• John Krasinski attends a special screening of "The Hollars" held at the Linwood Dunn Theater on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

    John Krasinski’s love letter to family and movies he adores

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — John Krasinski is pretty sure some of his favorite movies wouldn’t get made in today’s Hollywood. Films like “The Verdict,” ”Kramer vs. Kramer,” ”Ordinary People” and other small dramas of that ilk seem to be even rarer and rarer in the ever-dwindling slate of studio films. Krasinski feels the absence both as an audience member and an actor.

  • LA Lakers sign No. 2 pick Brandon Ingram, vet Yi Jianlian

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have signed top draft pick Brandon Ingram and Chinese NBA veteran Yi Jianlian and re-signed center Tarik Black.

  • Angels closer Huston Street has season-ending surgery

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels closer Huston Street has undergone season-ending arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.

  • San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner watches a throw during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Giants’ Bumgarner struggles again vs Dodgers in 9-5 loss

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is one of the best pitchers in baseball. Just not this year against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers' Rob Segedin, right, hits a solo home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner, left, as catcher Buster Posey watches during the second inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Dodgers rough up Bumgarner, beat Giants 9-5 for 2-game lead

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rob Segedin sprinted from the outfield to the dugout, got frenzied high-fives from teammates and flew down the stairs toward the clubhouse.

  • In this Aug. 17, 2016 file photo, television writer/producer Steven Bochco poses for a portrait at his office in Santa Monica, Calif.  In his memoir "Truth Is a Total Defense: My Fifty Years in Television" Bochco takes the reader through his prolific career, which he began at 22 as a story editor on a popular NBC drama, "The Name of the Game," and continues today with his latest creation, "Murder in the First," in its third season on TNT.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Bochco’s book: He rewrote TV’s rules and lived to tell it

    NEW YORK (AP) — For viewers who rejoice in TV’s artistic upsurge, one virtuoso perhaps more than anyone can be credited for elevating the medium from its bygone “boob tube” status.

  • In this Aug. 18, 2016 photo, Henry Winkler poses for a portrait at his home in Los Angeles. Winkler stars with George Foreman, Terry Bradshaw and William Shatner in "Better Late Than Never," a four-episode reality series documenting their 35-day trip  through Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Thailand. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Henry Winkler bonds with icons in new show, dreams of Tony

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — During an hour-long chat at his Los Angeles home, Henry Winkler does impressions of George Foreman, Terry Bradshaw and William Shatner (his co-stars in the new NBC reality series “Better Late Than Never”), walks like a ninja who suddenly sports jazz hands, and improvises a scene as the intolerant acting coach he plays in a new HBO comedy.

  • In this Sept. 20, 1992, file photo, Los Angeles Raiders starting guard quarterback Todd Marinovich (12) runs out of the pocket and is tackled by Cleveland Browns linebacker Richard Brown (52) during second quarter action in Los Angeles. Marinovich has been arrested after being found naked with marijuana and possibly methamphetamine in a stranger's backyard in Southern California. Irvine Police Cmdr. Mike Hallinan said Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, that Marinovich was arrested Friday, Aug. 19, after a call saying a naked man was on a hiking trail near homes. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

    Ex-USC and Raiders QB Marinovich arrested naked with drugs

    IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Former USC and Los Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich has been arrested after being found naked with marijuana and possibly methamphetamine in a stranger’s backyard in Southern California.