Giants, fans celebrate another World Series title with wet and wild parade

Giants, fans celebrate another World Series title with wet and wild parade

Like many others clad in orange and black around her, Cheryl Shawl, 60, had been waiting since dawn today through waves of rain to see her heroes: the Giants. And when the World Series championship parade finally started rolling down Market Street around noon, Shawl and the rest of the dense crowd went wild. Players, celebrating the third trophy in San Francisco in the past five years, towered above the crowd on double-decker buses, waving…

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Candlestick Park bid farewell by San Francisco 49ers fans

Candlestick Park bid farewell by San Francisco 49ers fans

Just as they had hoped, the 49ers and their Faithful gave Candlestick Park the victorious sendoff on Monday night that will be etched in the memories of many long after the stadium’s cessation. For players and spectators alike, many of the special moments at the team’s last regular-season game at the Stick involved honoring memories of the past. Tailgating with 50 fellow San Francisco natives hours before kickoff, Paul Gaus, 24, said he first started…

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A Hollywood occasion at Warriors’ season opener

A Hollywood occasion at Warriors’ season opener

The Golden State Warriors emerged Wednesday night with the largest season-opener victory margin in franchise history, and they did it the Hollywood way, as the Los Angeles Lakers have traditionally done unto them. Warriors co-owner Peter Guber brought “Rush Hour” actor Chris Tucker as his guest, while part-owner Craig Johnson used Halloween as an excuse to dress up as Jack Nicholson, the Lakers’ No. 1 celebrity fan. Johnson sat courtside along with a friend disguised…

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Voz del Fan: Todos unidos por Shaq en el Staples Center

Voz del Fan: Todos unidos por Shaq en el Staples Center

LOS ANGELES – La gloriosa historia de tres títulos consecutivos, jugadas dominantes y personalidad de tamaño ‘extra large’, reapareció en el Staples Center durante el medio tiempo el martes en la forma de una leyenda de siete pies y una pulgada, anunciando, “Can you dig it?”. Y los fanáticos vestidos en la camiseta que inmortalizó a Shaquille O’Neal lo sintieron, dándole la gran bienvenida al mejor conocido como ‘Shaq’,  el hombre detrás los Lakers que…

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Voz del Fan: El significado de la Noche Latina

Voz del Fan: El significado de la Noche Latina

LOS ANGELES. – A pesar de que participan Los Bulls, Los Spurs, El Heat, Nueva York, El Magic y Los Suns, debido a que Los Ángeles es la metrópolis con más latinos en los Estados Unidos, se puede decir que la celebración Noche Latina de la Éne-bé-a resuena sobre todo en la casa de Los Lakers. Para los jugadores de la púrpura y oro, este homenaje anual en el mes de marzo va más allá…

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Lakers’ philosophy: You are what you eat

Lakers’ philosophy: You are what you eat

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — That saying ‘You are what you eat’ became serious business this season for Lakers players, subjects to a new nutrition project designed by their training staff in partnership with none other than America’s healthiest grocery store. “I ate a lot of Jack In The Box in college and Taco Bell and now I’ve transferred into Whole Foods,” laughed Robert Sacre. “Grass-fed animals, that’s all I eat, is grass-fed animals and I…

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Voz del Fan: ¿Qué más esperar de la Noche Latina?

Voz del Fan: ¿Qué más esperar de la Noche Latina?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Ritmo y lirica latina junto a la imagen de Kobe Bryant en jersey de “Los Lakers” dieron la bienvenida a fans el domingo pasado en el Staples Center, donde se festejó la tercera y última Noche Latina de la temporada, una tradición que nació hace siete años. La celebración de cada marzo ha evolucionado desde su inicio en el 2006, cuando los jugadores se vestían en jerseys con las banderas de…

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Ducks Feast on Sharks’ Mistakes

Ducks Feast on Sharks’ Mistakes

HONDA CENTER — Starving for a victory, the San Jose Sharks put up better than the ‘C’ or ‘D’ game they played two nights prior in Los Angeles but ended up getting shot down by the Pacific division-leading Anaheim Ducks 5-3 on Monday all because of a slip-up midway through the game. Defenseman Jason Demers’ one-timer from the right point with 58 seconds remaining in the first period tied the game at 1-1. It was…

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Shoot or pass? It’s the Kobe conundrum

Shoot or pass? It’s the Kobe conundrum

No. 24 gets the basketball in his hands more than any other Laker for the mere fact that he is Kobe Bryant, one of the most talented and accomplished players the game has ever known. In his more than 1,400 NBA games (including the playoffs), Bryant has constantly found himself in position to either shoot or pass the ball. If he shoots and makes it, he receives praise. If he passes and gets the assist,…

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Revancha Navideña

Revancha Navideña

El Segundo, Calif. – Los Lakers recibieron un regalo de Navidad tempranero con el regreso de ‘El Mago’ Steve Nash en el exitoso partido del sábado ante los Guerreros de Golden State, y ahora buscarán dar el regalo de victoria el día de la Navidad en casa contra los Knicks de Nueva York. Hace una semana y media, la escuadra de Los Ángeles viajó a Madison Square Garden para enfrentar los Knicks – en ese…

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