Stories by David
E-sports is finding a home in downtown. Anschutz Entertainment Group announced an investment in e-sports franchise Immortals that makes it a team owner and home-venue operator for the team.
SPORTS: Clippers owner Steve Ballmer eyes new venue for team by 2024.
Inglewood council signs off on a proposed arena to house the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Inglewood City Council is set to vote tomorrow to approve an exclusive negotiation agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers for an NBA arena in the city.
BASKETBALL: New league teams with former pros to fill lineups, coaching ranks.
Rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson) and entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz will debut their three-on-three basketball league this month.
CLOTHING: Jhoanna Alba credits Magic Johnson with assist in launching business.
Former Los Angeles Rams defensive end William Hayes doesn’t consider himself to be a fashion-forward guy six days a week, though he insists on looking good when he’s in front of the cameras.
Innovative Partnerships Group looks to assist property owners in fielding business sponsors.
Innovative Partnerships Group hopes to team up property owners and businesses in sponsorships.
ADVERTISING: Liqui Moly signs deal with Kings, minor league Reign, German club.
The Los Angeles Kings scored a sponsorship hat trick last month.
Magic Johnson’s executive role with NBA’s Lakers could provide assist to businessman’s ventures.
Benefits of Magic Johnson’s high-profile Lakers job could pass to his business interests.
Los Angeles Football Club has signed Delta Air Lines and its partner Aeromexico as the official airlines for the new Major League Soccer club, LAFC announced Monday.
SPORTS: League to mark 100th year with weekend of events at L.A. Live.
National Hockey League to take shot at heating up L.A. Live with its All-Star Game.
FOOTBALL: Rams will get roommate as San Diego’s Chargers opt to relocate.
Inglewood’s future stadium will tackle another team as the San Diego Chargers choose to relocate.
SPORTS: Tourney fits Tiger Woods to a tee.
Golfer Tiger Woods’ foundation has bagged the PGA Tour’s Riviera Country Club event.
After numerous failed attempts to land a new stadium in their longtime San Diego home, the Chargers have decided to flee the coop and move to Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Rams held a groundbreaking Thursday morning for the $2.6 billion Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park. Rams owner Stan Kroenke, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and Inglewood Mayor James Butts made remarks at the ceremony. The stadium is expected to be completed for the 2019 football season and will host the 2021 Super Bowl. Kroenke noted that the project will ultimately move 8 million cubic yards of dirt to make way for the stadium and its retail, residential and office components.
Jaime Jarrín, the “Spanish voice of the Dodgers,” is one of the most recognizable voices in all of Spanish-language broadcasting.
A Look Ahead: What's on the agenda for Los Angeles business in the coming week
Jeanie Buss knows a thing or two about entertaining basketball fans downtown, but now the Los Angeles Lakers president is bringing a different sport to the area: professional wrestling.
FINANCE: Rams move to replace key revenue.
The Rams kick off their return without the help of long-term sponsorship deals and season-ticket holders.
Film producer and New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch believes Rams, Los Angeles ready to play ball
Oscar-winning producer and New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch talks how the Rams will play in Los Angeles.
L.A. Live has tipped its cap to a new business partner.
L.A. Live has a new founding partner. Buffalo, N.Y.-based New Era Cap Co. signed a multiyear deal with complex owner AEG to become the official headwear provider for the downtown sports and entertainment campus. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Festival events flesh out beach volleyball series
Asics World Series of Beach Volleyball organizers have spiked the event with added attractions.
Billionaire Platinum Equity founder Tom Gores is looking to expand his sports holdings in Detroit.
Former USC football star Lynn Swann was named as the school’s next athletic director on Wednesday.
Speedway in Fontana believes $2,500 tickets won’t drive off VIPs.
Auto Club Speedway gears up to land VIPs with its pricey, trackside lounge.
Show-biz exec Peter Guber has scored ownership deals across range of sports.
