| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Matt Hoppe remembers finally getting his hands on a red and white Titan hockey stick -- the one Wayne Gretzky was using to set record after record -- and plopping down in front of the television to spend 45 minutes applying tape to create the perfect...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:01 PM
Recovery for Manning
Peyton Manning has everything an NFL quarterback could want: a Super Bowl ring, Hall of Fame credentials and hilarious commercials to show his grandkids.
So what should Santa bring Manning?
| Sep 14, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Aug 17, 2008
Michael Phelps has left us only with questions of history.
He is master of his present. No one can argue otherwise now that he has won eight gold medals and swum better than any other human ever has at the Beijing Olympics. Competitors rarely bother to...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Rob Blake, the Kings’ Hall of Fame-bound defenseman and current executive, will have his No. 4 jersey retired in a special pregame ceremony Jan. 17 at Staples Center, the team announced Monday.
Blake, the Kings’ assistant general manager,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:54 AM
The Sports Xchange
Kings to retire Blake's No. 4 jersey
Former Los Angeles Kings star Rob Blake will have his No. 4 jersey retired by the team during a pregame ceremony at Staples Center on Jan. 17.
The ceremony will take place before the Kings' game...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Landon Donovan burst onto the United States soccer scene in 1999, a teenager from California with a mullet and phenomenal skills rarely seen in this country. He won the Golden Ball at the U-17 World Championship that year in New Zealand, and Bayern...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:23 AM
The Sports Xchange
Kings to honor Robitaille with statue
The Los Angeles Kings will honor Luc Robitaille with a statue in Star Plaza at Staples Center as part of their Legends Night Series, the team announced Thursday.
Robitaille, a member of the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:03 PM
BURBANK — Shortly after the Zamboni had resurfaced the ice at Pickwick Ice Arena on Tuesday night, a group of about 20 women took to the fresh surface for an hour to grasp some fundamentals on hockey.
They were greeted by their instructor, Daryl...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational.
Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys.
Woods bounced back with birdies all three times that he made mistakes, opening with a two-under-par 68 on a...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Some Kings fans still haven't forgiven Rob Blake for relinquishing the captaincy in 2000 during a contract stalemate. Blake, now the team's assistant general manager, knows his election to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday likely won't appease his most...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:19 PM
The NHL playoffs were a win-win for Marian Gaborik. He helped spark the Kings to the Stanley Cup with a league-best 14 playoff goals and also established his value as he headed toward free agency.
Exactly what he would have been worth on the open market...