Posts Tagged Los Angeles

‘Ex-friend’ whose recording led to Clippers sale to testify

In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, sits with V. Stiviano as they watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. Sterling's wife, Shelly Sterling, is going after the $2.5 million in real estate and cars her husband lavished on V. Stiviano in a trial scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles Superior Court. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An accountant says the woman who recorded offensive racial remarks by Donald Sterling made unbelievable claims about where she got $1 million to buy a house.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Donald Sterling’s wife, girlfriend to face off over money

In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, sits with V. Stiviano as they watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. Sterling's wife, Shelly Sterling, is going after the $2.5 million in real estate and cars her husband lavished on V. Stiviano in a trial scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Los Angeles Superior Court. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who lost ownership of the LA Clippers because of racial remarks says the woman who recorded his offensive words got her name on a house he purchased because she’s black and Hispanic.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

‘Dr. George’ Fischbeck, LA TV weatherman, dies at 92

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Fischbeck, a science teacher-turned-TV weatherman whose enthusiastic broadcasts made him a popular figure during two decades in Los Angeles, has died. He was 92.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Steve Nash heads into retirement after “failure” with Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Nash listens to questions from the media at a news conference, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in El Segundo, Calif. Nash announced his retirement Saturday, March 21, 2015 after a 19-year NBA career that included two MVP awards. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Steve Nash played through pain and injury for essentially his entire career. Until last fall, he really thought he could do it again for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ex-UFC champion Brock Lesnar finally rules out return to MMA

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar pauses for a photo after ruling out a return to mixed martial arts, ending three years of speculation about the biggest pay-per-view star in the sport's history, as he announced he had re-signed with WWE in an interview on ESPN's "SportsCenter," in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Lesnar tells The Associated Press he was in training for a UFC return as recently as last week despite his conflicted feelings about it. He finally decided to stick with professional wrestling only in the past two days. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar ruled out a return to mixed martial arts on Tuesday, ending three years of speculation about the biggest pay-per-view star in the sport’s history.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,