Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Why this 18-year-old wanted to share her rejection from her dream school

Nicole Laeno knew for years that she wanted to attend the University of California, Los Angeles. So on March 15, the high school student from Torrance, California, gathered with her mother, father and brother to find out whether or not she had been accepted into her dream school. To her disappointment, she was not offered… Read More »

Caitlin Clark, Kamilla Cardoso and more talk about their big night at the WNBA Draft

Not far from where Dior held its pre-fall show at the Brooklyn Museum, crowds of fans lined the street outside the Brooklyn Academy of Music early Monday afternoon hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite basketball players. It was a scene more vibrant than ever before outside of the 2024 WNBA Draft, as the… Read More »

The Caitlin Clark Effect: The No. 1 overall pick is ready to help the Fever reach new heights

NEW YORK — Caitlin Clark is used to dropping 30 pieces and breaking scoring records. Her own point total isn’t what makes her excited about officially joining the Indiana Fever as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2024 WNBA Draft. They’re the ones that come from Aliyah Boston, the Fever’s 2023 No. 1 overall… Read More »

Dodgers pitchers struggle, walking 14 in series-dropping loss to Padres

Dodgers reliever JP Feyereisen stares out of the dugout after giving up a three-run double to San Diego’s Jurickson Profar in the seventh inning of the Dodgers’ 6-3 loss Sunday at Dodger Stadium. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times) For so-called superteams like the Dodgers, there is a universal kryptonite that even a $300 million payroll isn’t… Read More »

Caitlin Clark leads the top 5 storylines of the WNBA Draft

The 2024 WNBA Draft is “the one with Caitlin Clark,” but there are interesting stories all the way down the draft order. The Indiana Fever will likely draft Clark at No. 1 in the third year of their rebuilding plan. The Los Angeles Sparks and Chicago Sky are in the early stages of their rebuilds,… Read More »

Important dates for Oscars, Emmys, Tonys and other major events

With the 2024 Oscars in the rearview mirror, Hollywood is turning its attention to Emmy season. The coming months will see a number of TV awards shows take place, including the BAFTA TV Awards, the newly announced Gotham TV Awards, the Critics Choice Real TV Awards and of course the Primetime Emmys, which return in… Read More »

From the Bears to the Jets: teams that should make it to this year’s NFL draft

A look inside Missy Elliott’s first headlining tour, featuring Busta Rhymes, Ciara and Timbaland

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a 24,000-square-foot studio near downtown Los Angeles, Missy Elliott Busta Rhymes and Ciara prepare to film the video announcement for a tour that no one saw coming. This summer, the trio – along with legendary producer Timbaland – will hit the road for Elliott’s first headlining arena tour, aptly titled… Read More »

USC’s confident, energetic Eric Musselman can give the basketball program a much-needed boost

Eric Musselman, center, is introduced as USC’s new men’s basketball coach by USC President Carol Folt (left) and athletic director Jennifer Cohen during a news conference Friday at the Galen Center. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times) As a new day begins for USC men’s basketball, a white horse waited inside the doors of… Read More »

How Jrue Holiday fits in seamlessly with the championship favorites

It was early March 2023, and Giannis Antetokounmpo’s broad smile filled a box during a video call. The two-time MVP had joined us from Milwaukee’s practice facility, relaxed and contemplative as he rocked back and forth in a chair in the conference room, answering questions ranging from his secret pre-draft visit to Atlanta a decade… Read More »