Gary Klein


Gary Klein covers the Los Angeles Rams for the Los Angeles Times. Before that, he covered USC’s football program and athletic department. He began working for The Times in the San Fernando Valley edition and has reported on high school, college and pro sports. He grew up in Southern California and graduated from Cal State Northridge.

Recent Articles

  • Defenses never rest

    Defenses never rest

  • Rose Bowl win would launch Mich., USC

    LOS ANGELES -- Eighth-ranked Southern California and third-ranked Michigan are playing today in the Rose Bowl, not for the Bowl Championship Series title. But the winner of today's game likely will be No. 1. In the 2007 preseason polls. "It's probably the biggest bowl game for next year and everyone...

  • Comeback of football at Hollywood High is right out of the movies

    LOS ANGELES Just as it is in the community for which it is named, reality at Hollywood High School is sometimes blurred by the fantasies of filmdom. This is a school that adopted its nickname, the Sheiks, from characters portrayed by Rudolph Valentino in silent-screen desert dramas of the 1920s....