| Feb 18, 2013
— Shortly after noon Sunday, a black SUV pulled up at the front door of Camelback Ranch amid the breathless aura of a royal homecoming.
Two Dodgers employees were waiting on the curb. Several others were staring out from inside the main building....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
I think it's time we explained something to our two hometown teams — the Orlando Magic and UCF Knights — about breaking the rules. Um, guys, here's a little primer in Cheating 101. The object of...
| Feb 2, 2013
African-Americans have been part of the American story from the founding of our nation. Men and women of African ancestry have been instrumental in forging the great nation we have today. For too long, racism and prejudice obscured the rich history of...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 5:01 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a Hall of Famer with the St. Louis Cardinals for more than two decades, died Saturday. He was 92.
Stan the Man won seven National League batting titles, was a three-time MVP and...
| Jan 22, 2013
It is early Monday morning, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But Don Buford is not standing on a stage and talking about having a dream.
That's not his style. Besides, he has already lived one himself, the kind Dr. King preached about.
Buford has a new job,...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Fans who claim to watch basketball voted Dwight Howard to be a starter for the 2013 All-Star basketball game.
In fact, Kobe Bryant is joining Howard in Houston next month ensuring two Los Angeles Lakers players from a 17-23 team headed nowhere this...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Tommy Davis, whose name oozes excellence and tradition among Dodgers fans, doesn't go to Dodger Stadium much these days.
"I like my refrigerator too much," he says.
But the 74-year-old Davis, once the gold standard of left fielders, will be on the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:30 PM
It's time for Major League Baseball to have a grown-up conversation about the legacies of its players, past and present.
Ever since the true origin of how the monstrous power numbers of Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa along with current superstars Alex...
| May 27, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Cal State Fullerton and UCLA are lined up for a super-regional showdown in the NCAA baseball tournament, provided both survive regional play this week.
North Carolina (52-8) is the No. 1-seeded team overall in the tournament, which begins Friday....
| May 31, 2013
| 9:03 PM
In five days, Dominic Smith leaves for New York to experience the excitement of baseball's amateur draft, in which he is likely to be a first-round choice. But on Friday afternoon, he and his Gardena Serra teammates flashed big smiles and screamed like...
| May 25, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Zack Wheat is remembered frequently in a town in the middle of Missouri, his great-grandson often pulling out a Bull Durham cigar pin bearing the likeness of the most prolific hitter in Dodgers franchise history.
"He was such a kind man, such a great...