October 22, 2012 |
The Lakers recently cut two players (Ronnie Aguilar and Reeves Nelson) with more to come as the 18-man roster needs to be trimmed to at least 15 by opening night. Guard Chris Douglas-Roberts, a last-minute invite to camp, may have made enough of an impression on the Lakers to make the regular season roster. Douglas-Roberts spent last year overseas in Italy playing for Virtus Bologna. His recent interview with Mike Trudell, of Lakers.com , included a comment that caused a bit of a firestorm among the die-hard Italian basketball community: "We ate pasta every day. EVERY day. That's what it is over there.
October 17, 2008 |
So who are you going to believe, the umpire or your lying eyes? This baseball postseason has been a real eye-opener for television viewers who, time and again, have seen a home-plate umpire make a call on a pitch only to be contradicted by a computer-generated graphic. Balls are strikes and strikes are balls. Do we need an optometrist to stand behind the ump? It's called Fox Trax on Fox broadcasts and Pitchtrax on TBS games, but the look is the same.
October 23, 1993 |
In another Pacific League game: Arcadia 31, Hoover 0--Chris Roberts scored three touchdowns for Arcadia (2-5, 1-1) at Glendale High. Hoover (0-7, 0-2) was paced by Alan Lau, who completed 10 of 24 passes for 96 yards. Hoover was held to 116 yards in offense.
April 1, 2008
College basketball: A photo caption on the cover of Monday's Sports section incorrectly identified the Memphis Tigers player pictured as Chris Douglas-Roberts. The player was Memphis sophomore Shawn Taggart.
June 23, 1991 |
Chihiro Hamana of Tohoku Fukushi University hit a three-run homer in a six-run second inning as Japan defeated the United States, 14-9, in the opener of the best-of-five Collegiate Baseball Championship series. Chris Roberts of Florida State led the U.S. team with a three-run homer in the seventh inning and finished with five runs batted in.
May 15, 1993 |
Radio station KMPC is moving nighttime host Fred Wallin to mornings and overnight host Tony Femino to Wallin's nighttime slot, program director Len Weiner said. The moves become effective Monday. Weiner said Chris Roberts and Jack Snow, who did their final morning show Friday, will still be used on weekends and that Roberts will continue as the UCLA play-by-play announcer and Snow remains the Ram commentator.