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L.A. County assessor candidates vie in shadow of a higher-profile race

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Even with the current officeholder fighting felony corruption charges, the two candidates running to be the next Los Angeles County assessor have had trouble attracting interest.

Cavaliers vs. Bulls final score: 3 things we learned from Cleveland's thrilling overtime win

It wasn't always pretty, but Cleveland will take it. The Cavaliers rallied from a five-point deficit in the final minute of regulation and sealed the deal over a shorthanded Bulls team missing Derrick Rose late. At one point during the...Show More Summary

Three children killed by car while trick-or-treating in Santa Ana

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Three children were killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday evening while they were trick-or-treating in Santa Ana, police said.

Second West Nile virus death suspected in San Diego County

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A second person has died in San Diego County from suspected West Nile virus as the state continues to suffer its worst outbreak of the mosquito-spread brain infection in nearly a decade.

The Eric Dickerson trade turns 27

Today is the 27th anniversary of the Los Angeles Rams trading Eric Dickerson to the Indianapolis Colts, something Dickerson himself pointed out this afternoon: This was no small trade. According to NFL records, it involved the fourth-most players and picks in league history. The deal also looped in a third team, the Buffalo Bills. All…

Big race for Untapable, big announcement by jockey Rosie Napravnik

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

They were a couple of strong females, and boy, did the Santa Anita crowd of 37,205 at Friday's Breeders' Cup hear them roar.

Washington Redskins Making Right Decision Giving RGIII Starting Nod in Week 9

Music to the ears of Washington Redskins fans is their franchise quarterback saying Friday morning, “I'm ready to go, ready to play, get back out there with the guys and have fun.” Robert Griffin III was cleared medically by doctorsShow More Summary

Derrick Rose Injury: Updates on Bulls Star's Ankle and Return

Usually when you read "Derrick Rose" and "injury" in the same sentence, your heart skips a beat. This time around, it looks like the Chicago Bulls point guard dodged a bullet after suffering only an ankle sprain against the Cleveland...Show More Summary

5 Things the Toronto Maple Leafs Must Improve Upon to Beat Chicago Blackhawks

The Toronto Maple Leafs face a difficult task against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. It's a tough test against Chicago, and it will be the second game in a back-to-back after a game Friday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blackhawks are one of the premier teams in the NHL. Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant throws down a reverse dunk past the Clippers

The Lakers might be horrific this year, but Kobe will not stop being Kobe. Still got it.

Football: Hawkins QB Jorge Amaya passes for 739 yards in win over West Adams

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Near perfect. That was the evaluation of the passing performance from Los Angeles Hawkins quarterback Jorge Amaya on Friday in a 46-27 Exposition League win over West Adams.

Derrick Rose Knocked Out Of Game Due To Injury, Again

4 hours agoSports : Deadspin

We insist this is not a repeat: Derrick Rose left tonight's game against the Cavaliers after suffering an injury on the court. Read more...

L.A. County supervisors violated open-meeting law, D.A. finds

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Los Angeles County supervisors violated the state’s open-meeting law earlier this year by discussing compensation negotiations behind closed doors without properly informing the public, according to the district attorney’s office.

5 Keys for a Successful Playoff Chase for the San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers come off the bye in the thick of the NFC playoff race but will need to make some improvements in order to ensure they seal a fourth straight postseason berth. At 4-3 the Niners have performed well for most of the campaign. Show More Summary

How Will Notre Dame Deal with Navy's Option?

For the 88th consecutive season, Notre Dame takes on Navy in the longest running intersectional rivalry in college football. And for almost just as long, the Irish walk into a football game where there's little to gain yet much at stake. A...Show More Summary

Kyrie Irving Asks 'Is This, Like, Similar to What a Playoff Game Feels Like?'

Kyrie Irving is expected to help make the Cleveland Cavaliers a championship contender this season, but he's not used to games with this type of intensity. During Friday's game against the Chicago Bulls, Irving asked teammate Mike Miller if the game had the same feel as a playoff game. Show More Summary

Derrick Rose injury: Bulls star twists ankle vs. Cavaliers

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose went to the locker room during the fourth quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night after rolling his ankle in the second quarter. Rose played in the third quarter but was not re-inserted back in the game in the fourth quarter. The ankle injury Rose sustained was in 2nd quarter. Show More Summary

Kyrie Irving wonders if Cavs-Bulls is what the playoffs is like

You know how announcers say games have a "playoff atmosphere?" Kyrie Irving wants to know what that is. So badly. Kyrie Irving is a star in the NBA, but has never played in the playoffs before. Now that he's on LeBron's team, he wants to know what that's like: We imagine he was joking a bit, but... Show More Summary

West Hollywood takes a light approach to fight crosswalk dangers

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In a push to make crosswalks safer for pedestrians, West Hollywood is getting out the word in a way only this city can — a party at a gay bar, a press release the mayor wrote in emoji and a YouTube video featuring a drag queen dancing to a parody of a Taylor Swift song.

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