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2017-08-17
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Andrew Heaney is expected to make his first major league start in more than a year Friday when the Angels begin a three-game series at Baltimore against the Orioles. Heaney had elb..
In the grand tradition of sports manga and anime including “Haikyū!!,” “Kuroko No Basket,” “Slam Dunk” and “Yuri on Ice” comes “Fence” by author C.S. Pacat and artist Johanna the M..
The NFL is four seasons away from an almost certain work stoppage, the executive director of the league’s players association calmly predicted during an interview with Sports Illus..
The clashes that broke out over the weekend at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., have become a new touchstone in the nation’s long-running debate over racism, free..
It took President Trump’s defense of a neo-Nazi rally for many Republicans in Congress to publicly distance themselves from the White House, after months of brushing off his impoli..
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our pr..
“The Fencer,” Finland’s official Academy Award entry for 2016, is an effective mix of underdog sports drama and political thriller, inspired by the true-life story of celebrated fe..
Turner is kicking off a new sports streaming video service next year that will carry its coverage of UEFA Champions League soccer. The service announced Thursday is Turner’s first ..
German car company BMW is taking advantage of a captive audience of auto fans and journalists assembled for the annual Monterey Car Week to unveil a pair of concept vehicles on the..
There’s nothing like a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Tony Capobianco knows that firsthand after “fielding” the initial toss Wednesday night at Fenway Park. The photographer for..
Ferrari is celebrating its 70th anniversary by bringing 70 classic cars to Pebble Beach — one Ferrari for each year in the Italian sports car company’s history. The cars, owned by ..
Officials in Northern California are pushing back against planned rallies in the region this month that they say will attract white nationalists. The Bay Area, long a hotbed for po..
It was the spring of 1985, and the Lakers stood one victory away from avenging a painful history of playoff losses to the Boston Celtics. Watching on television from home, the long..
2017-08-16
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Matthew Randolph quickly learned how to manage his time at a young age. He balances homework, time with his family and a rigorous training schedule for gymnastics. Practices starte..
It took President Trump’s defense of a neo-Nazi rally for many Republicans in Congress to publicly distance themselves from the White House, after months of brushing off his impoli..
A demonstration characterized by officials as a white nationalist rally set for Aug. 27 “is not welcome in Berkeley,” the mayor said in a statement Tuesday. “The city has not appro..
In just six seasons, Los Angeles Sparks star Nneka Ogwumike has already amassed a career’s worth of WNBA accomplishments. In the last year alone, she won a most valuable player awa..
Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum has called the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor boxing match a “one-off” that will send an embarrassed (and rich) McGregor back to the UFC. McGr..
Pop star Demi Lovato, who entered the fashion arena with a collection for Fabletics earlier this year, sat down with WWD in Los Angeles to discuss her second collection for the act..
The Galaxy and the Angels do the best job of local professional teams in satisfying their fans, according to a survey released Wednesday. The Lakers ranked third, followed in order..
Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum has called the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor boxing match a “one-off” that will send an embarrassed (and rich) McGregor back to the UFC. McGr..
The visitor from Los Angeles arrived in Osaka a dozen years ago, as Yu Darvish pondered leaving home for Major League Baseball. Darvish was a senior in high school, but his talent ..
There was a time when Los Angeles schools were overcrowded to the bursting point and officials seemed utterly incapable of building a single school. The nation’s second-largest sch..
There’s a scene in the 1995 movie “The American President” when a man in a green blazer buttonholes the president and asks whether he’s aware that down in Atlanta, women want parit..
President Trump has caused a new furor by giving the foes of white supremacists equal blame for the violence in Charlottesville, Va. I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los A..
Why: Bodie is an eastern Sierra ghost town so well preserved that it looks as if it might’ve been operating last week. Notorious for putting the "wild" in Wild West, it was once de..
It appeared to be one of the first Chargers victories in their self-proclaimed “Fight for LA,” a real live human being from the heart of Los Angeles who had decided to become a Cha..
A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again sputtered out Tuesday, leaving Republican Gov. Greg Abbott with little path forward thi..
Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler had harsh words Tuesday for Angel Hernandez, saying the veteran umpire should find another job. A day after being ejected from a game for ..
The first woman to sue Baylor University over allegations the nation's largest Baptist school ignored or mishandled rape allegations has settled her case, her attorney said Tuesday..
