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Mike Richards‘ contract with the Los Angeles Kings was terminated due to “a material breach of the requirements of his Standard Player’s Contract.” The move suggested Richards may have done something bad, and now we know what that something is. According to the Winnipeg Sun, Mike Richards was arrested at the Canadian border on June […]
When the Los Angeles Kings took the unusual step of terminating the contract of Mike Richards on Monday, they didn’t disclose why, except to note that he had committed a “material breach of the requirements of his Standard Player’s Contract.” On Tuesday, reports emerged that the 30-year-old center had been arrested by Royal Canadian Mounted Police at […]
The Los Angeles Kings have terminated the contract of forward Mike Richards on the basis of a “material breach” of his contract. Richards had five years and $22 million remaining on his deal, which translates to a $5.75 million cap hit over each of the next five years. Initially, the Kings [...]
LOS ANGELES — Apple Music and its Beats 1 radio launched Tuesday, and the coveted first spot on the 24/7 station's inaugural playlist went to English rockers Spring King. To open the show, host Zane Lowe blasted Spring King's "City," a move that surprised the band and fans. Show More Summary
One day after the Los Angeles Kings terminated the contract of center Mike Richards for “a material breach of the requirements” set forth in his contract, reports have surfaced that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is investigating Richards over an off-ice incident. A RCMP spokesperson in Manitoba told ESPN’s Katie Strang that no charges have […]
NHL forward Mike Richards is reportedly being investigated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Canadian Border Services Agency for an incident that led the Los Angeles Kings to terminate his contract. Katie Strang of ESPN reports Canadian officials declined to comment further on the nature of the investigation due to the country's privacy laws. Show More Summary
Apple Music just launched with the release of iOS 8.4, and now it’s flipped the switch on its Beats 1 radio station as well. The first song? City by Spring King. Beats 1 is set to broadcast from New York, Los Angeles and London, and will stream music and featured content 24/7 without commercials. Show More Summary
The offseason hits are piling up for the Los Angeles Kings. Four days after center Jarret Stoll plead out his case after being arrested in Vegas for possession of ecstasy and coke, the Kings have terminated center Mike Richards’s contract for a “material breach.” Here’s the full, terse, statement: Read more...
It's no easy task to build a championship-caliber team in the National Hockey League. Once you get to the top, it's even harder to stay there. Just ask the Los Angeles Kings. After winning two Stanley Cups in three years, the Kings have tiptoed precipitously along the upper edges of the salary-cap ceiling. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Kings have terminated the contract of center Mike Richards, an awkward end to their relationship with 30-year-old Canadian. Reasons for the termination are not quite clear, other than “a material breach of the requirements” as cited by the team. “We are not prepared to provide any more detail or to discuss the underlying grounds for […]
In a surprising move, the Los Angeles Kings have terminated the contract of forward Mike Richards. The Kings were widely expected to (...)
Point guard D'Angelo Russell already has Los Angeles Lakers fans buzzing after being selected with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft, but that could be short-lived due to L.A.'s reported interest in Sacramento Kings center...Show More Summary
Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks marked the end of his legislative career miles from City Hall, clutching a jackhammer as it pulverized a broken sidewalk near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
On Monday, the Los Angeles Kings placed Mike Richards on unconditional waivers with the intention of buying out his contract. Shortly after the news broke, Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston calculated the extent of the damage: Kings general...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Daily News has reported that the Los Angeles Lakers would trade D’Angelo Russell, who they drafted second overall in Thursday’s NBA Draft, “tomorrow,” if that alone would complete a deal with the Sacramento Kings for DeMarcus Cousins. Show More Summary
Shortly after dealing defenseman Dougie Hamilton to the Calgary Flames on Friday, the Boston Bruins made another big move by sending rugged forward Milan Lucic to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for the 13th overall selection in the...Show More Summary
It still feels a little shameful to admit to the fact, but what engages us more and more is not the content but the mechanism. Kenneth Goldsmith, in a Los Angeles Review of Books essay, writes of a recent day when he felt an urge to listen to some music: I was in the mood to listen to the music of the […]
This Saturday, June 27, is rap battle league King of the Dot’s Back 2 Basics 2 event, live on Internet pay-per-view, emanating from Los Angeles’ House of Gods. With a killer main event in Daylyt vs. Danja Zone, a handful of exciting new battlers making their California debuts, and some...
It's Susan King, veteran movie writer at the Los Angeles Times, and I hope you're enjoying the weekly Classic Hollywood newsletter as much as I love writing about film and TV milestones, the Golden Age of Hollywood screenings, DVD releases and notable births and deaths. I'm lucky that so many Hollywood...