• Terrence Howard accepts the award for outstanding actor in a drama series for “Empire” at the 47th NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)

    Michael B. Jordan wins big at NAACP Image Awards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity.

  • This Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, photo shows heavy machinery adjacent to the proposed NFL Rams stadium complex site at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif. The largest contiguous block of unoccupied land in the Los Angeles area will be the site of Rams owner Stan Kroenke’s lavish stadium and a massive surrounding complex. In the background is the former Hollywood Park. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

    Inglewood’s stadium rising soon, hoping to host Super Bowls

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The 50-yard line is still dirt and weeds around a protruding yellow pipe used for water table measurement. There isn’t much more than vacant space and idle construction equipment within a few minutes’ walk in any direction.

  • Arizona Coyotes' Brad Richardson (12), Jarred Tinordi, and Tobias Rieder (8) celebrate Rieders' goal as Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen (31) looks away in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Christine Cotter)

    Ducks beat Coyotes 5-2 for 6th straight win

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks wanted to make a statement Friday night against the Arizona Coyotes after losing their first three meetings this season.

  • 2 planes crash in mid-air, plunge into ocean off LA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two small planes collided in midair Friday and plunged into the ocean off of Los Angeles harbor. There was no immediate word of any survivors, authorities said.

  • Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning walks on the field during an NFL football practice in Stanford, Calif., Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Both teams have spirited final practices before Super Bowl

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers wrapped up preparations for Super Bowl 50 with spirited practices Friday with nearly perfect performances from Peyton Manning and Cam Newton.

  • Chillin’ with a special recipe for the Super Bowl

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A game 50 years in the making deserves a meal that can measure up, or at least try.

  • Mirage wins turf feature by a neck at Santa Anita

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Mirage rallied to win the $58,000 feature for 3-year-old fillies by a neck Friday at Santa Anita, earning her first U.S. victory.

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell walks onto the stage for a news conference Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Goodell encourages NFL teams to fairly pay cheerleaders

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he is encouraging NFL teams to properly compensate cheerleaders.

  • SUPER BOWL: Profiles of key players

    Projected starters and key players for the Super Bowl at Santa Clara, California:

  • Raiders owner Mark Davis intrigued by Las Vegas as NFL city

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Owner Mark Davis has a sly response when it comes to his interest in moving the Oakland Raiders to Sin City.