Mo money, mo problems... The dust has barely settled on UFC 184: "Rousey vs. Zingano" from Los Angeles, Calif., which means it's time to honor those select fighters who went above and beyond in their respective fights last night (Feb. Show More Summary
UFC 184 came to Los Angeles on Saturday evening, and Ronda Rousey delivered again. The women's bantamweight champion finished via armbar, and this time it only took 14 seconds. That's right, 14 seconds. UFC newcomer Holly Holm put in a workmanlike performance against the ever-tough Raquel Pennington to get her first win. Show More Summary
UFC 184, airing live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, for the first time ever, is set to be all about the females, with co-main events featuring bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey vs. undefeated challenger Cat Zingano and UFC newcomer Holly Holm taking on Raquel Pennington. But before the women prove testosterone doesn’t always […]
Sean Newcomb sits quietly at his locker in the Angels clubhouse.
“Hunger benefits programs are vital to many farmers markets” By Russ Parsons for the Los Angeles Times, February 24, 2015 Peppers from the Gardena farmers market. (Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times) Most people think of farmers marketsShow More Summary
Saturday, Staples Center in Los Angeles plays host to the historic UFC 184. There, female fighters carry the card at one of the promotion's biggest events of the year. The co-main event is a whopper, as Holly Holm —one of the sport's...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — Miracles for sale. Price: $15,000 and likely climbing. Demand for the Grateful Dead's July 3-5 farewell shows at Chicago's Soldier Field has been so staggering that by the time the public Ticketmaster deal went down onShow More Summary
Check out our full "Fight Day" preview for UFC 184: "Rousey vs Zingano," which takes place tonight (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California featuring the women's bantamweight division in both the main and co-main event of the pay-per-view (PPV) event. Show More Summary
The Milwaukee Bucks looked to build a bit of momentum on Friday night when they took on the Los Angeles Lakers. The Bucks snapped a two-game skid last time out, and they faced a Lakers squad who had won two straight. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Sent to the Los Angeles Times, Feb. 28, 2015Paul Peterson (Op-ed, Feb. 23) asserts that yearly testing done under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) resulted in increased test scores ("modest" gains in math), "solid evidence" in support of annual testing. Show More Summary
We spent so much time in the Celebrity Big Brother house, we're still getting used to posting on social media! This past week has been really busy with award shows, but that just means we got to see even more of our fav celebs! Whether it was Lupita Nyong'o's pearl dress at The Oscars or Madonna falling [...]
Bettina Boxall and David Pierson reported on the front page of Saturday’s Los Angeles Times that, “In another blow to California’s parched heartland, federal officials said Friday that for the second year in a row most Central Valley farmers are unlikely to receive water from the region’s major irrigation project this summer. “The announcement, while […]
That’s right boys and girls, it’s time for another LA (not quite so) Confidential edition of the Downes Side! Some people call it “The City of Angels” others “La La Land.” Personally, I just call it the place 120 miles … Continue reading ? The post Predictions: UFC 184 appeared first on Boxing News.
Two of the NBA's top teams squared off on Friday night when the Memphis Grizzlies took on the Los Angeles Clippers. The balanced Grizzlies saw their two-game win streak snapped their last time out, and they faced another tough test from the Clippers, who were eager to end their two-game skid. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Aaron Taylor-Johnson and his wife Sam step out for a romantic dinner date on Thursday evening (February 26) in Los Angeles. The 47-year-old director’s movie Fifty Shades of Grey has been at the top of the box office for the past two weeks. It has now grossed over $415 million worldwide! In an interview earlier [...]
The Los Angeles stadium battle has taken an interesting turn. According to Sam Farmer and Nathan Fenno of the Los Angeles Times, the Anschutz Entertainment Group commissioned former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge to conduct a study as to the viability of the Inglewood, California, stadium being pushed by a group including St. Show More Summary
The Memphis Grizzlies will look to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers for the second time this week when they host Chris Paul and co. at FedEx Forum Friday night. The Grizzlies beat the Clippers, 90-87, at the Staples Center Monday night. Los Angeles has lost two straight contests following a four-game winning streak. Show More Summary
“Leonard Nimoy carried conviction,” is the first sentence ever written in the Los Angeles Times, 59 years ago, about the man-who-would-be-Spock. He was playing a supporting role in a now-forgotten play called “Life Is But a Dream” at a now-defunct L.A. venue, the Civic...
Last year Uber suffered a security breach. Now it’s saying that the name and driver’s license number of up to 50,000 drivers could be in the hands of a third party. The Los Angeles Times reports that the company’s databases had been accessed by an unknown third party twice in 2014. Show More Summary
Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC “Women will never fight in the UFC.” Those were the words uttered by UFC president Dana White back in early 2011, around the time of the organization’s acquisition of the now defunct Strikeforce. At the time, Strikeforce boasted a small, but talented women’s roster. Show More Summary