| May 24, 2013
| 11:16 PM
Meet Donnie Dark.
The Dodgers embattled manager returned home Friday night with a scowl the size of a block of empty seats in the reserved section. He conducted his pregame news conference with a tight jaw and a thin stare. For 30 surreal minutes, the...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Get blanked, 7-0, and manage only three hits like the Dodgers did on Friday night, and maybe you think Manager Don Mattingly’s team was completely devoid of his desired true grit.
Not so. It was there in plain sight in the sixth inning when...
| May 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Dodgers are rolling now. Hey, when you’re coming off an eight-game losing streak, you embrace anything resembling positive momentum.
That ripple of momentum arrived on a warm Sunday afternoon when the Dodgers downed the Miami Marlins, 5-3,...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Ugh, it’s come to this. The Dodgers, rich with starting pitching when the season began, are now so decimated they’re fishing in the baseball scrap heap.
Brace yourself: The Dodgers have signed Jonathan Sanchez. ...
| May 2, 2013
| 11:15 PM
Auto Racing--NASCAR Nationwide Series, Aaron’s 312 pole qualifying, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
Horse Racing--Kentucky Oaks, 4 p.m. (NBCSN)
Major League Baseball--Minnesota Twins at Cleveland Indians, 6 p.m. (FXSP)
| May 4, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The Dodgers are long past making the kind of roster moves they’d like to make, so here comes Dee Gordon.
It is not a very attractive development, but the kind a team is forced to make when they’re asking for a show of hands of the healthy...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Auto Racing--Formula One, Bahrain Grand Prix practice, 6 a.m. (NBCSN)
Major League Baseball--Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox, 7 p.m. (FXSP)
NHL Hockey--Nashville Predators at Chicago Blackhawks, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Talking baseball while hoping Alshon Jeffery learns to use his size:
1. Yes, the Cubs came close to landing a big fish last week. But now that Anibal Sanchez has re-enlisted with the Tigers, thanks to Mike Ilitch finding a spare $32 million during the...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:19 PM
Oh, good, it's time for that annual ritual in which the Dodgers attempt to appease those unfortunate ticketholders who spend one inning trying to park and two innings trying to buy a hot dog.
OK, so they're attempting to appease everyone, which is why...
| May 5, 2012
| 1:56 PM
On a windy, foggy Friday, there was a break in the clouds as the Dodgers were finishing batting practice.
It wasn't quite Ferris Bueller weather, but for a while the sun shone brightly and it felt a little warmer at Wrigley Field. That was when Todd...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 8:24 PM
The Washington Nationals brought postseason baseball back to the nation’s capital for the first time since 1933, earning a playoff spot Thursday night with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
“Nats Clinch” flashed on the...