| May 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
WWE is finalizing a new deal with NBCUniversal to keep its flagship shows "Raw" and "SmackDown" on USA Network and Syfy, respectively, Variety has confirmed.
Although financial details of the deal have not yet been disclosed, analysts on Wall Street...
| May 16, 2014
KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout blasted a three-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Tampa Bay reliever Brad Boxberger. With Efren Navarro and Collin Cowgill on base, Trout ripped the pitch over the left-field fence for the 6-5 win.
| May 8, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Summer is the most popular season in Chicago, starting with the pleasant weather.
Unfortunately, the teams playing in Chicago—mostly the Cubs and White Sox—are notoriously far from top-notch.
English Premier League football, on the other...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Kobe Bryant could learn something from Chance the Gardener, the childlike simpleton from the movie "Being There": Sometimes all that matters is showing up.
Bryant has been conspicuously absent from the Lakers' bench in recent weeks, preferring to remain...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Lowbrow comedy titan Seth MacFarlane executive producing a reboot of Carl Sagan's iconic science series "Cosmos" sounds like a bad joke right out of, well, "Family Guy," but somehow the improbable gambit works. Fox's bold move to reserve 13 weeks of prime...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:31 PM
And the Oscar goes to...WPLG! The 86th Academy Awards broadcast on the ABC affiliate drew 610,000 total viewers in the Fort Lauderdale-Miami TV market, where the show was the most-watched program of the week between Feb. 24 and last Sunday. The...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Chicago Cubs (SS) 3, Angels (SS) 2; Colorado 7, Angels (SS) 2
AT THE PLATE: First-base prospect C.J. Cron, who hit a score-tying, three-run home run in the ninth inning Thursday, hit a two-out, RBI single in the bottom of the eighth to give the Angels a...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Fox Deportes announced Thursday that media exec Carlos Sanchez will join the Spanish-language sports network as exec VP and general manager.
Sanchez, who has extensive experience in the Hispanic market, will report to Fox Sports regional networks prexy...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Following 15 minutes of a hard-fought Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight bout, Glendale Fighting Club’s Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke thought she would have her hand raised.
Instead, for the first time, Duke was...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:39 PM
KEY MOMENT: The revival of Albert Pujols made this "pick your poison" moment possible. With the score tied, 3-3, and one out in the eighth inning, J.B. Shuck was on second base, with first base open and Mike Trout at bat. Last year, with Pujols hampered...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Talk show host turned entertainment mogul Oprah Winfrey is in talks with billionaire media executive David Geffen and Oracle Corp CEO Larry Ellison to make a bid to buy the Los Angeles Clippers should the team become available, her spokeswoman said...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:26 PM
DirecTV subscribers may have to go without the Dodgers for this season and the foreseeable future.
Time Warner Cable, handling distribution of the new Dodgers-owned channel SportsNet LA, said DirecTV has ended serious negotiations.