| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:25 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- The disappointment Anze Kopitar felt was immediate and deep after Slovenia’s 5-0 loss to Sweden Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament, the end of the road for a gutsy team that won the admiration of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I am a fervent March Madness viewer but am dreading this year's NCAA basketball tournament for I fear the spectacle will be stained with controversy. I'm making my prediction based on the fact that the first two months of this year saw major scandals...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:05 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Drew Doughty threw down the gauntlet as far as who wins bragging rights should he and Team Canada defeat his Kings teammates Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown of Team USA in Friday’s Olympic tournament semifinal, but Quick wasn’...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Teemu Selanne’s dream of winning an Olympic gold medal will not come true.
The Ducks’ right wing, a six-time Olympian at 43 and the oldest player ever to score a goal in the men’s Olympic hockey tournament, lost his...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Zach Parise of the Minnesota Wild was appointed captain of the U.S. men’s hockey team for the upcoming Sochi Olympics, with Kings captain Dustin Brown and Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter appointed the alternate captains.
Parise was an alternate...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia—Team Canada Coach Mike Babcock issued a strong and unusual directive to his players after they arrived in Sochi and held a brisk practice Monday at the Bolshoy Dome:
Don’t go to sleep.
Instead of giving in to jet lag, he told...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Billy Joel is definitely still rock 'n' roll to the Madison Square Garden Co. -- so much so that the New York live entertainment venue is having him perform a show a month as long as he keeps selling tickets.
That makes the singer-songwriter Madison...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty and forward Jeff Carter, and Ducks forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry were named to Team Canada’s roster for the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday, giving both Southern California teams strong representation at next month&...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Intent on building a smart, speedy squad that can transition quickly from offense to defense and back again on wide Olympic ice, Team USA executives decided that statistics mattered less than hockey sense and that a strong body of work outweighed injuries...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
By J. McCarthy ---------------------------------------
The New York Jets are 1-5 against the spread their last 6 games after allowing more than 30 points the previous game....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:32 PM
From mighty Canada with its 11 returning gold medalists to humble hopefuls Latvia and Norway, the remaining entrants in the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament announced their rosters Tuesday, triggering vigorous debate in hockey rinks around the world....
| Dec 31, 2013
With the phrase "bowl eligible" becoming the most meaningless words in sports and with the college bowl season now stretching for nearly three weeks, New Year's Day no longer belongs exclusively to the college kids.
After all, after you've seen mediocre...