Los Angeles vows privately financed Olympics in 2024 bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With 97 percent of the venues in existence or already planned by private investors, organizers of Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Olympics are promising a prudent and responsible approach to running the games that would be entirely privately financed.

  • Written by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

Blake Griffin apologizes for punching Clippers staff member

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin apologized Tuesday for punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member last month, saying he wishes he could take back the incident that left him with a broken right hand and the employee with facial injuries.