| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp.
Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Jonathan Toews took a hit from Brooks Orpik, and it set off an avalanche of idiocy that continues.
I didn’t think the debate would go on this long or maintain this volume, but the troglodytes still calling for the Blackhawks to immediately...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Paulina Gretzky isn't a professional golfer. Her connection to the golf world is as the fiance of PGA player Dustin Johnson.
Apparently that was good enough for Golf Digest magazine to put the scantily clad 25-year-old daughter of NHL legend Wayne...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
After teeing off at 8:06 a.m. Friday morning, Lexi Thompson spent the next four hours crafting a sizzling eight-under-par 64 at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
Thompson, a 19-year-old Floridian, then waited to see if anyone could charge past her in...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Orlando photographer Cy Cyr decided to poke fun at a controversial Golf Digest cover by recreating model Paulina Gretzky's sexy photo with a group of local men.
Paulina, daughter of former NHL star Wayne Gretzky and fiancée to PGA Tour star Dustin...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:30 PM
John Hamilton expressed remorse and disappointment, yet pride during an interview Tuesday afternoon in his Newport Beach office. It's what happens when he announces Newport Sports Museum has closed its doors after 18 years and he will begin to sell its...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Wayne Gretzky, the ice hockey legend, has put an estate up for sale in Westlake Village at $10.5 million.
Set in a gated community, the 8,711-square-foot house, built in 2006, is entered through a courtyard with fountain. Double doors open to spacious...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Gather 'round for a history lesson, of bright playoff campaigns gone bad . . . and gone south, fast.
Sunday night's debacle at San Jose wasn't the first time the Kings have given up seven consecutive goals in a playoff game. It happened during, of all...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Suppose Pocono Raceway announced it had found a way to positively guarantee that no one would crash in any future race. All the speed, noise, skillful driving and colorful cars would be the same next year, except that no crashes could possibly occur and...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
If Wayne Gretzky hadn't been traded to the Kings in 1988, hockey in Southern California would still be the pursuit of a passionate few.
The Ducks wouldn't exist if not for the enthusiasm generated by Gretzky's unprecedented scoring feats and knack for...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The United States Olympic Committee, saying the Games "bring people together," was pleased to hear that President Barack Obama said there should be no boycott of the 2014 Sochi Games despite differences with the host nation.
U.S. disputes with Russia...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Brantford, Canada, the hometown of NHL legend Wayne Gretzky, unveiled a statue of the Great One on Sunday outside the Wayne Gretzky Sports Center.
The next day, vandals besmirched the statue, spray-painting it.
The statue depicts Gretzky hoisting...