Would Los Angeles Lakers Be Better Off Without Kobe Bryant?
Kobe Bryant is the Los Angeles Lakers . That's the problem. Or, at least that's the problem for whatever percentage of Purple and Gold loyalists want a sustainable, functional operation—one with the impersonal approach necessary to keep up in an increasingly analytical NBA . There's a whole other faction of Lakers fans for whom Bryant is most definitely not a problem. They're the ones who just ...
Which Los Angeles Lakers Have a Legitimate Future with the Team?
The Los Angeles Lakers can't win for losing. No sentiment seems more appropriate for this talent-deprived team that runs the risk of losing a top-five NBA lottery draft pick next June if it ekes out too many wins during the regular season. At 8-18, that’s just where the Lakers stand during another record-setting, gosh-awful season. What’s a coach and his players to do? For a small handful of ...
Kings score twice on PP to beat Coyotes 4-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- On the third anniversary of his hiring as coach of the Los Angeles Kings, Darryl Sutter's squad delivered a solid two-way performance complete with superb special-teams play at both ends of the rink.
Autopsy describes abuse by mayor before his death
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An autopsy report for a Southern California mayor who was shot to death by his wife provides more detailed allegations that he inflicted domestic abuse over a span of two decades.
NFL Los Angeles Team In 2015? Stadium Deal, Team Owners Are Relocation Hurdles
Los Angeles is eager to roll out the red carpet for the return of an NFL franchise in 2015. For both pro athletes and top executives, there isn't a more attractive locale. The City of Angels offers year-round breezy skies, the promise of high-end corporate sponsorships, celebrity endorsements and ravenous fans who've been drooling for a professional football team ever since the Oakland Raiders ...
Los Angeles Dodgers complete trade for Rollins
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies have finalized their agreed-upon trade that sends former National League MVP Jimmy Rollins to the West Coast for a pair of minor league pitching prospects.
Massive Los Angeles construction fire was arson, authorities say
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A construction fire that gutted an entire city block of downtown Los Angeles and caused up to $30 million in damages was an act of arson, authorities said on Thursday. Los Angeles Fire Department officials have previously said the blaze, one of the largest structure fires in the city's recent history, was likely arson but no suspects have been arrested or ...