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The Best of Los Angeles 2014: Sports

12/27/2013

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An amazing year of Los Angeles sports events begins with the 100th Rose Bowl and BCS Championship, and continues with the historic NHL Stadium Series, the LA Marathon, summertime volleyball and basketball classics, and the crosstown battle for the Victory Bell. For a complete bucket list of this year's must-see events and attractions, check out our guide to the Best of Los Angeles in 2014.

Where to Surf in Los Angeles

10/15/2012

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Whether you’re getting on a board for the first time or you’re a seasoned rider searching for LA’s best breaks, there’s something for everyone. Beginners can learn how to surf with mellow, consistent waves, while experts can head toward the big stuff. No matter what level you’re at, you’ll want to check out these legendary LA surfing spots and dive into surf culture USA.

Pau Gasol's Los Angeles

10/08/2012

Pau Gasol

Los Angeles Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol is a phenom on the court. In the offseason, he soaks up all the arts, culture and excitement that Los Angeles has to offer.

Los Angeles is Hoops Heaven

09/10/2012

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While folks in Indiana, North Carolina, New York or even, ahem, Boston may beg to differ, Los Angeles has a number of reasons to call itself the basketball capital of the world.

Pedal Power: Bicycling in Los Angeles

09/10/2012

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Los Angeles may be synonymous with car culture, but a steadily growing number of bicyclists are claiming their own chunk of the road and forming a vocal subculture in the process.

Skateparks in Los Angeles

09/10/2012

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Skateparks in Los Angeles became part of LA culture when surfing legend Hobie Alter created Hobie Skateboards in the 1960s. Shortly after, places like Venice Beach were deemed major skate destinations, appearing in numerous skate videos.