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The Staples Center Will Soon Have Huge Statue Of Shaquille O'Neal

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.21.2016 | Sports

A big man with a huge personality is getting a massive tribute. ​On Monday, The Los Angeles Lakers announced the Staples Center in Los Angeles will ...

Alana Feld Launches Ringling Bros. Into A Bold New Era

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 07.13.2016 | Entertainment
Johnathan Lee Iverson

"Nothing is comparable to the experience that is Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®," says producer, Alana Feld. For the third- generation executive...

How the Expo Line Got to Santa Monica

Joel Epstein | Posted 04.12.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With the Metro Expo Line to Santa Monica scheduled to open in May, this piece revisits an interview I conducted four years ago, shortly before the opening of the first phase of Expo to Culver City.

Watch Shaq Find Out He’s Getting A Statue Outside Staples Center

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.28.2016 | Sports

The Big Aristotle, the Big Cactus, the Big Daddy -- one of the most dominant players in NBA history will now be celebrated outside Staples Center with...

The Boxer's Prayer

Andrew Johnson | Posted 01.22.2017 | Religion
Andrew Johnson

Many professional athletes pray before they compete, but boxers' prayers are special.

Kobe Bryant Shows Love To Paris Train Heroes After Sinking Three

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 12.29.2016 | Sports

Friday night's deadly terrorist attacks in Paris have put France's beloved capital at the forefront of our thoughts and prayers, but also recalled an ...

Some Thoughts On This Video Of Kanye West Shooting A Free Throw

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.09.2015 | Sports

We can't stop watching this video.

So, Kim Kardashian Rented Out Staples Center For Kanye West's Birthday

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports

Sickest. Birthday present. Ever.

Breaking Down UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano

Dan Shapiro | Posted 04.25.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

A fight nearly two years in the making, this matchup between Rousey and Zingano dates back to April 2013, when Zingano (9-0, 2-0 UFC) scored a brutal TKO win over Miesha Tate to earn a crack at promotional gold.

L.A. Confidential

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

The one Los Angeles location visitors never consider... is Los Angeles itself. There used to be no "there" there. But there is now. A newly hip downtown LA has been the best kept secret on the West Coast, until now.

2015 Grammy Award Gift Lounges

Zorianna Kit | Posted 04.10.2015 | Style
Zorianna Kit

With the 57th annual Grammys honoring the best in music on Sunday Feb. 8, numerous parties and events were held around Los Angeles leading up to the big night at the Staples Center.

Elton John: Still Standing, Still Rocking

Jim Moret | Posted 12.05.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Moret

A low layer of smoke drifted across the dimly lit stage and a haunting prelude on the organ signaled the beginning of an amazing event. The silhouette of a man approaching the grand piano, stage right, was all the crowd needed to go wild.

If the Clippers Win the NBA Championship Does Racism Win as Well?

Antonio Moore | Posted 07.12.2014 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

If the Clippers win the championship, as the franchise is handed the Larry O'Brien trophy, it signifies that consumerism has triumphed over morality. It makes it clear that we all just want to celebrate, even if the host we are celebrating with despises us.

The Circus Is in Town. Hurrah?

Jay Weston | Posted 09.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Yes, I am still bothered by the use of animals in the circus, but then again I can't envision a circus which is animal-free, no horses, dogs, elephants or tigers. This circus uses lots of rabbits and a snake as well as the above.

There's a New Team in Town

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports
Tyler R. Tynes

Even though it's early, the Los Angeles Clippers have proven that they are an elite team in a competitive Western Conference and competitive western city.

Get Ready To Pay More Than Last Year On Black Friday

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2012 | Money

Bad news Black Friday shoppers: You'll pay more this year. Black Friday sale prices at Walmart, Target and Best Buy increased from 2011 to 2012, a...

Luxe City Center Hotel: Urban Oasis

Scott Bridges | Posted 01.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

How to get away and simultaneously stay? If you haven't stayed at the Luxe City Center, you're missing out on a sanctuary within the heart of downtown.


Reuters | Posted 12.09.2012 | Los Angeles

By Nadia Damouni and Paritosh Bansal NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Billionaire Phil Anschutz has kicked off the auction of his Anschutz ...

Facebook Reveals LA's Most 'Social' Spots

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.20.2012 | Los Angeles

The results are in. After counting up all the Facebook "check-ins" in Los Angeles, the social network revealed Tuesday that the Staples Center is the ...

WATCH: Kings' MVP Drops F-Bombs During Celebration

Posted 06.15.2012 | Sports

Less than a week removed from the L.A. Kings' first championship, the team continues to celebrate. Given the late-night television appearances and the...

Staples Center Timelapse: 6 Games Over 4 Days For 3 Teams (WATCH)

Posted 05.23.2012 | Los Angeles

In what can only be called an unprecedented series of events, last weekend the Staples Center hosted six playoff games in just four days for the build...

Romney Created Low-Paying Retail Jobs While At Bain

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.28.2012 | Business

On the campaign trail, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney often touts his role at the private equity firm Bain Capital in helping found Sta...

Cirque's Michael Jackson Show Is Breathtaking

Jay Weston | Posted 03.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour was an all-in exhibition which encompassed all of the visual, musical, dance and acrobatic arts in one kaleidoscopic event that left me breathless and drained of emotion.

Contrary to Gladwell, NBA Owners Do Get to Have Their Cake and Eat It, Too

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 10.24.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

Owners in all of the major sports have shown an unwavering desire to make as much money as possible precisely by taking advantage of the fact that sports are not ordinary businesses.

Sporting Good: Of X Men, X Women and Families at X Games 17

Wyatt Closs | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Wyatt Closs

While television created ESPN X Games, it's a whole other thing when seen up close. Few sports combine athleticism, artistry, and outright danger as much as the X Games 17 in Los Angeles.