What was the most significant sports moment from 2014? The cases against Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice? Michael Sam coming out? The Sochi Olympics? The World Cup? Donald Sterling’s ouster from the NBA? In a year loaded with major news, Only A Game asked top sports writers to make their picks.
The 2014-15 NHL season is right around the corner. Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times joins Bill Littlefield to assess the Kings’ chances of repeating as champions and to explain why the NHL was wrong to eliminate the “spin-o-rama.”
In the NHL, the Los Angeles Kings won their second Stanley Cup in three years with a 3-2, double-overtime win over the New York Rangers on Friday night. Reporter Susan Valot joined Bill Littlefield from Los Angeles after Game 5 to discuss the series.
With an exciting end to Game 1, this Stanley Cup Final between the Los Angeles Kings and the New York Rangers looks to be a clash for the ages. Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times joins Bill Littlefield to share her thoughts.
For the first time in history, two Southern California hockey teams are facing each other in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Fans of the Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings have been waiting for the showdown for 20 years. Susan Valot went to check out the rivalry.
Of the 16 teams in the NHL playoffs, three hail from California. The LA Time’s Helene Elliott joins Bill Littlefield to discuss West Coast hockey’s heyday.
The Los Angeles Kings need a big comeback if they’re going to defend their Stanley Cup title. The St. Louis Blues jumped out to a 2-0 lead over the Kings in their opening round playoff series. Helene Elliott of the L.A. Times joins Bill Littlefield for an update.
After a three-month lockout, the NHL season finally begins this weekend. The lockout’s been tough, especially for fans. But the road to a repeat championship victory is even tougher, especially after a lockout. OAG’s Susan Valot has the story from Los Angeles.
Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce offers his unique take on the week’s news in sports, including the Stanley Cup’s new home in L.A., Matt Cain’s perfect game in San Francisco, and Floyd Mayweather’s confinement complaints.
The Los Angeles Kings are just one game away from bringing the Stanley Cup home. Reporter Susan Valot spent the last couple of games hanging out with excited Kings fans in LA, and she has our story.