| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:50 PM
For six months they shared the wide eyes and wild cheers of witnesses from a grateful region that fell in love with its baseball supermen.
Standing atop the mound at Dodger Stadium, Clayton Kershaw would throw faster than a speeding bullet. Racing...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Let's talk about Philadelphia sports fans. Are they really the worst people in the country?
Seems like a fair question when you look at the body of evidence. Some examples:
•A man in a Santa suit was booed at an Eagles game in 1968, which started...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The pressure is off, America. The Fall-Over Classic is finished.
No more baseball games, better known as Four Hours With Strangers. No more fourth-place teams battling fifth-place teams for a first-place trophy. No more rules chaos, home-field confusion...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Here's to you, Rikk Wilde, you big, sweaty, hyperventilating sales genius. The World Series error you were pegged with after Game 7 on Wednesday night had been changed to a hit by Thursday morning.
#ChevyGuy, you get the win. Credit the save to...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:07 PM
There are all sorts of statistics out there to help you discern who's going to have the advantage in the upcoming American League Championship Series between the Orioles and the Kansas City Royals, but you know — in your hearts — that none...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Orioles didn't fall short of the World Series by much this year, and the obvious case can be made that the return of some key players will make them a stronger team in 2015.
But this is no time to take the pedal off the metal.
When the free-...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Two things you should know if you are a Johnny Damon fan.
You can see him on television in January on 'Celebrity Apprentice,' and you won't be seeing him playing any more professional baseball.
A very polished Damon, the former Yankees, Red Sox,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Each week during the college football season, national analyst Chris Dufresne will burn a timeout to answer questions and exchange opinions. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and reach him on Twitter: @DufresneLATimes.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Mike Mittman says many people look at his relationship with former heavyweight champion of the world Larry Holmes in the same way that people used to look at Howard Cosell and Muhammad Ali.
They have their laughs and there's a lot of kidding around, but...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:26 AM
The general manager meetings are underway in Phoenix this week meaning that there will be a plethora of rumors fueling MLB's Hot Stove season.
Just one full day into the meetings and Ryan Howard has found his name among those circulating in the rumors....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:12 PM
Let it end, this autumn of our discontent, made inglorious by the Giants' postseason run. No más, no más. Enough already.
The Giants are back in their Halloween orange and black to haunt us again, a too-frequent seasonal curse. Makes you want to smash a...