Sports

For years, colleges and universities have made big money on their marquee sports programs, especially football and basketball.

from Greater LA

The Garfield High School bulldogs and Roosevelt High School Rough Riders share a deep rivalry.

from Greater LA

On Tuesday night, the NBA season began with the Clippers beating the Lakers 112-102. Outside the Staples Center, activists were staging a peaceful protest for Hong Kong.

Protesters ‘stand with Hong Kong’ at Lakers-Clippers season opener

On Tuesday night, the NBA season began with the Clippers beating the Lakers 112-102. Outside the Staples Center, activists were staging a peaceful protest for Hong Kong.

from KCRW Features

There’s a lot of excitement about the Lakers and the Clippers, who are facing off tonight at the Staples Center.

NBA season starts with Lakers versus Clippers

There’s a lot of excitement about the Lakers and the Clippers, who are facing off tonight at the Staples Center.

from Greater LA

The 25-year-old runner finished in a time of 2:14:04 on Sunday, beating the previous record set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003 by 81 seconds.

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei smashes women's world record at Chicago marathon

The 25-year-old runner finished in a time of 2:14:04 on Sunday, beating the previous record set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003 by 81 seconds.

from NPR

The Dodgers will face off against the Washington Nationals in game 5 of the National League Division Series this Wednesday evening.

Dodgers fans never stop bleeding blue

The Dodgers will face off against the Washington Nationals in game 5 of the National League Division Series this Wednesday evening.

from Greater LA

The Dodgers are heading into Game five in a tied series against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night. They have to win in order to continue their World Series run.

Dodgers: Do or die in Wednesday game against Washington Nationals

The Dodgers are heading into Game five in a tied series against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night. They have to win in order to continue their World Series run.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has lost his endorsement deal with Nike over sexual assault allegations.

Will the New England Patriots oust Antonio Brown?

New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has lost his endorsement deal with Nike over sexual assault allegations.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Inglewood, a 70,000-seat stadium is more than two-thirds of the way done. It's worth $5 billion. Now has a name: SoFi Stadium.

How will SoFi Stadium change Inglewood?

In Inglewood, a 70,000-seat stadium is more than two-thirds of the way done. It's worth $5 billion. Now has a name: SoFi Stadium.

from Greater LA

The Dodgers may have lost their series of matches with the Yankees this weekend, but they’re still leading the National League West by a mile.

Is football star Andrew Luck's retirement for good?

The Dodgers may have lost their series of matches with the Yankees this weekend, but they’re still leading the National League West by a mile.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ninety years ago this August, 20 women pilots flew from Santa Monica to Ohio in nine days. The race was the first all women's national air race, also known as the Powder Puff Derby.

Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the first national women's air derby

Ninety years ago this August, 20 women pilots flew from Santa Monica to Ohio in nine days. The race was the first all women's national air race, also known as the Powder Puff Derby.

from Greater LA

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) has garnered a lot of media attention and a huge fan base, but some soccer fans in LA will remind you that there's another team in town: the LA…

LA Galaxy or Los Angeles Football Club? Fans take their sides

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) has garnered a lot of media attention and a huge fan base, but some soccer fans in LA will remind you that there's another team in town: the LA…

from Greater LA

AMC’s show "   Lodge 49   " portrays Long Beach as a magical center of self-discovery and alchemy. Season two started this week.

Wyatt Russell on his path from pro hockey to TV

AMC’s show " Lodge 49 " portrays Long Beach as a magical center of self-discovery and alchemy. Season two started this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

What better way to enjoy a summer night in LA than at Dodger Stadium?   
  Now the owners want it to get even better. Last week Dodgers president Stan Kasten announced a $100 million…

Dodger Stadium upgrades, and the evolution of ballparks

What better way to enjoy a summer night in LA than at Dodger Stadium?  Now the owners want it to get even better. Last week Dodgers president Stan Kasten announced a $100 million…

from Design and Architecture

Retired NFL player Marshawn "Beast Mode" Lynch is considered one of the best running backs of his generation.

The silent political activism of Marshawn Lynch

Retired NFL player Marshawn "Beast Mode" Lynch is considered one of the best running backs of his generation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On the third Friday of every month from May to September, there's a regata called the    Sundown Series   .

A ride-along with women sailboat racers in Marina Del Rey

On the third Friday of every month from May to September, there's a regata called the Sundown Series .

from Greater LA

Dodger Stadium will host next year’s All Star game. It'll be the first time that’s happened since 1980, when legendary play-by-play announcer Keith Jackson was in the booth.

Dodger Stadium gets a $100 million makeover

Dodger Stadium will host next year’s All Star game. It'll be the first time that’s happened since 1980, when legendary play-by-play announcer Keith Jackson was in the booth.

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The annual    Badwater    ultramarathon begins tonight in Death Valley, where the temperature is expected to reach 113 degrees.

Badwater ultramarathon: Sleepwalking, hallucinations, and the 'magic' of Death Valley

The annual Badwater ultramarathon begins tonight in Death Valley, where the temperature is expected to reach 113 degrees.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. women’s soccer team celebrated their World Cup victory with a parade in New York,. Thousands of fans lined the streets to congratulate the two-time world champions.

Will women soccer players finally earn the same pay as men?

The U.S. women’s soccer team celebrated their World Cup victory with a parade in New York,. Thousands of fans lined the streets to congratulate the two-time world champions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Kawhi Leonard’s last minute decision to join the Clippers instead of the Lakers surprised many fans.   
  In baseball, New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso won this week’s home run derby.…

Kawhi Leonard's surprise decision to join Clippers

Kawhi Leonard’s last minute decision to join the Clippers instead of the Lakers surprised many fans.  In baseball, New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso won this week’s home run derby.…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand