This Saturday in Burbank, former Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman will be bringing his new Lights Out Xtreme Fighting league to town. Chris Hayre caught up with the man whose MMA venture shares his own nickname
Luke Walton and Bill Macdonald Look Back at Kobe's 81-Point Game16 years ago, basketball magic happened. In one of the great performances of all time, Kobe Bryant took over Staples Center, scoring an incredible 81 points against Toronto. We look back at that incredible night through the eyes and memories of two people who had an up-close view at basketball history - former Laker Luke Walton and Lakers play-by-play announcer Bill Macdonald.
"Freeway" Rick Ross - New Boxing Venture"Freeway" Rick Ross was one of the biggest drug traffickers in the US in the 1980s and 90s. After serving time in prison, Ross is ready for a new venture in the sport of boxing. Jim Hill has the story.
Muhammad Ali's ImpactSugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson, Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum share their thoughts on Muhammad Ali's impact on the boxing world and beyond in celebration of his 80th birthday.
Muhammad Ali MemoriesSugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson, Oscar De La Hoya and Bob Arum share their memories of Muhammad Ali in celebration of his 80th birthday
Chargers 2021 Recap With Team's Beat WritersAfter an up and down season for the Chargers with the team ultimately falling one game short of reaching the playoffs, CBSLA Sports Reporter Chris Hayre recaps the season with the team's beat writers.
MLB Writer Tim Kurkjian Is Headed To The Hall Of Fame In CooperstownChris Hayre talks to Kurkjian about being this year's recipient of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America’s Career Excellence Award
Pepperdine's Jan Zidek Relishing Third Year With WavesPepperdine junior forward Jan Zidek sits down with Sports Central LA reporter Erica Weston to talk about his career with the Waves where he is coached by Lorenzo Romar. Jan's father George Zidek, who played center for UCLA from 1991-95, was also coached by Romar.
Rams Inspire Change at Inglewood RestaurantAs part of the NFL's Inspire Change program, the Rams teamed up with The Serving Spoon in Inglewood to hand out free meals to those in the community who stopped by the restaurant
Sonny Alba and Bea Kim Eye 2026 Winter OlympicsTeenage snowboarders Sonny Alba and Bea Kim chat with CBSLA's Erica Weston about their love for snowboarding and determination to make the 2026 Winter Olympics.
Digital Artist Hayes Fawcett On Creating Commitment Art For High School PlayersHigh School football players have recently taken to social media to announce their college commitments and often use some pretty cool artwork to declare. The artist behind it all - Hayes Fawcett - and KCAL9's Ben Lyons caught up with the man making the statements for these students by way of his unique talent.
Dodger IF/OF Matt Beaty And Wife Give Relief To Their Tennessee Hometown Devastated By TornadoesErica Weston talks with the Beatys about Dresden being wiped out
Chargers LB Uchenna Nwosu Is Having A Breakout Season For The BoltsChris Hayre catches up with the Carson and USC product as the Chargers push for a playoff spot
5-Time Boxing World Champion Mia St. John Discusses Her Upcoming Book "Fighting For My Life"Mia St. John is one of the most accomplished women in boxing history as a 5-time World Champion. In her upcoming book, "Fighting For My Life," St. John opens up about the loss of her son and the love of her life, battling addiction and getting up off the mat. CBS2's Jim Hill has more.
Lakers Dwight Howard Helps Unveil New CourtLos Angeles Lakers Center helped unveil a refurbished basketball court at Edward Vincent Park in Inglewood.
Chargers Gaming StudioWhen they're not practicing or playing, Chargers players are challenging each other in video games in their very own video game studio. CBSLA Sports Reports Chris Hayre reports.
Artesia High School Retires James Harden's NumberJames Harden returns to his alma mater in Lakewood for his jersey retirement after defeating the Los Angeles Lakers the day before.
American Underdog a True Story of Grit & SpiritKurt Warner is truly one of sports' most incredible stories of how an underdog can achieve the ultimate success. The film "American Underdog" tells of Warner's life & career & Ben Lyons caught up with the stars of the movie & the Warners
New Mothers Using Surfing As Outlet To Deal With Post-Partum DepressionNew mothers are hitting the waves and finding that surfing is helping them deal with post-partum depression.
Sitdown with Gotham Chopra, Director of "Man In The Arena: Tom Brady"Streaming now on ESPN+, the new series "Man In The Arena: Tom Brady" from Religion of Sports takes an in-depth look at each of Brady's 10 Super Bowl appearances. KCAL9's Kristin Smith sat down with the director, Gotham Chopra, to learn more about his vision for the series and other ventures like working with Kobe Bryant, the filmmaker.
Rose Bowl To Host California High School Football Hall of FameThe Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation announced earlier this month that California would be getting a high school football hall of fame. The exhibit will be located inside on of the most iconic football stadiums in the state, the Rose Bowl, with the inaugural class set to be inducted during the Rose Bowl's centennial, next year.
Olympic Silver Medalist Jordan Chiles Joins UCLA GymnasticsThis year's UCLA Gymnastics freshman class is highlighted by Olympic silver medalist Jordan Chiles, who joins the Bruins after a busy summer. Following the Olympics in Tokyo, Chiles went on a 32-city tour with Simone Biles and other olympic teammates. Now, she begins a new phase of her gymnastics career in Westwood.
UCLA Alum Donovan Carter Gives Back At Local SchoolEarlier this week, Donovan Carter, a former UCLA football player turned Hollywood actor, teamed up with the non-profit Mercy Worldwide to provide more than 500 toys and food baskets to the students at Dolores Huerta Elementary in Inglewood.
Sitting Down With USC Basketball Coach Andy EnfieldCBS2's Jim Hill sits down with USC men's basketball head coach Andy Enfield to discuss the Trojans great start to the 2021-2022 season, the growth of the school's basketball program and his expectations for the rest of the season.
Snoop Dogg DJs at Kings GameSnoop Dogg mixed his unique commentary and music during last Friday's Los Angeles Kings game & Jim Hill was there for it all