February 13, 2013 |
Norman Powell watches from the bench, taking mental notes. UCLA has other players who can fill up the basket. Powell, a guard, stops opponents from doing the same. "I watch the intensity, how we're playing," he says. "I enter and do the high-energy things. " Forward David Wear is another reserve who knows his role. It's the same as that of Travis, his twin brother who starts. "I'm watching the pace, the way the refs are calling the game," says Wear, a junior. "I figure out how I'll guard guys.
February 12, 2013 |
In the latest chapter of an almost operatic family tragedy, the brother of murder-suicide suspect Josh Powell has died in Minneapolis after apparently throwing himself from a seven-story parking structure. A spokesman at the University of Minnesota, where Michael Powell was a graduate student, confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that the death occurred off campus and said the Minneapolis Police Department was investigating. Powell, 30, had been engaged in a legal battle with the parents of his missing sister-in-law, Susan Cox Powell, over the proceeds of as much as $3.5 million in life insurance paid out after Josh Powell killed himself and the couple's two young boys in February 2012.
February 6, 2013 |
USC finally got some good news as linebacker Wednesday. Quinton Powell announced he would attend USC. Powell, 6-foot-2 and 195 pounds, is from Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Fla., the same school that produced Trojans defensive lineman Leonard Williams, a freshman All-American last season. GRAPHIC: USC recruits Powell said he was not affected by the wave of recruits who withdrew their commitments to USC. "Every time I heard about it, I really just shook it off," Powell told ESPN in a television interview.
February 3, 2013 |
Veteran character actor Richard Erdman has come full circle. Discovered seven decades ago starring in a frivolous school play, "Ever Since Eve," at Hollywood High, Erdman was personally signed to a contract at Warner Bros. by Michael Curtiz, the Oscar-winning director of "Casablanca. " And 70 years later, Erdman's back in school - so to speak. He plays the recurring role of the irascible college student Leonard on NBC's acclaimed sitcom "Community," which returns for its fourth season on Thursday evening.
January 28, 2013 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 27 - Feb. 2, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies CBS This Morning David Frei. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Melissa McCarthy; Emeli Sande. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly and Michael Melissa McCarthy; Stephen Amell. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Melissa Joan Hart; Billy Gardell; Max Greenfield. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Pat Monahan; Craig Ferguson; Train.
January 13, 2013 |
WASHINGTON -- Retired Gen. Colin Powell offered a vigorous defense of Chuck Hagel's nomination as the next Defense secretary, even as the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee added questions about Hagel's temperament to lawmakers' other concerns about the nominee, particularly his position on Israel. Powell, former secretary of State to President George W. Bush and a widely respected member of the GOP, had voiced strong support for Hagel shortly after President Obama named the former Nebraska senator as his choice to replace Leon E. Panetta.