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Magic named Lakers' president of basketball operations

Magic Johnson was named the president of basketball operations for the struggling Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday as one of the NBA's most storied franchises undergoes a major shakeup to the their front office.

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017

Paris, LA confirmed as Olympic hosts

The International Olympic Committee names Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.

February 22, 2017
February 22, 2017

Magic named Lakers' president of basketball operations

Magic Johnson was named the president of basketball operations for the struggling Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday as one of the NBA's most storied franchises undergoes a major shakeup to the their front office.

January 5, 2017
January 5, 2017

Tiger to make 2017 debut at Torrey Pines

Former world number one Tiger Woods will launch his 2017 campaign at Torrey Pines, where his eight triumphs include the 2008 US Open.

December 20, 2016
December 20, 2016

Bolt, Phelps cap era of excellence

Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps towered over the 2016 Rio Games, capping an era of sustained excellence that promises to reverberate through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and beyond.

December 14, 2016
December 14, 2016

Mickelson sidelined by hernia

Phil Mickelson faces an indefinite period on the sidelines after undergoing a second hernia operation in the space of two months, his management company has confirmed.

August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016

Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion sells for $100 million

The famed Los Angeles Playboy mansion belonging to Hugh Hefner, founder of the Playboy empire, has been sold for $100 million, and Hefner, 90, will live in the mansion for the rest of his life, a representative for the buyer says.

July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016

Brock Lesnar flagged for doping

American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist Brock Lesnar has been flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for a possible doping violation.

July 15, 2016
July 15, 2016

Pogba open to Man Utd move

Paul Pogba teases Manchester United supporters over a possible transfer after he received a United shirt from broadcasters ESPN in Los Angeles.

June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016

LA glass slide opens 1,000ft up skyscraper

A glass slide fixed 1,000ft (305m) along the outside of a skyscraper in Los Angeles opens to the public on Saturday.

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

Mountain lion found and removed at Los Angeles school

A mountain lion is removed from the Los Angeles suburb of Granada Hills, after being spotted in the grounds of a high school.