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Letters: Magic Johnson and the Dodgers' brand

I found Bill Shaikin's brief piece on Magic Johnson's company-line take on the cable television squabble to be interesting. As one who does not subscribe to Time Warner Cable, I was encouraged by his telling us that there are meetings in progress and work being done. I suspect, however, that the...

Dodgers make model guests at Blue Diamond Gala

The event: Earvin "Magic" Johnson kicked off Thursday's Inaugural Blue Diamond Gala by thanking the Los Angeles Dodgers for turning up at Dodger Stadium on their day off. "There are not that many days off, so we really want to give them a round of applause for coming out tonight," Johnson said,...

Why Trading for George Johnson Shouldn't Keep Bucs from Drafting a Pass-Rusher

As the faux George Steinbrenner in Seinfeld found out, adding a George to your roster doesn’t magically fix all of your problems. Earlier this week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed their need for help at defensive end by trading for...Show More Summary

The NBA playoff field shows just how important 3-point shooting has become

During the 1984-85 season, in the heart of the Larry Bird and Magic Johnson era, NBA teams averaged 3.1 3-point shots per game and made less than one per game (0.9). Thirty years later things are a lot different and there is no sign of it slowing down. Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Read This: Could Furious 7’s Luke Hobbs really break a cast by flexing his muscles?

Furious 7 challenges the notion that cars can’t fly, letting cars drop from planes and soar between skyscrapers as if by magic. But when all is said and done, in the film’s final shootout, Dwayne Johnson’s Hobbs—sidelined for most of...Show More Summary

Magic Johnson doesn't think TV issue has hurt Dodgers' brand

Dodgers co-owner Magic Johnson said Wednesday he does not believe the team's virtual disappearance from local television has damaged its standing in the community.

Maps to the Stars: The Magic Johnson Guide to Los Angeles

In Maps to the Stars, Curbed LA maps the lives of the most notable figures in Los Angeles history through the places that were important to them. The worst season in Lakers history comes to a merciful end tomorrow night....


Hillary Clinton's already got one MAJOR celebrity supporter -- Magic Johnson... who says he's FIRED UP that HRC is gunning for the White House.  Johnson is staunch Democrat -- who supported Hillary in her first run for the Presidency back in…

Is Magic Johnson's Dream to Own the Los Angeles Lakers Fueling Rift with Team?

LOS ANGELES — In some sort of utopian world whereby the most deserving person was anointed to succeed Jerry Buss as Los Angeles Lakers owner, Magic Johnson would've been the one and only. From his three-time-MVP, five-time-champion performance...Show More Summary

The Magic That Happens When You Raise a Child in a Culture of Love

This post is part of the Relay for Kids in partnership with SOS Children's Villages. Each time you share this post, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 (per action) to support children worldwide affected by crisis. Scroll to the bottomShow More Summary

Best Beefs of the 2014-15 NBA Season

No one does rivalries better than the NBA. The entire history of the sport can be summed up in iconic head-to-head battles: Bill Russell vs. Wilt Chamberlain, Larry Bird vs. Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan vs. The World, Los Angeles Lakers vs. Show More Summary

Derrick Rose to return to Bulls' lineup vs. Magic

Rose returns to the Bulls just in time for the postseason after undergoing knee surgery on Feb. 27. Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will return to the lineup against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, reports K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune. Show More Summary

Magic, Mateen, Jumpin’ Johnny, and Sweet Mo Pete — Michigan State’s all-time basketball greats

(Paul Mirengoff) Michigan State was a so-so basketball school until Earvin “MagicJohnson arrived on campus in 1977. Less than two years later, the Spartans were national champions. The 1980s saw MSU revert to relative mediocrity. However, since 1990, they have been a fixture in the NCAA tournament. Show More Summary

Magic Johnson: ‘When March Madness Comes, Tom Izzo Just Delivers His Magic

2 weeks agoBasketball / NCAA : ZagsBlog

SYRACUSE — When it was over, Magic Johnson was all smiles. Standing in front of the Michigan State bench, the Spartans legend was shaking hands, patting backs and offering encouraging words to the players who had just beaten Louisville 76-70 in overtime in the East Region final in the Carrier Dome to advance to the Final Four. Mostly, […]

Spartans Fan Magic Johnson Reacts to Louisville Forcing OT with Lucky FT Bounce

When Louisville sophomore Mangok Mathiang stepped to the free-throw line with 4.9 seconds remaining in the second half of his team's Elite Eight matchup against Michigan State on Sunday, he needed to make at least one of his two shots to keep his team's season alive. Show More Summary

Magic Johnson’s reaction to game-tying free throw by Louisville says it all

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Louisville sent Mangok Mathiag to the free-throw line with a Final Four berth on the line and the Cardinals trailing Michigan State by one with scant seconds left. Miraculously, amazingly, the 50-percent free-throw shooter made the first on a shot that clanged, bounced up and through the net. One former Michigan State star sitting in […]

Daily Fix: Evan Rachel Wood Would And Other Stories We Missed

3 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson keep being adorable, Orphan Black is almost back, Lea DeLaria's giving a talk, Evan Rachel Wood's got tomboy style advice, J.K. Rowling threw some magical shade on Twitter and more pop culture stories you need to know about!

Magic Johnson's message for Michigan State

Coach Tom Izzo guided the Michigan State Spartans to a stunning upset of No. 2 Virginia Sunday in Charlotte, and former Spartans star Magic (...)

Magic Johnson: Can't Go Wrong with Jahlil Okafor, Karl-Anthony Towns—or MSU

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Magic Johnson thinks Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns would both make excellent No. 1 picks in June's NBA draft. "They ' re both so talented and so young," said the NBA Hall of Famer and Michigan State alum, on hand for the Spartans' 70-63 win over Georgia on Friday. Show More Summary

CPS principals slam "Magic" contract, Emanuel contributions

The head of a Chicago Public Schools principals' group again condemned privatized school custodian contracts Thursday, including an $80 million deal connected to NBA Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson, who has since donated $250,000 to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's campaign.

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