| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:06 PM
The Huntington Beach High baseball program will hold the second Collin Balester-Hank Conger Giveback Golf Invitational next Monday. The shotgun start is 10:30 a.m. at SeaCliff Country Club (6501 Palm Ave.) in Huntington Beach.
Registration for the...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:11 PM
More than two decades after his futile attempt to draw Penn State's attention as a player, James Franklin was hired Saturday by the university as its football coach.
Franklin, 41, replaces Bill O'Brien, who left for the NFL's Houston Texans coaching job...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.
Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:08 PM
The list of pitchers who have fully recovered from Tommy John surgery grows longer every year. It contains the famous (Chris Carpenter, John Lackey, Stephen Strasburg) as well as those you haven’t heard of (at least, not yet).
Ethan Carter, who won...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:45 PM
LANTANA There was a point when a man could eat a chicken sandwich without nobody bothering him.
One day, people bothered the man while he was eating. He didn't mind. The requests for the man's time grew greater and greater. But the man was OK with it....
| Apr 12, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Seattle at Texas, Monday-Thursday
It has been 13 years since the Mariners last made the playoffs. Their last winning season was 2009. Robinson Cano is off to a fast start. Seattle starters are pitching well. New to Texas: Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:11 AM
I understand what the Cubs front office is trying to do: build up the minor league teams so that they'll be able to bring up young guys as they're ready, rather than trying to win right now by signing overvalued free agents, as the team did in the past....
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:50 PM
In the fall of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:39 PM
KEY MOMENT: After the Dodgers loaded the bases in the sixth inning on an error and two infield hits, Hanley Ramirez, Andre Ethier and Juan Uribe unloaded them, driving in a run each with a single, a fielder's choice and a single to break open a...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:09 PM
It started off like it would be a wild game, filled with the unexpected. Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg and the Dodgers’ undefeated Dan Haren were all over the plate.
Both pitchers gave up a pair of first-inning runs. Command was a...