LeBron James swiped at President Trump on Tuesday, calling him the “so-called president” while calling for unity in light of the Charlottesville tragedy. Speaking on stage to stude..
2017-08-15
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The clashes that broke out over the weekend at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., have become a new touchstone in the nation’s long-running debate over racism, free..
Mesoraco, who was placed on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday, was hit by a pitch from Chicago Cubs starter Jose Quintana in the second inning of a 15-5 loss at Wrigley Field. Mesor..
The latest renderings of the Queen Mary Island entertainment complex show a 65-acre site packed from the surrounding streets to the water’s edge with stores, restaurants, sports ve..
U.S. stock indexes finished Tuesday near where they started. Technology companies and household goods makers rose, but weak reports from sporting goods and auto parts retailers lef..
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our pr..
U.S. stocks are mostly lower Tuesday as sporting goods companies and car-parts retailers slump. Bond prices are falling, and yields are climbing, which is boosting banks. Stocks ar..
The chief executive of pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. publicly resigned from a White House manufacturing council on Monday, declaring he felt “a responsibility to take a stan..
At least three people were killed and 35 injured after a violence-filled Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., where white nationalists had gathered for one of their largest rallies in..
BMX rider Ryan Nyquist is looking to cycle in a new owner to his home in Santa Cruz, listing the four-bedroom spot for $997,000. Located in the Carbonera Estates area, the cozy 2,4..
Diminishing rays of sunlight streamed through the majestic white clouds hovering over the Corona Centennial High football field on a glorious evening in April. A picturesque sunset..
Before students arrive in their back-to-school best to start a new school year, L.A. Unified prepares for months: dusting classroom blinds on both sides, laying down six coats of w..
President Trump finally denounced the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists by name, but the controversy doesn’t end there. I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Ti..
Kenny Bayless, the veteran boxing referee who has worked several of Floyd Mayweather’s fights, will not be assigned to Mayweather’s Aug. 26 bout against UFC champion Conor McGregor..
Kenny Bayless, the veteran boxing referee who has worked several of Floyd Mayweather’s fights, will not be assigned to Mayweather’s Aug. 26 bout against UFC champion Conor McGregor..
Norman Xiong, the NCAA freshman golfer of the year at Oregon; Hayden Wood of Oklahoma State; and Mark Lawrence Jr., the Virginia state amateur champion, shot six-under-par 64s Mond..
The chief executive of pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. publicly resigned from a White House manufacturing council on Monday, declaring he felt “a responsibility to take a stan..
2017-08-14
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Four years ago, faced with the possibility of insolvency and mired in a corruption scandal, state officials signed control of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum over to USC. Left wi..
But reliever Keynan Middleton went back to work with an arm that can blow away hitters, no matter what level. He now finds himself in the Angels’ closer mix as their playoff chase ..
Like many boys, Sunny Odogwu got a flat top growing up. His came as the result of steadying massive bowls of water atop his head during walks from his small Nigerian village to the..
Sitting at his desk in the football office at North Hollywood Campbell Hall High, Dennis Keyes carefully uses an X-Acto knife to peel wood from his charcoal pencil, then sandpaper ..
The chief executive of pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. publicly resigned from a White House manufacturing council on Monday, declaring he felt “a responsibility to take a stan..
A man is out of a job at a popular Berkeley hot dog eatery after photos of him attending a torch-lit gathering of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., were circulated on soc..
A man is out of a job at a popular Berkeley hot dog eatery after photos of him attending a torch-lit gathering of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., were circulated on soc..
Pyeongchang lies in mountainous terrain at the uppermost eastern corner of South Korea, about an hour from the border with North Korea. Normally, its proximity to the demilitarized..
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our pr..
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our pr..
The Dodgers are 83-34. That translates to a 115-win pace. They took two of three from San Diego at Dodger Stadium this weekend after taking two of three from Arizona to complete a ..
I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week. President Trump’s war dance with North Korea appeared to s..
President Trump finds himself at the center of criticism over his “many sides” response to violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-i..
The black SUV pulled into the StubHub Center complex Sunday afternoon with the most powerful man in sports in the back seat. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stared out the window, p..
It was inevitable that Justin Thomas would win a major golf championship. His talent had been apparent since he was in grammar school. Sooner or later he would win a big one like h..
