NBA: D'Angelo Russell scores 40 points, Nets rally to beat Magic

D’Angelo Russell matched his career high with 40 points and the Brooklyn Nets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 117-115 on Friday night. Russell’s 3-pointer with 27.1 seconds left put the Nets up for the first time since they led 2-0. After missed free throws by both teams...

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College basketball: CJ Massinburg scores 31, No. 16 Buffalo tops Eastern Michigan

CJ Massinburg ended a four-game slump by scoring 31 points, leading No. 16 Buffalo to a 77-65 win over Eastern Michigan on Friday night. Nick Perkins scored 21, and the Bulls (17-1, 5-0 Mid-American Conference) extended what’s become their best start in school history. Buffalo has also won 20...

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KPC Group bids to buy four Verity Health hospitals

Corona-based KPC Group has bid $610 million to purchase four of the nonprofit Verity Health System hospitals, including two in Southern California. The KPC Group is the initial bidder for St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles, Seton Medical Center in...

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'L.A. Live on steroids:' Inside Anaheim's pitch to keep the Angels

For more than half a century, the Angels have played at Angel Stadium, a ballpark surrounded by an enormous parking lot. It is a very Southern California experience: drive to game, see game, drive home. That experience is slowly changing. Golden Road Brewery opened a restaurant and patio last...

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Rams return to New Orleans with a weapon Saints didn't see in first matchup

The rotation began seven plays into the Rams’ divisional-round playoff victory over the Dallas Cowboys. Star running back Todd Gurley, on the field for the first time in nearly a month, had carried the ball four times when backup C.J. Anderson came off the sideline and carried three times...

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Ivica Zubac hitting his stride for Lakers

Ivica Zubac worked all summer to make his body leaner and his game more effective in hopes that his third season in the NBA would be one during which he showed he belonged. His body had other plans. “I just got sick like three days before training camp as I was coming back before the...

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