Los Angeles Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke simply believes that South Korean figure skater Yuna Kim "never stood a chance" against the "seemingly biased panel of judges" from the old Soviet bloc on Thursday night in Sochi that awarded a controversial gold to a Russian skater on home ice. Show More Summary
Sure, Americans just swept the podium in men's slopestyle skiing, but overall it's been a pretty dreary Olympics for US athletes. In fact, "the US team is getting the hind parts of its snow pants kicked," writes Bill Plaschke for the Los Angeles Times. Despite stellar hopes—including for two-time...
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From social media to Los Angeles Times columnist Bill Plaschke, t here's no ignoring the one-ton elephant lingering in Heritage Hall. USC's offensively inept 1-1 start has only exacerbated the criticism of head coach Lane Kiffin, which began when his 2012 Trojan team became the first Associated Press preseason No. Show More Summary
Many Lakers fans were dismayed when star center Dwight Howard spurned the team to select the Houston Rockets. Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times is not one of those who will be in mourning. The writer declared that "the Lakers didn't lose a center, they dodged a bullet. Show More Summary
The sports media world has been connected to the porn world in a lot of odd ways over the years, from Florida Times-Union writer Vito Stellino accidentally tweeting a porn link instead of a link to a newspaper piece to Bill Plaschke's...Show More Summary
Don Mattingly knows he’s been a hot topic in recent days. A pair of stories in the Los Angeles Times ( by Bill Shaikin and Bill Plaschke ), in ESPN.com and multiple blogs, all wondering whether the slumping Dodgers would be better served by a new manager.
On Thursday, Bill Plaschke of LA Times and Around the Horn fame hosted Petros and Money while regular host Petros Papadakis was prepping for Friday's Cotton Bowl. Plaschke began the show on a strange note, by talking about the movie Sessions and a Helen Hunt nude scene. Show More Summary
Listeners of the Petros & Money show on KLAC got to hear a different side of Los Angeles Times columnist Bill Plaschke on Thursday afternoon. Yeah, yeah, Plaschke did eventually talk about sports, but he opened the show with Matt “Money”...Show More Summary
Times columnist Bill Plaschke made a guest appearance yesterday on "Petros and Money," the talk show on Fox Sports Radio. His opening four-minute admiration of naked actresses, hotel room porn and especially the nudity of Helen Hunt in "The Sessions" has got the sports media chattering. Deadspin files the story under its "Gross" category and includes the audio.
Petros Papadakis is busy preparing for Fox's Cotton Bowl broadcast tonight, so L.A. Times columnist and Around The Horn panelist Bill Plaschke guest-hosted Petros & Money on KLAC radio in Los Angeles on Thursday. Despite a world of sports topics worth discussion in Southern California at 3 p.m. Show More Summary
Really, who is this dude? Did Bill Plaschke go back to his Woodstock roots? New guy on the Lakers beat? Massage therapist? Secret spy for Phil Jackson in the Lakers locker room? Zen master to help with Kobe's death stare problem? Friend/business partner of Steve Nash? ESPN source? The possibilities are endless. (Pic via RO_Thornhill)
San Francisco become the better franchise in a longtime rivalry, its presence in the World Series a clinching piece of evidence. (Ed Note: LA Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke wrote this prior to the Giants winning the World Series. Show More Summary
According to Bill Plaschke of the L.A. Times, one of the Los Angeles Lakers' biggest priorities in the offseason will be re-signing point guard Ramon Sessions. My question to that is, what games was team president Jim Buss watching?Show More Summary
As he stood in Staples Center on Monday night and absorbed the emotion in the building, and truly realized what the Kings accomplished, the LA Times' Bill Plaschke got religion.
Eat your heart out, Jonathan Gold. Los Angeles Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke shared a great story before ESPN’s Around the Horn Friday about the time he ate penis in China. Don’t believe him? Watch the video. Happy Friday, folks. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Playoff time brings out the very worst in Kobe Bryant when it comes to dealing with the media. He’s notoriously known for his smug and snarky answers during this time of the year and Los Angeles Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke called...Show More Summary
Well, we're two or more games into each NBA playoff series. Some series seem to be just getting started, while others are at the point where Around the Horn panelist Bill Plaschke would decry them "over" (to be fair to the man, most NBA series that start 2-0 do end with the 2-0 team taking it). Show More Summary
Also, fascinating, ground-breaking insight from Bill Plaschke - the Lakers need Kobe.