Bowl after the kind of defensive stand -- and offensive play-calling -- that might have been expected.
The game was decided on this play: Stanford has the ball on a fourth-and-one play at...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:15 PM
That seven-year Southeastern Conference stranglehold on college football's national championship has come to an end.
But it died hard.
Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston was outplayed by Auburn counterpart Nick Marshall for three...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 12:43 PM
It’s tough to keep reporting this, but another seizure has forced Minnesota Coach Jerry Kill to miss Saturday’s game at Michigan.
Minnesota’s athletic department reported Kill did not accompany his team to Ann Arbor after feeling ill...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Bill Dwyre, who served as sports editor for the Los Angeles Times for a quarter of a century, wrote Tuesday that "the NFL deserves to go away, to be banished from our sight forever."
When football's natural amen corner raises pitchforks and torches...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:03 PM
-- Sept. 11: Te'o's grandmother, Annette Santiago, dies in Hawaii.
-- Sept. 13: Te'o tweets at 2:14 a.m.: "I may not hear your voice anymore but I do feel your presence!" Followers reply with tweets of condolences about his "girlfriend's" apparent...