They auditioned to be the Doublemint Twins. They played ball with Sam Malone in a Cheers episode. And today they are the women of Dodger Fan Weekly, a weekly episodic web series created by fans for fans -- or, make that, by female fans with an emphasis on the female fan. They are Adele Baughn Wilso ... More >>
It's fall, which means it's time for Angelenos to lavish praise on Vin Scully. The annual ritual typically begins around the time that Scully announces he will come back for another year behind the microphone, and it gets particularly intense any time the Dodgers go to the postseason.This year, fres ... More >>
You could, if you really wanted to, create a Harper's Index of sorts based just on Takeru Kobayashi's culinary feats: Number of eggs eaten in 1 minute: 32. Number of Twinkies eaten in 1 minute: 14. And, of course, the one that made him famous in 2001: Number of hot dogs eaten in 12 minutes at Nathan ... More >>
Losers of six of eight, the Dodgers pull into the Bronx today for a pair of interleague games with their long-time World Series rivals, the New York Yankees. And much to the dismay of the City of Dodgers, it's going to be 48 hours of Don Mattingly-inspired reminiscing, with a laser-like focus on hi ... More >>
Place: Biergarten, 206 N. Western Ave., Los Angeles; (323) 466-4860. Hours: Weekdays 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., excluding holidays. Deal: A one-page menu with deals on beer pints and bar bites priced between $3.50 to $7.50, including German fried rice for $7 and sizable wursts (knack, brat and bock) at $7 ... More >>
While neither the Dodgers nor the Giants are playing particularly well at the moment, one team is playing particularly less well than the other. And as much as it pains me to admit -- we don't hide our loyalties here, so if you're looking for unadulterated objectivity, you may want to look elsewhere ... More >>
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It was the biggest "Screw You" in hoops history. Phil Jackson is not coaching the Lakers today because Jimmy Buss and Jackson do not like each other and never have. It's that simple and that complex.
Looks like Regency Outdoor Advertising, one of the biggest billboard companies in this land of 10,000 billboards, is choosing sides in the epic beef between USC and UCLA. At first, it appeared that Regency (which is reportedly co-owned by Brian Kennedy, a prominent USC donor) had sided with the Tro ... More >>
When the CrossFit Games arrive at the Home Depot Center in Carson on July 13, they'll bring with them a flood of heavily muscled, extremely intense athletes hoping to win a $250,000 prize courtesy of CrossFit's big-name sponsors, such as Reebok and GNC. They'll be immortalized on the website of the ... More >>
Updated below: Dodgers will lose millions on the parking deal, after they pay McCourt.Magic Johnson stood up on a podium at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday and flat-out lied to Dodger fans.Johnson, the front man for the team's new ownership group, said that ex-owner Frank McCourt was "not involved in an ... More >>
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Get More: Beavis and Butt-Head, MTV Shows It's official: The Beavis and Butt-Head re-boot now has a premiere date on MTV: Thursday, October 27th at 10PM. Exciting for fans, but will it be as edgy as it once was? When it debuted in 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head displayed a pathological lack of compass ... More >>
It started last season, quietly, and has slowly but steadily gained momentum-the fan protest to the McCourt ownership. Last season a number of fans stopped attending games to avoid contributing to the McCourts. This protest has continued to grow and attendance plummets to new lows. This Saturda ... More >>
An Angeleno for the last two decades, Sugar Ray Leonard has remained a furiously energetic personality both inside and outside the world of boxing. He was, for all intents and purposes, the face of American boxing from his gold medal-winning performance at the 1976 Montreal Olympics through h ... More >>
Frank McCourt has only begun to fightâ€‹Quite a weekend in Dodger land. For those of you just back from SLO, let's recap... Dodger Stadium, the jewel of Chavez Ravine, ranks an abysmal 25th out of 30 ballparks in customer reviews on Yelp. That may help explain why attendance is down 7,000 per game.O ... More >>
WordRidden/FlickrThe National Magazine Awards finalists were announced yesterday, and aside from the usual suspects (The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Esquire), never-before-nominated Cooking Light was a finalist in the Leisure Interests category -- alongside Golf Digest, Runner's World and Los ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mmmfruit/364153965/ Last Friday was National Donut Day, and while we can't think of a better time to abandon our diets, sometimes the love for donuts can be taken too far. Case in point: ESPN reports that Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver Golden Tate apologiz ... More >>
Erin Andrews.The man convicted of stalking ESPN reporter Erin Andrews during a spree in which he surreptitiously photographed and videotaped her, sometimes in the nude, was sentenced Monday to two-and-a-half years behind bars. Michael David Barrett, 49, of Westmont, Illinois, was sentenced i ... More >>
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