Magic Johnson's group to buy Dodgers

...announced an agreement Tuesday night to sell the bankrupt team for $2 billion to a group that includes former Lakers star Magic Johnson and former Atlanta Braves and Wash ington Nationals President Stan Kasten.The agreement, revealed about five hours...

Magic Johnson leads list of nominees for Basketball Hall of Fame

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson, who led the Los Angeles Lakers to five NBA championships, was among 14 players and coaches and one team nominated Wednesday...

Basketball star 'Magic' Johnson bounces back into TV

LOS ANGELES -- Basketball great Earvin "Magic" Johnson is getting back into the TV game after fouling out in 1998 with his talk show. Johnson said Wednesday he will produce and occasionally...

Life & style
Bankrupt Dodgers are sold to Magic Johnson's group

NEW YORK - One Los Angeles institution is buying another.A group that includes former Lakers star Magic Johnson and longtime baseball executive Stan Kasten agreed Tuesday night to buy the Dodgers from Frank McCourt for a record $2 billion...

Notre Dame rolls past Wichita State and into Elite Eight

...to the Elite Eight for the first time since 1979, when Bill Laimbeer, Orlando Woolridge and Kelly Tripucka fell to Magic Johnson and eventual national champion Michigan State."It's like blood in the water, you feel it and you want to keep...

Final Four has interesting look again

...before UNLV, in 1979 when the Sycamores, led by Larry Bird, lost in the championship game to Michigan State and Magic Johnson.___BIG WINNERS: The combined record for the four teams of 133-18 ranks as the fifth-highest winning percentage...

Magic Johnson doesn't regret going public about AIDS virus

LOS ANGELES - If Magic Johnson had known just how well he could live with HIV, he wouldn't have retired from the Lakers on Nov. 7, 1991.Johnson would never...

Magic Johnson to play in Swedish League game

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Magic Johnson's comeback will last one game. On Tuesday, Johnson will play competitively for the first time since retiring from the Los Angeles...

Other sports
Drug maker uses Magic Johnson to advertise HIV treatment

...of treatment methods and the company's products. Magic Johnson's image is being splashed on billboards, subway posters...they want someone they believe. And they believe in Magic Johnson." For a long time, rumors abounded that Johnson had...

Magical advice: Stay in school

MINNEAPOLIS -- Magic Johnson arrived to the familiar cheers of "Magic! Magic!" and with some advice for most of the underclassmen in the Final Four: Stay...

College basketball