| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Manny Pacquiao’s workouts have brought in some heavyweights of life.
MGM billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, a slew of major Hollywood actors, famed singers and others have stopped by gritty Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood...
| May 17, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Boxing is back at the Forum, and Juan Manuel Marquez — 13-0 in that historic venue — is back in a familiar spot.
Ready to fight Manny Pacquiao for a fifth time… maybe.
Marquez beat Mike Alvarado by unanimous decision Saturday...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:16 PM
No matter what happens Saturday night when Juan Manuel Marquez squares off against Mike Alvarado in a welterweight title-elimination bout on HBO, their fight is already a remarkable comeback story.
Not necessarily a comeback for them, mind you, but...
| May 18, 2014
| 5:47 PM
His face was battered, and a cut under his left eye that required eight stitches had swelled into a shiny purple welt that had grown to the size of a large grape. Still, after Saturday night's loss to Juan Manuel Marquez in a welterweight title-...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
LAS VEGAS — He's got the hands to crack concrete, but what Marcos Maidana really needs to do is crack the code.
Specifically, the May-Vinci Code.
That's the whimsical nickname Floyd Mayweather Jr. has given the conundrum he's presented for 18...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:33 PM
MESA, Ariz. — If Michael Phelps had a number in mind for his first time back in the pool — the first step in his comeback — he was keeping it to himself.
After finishing as the fastest qualifier in the 100-meter butterfly at a Grand...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:34 PM
LAS VEGAS — In a room just off the lobby of the MGM Grand Hotel this week, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. eased back on a couch and prepared to talk to a large cluster of sportswriters. An assistant handed him a tall coffee, and Mayweather, a true sweet...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:06 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Manny Pacquiao may not have returned entirely to his dominance of a half-decade ago in beating Timothy Bradley, but the performance easily had enough credibility to “go there” once more.
Yes, with unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Why is L.A. so upset with Mike D'Antoni and Lakers management? We all knew this was a patchwork team that had no chance of actually winning anything this year. Myopic Lakers fans should cheer D'Antoni for not bailing on this squad, and praise Pau Gasol...
| Apr 20, 2014
Pacquiao victory: A column in the April 13 Sports section about boxer Manny Pacquiao's win over Timothy Bradley said that Pacquiao entered the ring to the song "The Eye of the Tiger." In fact, it was Katy Perry's song "Roar."
UC admissions: An article in...
| 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 11, 2014
| 10:32 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Timothy Bradley changed his fighting nature from boxer to brawler following the
criticism of his controversial split-decision win over Manny Pacquiao in 2012.
So, if he fought with such hostility in going toe to toe with Ruslan...