There will be a dunk contest at halftime of Saturday’s Battle of the Valley all-star basketball game, but you won’t have to wait until halftime to judge the best dunkers. The boys’ game could produce record
Good heavens, it really happened. Mike Trout is an Angel for life. Few thought he wanted to stay. Even fewer thought the team would be able to keep him. Then Arte Moreno stepped in and took a giant hack
Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of the L.A. Times soccer newsletter. I’m Kevin Baxter, the Times’ soccer writer. This has already proven to be a breakthrough season for the English Premier League,
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So this is what the official end looks like. The ironic part about the Kings getting mathematically eliminated with a 3-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Monday is that they largely held their own for the
The two marquee players in Tuesday night’s matchup between the Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks will be watching from the bench in street clothes, their teams said. LeBron James will not play for the Lakers
As French prosecutors continue to investigate Tokyo’s winning bid for the 2020 Summer Games, the embattled head of Japan’s Olympic committee has announced his resignation. Tsunekazu Takeda said on Tuesday
The Angels and star center fielder Mike Trout on Tuesday morning were finalizing a 10-year, $360-million extension that would keep him under contract over the next 12 years for $426.5 million, according
It hasn’t been the easiest season for LeBron James. The Lakers have played much worse than expected, he has been injured, and he saw his potential game-winning shot against the Knicks get blocked Sunday.
Howdy everyone, my name is Houston Mitchell, proprietor of this here newsletter. Clayton Kershaw won’t start on opening day for the Dodgers. Is Sandy Koufax available? March Madness, Day 2 I got a lot
The suicide rate is higher among female veterans than male veterans. So is the homeless rate. It is easy for a sports team to honor veterans, to provide them with a free ticket and a standing ovation.
The sight was brief but emblematic. Brendan Leipsic, listed at 5 feet 10 and hardly known as a fighter, ended up tangled with Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tyler Myers, who appears every inch of his listed
Texas 3, Dodgers 1 ON THE MOUND: Ross Stripling was dominant over four scoreless innings before exiting with two outs in the fifth after giving up a run. He was charged with two runs, five hits and a He
They are one of only five teams in America to have won as many as 30 games. They’re in the NCAA tournament, which is more than UCLA can say. And USC. And Stanford and Cal too. They are just one of two
LeBron James played all 82 regular-season games last season and has never played fewer than 62. If the Lakers are smart, he won’t play more than 52 games this season. The Lakers’ season is all but over.
You are preparing to fill out your March Madness bracket and, while you might not know a lot about most of the teams, you are absolutely certain about one. You know exactly whose name you’re punching that
The party’s over for the UCLA women’s basketball team. Oh, the Bruins can still make a lengthy run in the NCAA tournament, but a planned soiree with donors to watch the selection show had to be canceled
Kyle Kuzma knows exactly what his reputation is. It’s based on his strength as a scorer. People think he’s a gunner and that he doesn’t pass the ball. But in the Lakers’ last two games, Kuzma showed that
The Rams added depth at quarterback Monday, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with former Jacksonville Jaguars starter Blake Bortles. Terms were not released, but the Jaguars reportedly owe Bortles
The question made Lou Williams smile on a night when he delivered the Clippers victory with his climactic three-pointer. He had buried a contested 28-footer fading to his left as time expired, lifting
Here’s what we’ve learned from the past week in the NHL: Anxiety hits the center of the hockey universe That would be Toronto, where the Maple Leafs are trying to recover from a week that can be described
Clayton Kershaw will not start for the Dodgers on opening day, manager Dave Roberts announced Monday, confirming what has been obvious for weeks and effectively ending Kershaw’s franchise-record streak
Mark Campbell, the softball coach at Garden Grove Pacifica, died Monday morning just hours after becoming ill at a travel team game on Sunday, the school announced. He was 57. Campbell was well-liked well-respected
Charisma Osborne of Windward and Vanessa DeJesus of Sierra Canyon have been selected the co-players of the year in the Southern Section Open Division for girls’ basketball. Vanessa Nygaard of Windward
Cassius Stanley, turning in the best performance of his four-year varsity career, has been selected the player of the year in the Southern Section Open Division to top the All-CIF basketball teams released
It appears Selection Monday has hit a couple of hours earlier than expected. ESPN apologized Monday for releasing the women’s NCAA college basketball tournament bracket about 2½ hours before it was set
Cristiano Ronaldo does not need a hair transplant at this time, but he’s here to help anyone who does. The international soccer superstar launched the Insparya hair transplant clinic Monday in Madrid.
The announcement that reliever Luke Bard would join the Angels’ 40-man roster was not much of a surprise to manager Brad Ausmus. “He was?” he asked when a reporter mentioned the news. Of course he was.