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Austin Knoblauch

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Austin Knoblauch is a Web producer and sports reporter at the Los Angeles Times. Since joining The Times in 2005, he has served in various Web editing and reporting roles. Austin’s favorite sports are hockey and auto racing. He is a native of Southern California and graduated from Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles.

Recent Articles

  • NFL asks police in Maine to keep a close eye on Roger Goodell's home

    NFL asks police in Maine to keep a close eye on Roger Goodell's home

    It appears the NFL isn't taking any chances when it comes to the safety of Commissioner Roger Goodell in the wake of his decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension. Police in Scarborough, Maine, said they received a request from the NFL on Tuesday to keep a close eye on a $6.5 million...

  • Donald Trump: 'I'm for Tom Brady'

    Donald Trump: 'I'm for Tom Brady'

    Tom Brady is in the NFL's doghouse, but at least he can count on the support of a presidential candidate. Hours after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell rejected Brady's four-game suspension appeal Tuesday, Donald Trump came to the four-time Super Bowl winner's defense during an interview on CNN. "I'm...

  • Patriots' Tom Brady defends himself, criticizes NFL in Facebook post

    Patriots' Tom Brady defends himself, criticizes NFL in Facebook post

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady defended himself in a lengthy post to Facebook on Wednesday morning, saying he was "very disappointed" with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to uphold his four-game suspension. Brady reiterated in the post that he "did nothing wrong" in regard...

  • NFL reportedly will institute new procedures for game balls

    NFL reportedly will institute new procedures for game balls

    It sounds as if the referees -- not Tom Brady and the New England Patriots -- will be the biggest victims of the Deflategate controversy. According to Fox Sports, the NFL will institute several changes this season to ensure footballs remain properly inflated during games. The changes reportedly...

  • Royals acquire pitcher Johnny Cueto from Reds for three prospects

    Royals acquire pitcher Johnny Cueto from Reds for three prospects

    The Kansas City Royals strengthened their postseason aspirations Sunday by acquiring starting pitcher Johnny Cueto from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for three prospects. Kansas City, which has the best record in the American League, adds a legitimate ace to its pitching rotation in Cueto, who ranks...

  • Adrian Peterson's goal for 2015: 2,500 rushing yards

    Adrian Peterson's goal for 2015: 2,500 rushing yards

    A restructured contract in his back pocket, Adrian Peterson is feeling pretty confident for a guy who played in just one game last season. Peterson is pretty optimistic about where he'll stand in the hierarchy of great running backs once he calls it a career, so it only makes sense the Minnesota...

  • Reggie Jackson apologizes for profane outburst caught on video

    Reggie Jackson apologizes for profane outburst caught on video

    Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson apologized Sunday morning for using profanity during a confrontation with an autograph-seeking fan in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Friday. Jackson posted his apology on Twitter: "A sincere apology for my profanity in public to all fans. Certainly not a way to communicate....

  • NFL great Eric Dickerson hopes Rams return to Los Angeles

    NFL great Eric Dickerson hopes Rams return to Los Angeles

    Eric Dickerson's bespectacled blue and yellow blur of a presence personified Los Angeles Rams football in the early 1980s, so it makes sense the Pro Football Hall of Fame running back would want to see the team back in L.A. Dickerson told ESPN he hopes the Rams will relocate Los Angeles after leaving...

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