Sports

Dark Wave
April 2012

Dark Wave

Noir enthusiast Denise Hamilton proves the undertow of surf culture isn't as fun, fun, fun as you’d think

Five Yards at a Time
October 2011

Five Yards at a Time

The phenomenon of UCLA running back Derrick Coleman Jr. goes far beyond remarkable ball handling.

Something Wicket This Way Comes
June 2011

Something Wicket This Way Comes

The only all-American cricket team in the country hails from Compton—and they are, in a sense, a gang of their own.

The Kings Play the Youth Card
March 2011

The Kings Play the Youth Card

Marquee players cut no ice with GM Dean Lombardi, who says he has just the players he needs for a rally with Sir Stanley.

Video Troupe Vertigo
December 2010

Video Troupe Vertigo

See the magical elements that make this street-style circus larger than the sum of its parts.

Balancing Act Troupe Vertigo
December 2010

Balancing Act Troupe Vertigo

A new kind of circus is upon us. Gone is the grandiose showmanship, and in its place is one that’s more accessible—more “street,” if you will.

The Long Run
October 2010

The Long Run

Overcoming bullet wounds to his legs was a must-race for track star Bryshon Nellum—and he would not settle for second place.

The Fall of Troy
September 2010

The Fall of Troy

USC football fans are shocked—shocked!—by their school's severe NCAA sanctions...Turns out they shouldn't be.

Eau Joy
August 2010

Eau Joy

Synchro-swim group the Aqualillies channel old Hollywood glamour as they ride the wake of megastar mermaid Esther Williams.

Dre’s Anatomy
August 2010

Dre’s Anatomy

All-Star Dodger Andre Ethier has embraced L.A. in unexpected ways. In our exclusive interview, he dishes on family, faith, fashion...and his favorite foods.

Kobe Bryant White Hot
May 2010

Kobe Bryant White Hot

Kobe Bryant strikes an elegant pose as he fields questions on his basketball mortality and getting used to flying in helicopters.

(Don’t) Show Him the Money
July 2009

(Don’t) Show Him the Money

Bruin pitching phenom Gerrit Cole—a die-hard Yankee fan—said no to a massive offer from New York's MLB powerhouse. But why?

Tastemakers 2009 The Berrics
July 2009

Tastemakers 2009 The Berrics

To bring skateboarding back to its roots, Steve Berra and Eric Koston founded the Berrics, a private skate park at a downtown L.A. warehouse, to give the pros a place to practice and to film videos without police interference.

Jerry Buss All in the Family
May 2009

Jerry Buss All in the Family

Sorry, Jerry Buss won't sell the Lakers no matter how much you offer. But now meet Buss' six children, who stand to inherit the franchise from their father.

Eye on the Ball
April 2009

Eye on the Ball

Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf volley on raising two kids in Las Vegas and raising money for their charitable endeavors, the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy and Andre Agassi Foundation and Graf's Children for Tomorrow.

Lakers Get Latin
March 2009

Lakers Get Latin

The combination of a great team, a great Spanish player and a city with a large Latino population has turned Fiesta Lakers from a street fair into a full-blown festival.

Baron Davis The Power of One
November 2008

Baron Davis The Power of One

The star basketball guard and L.A. native talks to John Ireland about growing up in Los Angeles, his friendship with Cash Warren, playing for the Clippers and much more.

Magic Johnson Means Business
November 2008

Magic Johnson Means Business

The former Laker talks about revitalizing neighborhoods, employing minorities and his new book, 32 Ways to Be a Champion in Business.

The Comeback Kid
September 2008

The Comeback Kid

With Rick Neuheisel as UCLA's new head football coach, how worried is USC's Pete Carroll about how his Trojans will fare?