June 1, 2003 |
Can a track and field meet featuring some of the top competitors in the world establish itself as a viable event in the highly competitive Southern California sports market? The answer to that question could come as early as today when the Home Depot Track & Field Invitational is held at the Home Depot Center on the campus of Cal State Dominguez Hills in Carson.
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April 30, 2005 |
Mindful of a Grateful Dead concert that got seriously out of hand 15 years ago, the Home Depot Center in Carson maintains a blacklist of 28 musicians -- including Eminem, Snoop Dogg and Metallica -- whom officials consider too wild for its venue. One of the acts on the list was Green Day, the punk rock band that rocketed to fame in the mid-1990s with songs about suburban alienation mixed liberally with references to drug use and sex.
February 27, 2008 |
Oscar De La Hoya had never been to the Home Depot Center in Carson before Tuesday. As he looked over the 27,000-seat facility and listened to plans to bring in mariachi music, special food and drink stations and other entertainment for his "homecoming" Cinco de Mayo weekend fight May 3 against veteran Steve Forbes, De La Hoya said he experienced "chills."
August 13, 2007 |
Childhood hide-and-seek competitors turned into delightful co-conspirators Sunday, completing a Serb-style North American tennis sweep hours apart. Daydream believing turned into reality for Novak Djokovic and Ana Ivanovic. First, the 20-year-old Djokovic upset No. 1-ranked Roger Federer in the men's Montreal final in three sets. The next move was up to 19-year-old Ivanovic, who was armed with the information of her countryman's win.
August 29, 2009 |
Anyone who watched Chivas USA being demolished, 4-0, by Real Salt Lake in Utah on Wednesday night could have come away believing that Chivas was done for the year. It was the team's sixth loss in its last eight games and its second four-goal defeat in three weeks. So, are Chivas USA's Major League Soccer playoff hopes in tatters? "Are you kidding me?" asked Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena, whose team plays Chivas tonight at the Home Depot Center. "There's still a lot to play for and the points can turn quickly."
April 20, 2012 |
When: 7:30 p.m. Where: Home Depot Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket, KWHY. Records: Chivas 3-3, Philadelphia 1-3-1. Record vs. Philadelphia: 0-1-1 (2011). Update: Not only is Chivas USA winless at home this season, in its three matches at the Home Depot Center it hasn't even scored. And the Union hasn't allowed a goal in its last 242 minutes. Something will have to give because Philadelphia is winless on the road. Chivas is riding a two-match winning streak, victories Coach Robin Fraser says have resulted in renewed confidence.
July 7, 2012
When: 7:30. Where: Home Depot Center. On the air: TV: KDOC, KWHY. Records: Chivas USA 5-7-4, Vancouver 8-4-5. Record vs. Vancouver: 0-1. Update: After a two-week break, Chivas USA returns to league play with the worst home record in the Western Conference (2-6-1) and the least productive offense in the league, having scored 11 goals in 16 matches. This is just the fourth match in six weeks for Coach Robin Fraser's team.
April 26, 2010 |
In a move aimed at centralizing X Games events in downtown Los Angeles, ESPN, AEG and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum announced a deal Monday that means fans won't have to fight freeway traffic to see all of this year's extreme-sports competition. This summer's 16 t h X Games will be concentrated among Staples Center, Nokia Theatre, the Los Angeles Coliseum and LA Live. Past games were split between the AEG-owned Staples Center and the Home Depot Center in Carson. "Now fans don't have to choose between the events and being in the car," said Katie Moses Swope, ESPN X Games director of public relations.
December 3, 2012 |
Shianne Rosselli stood just inside the Home Depot Center gates Monday, wearing a crisp blue Galaxy jersey and clutching to her chest a plastic bag full of grass. But this wasn't just any grass. This swathe of bullseye bermuda and perennial ryegrass was cut from the turf on which the Galaxy won its second consecutive MLS Cup on Saturday. And that, said the 14-year-old from Corona, meant one thing: "David Beckham stepped on it," she said. An hour later, Beckham again made it clear that Saturday's final was the last time he'll step on MLS grass.
November 13, 2010 |
GALAXY TONIGHT Who: FC Dallas. When: 6. Where: Home Depot Center. On the air: TV: ESPN2, ESPN Deportes; Radio: 1150, 1220. Records (including playoffs): Galaxy 20-7-5, Dallas 13-4-15. Record vs. Dallas: 2-0. Update: The Galaxy, which ousted the Seattle Sounders in the first round, has not lost a home playoff match since 1998, when it fell to the Chicago Fire. It is 20-2-1 all-time in home playoff games and has outscored its opponents, 57-17.