Attending a ball game is no longer a cheap day out, as sporting venues make millions each year in ticket sales, parking and merchandise; Red Sox fans face a $350 bill for a family of four at Fenway, while Staples Center makes $1.3 million on hot sales alone each year.
Home to the Lakers, Clippers and Kings, the No. 1 sports venue in the U.S. nets nearly $300 million in tickets sales and nearly $11 million in beer.
Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored a career-high 18 points and Monique Currie added 16 to lead the Washington Mystics to a 79-75 victory over the Sparks on Thursday night at Staples Center.
Getting ready for a night of fun, Hilary Duff stepped out to the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA earlier this week. The 26-year-old singer donned a pair of ripped up jeans with a black top as she flashed her smile towards the awaiting...Show More Summary
Jordan Farmar is moving down the hall at Staples Center, leaving the Los Angeles Lakers to sign with the Clippers, who have also signed center Spencer Hawes.
The UFC flunks math--and vocabulary. The UFC announced on Tuesday the derailment of UFC 176, the Staples Center card scheduled for August 2 featuring Hanford High School graduate and Cal Poly product Chad Mendes fighting in front of fellow Californians for the featherweight title, as a result of an injury to champion Jose Aldo. Show More Summary
Hilary Duff rocks a sheer black top while arriving for Cher‘s concert at the Staples Center on Monday (July 7) in Los Angeles. Earlier in the day, the 26-year-old actress enjoyed a cold refreshment while arriving at a gym in L.A. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Hilary Duff “Going on 12 years of [...]
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has decided to cancel its Aug. 2 featherweight title fight at Staples Center between injured champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes, postponing the bout to an unfinalized location likely in October, UFC Chairman Lorenzo Fertitta said.
Postponed, not canceled! With Featherweight champion Jose Aldo hurt (details here) and women's Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey unable to save another event (find out why), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has "postponed" its next planned pay-per-view (PPV) show, UFC 176, which was scheduled for Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. Show More Summary
LA Live/Staples center owner AEG (which also runs the LA Convention Center and various concert promoters) is officially moving into South Park's Desmond warehouse building and the mega-company has big plans for...
Jose Aldo, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s gifted featherweight champion, has suffered a training camp injury and won’t be able to defend his belt as scheduled Aug. 2 at Staples Center against Chad Mendes.
Jamierra Faulkner scored a season-high 27 points and Epiphanny Prince had 15 to help the Chicago Sky beat the Sparks, 90-83, at Staples Center on Tuesday night.
Those kings of South Park, AEG—who own or run Staples Center, LA Live, and the LA Convention Center—have extended their reach a little further, signing a long-term lease for their AEG Worldwide arm to take up residence in the...
Last week, during the official celebration of the Los Angeles Kings winning the Stanley Cup, the mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, told a jammed Staples Center that “there are two long-standing rules for politicians. … They say never, ever be pictured with a drink in your hand and never swear. Show More Summary
Some Los Angeles Kings fans were celebrating the team's Stanley Cup win outside the Staples Center last week when they noticed a Phantom-model quadcopter drone buzzing above, surveying the scene.
Candace Parker scored 24 points and the Sparks snapped a four-game losing streak with an 87-77 win over the Tulsa Shock on Thursday night at Staples Center.
The Los Angeles Lakers hold the seventh overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, where they will look to add a promising young star to speed up the rebuilding process at Staples Center. How would Kentucky's Julius Randle fit alongside Kobe Bryant in L.A.? Jonathan Wasserman and Adam Lefkoe discuss what that selection would mean in the video above. Show More Summary
How’s this for an exciting story: In the aftermath of the Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup victory, the Los Angeles Police Department sent a small robotic drown to the Staples Center airspace in order to monitor the rowdy crowd. Then, one freedom fighter armed only with a t-shirt cannon took out the drone and preserved the […]
Maya Moore scored 31 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 94-77 win over the Sparks on Tuesday night at Staples Center.
On Friday, after winning the Stanley Cup, Kings fans celebrated outside the Staples Center under the watchful eye of a quadcopter-mounted camera. In the most L.A. move ever, they brought it out of the sky with a commemorative T-shirt, whacked it with a skateboard on its way down, and chanted "We Got the Drone!" Read more...