| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Anger prevents me from being as eloquent as Bill Dwyre [Nov. 7]. If the accusations are true, what Richie Incognito did was disgusting. It not only doesn't belong in football, it doesn't belong anywhere.
His teammates defend him? Either they're stupid...
| Nov 13, 2013
What, I wonder, explains the gender gap in political corruption?
Women make up almost 20 percent of the current Congress, according to the Center for American Women and Politics, but they don't come anywhere near that many of Congress' scandals....
| Nov 11, 2013
On a day when we honor the men and women who've served in the U.S. military, we must not forget that tens of thousands of veterans across the country are homeless, including an estimated 6,300 living in Los Angeles County, the largest concentration of...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:03 PM
New York Yankees great Mariano Rivera and Metallica will forever be linked.
For more than a decade, the heavy metal band's hit "Enter Sandman" was blasted over the sound system at Yankee Stadium whenever baseball's all-time saves leader would enter...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 6:04 PM
ST. LOUIS -- In the year that the movie "42" dramatized the story of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, the number of African Americans playing in the World Series is the same as the number playing in the major leagues when Robinson made...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:32 PM
NEW YORK — The afternoon had been so sweeping in Yankees pride and nostalgia, so grand in ceremony and testimony, so lavish in gifts, so brash in Metallica guitar riffs, it would have been easy in the giddy possibilities of the day to overlook the...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:15 PM
For most of the years since 1933, UCLA baseball players have peered into the stands at their home field and smiled at their usual assortment of fans.
Moms, dads and girlfriends for sure. But many times, they also nod to disheveled retired Marines, ex-...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:40 PM
UCLA will appeal a decision that could force it to give up its baseball stadium on land leased from the U.S. veterans' agency.
U.S. District Judge S. James Otero rejected a bid by the university and the Brentwood School to overturn his August ruling...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Vin Scully is 85. He has called games for the Dodgers since Jackie Robinson played for them. He does not just talk about the old school. He was enrolled in it.
As the story line rages about whether the Dodgers are too full of money, flair...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:13 PM
ST. LOUIS — Vin Scully is 85. He has called games for the Dodgers since Jackie Robinson played for them. He does not just talk about the old school. He was enrolled in it.
As the story line raged about whether the Dodgers are too full of money,...