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  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw reflects on no-hitter

    Clayton Kershaw said he received congratulatory messages from Sandy Koufax and Magic Johnson after pitching his first career no-hitter on Wednesday night. Kershaw also heard from many people around baseball, including some others in the Dodgers...
  • Dodgers lose in walk-off fashion to Padres, 6-5

    KEY MOMENT: Closer Kenley Jansen inherited a 5-3 lead, only to give up three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning in a walk-off victory for the Padres. Carlos Quentin and Will Venable hit consecutive run-scoring doubles. Venable reached third base on...
  • Bryant 'scared' about post-basketball future

    Bryant 'scared' about post-basketball future
    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant says he is “scared” about his future after basketball. Bryant, who turns 36 in August, is under contract with the Lakers for two more seasons. He played just six games last season. After he returned from...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Seasonal Insanity Is Back

    Face it, the people who have the real fun during March Madness are the college kids who pile into a substandard car, sleep on a friend's floor, paint their faces and scream their heads off for their teams. When their team responds as the UConn Huskies did...
  • Local coaches, players react to Sterling's comments

    Just days after tapes were leaked of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling uttering racist comments, the NBA came down hard on the longtime owner. Commissioner Adam Silver levied a lifetime ban and fined Sterling the maximum allowable amount of $2.5...
  • Magic Johnson: I'm praying for Donald Sterling

    Magic Johnson: I'm praying for Donald Sterling
    How to answer Donald Sterling's put-downs? Magic Johnson goes the classy route in an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper. "My whole life is devoted to urban America," Johnson says. "So, you know I just wish he knew the facts when he's talking. But...
  • Attorney: V. Stiviano 'very saddened' at Donald Sterling's NBA ban

    Attorney: V. Stiviano 'very saddened' at Donald Sterling's NBA ban
    V. Stiviano, the woman at the center of the Donald Sterling scandal, said she was “very saddened” by the NBA’s decision to ban him from the sport for life, her attorney said Tuesday. V. Stiviano “never wanted any harm to Donald,&...