9:32 PM EDT, Tue September 16, 2014
Lakers' Scott finalizes his coaching staff

Lakers' Scott finalizes his coaching staff

Byron Scott finalized his coaching staff Tuesday, announcing that Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen will serve as assistants to the first-year Lakers coach. Pressey was an assistant under Scott in New Orleans and Cleveland from 2007-13 and has...

Lakers announce Byron Scott's coaching staff

On Tuesday, the Lakers officially announced Coach Byron Scott's support staff.

USC rethinking offense strategy after upset loss

USC quarterback Cody Kessler could be in for a role change by the time USC plays its next game.

Time Warner Cable to televise final six Dodgers games on local TV

Time Warner Cable has agreed to broadcast the final week of the Los Angeles Dodgers' regular season baseball on local broadcast station KDOC.

Jay Cutler rallies Bears past Colin Kaepernick and 49ers, 28-20

Down big, Jay Cutler kept his poise on the road while Colin Kaepernick struggled in prime time.

NFL roundup: Rivers to Gates a winning combination for Chargers

The San Diego Chargers used an old, familiar combo — Philip Rivers to Antonio Gates — to upset the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.

USA wins gold in Basketball World Cup with 129-92 rout of Serbia

Kyrie Irving made all six three-point shots and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia, 129-92, on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.

College football mailbag: Pat Haden still has them talking

Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at chris.dufresne@latimes.com and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.

Letters: The Ray Rice story is part of a bigger problem

So I saw the disturbing video of Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancee unconscious and sat with it for a few days. Vicious. Then I asked myself what was really bothering me. Apathy.

Oscar Pistorius convicted of negligent killing, could face jail time

South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, who was cleared of murder in the killing of his girlfriend, was convicted Friday on the lesser charge of culpable homicide.

Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton has facial fractures after he's hit [Video]

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has multiple facial fractures and dental damage after he was hit by an 88-mph pitch from the Brewers' Mike Fiers in the fifth inning of a 4-2 loss to Milwaukee.
Orange County Register Sep 11, 2014
Miller: Lakers coach asks for a little patience

Miller: Lakers coach asks for a little patience

SANTA ANA – Before we get to the plan that could – not to be too dramatic or anything – implode this entire upcoming Lakers season, let’s set the context. New coach Byron Scott says he will supply his players with quotes – quick thoughts...

Ray Rice story slams NFL image: 'It's like people are smelling blood'

One of Roger Goodell's favorite phrases since taking over as NFL commissioner in 2006 is "protecting the shield." The head of the league with $9 billion in annual revenues invokes the words as a reminder the league's red, white and blue logo is bigger than any player, coach or problem.
Los Angeles Times Sep 11, 2014

Packers' Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr recovering from stroke

Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr is recovering from a mild stroke.

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