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  • Rob Manfred elected baseball commissioner

    Rob Manfred, the chief lieutenant to Bud Selig, was elected Thursday as commissioner of Major League Baseball. Although Selig had hoped the succession would be more of a coronation, a small faction of owners rallied behind Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom...
  • Rob Manfred is elected as Major League Baseball's 10th commissioner

    In the end, Bud Selig did pick his successor. Rob Manfred, the chief lieutenant to Selig, was elected Thursday as commissioner of Major League Baseball. Although Selig had hoped the succession would be more of a coronation, a faction of owners rallied...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    What's the Cubs' situation with Tsuyoshi Wada? Do we have his rights for the next few years since he's a "rookie”? Obviously his only detriment is his age, but even so he can be a nice bridge at the end of the rotation until C.J. Edwards, Corey...
  • Baseball commissioner vote could result in a coup

    Baseball commissioner vote could result in a coup
    Thursday was supposed to be Coronation Day, at least the way Bud Selig planned it. Baseball's owners would unanimously approve his lieutenant and handpicked successor, Rob Manfred, as the new commissioner. Selig would smile for the cameras, his arm around...
  • Dodgers can't be seen, but criticism of TV deal heard loud and clear

    Dodgers can't be seen, but criticism of TV deal heard loud and clear
    The Dodgers may be invisible to most of their fans, but their desperation to dodge the overwhelming criticism of their massively botched TV deal has become palpable. In the latest news, the Dodgers and partner Time Warner Cable — the new Laurel...
  • Dodgers TV 'blueout' a long way from end despite Congress' attention

    Dodgers TV 'blueout' a long way from end despite Congress' attention
    Lawmakers, having cured all else that ails us, have now turned their high beams on this Dodgers TV standoff. I suspect relief is just years away. Not that we don't applaud their efforts this week. First, they called on the Federal Communications...
  • Dodgers-Angels merge as contenders in fast lane for Freeway Series

    For the most part, baseball has been very good to us in Southern California. Next week, it gets better. Dodgers versus Angels. Four games, the first two at Dodger Stadium on Monday and Tuesday nights, then Wednesday and Thursday nights at Angel Stadium....
  • In Angels-Dodgers series, Fox trots away with TV viewing prize

    In Angels-Dodgers series, Fox trots away with TV viewing prize
    There is still a game to play in this high-profile, four-game Dodgers-Angels Freeway Series. But we already have a big winner. Fox Sports West. It's more than a sweep. It's a rout. It's Mike Tyson boxing a jockey, Secretariat racing a Clydesdale....
  • Judgment against Dodgers doesn't end ordeal, Bryan Stow's father says

    Judgment against Dodgers doesn't end ordeal, Bryan Stow's father says
    Despite winning a nearly $18-million judgment against the Dodgers and two men who beat their son on opening day 2011, Bryan Stow's parents said the verdict Wednesday doesn't end the family's ordeal. Stow, a former Santa Cruz paramedic and the father...
  • Jury to continue deliberations in Bryan Stow suit against Dodgers

    Jury to continue deliberations in Bryan Stow suit against Dodgers
    Jurors tasked with determining whether the Dodgers and former owner Frank McCourt were responsible for San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow's brutal 2011 beating were ordered to resume deliberations Thursday after indicating they were deadlocked in the...
  • Dodgers ordered to pay beaten fan $14 million: 'It's finally over'

    Dodgers ordered to pay beaten fan $14 million: 'It's finally over'
    The nearly $18-million awarded to Giants fan Bryan Stow by a jury on Wednesday was "like a big weight" off the shoulders of his family, his mother said outside court. "I couldn't believe it," Ann Stow said after the verdict was read in Judge Victor E....