A Los Angeles judge has voided the $7.1 million judgement a jury awarded former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers in November, after he sued the paper for age and disability discrimination. The LA Times reports that Judge William A. MacLaughlin wrote there was “substantial evidence” that the paper did…
Sam Farmer wrote a column which started with the recent spate of injuries to playoff-bound NFL quarterbacks for Tuesday’s edition of the Los Angeles Times. The copy’s fine, but the headline has puzzled me and others on the Deadspin staff for a couple of days now.
Former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers won $7.1 million in an age and disability discrimination suit against the paper, reports Law360. Simers initially asked for $12.2 million, but the jury decided to give him “$330,358 for past economic damages, $1.8 million for future economic damages, $2.5 million…
The Los Angeles Times appears to have stumbled into your USC athlete graft scandal du jour when it plumbed the records of a former county appraiser and found that he'd been shoveling money at a couple of Trojans.
Your morning roundup for Oct. 8, the day we learn that it's best just to plead guilty when caught handing out semen-tainted yogurt at the market. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors.
Because every stupid thing in sports requires one to take sides, we're torn on this one. Do we agree with the guy who willingly puts his life on display on an E! reality show, then says it's not fair to talk about his personal life? Or do we agree with — gulp — Bill Plaschke? You can see our dilemma.