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  • Carmelo Anthony Waiting On LeBron James, Report Says

    Free agent Carmelo Anthony plans to hold off on announcing any decision about his future until LeBron James reveals where he will be playing next season, ESPN.com reported Wednesday. Sources told ESPN.com that Anthony has kept the New York Knicks, Los...
  • National anthem can be a perilous fight for singers

    O say can you see, by the dawn's early light… That light painfully dawns on a screeching rock star attempting to recapture lost glory, a scruffy folk singer torturously immortalizing his mandolin, a hip quartet desperately trying to create a...
  • Lakers' extension of Kobe Bryant's contract really hurts now

    Lakers' extension of Kobe Bryant's contract really hurts now
    The earthquake rocked the Lakers on the morning of Nov. 25, 2013, their economic future rattled by a $48.5-million contract extension given to an aging and injured player who neither required it nor demanded it. Now, seven months later, comes the...
  • Steinberg: With free agency underway - what is the Lakers' plan?

    They have defined NBA greatness for the past 50 years. They have won 16 NBA championships and can claim 26 members in the NBA Hall of Fame. They have had an uncanny ability to reload their roster quickly when their dynastic players move on. Jerry West,...
  • Jeanie Buss recalls meeting Lakers' No. 1 pick Magic Johnson

    Jeanie Buss recalls meeting Lakers' No. 1 pick Magic Johnson
    The Lakers rarely pick in the top 10 of the NBA draft.  They'll do so on Thursday night with the seventh overall selection. Lakers owner/executive Jeanie Buss, in an essay on her late father Jerry Buss for C-Suite Quarterly, recalled meeting one of...
  • BET Awards Live Blog: Lionel Richie Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    The 2014 BET Awards has kicked off at Nokia Theater and is sure to be a memorable one. In past years, Michael Jackson presented James Brown with a lifetime achievement award, Destiny's Child gave lap dances to Nelly, Magic Johnson and Terrence Howard, and...
  • Lakers' week in review

    Lakers' week in review
    The Lakers added two players through the NBA draft over the past week. On Thursday, the team selected Kentucky forward Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick.  They also sent cash to the Washington Wizards for the rights to the 46th pick, guard...
  • Dodgers aren't doing enough to end broadcast blackout

    Last week, when Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw threw a no-hitter and I tweeted a photo of the celebration, a reader responded. "Stupid that most of Los Angeles was unable to watch" the game, wrote Terry Kinigstein. "Time that the Dodgers are available to...
  • Riley's motivation: Keeping Big Three together

    Riley's motivation: Keeping Big Three together
    When Pat Riley was still coaching the Miami Heat, the master motivator was delivering another rah-rah locker-room speech. There was a bucket of ice water in front of him. "If you want to win a championship, you have to want it," Riley began, then...
  • STORY: How a casual conversation sparked legal challenge to state's same-sex marriage ban

    NORFOLK — Tony London told a friend last June that he wanted to get married to his longtime partner. London, 55, a real estate agent and former Navy sailor, had been dating Tim Bostic, 49, an English professor at Old Dominion University, for 24...
  • Magic GM: Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Devyn Marble are 'hard-nosed dudes'

    Magic GM: Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Devyn Marble are 'hard-nosed dudes'
    On Friday, Aaron Gordon fielded a question about how he developed the mindset to become a defensive stopper. Gordon paused for a moment, then spoke. He said: "If somebody really can't score on you, I think that's really what makes you better than...
  • The second half begins and somehow the Dodgers still aren't on TV

    The second half begins and somehow the Dodgers still aren't on TV
    The first half is over, and how 'bout those Dodgers? Did you see those no-hitters by Clayton Kershaw and Josh Beckett? The exciting Dee Gordon leading the majors in stolen bases and triples? The Yasiel Puig throws and bat flips? What, no? Not one...