Sports fan Peter Guber has teamed up with a lot of leagues in his pursuit of ownership deals.
FIA Formula E event to run electric cars around Long Beach.
New Long Beach race looks to electrify fans with battery-powered cars.
Former Dodgers owner talks plans for stadium parking lots, other local ventures
Former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt talks about running the L.A. Marathon (as the boss) and fielding more projects here.
The PGA of America will be bringing golf’s major champions to Los Angeles this year.
SPORTS: Venue plays up incentives to hit $100 million in VIP sales for first time.
Staples Center scores record $100 million in sales for the venue’s suites and premier seating.
PriceRealized looks to keep stats on sports items for collectors.
PriceRealized.com aims to let bidders know the score on the value and history of sports memorabilia.
Lenny & Larry’s hits ice with Kings to boost sales of healthy treats.
Protein-packed baked goods maker Lenny & Larry’s hopes to break the ice with hockey fans as a Kings sponsor.
SPORTS: Farm team could field innovations for L.A. squad.
Dodgers co-owner Peter Guber hopes to field new ideas at newly acquired Oklahoma minor league team.
DEVELOPMENT: Retooled city policies help pull in projects.
Inglewood’s blooming attraction of businesses can be traced to a bedrock shift in how the city operates.
Travel agency relies on sporting events to score business.
HOSPITALITY: Travel agency Beck & Score kicks off its high-end business with pricey packages for the World Cup in Brazil.
The St. Louis Rams confirmed Friday that team owner Stan Kroenke bought a 60-acre vacant lot from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in Inglewood, as the Business Journal reported on Thursday.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. this month sold a vacant 60-acre parcel in Inglewood, renewing speculation that the site could become a National Football League stadium.
Los Angeles Kings ink deal with tattoo-graffiti artist to spice up merchandise.
Sports: Los Angeles Kings turn to tattoo-graffiti artist Mr. Cartoon to boost the puckish appeal of the team’s merchandise.
Dodgers seek big score from Wi-Fi
Sports: Dodgers to add Wi-Fi and other stadium upgrades as the team looks to run up its sponsorship and revenue opportunities.
SPORTS: Santa Anita seeks stable relationship with Breeders’ Cup.
Santa Anita hopes to be permanently saddled with hosting the Breeders’ Cup.
SPORTS: Special Olympics to be biggest event in 31 years.
The Special Olympics is coming to Los Angeles in 2015. And believe it or not, it will be the biggest sporting event here since 1984.
Long Beach race looks to gain traction with new fans on the slide.
Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach broadens its racing focus by adding a drifting competition.
SPORTS: Northern Trust Open hopes to fit fan group to a tee.
Pro golf’s Northern Trust Open aims for more green by drawing Korean fans to the event.
RETAIL: Trader Joe’s hikes Charles Shaw line from $1.99 to $2.49.
Trader Joe’s hopes customers are willing to swallow its Two-Buck Chuck wine’s new $2.49 price.
Don’t call it “Two-Buck Chuck” anymore. The Charles Shaw wine sold at Trader Joe’s is going up in price to $2.49 at stores throughout California starting today.
Sports: Tennis tourney needs money – or may pack its rackets.
SPORTS: Organizers of money-losing tennis tournament at UCLA look to score a title sponsor or a buyer.
Dodgers look to score multibillion TV-rights deal and sponsorships to pay for improvements to team, stadium.
Dodgers President Stan Kasten goes to bat for the new ownership’s business plans for the team.
Santa Anita Park will host the 2013 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, a series of races with stakes totaling more than $25 million, track owner Stronach Group announced Thursday.
TGA sees net gain in expanding P.E. camps for kids.
Operator of golfing academies for kids hopes to make racket with after-school tennis camps.
This month’s L.A. Marathon was Roi Shleifer’s fifth 26.2-mile race, but in another way it was a first for him and his wife: They finished the marathon together.