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  • Lakers officially acquire Jeremy Lin from Houston Rockets

    Lakers officially acquire Jeremy Lin from Houston Rockets
    The Lakers officially acquired Jeremy Lin from the Houston Rockets on Sunday. "This trade allows us to acquire a solid player who will make us a better team, as well as draft picks to improve our team in the future, while at the same time allowing us to...
  • Lakers start summer over salary cap, look to create spending power

    Lakers start summer over salary cap, look to create spending power
    The Lakers might have enough money to sign New York Knicks free-agent Carmelo Anthony, but starting the summer, the Lakers are still over the NBA's salary cap. How is that possible with only four players under contract? Each and every Lakers' free...
  • Saying goodbye to a big chapter of my life

     
    Summing up 18 years as a sports writer in the newspaper business is something I wish I could do. My passion for the business, my love of sports and the wonderful people who have surrounded me are making that impossible.......
  • Lakers Q&A: Joe Smith maintains positive attitude in limited role, indulges passion for rap music and collecting hats

     
    This is the fifth post in an occasional series of Q&As with a member of the Lakers organization. Below is a recent conversation with Lakers backup forward Joe Smith, whom the Lakers acquired Dec. 15, 2010 from New Jersey for Sasha Vujacic and a 2011...
  • Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: Long live the King

    Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: Long live the King
    Centuries from now when archeologists unearth the remains of this civilization, we hope among the countless Prius statues they will find at least one 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. The ZR1 will serve to signify a time when a limited number of folks dared...
  • Lakers' Brian Shaw close to a deal to coach Cleveland?

     
    Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw is close to a deal to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers. Times Lakers writer Broderick Turner received a text message from Shaw's agent, Jerome Stanley, on Tuesday that said the UC Santa Barbara alum was close......
  • New Legislation for BYOB Clubs

    The discovery of a 12-year-old stripper at a Dallas strip club last year exposed the naked truth. Some dirty business was taking place in some of those clubs. New legislation is aimed at changing that. Several strip clubs in Dallas offer all nude...
  • Fitness & Diet Expert Nick Sortal

    <b>Fitness & Diet Expert</b> Nick Sortal
    May 13, 2009 Q: I walk five miles every other day. Would it be a good idea to cycle on my off days? How many miles would you suggest I cycle? -- Ozell White, Plantation, FL Instead of looking at miles, look at time. Sounds like you walk about an hour....
  • Galesburg City Budget Talks Turn Nasty, 2 Resign on the Spot

    Galesburg City Budget Talks Turn Nasty, 2 Resign on the Spot
    A packed city council meeting turned nasty in the small community of Galesburg Monday night. The special meeting was called to talk about the budget but turned into a war of words. The community voiced its concerns about the current city clerk. The...
  • A night walk in the park

    Jim and Joanne Jackson lead a series of night walks once a month during the summer in Descanso Gardens. It's a better opportunity to see the creatures that call the gardens home. The couple, married 53 years, give their evenings as volunteers at...
  • Phils Rockies NLDS

    Phils Rockies NLDS
    Highlights for NLDS Game 1 at Citizens Bank Park Wednesday, October 7 – Phillies vs. Colorado Rockies, 2:37 p.m. 10:00 a.m. Majestic Clubhouse Store opens with new postseason merchandise. Fans can also shop online at phillies.com. 11:35 a.m. Phillies...