Winning culture has helped Rams avoid losing streaks under Sean McVay

After failing to accomplish the task in Week 14 at Chicago, the Rams once again have the opportunity to clinch a bye through the wild-card round of the playoffs. And history, at least what qualifies as such during Sean McVay’s near two seasons as the Rams coach, suggests the Rams will reach...

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The film 'Roma' stirs audience in director's hometown, Mexico City

They lined up for hours in the woody grounds of the former presidential compound to see a movie — not just any film — but “Roma,� Alfonso Cuaron’s autobiographical reverie, named after the shabby-chic Mexico City neighborhood where the director was reared. With some breathless reviewers...

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The Chicago Bulls are rebuilding on the fly, and chaos has been involved

The greatest player in the history of the NBA is immortalized with a statue that sits outside United Center. Six NBA Finals wins are celebrated on banners that hang from the building’s rafters and behind glass cases in the concourse. The player introductions are iconic, the uniforms are...

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'Andi Mack' actor Stoney Westmoreland fired after arrest for alleged attempted sexual liaison with a minor

Disney Channel has severed ties with “Andi Mack� actor Stoney Westmoreland following his Friday arrest in Utah on suspicion of arranging a sexual liaison with a minor. “Given the nature of the charges and our responsibility for the welfare of employed minors, we have released him from his...

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Trevor Ariza gets traded, but not to the Lakers

Despite talks with the Lakers that continued into last night, the Phoenix Suns agreed Saturday to trade Trevor Ariza to the Washington Wizards for Kelly Oubre Jr. and Austin Rivers, according to sources familiar with the trade discussions. Ariza, 33, had significant interest in rejoining the...

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Essential Arts: Whitewashing a mural, 'Mockingbird' on Broadway, Zubin Mehta hits L.A.

A little bit of controversy. A little bit of Broadway. A little bit of Zubin Mehta. I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, with the week’s essential arts stories. MURAL CONTROVERSY Los Angeles Unified School District officials have announced that a mural by Beau...

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