| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. ANGELS: Guess who batted .583 in their last playoff series? Jeff Mathis, 2009 ALCS. Really. (1)
2. WASHINGTON: Last D.C.-based team to win a postseason series:...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:41 PM
White Sox: Iron Gloves Awards: Sox outfielders entered weekend with 20 errors, second in majors behind Rangers' 21.
Indians: You can fool some of the people some of the time, but Indians fans never were fooled...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Hollywood has created a monster when it comes to Comic-Con.
Film and television panels now overshadow everything else happening at the San Diego fanfest -- all of the other informative panels about the comicbook, videogame and toy industries that attract...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:23 AM
At the annual Comic-Con International expo, pop-culture fandom is elevated to veritable religious status, and the convention's 130,000-odd attendees have countless ways to worship at the altars of their choosing.
Want to dress up as a Stormtrooper? Suit...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Tom Willis has pitched in the majority of Major League Baseball ballparks, most recently Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Thursday night.
His ceremonial first pitch before the Royals-Minnesota Twins game was his 22nd in the last six years. Each one...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:18 PM
In the days leading up to the All-Star break, Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen was already looking to the weeks ahead.
"We're going to have a tough month," Jansen said. "We have to compete now and show our best."
The Dodgers resume play Friday at Busch...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The Perfect Game All-American Classic will be held on Aug. 10 at PETCO Park in San Diego, and five local players were named to the West team.
They include pitcher Kolby Allard of San Clemente, pitcher Kyle Molnar of Aliso Niguel, catcher Chris Betts...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The velvet rope that has divided Hollywood from its fanbase at San Diego's Comic-Con is showing some slack.
Studios and TV networks that spend millions to set up shop in the city each July are embracing a strategy that involves more screenings, photo ops...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The state of baseball is strong.
The state of baseball is California.
Never have four of the state's five major league teams qualified for the playoffs in the same year. But this could be the most golden of Octobers in the Golden State.
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Cartoon Network and Adult Swim plan to support the selfie obsessed headed to San Diego's Comic-Con later this month with various photo experiences planned for its booths on the convention center's show floor and outside its halls that are designed to...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:58 PM
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers brutalized Diamondbacks starter Trevor Cahill, who was charged with the eight runs (six earned) and six hits in only 3 1/3 innings. Matt Kemp hit a two-run home run in the first inning. The score was tied, 2-2, until the...