It’s been a whirlwind week of updates in a sporting world that is normally quiet in late June. The Stanley Cup Final concluded on Monday night. The Blackhawks’ Game 6 win against the Bruins was about the only normal thing to occur. The hammer dropped on former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in […]

“Inside The Swollen Dome” — Harmon’s Podcast — returns for Tuesday with a discussion of the NBA Draft Lottery, Super Bowl destinations, Vinny Del Negro’s firing and the coaching rumor mill, continuing woes in Los Angeles baseball and much, much more. Listen to internet radio with Swollen Dome on BlogTalkRadio

While everyone was watching the implosion of the Lakers, the other occupants of STAPLES Center have put together an historic season. On Wednesday night, the Clippers routed the Suns to record a franchise-best 50th win. Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan are leading the Clippers into the playoffs and a battle for the No. […]

Los Angeles has been transformed into a hockey town during the Kings’ run through the NHL Final. On Monday night, the city celebrated a 4-0 Kings win over the Devils to take a 3-0 lead in the series. Lost in the hype of Wayne Gretzky dropping the puck and his statue being adorned in a […]

Would the Spurs be “rusty” following a long layoff? That was a question offered often in the days leading up to Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals. If it existed, the Spurs must have covered it by slapping on some paint or something because they handily defeated the upstart Clippers on Tuesday night. The […]

At times, it appeared that Game 2 of the Lakers-Hornets series had devolved into a game of pinball. Bodies were flying everywhere, with hard screen after hard screen and plenty of contact in the lane. Welcome to playoff basketball. With the usual smile that accompanies the “why do I have to do this?” thought bubble, […]