March 24, 2014 |
Nikola Tesla would be proud. In May, Croatia will host its first electric car rally that winds from the northern coast to the capital Zagreb through some of the country's most scenic spots. The route includes a visit to electricity pioneer Tesla's hometown too. The Nikola Tesla EV Rally 2014 starts May 27 and will be divided into five legs that cover some 530 miles. It starts in the coastal town of Pula in the north, heading south to the mountain village Smiljan where Tesla was born, Krka National Park and Zadar on the coast before heading inland and north to the capital Zagreb.
June 12, 1995 |
Some talk-show hosts are wearing new skins. Montel Williams has himself a CBS drama series for fall, playing a high school science teacher in an "inner-city war zone" where "illiteracy, drugs, street gangs and teen-age pregnancy are formidable enemies." Instead of merely being topics on his syndicated talk show, along with one-night affairs, conceited men, bigamists, man-stealing teens, promiscuous teen boys and teens who murder their parents.
September 26, 2010
Monday through Wednesday: at Colorado Rockies Friday through Sunday: vs. Arizona Diamondbacks This isn't the way Joe Torre wanted to say goodbye. Barring a miracle finish, the Dodgers and their manager will stumble across the finish line Sunday with Torre's worst full-season record since 1980. It will also be his first full season with a losing mark since his 1984 Atlanta Braves finished two games under .500. But the manager isn't the only Dodger who's not returning.
June 19, 2011 |
As emcee of the 10th annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball on June 11, Tom Arnold reminded the event's guests of the importance of the organization that helps the homeless achieve self-sufficiency. Having had his own problems with drugs and alcohol, Arnold said, "I could very easily be on the other side of this fence instead of having the honor of hosting this. " The ball, held at the Mandeville Canyon estate of Hayward Kaiser and Susan Harris, raised more than $1 million for Chrysalis, thanks to an outpouring of support from an 800-strong, star-studded crowd that included Jon Favreau, LL Cool J, Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Garner, Amanda Anka and Jason Bateman, Rosetta and Balthazar Getty, Odette and Dave Annable, Brad Goreski, Molly Sims, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Abigail Spencer, Soleil Moon Frye, comedian Whitney Cummings, Ashley Greene of "Twilight," Matt Lanter of "90210," Ryan Phillippe of "The Lincoln Lawyer," Chris Kattan of "Saturday Night Live" and Eric Dane of "Grey's Anatomy.
February 11, 2012 |
When: 4:30 p.m. Where: Galen Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 710 Records: USC 6-19 (1-11 Pac-12), Stanford 16-8 (6-6). Update: USC continues to struggle offensively. The Trojans made only 34% of their shots against California. Guard Maurice Jones made eight of 13 field-goal attempts, but forward Garrett Jackson was two for 14, and guard Byron Wesley was five for 17. Stanford still might have a shot at finishing among the top four in the Pac-12.
July 24, 2012 |
When: 7:30. Where: Home Depot Center. On the air: TV: KDOC and KWHY. Record vs. Tottenham: 0-0. Update: David Beckham and Landon Donovan, who will play in Wednesday's MLS All-Star game, will miss Tuesday's friendly against Tottenham Hotspur of the English Premier League. But Galaxy forward Robbie Keane will be reacquainted with a group of familiar faces in the Tottenham game because he scored 93 goals in 238 appearances and eight years with the English club.
August 16, 2013 |
Galaxy tonight VS. REAL SALT LAKE When: 7:30. Where: StubHub Center. On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 1150, 1330. Records: Galaxy 10-9-4, Real Salt Lake 12-7-5. Record vs. Real Salt Lake: 1-1-0. Update: This is a key showdown for the Galaxy in Major League Soccer's Western Conference. Real Salt Lake leads the division with 41 points while the Galaxy is tied with Seattle for fifth place - the final playoff spot - with 34 points.
June 12, 2013 |
Despite havinig the home-field advantage, Mexico could not manage more than a 0-0 tie with Costa Rica on Tuesday night in a World Cup qualifying game at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. It was the fifth tie in six games in the qualifying tournament for Mexico, which is tied with Costa Rica for second place in the standings with eight points each. The United States, which beat Panama, 2-0, leads the North and Central American and Caribbean group with 10 points. Spectators threw objects at Costa Rica captain Carlos Ruiz late in the second half.
January 28, 2012 |
When: 1 p.m. Where: Sports Arena. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket. Radio: 570. Records: UCLA 11-9, 4-4; Colorado Utah 14-6, 6-2. Update: No one could see this role reversal coming. UCLA was the preseason favorite to win the Pac-12 Conference. Colorado was picked 10th in the media poll. But the Buffaloes come into Saturday's game in a four-way tie for first with California, Oregon and Washington. UCLA slipped into seventh place with a win over Utah on Thursday.
August 23, 2012 |
Gardena Serra at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, 7 p.m.: A year ago, Notre Dame quarterback Kelly Hilinski and Serra quarterback Jalen Greene were making their first varsity starts. After a year of experience, both are expected to be in top form. Notre Dame is trying to reverse two years of missing the Pac-5 playoffs. Running back Khalfani Muhammad, the state champion in the 100 and 200 meters, will try to help the Knights break off some big plays. Serra has its own speed with running backs Anterio Bateman and Malik Roberson.