| Feb 16, 2013
| 7:37 PM
When Barnaby Conrad was nearly killed in a 1958 bullfight, his celebrity pals were buzzing about it at Sardi's in New York.
"Did you hear about poor Barnaby?" Eva Gabor asked Noel Coward in her thick Hungarian accent. "He was terribly gored in Spain."...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:10 PM
BURBANK – With the exception to those most ardent of mixed-martial-arts fans, Liz “Girl-Rilla” Carmouche, despite an excellent resume in the world of MMA, was a somewhat unknown to Ultimate Fighting Championship followers and certainly...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Exactly a week ahead of taking center stage under the brightest lights that have ever shined down upon women's mixed martial arts, Ronda Rousey sat upon the ring apron at the Glendale Fighting Club.
Spent from her latest workout with coach Edmond...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:35 PM
On Sunday evening, the Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony will celebrate the 200th anniversaries of the births of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner.
The choral-orchestral concert begins at 7 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
The composers, who...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 10:19 PM
ANAHEIM — History was made as soon as Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche walked into the octagon on Saturday night.
And just that quickly, Carmouche was history, as she succumbed to Rousey’s signature armbar with just 11 seconds to go in the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:34 PM
NORTHRIDGE — Toward the latter portion of the second half, Cal State Northridge junior guard Josh Greene lay sprawled on his back, the victim of a collision that rendered him motionless with the beginnings of a discolored mouse under his left eye....
| Feb 5, 2013
| 12:54 PM
UFC women's champion Ronda Rousey will take part in a live video chat on Tuesday at 1 p.m. PT (previously scheduled at 11 a.m.) with Times MMA writer Lance Pugmire. Viewers watching the live chat will have a chance to submit questions for Rousey to answer...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:40 PM
The battle for basketball supremacy between the two rival high schools in Woodland Hills — Taft and El Camino Real — has been pretty much a mismatch, with Taft winning every game for more than 20 years.
Times are changing. Before a packed...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:10 PM
NORTHRIDGE — The UC Irvine men's volleyball team stopped the bleeding by handling host Cal State Northridge, 23-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-13, in a Mountain Pacific Sport Federation match on Wednesday.
But in the midst of a surprising 5-3 start,...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Expected by many to be an unpredictable and exciting season already due to a first-ever format, the 18th season of “The Ultimate Fighter” got off to an unpredictable start Tuesday when taping began.
With Ultimate Fighting Championship women&...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 9:05 PM
IRVINE — By showing proficiency in most areas that counted Saturday, the UC Irvine men's basketball team got the rare opportunity to expose what, for now at least, is an innocuous weakness.
"We're not very comfortable with an 18-point lead,"...
| Jan 15, 2013
"I love how the sun paints the city," says Julio Rivas Garcia as he gazes over Quito's historic heart from the roof of the Church of La Merced.
Where we're standing, at 9,200 feet and only 15 miles from the equator, the late-afternoon sun still has...