| Aug 25, 2012
Cheap seats don???t mean always having to sit in the nose-bleed sections, and it isn???t necessary to pay top dollar for a choice view of the game. That is the operating premise of Crowd Seats (crowdseats.com), a flash deal site......
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Going into Friday's news conference in New York, the question was whether Roger Goodell would resign. Coming out of it, the question is whether he will be fired.
Not likely. This corporate employee served well his corporate bosses, the 32 NFL owners....
| 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 4, 2014
| 4:19 PM
It's a little too early to poke fun at the playoff prognosticators, but the events of the past few days have proven the folly of trying to predict what's going to happen during Major League Baseball's four-tiered postseason.
Think about it. The...
| 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.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Perhaps as much as anybody in baseball history, Mike Trout is ready for his close-up.
In a week, the playoffs start. Trout's Angels are part of them, a substantial part if their probably best-record-in-baseball finish is any indication.
Trout is no...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Pretty ordinary as a relief pitcher, Jerry DiPoto is a natural as a general manager.
Serving as an interim GM for the Diamondbacks in 2010, DiPoto flipped the switch on the rebuilding that led to an unexpected division title last season, adding Daniel...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:52 PM
No. 7 Phillies: 24th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Tigers.
Last memory of the 2011 Phillies?
That's easy. It's Ryan Howard hitting a grounder to Cardinals second baseman Nick Punto, heading disgustedly toward first base and then...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:47 PM
No. 6 Tigers: 25th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Diamondbacks.
This not just in: Justin Verlander is a stud.
He makes an in-his-prime Richard Gere look like Don Knotts. If he was a guitarist, Eric Clapton would never go on stage...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:11 PM
No. 4 Rays: 27th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Rangers.
Who is crazier? Joe Maddon or Andrew Friedman?
Or do the two men running baseball's best operation — without question the most efficient — know something that...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:23 PM
No. 2 Yankees: 29th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Angels.
Can we have a mulligan?
That's what Hal Steinbrenner or Randy Levine, the Yankees' president, is believed to have asked either Commissioner Bud Selig or Rob Manfred, Major...