Celebrities filling Staples Center is nothing new to Angelenos. But it’s safe to say that a three-on-three basketball game has never received star treatment quite like the BIG3 lea..
2017-08-13
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Justin Thomas emerged from the shadow of a longtime friend and won the PGA Championship to take his place among the young elite in golf. With two big breaks to start the back nine,..
Hundreds of protesters marched peacefully through downtown Los Angeles on Sunday to denounce the white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Va., and to excoriate President Trum..
It may be August, but after the final round in the PGA Championship both Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy were more intent on April. For Johnson last April, for McIlroy next April. ..
Charlottesville was on edge Sunday as police and residents tried to piece together how a white nationalist rally turned deadly when a man rammed his car into counter-demonstrators ..
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon to protest the white-nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Va. Participants in the rally gathered ..
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our pr..
Hundreds of demonstrators are expected to descend on downtown Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon to protest the white-nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Va. The solidarity rally..
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Sunday blamed white supremacists and neo-Nazis for inciting deadly clashes in Charlottesville, drawing an implicit contrast with President Trump’s ..
When construction started on the $2.6-billion stadium for the Rams and Chargers last year, Bobby Bhagat figured his family’s commitment to Inglewood would finally pay off. For more..
If disaster ever struck, Joe Fleischmann could keep the lights, refrigerator and big-screen TV running in his Orange County home, even if the power company went dark. Fleischmann i..
At least three people were killed and 35 injured after a violence-filled Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., where white nationalists had gathered for one of their largest rallies in..
Luis Valbuena's two-run homer in the seventh inning pulled the Angels even with the Mariners. In the eighth, Albert Pujols added a two-run double to complete the rally and the Ange..
It’s called Quail Hollow, bringing visions of a golfing Eden deep in the Carolina woods. Do not be fooled. The pros in the 99th PGA haven’t been. They’ve learned exactly how nasty ..
At least three people were killed and 35 injured after a violence-filled Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., where white nationalists had gathered for one of their largest rallies in..
2017-08-12
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At least three people were killed and 35 injured after a violence-filled Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., where white nationalists had gathered for one of their largest rallies in..
He’s the most talked-about NFL player, yet free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick doesn’t even have a team. He remains a polarizing figure, a martyr to some, malcontent to others,..
Sam Hornish Jr.’s experience at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course finally paid off. Hornish Jr. dominated in his home state to win the Xfinity Mid-Ohio Challenge on Saturday. “I think..
A few days after his 24th birthday, Jordan Spieth came to the PGA Championship attempting to become the youngest golfer to win each of the four Grand Slam tournaments. But by the s..
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our pr..
The Detroit Red Wings are considering legal action to stop white nationalists from using their logo as part of a "disturbing" rally in Charlottesville, Va. The team said in a state..
If the Chargers’ joint practice with the Rams last weekend was a “dry run” for the StubHub Center, then Sunday’s 5 p.m. exhibition opener against the Seattle Seahawks is a dress re..
3 UP Dutch treat: The best double-play duo this year? That would be Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros. Next best? Our vote goes to the unheralded duo of Jonathan ..
Murray served first as coach and then as general manager of the then-Mighty Ducks from 2001 to 2004. He was the architect of the team that advanced to the 2003 Final, the first suc..
Howard Webb is widely recognized as one of the top soccer referees of all-time. But even he remains haunted by a call he got wrong. After Nigel de Jong of the Netherlands flattened..
At least one person was killed after a car sped into a crowd of people who were protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday, an event marred by brawls..
We are just off the plane when things start to get complicated. At the rental counter I’m dizzy as a two-headed calf, trying to solve the chronic riddle of whether we will return o..
The world’s aviation industry will need to train and deploy more than 600,000 new pilots over the next 20 years. But, then again, the industry might be operating fleets of commerci..
Actor Ed Norton of “Fight Club” fame has bought a John Lautner-designed home along the sand in gated Malibu Colony for $11.8 million. Known as the Stevens Residence, the modernist ..
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, Aug. 12. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES Not enough help A package of..
Eric Usher dreams of working as an audio producer, driving his friends around in a Maserati and living by the beach. But most importantly, Usher says, he looks forward to being ind..
It’s not every week one reports on a $350-million home listing. In fact, this is the first time we’ve ever been able to do that. Chartwell, the estate of late Univision chairman Je..
