College Basketball

Hiccups cost Trojans NCAA advancement

That’s the way the ball bounces sometimes. One point. Three crucial plays, and the USC men’s basketball would be playing in the round of 32. Instead, the Trojans find themselves bounced out of the NCAA […]


Clippers feel Blake Griffin’s absence

LOS ANGELES-It’s games like the one played Sunday at Staples Center between the Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland Cavaliers that highlight the fact that the home team really miss the down-low presence of Blake Griffin. […]


Get ready for the ‘Underground’

LOS ANGELES-Here comes the “Underground.” WGN America’s slave drama “Underground” is  not what you saw in the 1977 hit miniseries “Roots.” Actually, it is unfair to compare the two. “Roots” was a groundbreaking piece of […]