The NFL has found itself in the middle of another domestic violence mess, and, once again, outrage is spreading across the land. Only this time, it is a different, unsettling kind ..
Nothing about Los Angeles’ quest to host the Summer Olympics for a third time has been straightforward or easy. The private committee pursuing the bid was named as the sole U.S. ca..
2017-08-11
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He was the basketball player who wasn’t tall enough, the football player who got crushed. So Kevin Kisner, a feisty sort who enjoyed the camaraderie and competition of team sports,..
It was a shot known to high-handicap golfers, a six-iron bounced along a paved cart path. Only the guy playing it was four-time major champion Rory McIlroy, and he was doing it Fri..
Is there a Los Angeles Times front page curse like the Sports Illustrated cover? If so, the Dodgers are doomed! Wayne Muramatsu Cerritos :: Dodgers Optimism: Steve Abrams Lake Balb..
They closed at $11.83, down 14.1%. Snap Inc.’s market capitalization now sits at about $14 billion, or about how much venture capitalists thought the company was worth a couple of ..
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Rushing to meet a deadline imposed by Olympics officials, the Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to endorse a bid for the 2028 Summer Games even though council members acknowled..
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our pr..
One is really good at basketball and could eventually be a star for the Lakers in the NBA. The other scored 2.2 points per game in college on the hardwood and eventually washed out..
Two soccer players have been barred for life from Iran’s national team after they appeared in a match against players from Israel, prompting anger among the sport’s many fans in th..
The talk of Silicon Valley just now is a document critical of Google’s workplace diversity programs, written by a now-fired software engineer named James Damore and virally circula..
They traded at $11.82 moments after markets opened Friday and were wavering around $12.15 at the time of publication. Shares previously traded as low as $11.90. Snap Inc.’s market ..
Shares of the Los Angeles company that makes the Snapchat messaging app breached an all-time low Friday, following weaker-than-expected second quarter financial results. They trade..
In the last year alone, the nation’s biggest airlines have collected more than $4 billion in fees to check bags and other personal items. So, it may come as a surprise that one air..
In the end, bloated, costly pay-TV bundles, which consumers have despised for years, could be killed off by a mouse. Disney’s announcement this week that it will launch two Interne..
Football and school may be incompatible, as UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen recently contended, but his university ranks among the finest in the country at maximizing the dual life of ..
The season hasn’t even started, and already UCLA’s Josh Rosen is brazenly throwing into traffic. Mere days after making it clear he was going to take a more subdued approach this f..
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has spent years hearing the criticism that he’s too defense-minded, too averse to accept the risk of punishment that others in boxing have embraced. Yet, in wh..
2017-08-10
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Colin Kaepernick isn’t currently in the NFL, but the free agent quarterback’s saga might be the most talked-about topic in the league. J.D. Power released a report Thursday saying ..
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Thursday, Aug. 10, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES And the president is ... With t..
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our pr..
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our pr..
2017-08-09
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A report issued Wednesday by key Los Angeles staff recommends the City Council approve a 2028 Olympic bid despite incomplete information and the “greater uncertainty” of committing..
Two Mexican celebrities — a soccer star and a norteño band leader — have been sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department for alleged ties to a drug trafficker. Soccer legend Rafael..
Former Clippers point guard Chris Paul, who was traded to the Rockets in June, has put a home in Woodland Hills on the market for $2.195 million. Built in 2014, the Mediterranean-s..
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White is giving someone else some time on the mountain after selling his house in Hollywood Hills West for $6.7 million. The 4,500-square-foot ..
Singer Alanis Morissette has put her Brentwood home of more than two decades on the market for $5.495 million. The Mediterranean-style home, built in 1951 and since remodeled, sits..
Is it sacrilegious to have a sporting event other than high school football on a Friday night? There are some who think that way, but there's an increasing number of college f..
Marouane Fellaini is a good sport. And Boris Grdanoski is a great photographer. The two are responsible for what has to be one of the most amusing sports photos in a long time. The..
Former NHL forward and coach Eddie Olczyk has been diagnosed with colon cancer. Olczyk, who turns 51 on Aug. 16, had surgery last week, and Chicago Blackhawks team physician Dr. Mi..
Life was once an easy summer breeze for Wham-O. The Southern California toy outfit, founded in a South Pasadena garage shortly after World War II, churned out Frisbees like pancake..