Dylan Hernandez

Writer

Dylan Hernandez is the Dodgers beat writer for the Los Angeles Times. He started covering the team in 2007. Before that, he worked at the San Jose Mercury News, covering everything from baseball to soccer. Hernandez grew up in South Pasadena and graduated from UCLA in 2002. 

Recent Articles

  • Trojans were the better team but still lost

    Trojans were the better team but still lost

    The sign at the entrance of Mount Olivet Cemetery is old and rusty. A significant percentage of the statues there are discolored. The grounds are protected by only a weak chain-link fence. On the other side of the road from this historic graveyard, USC buried what remained of its respectability....

  • One Dodgers great thinks this club has the look of '88 champions

    One Dodgers great thinks this club has the look of '88 champions

    There are 10 games remaining in the regular season and the Dodgers are closing in on their fourth consecutive division title. Normally, this is around the time Los Angeles starts to wonder if this will be the Dodgers’ year. Except this isn’t a typical September. Around the city, there is a noticeable...

  • Rams need to get Todd Gurley more touches and space to run

    Rams need to get Todd Gurley more touches and space to run

    Todd Gurley is a man of few words. Two weeks into the regular season, he’s also been a man of few yards. “Whatever,” Gurley said. Except if you’re the Rams, it’s not, “Whatever.” Gurley is to the Rams what Kobe Bryant was to the Lakers, what Corey Seager is to the Dodgers. When opponents contain...

  • Why this coach likely will get a warm reception on Sunday

    Why this coach likely will get a warm reception on Sunday

    Rams defeat the Seahawks, 9-3 Sept. 18, 2016, 6:28 p.m. The Rams will play host to an NFL game in Los Angeles for the first time since 1994 when they take on the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at the Coliseum. Kickoff is 1 p.m., with the game broadcast on FOX. Check here for live updates throughout...

  • Pete Carroll likely to receive a warm welcome at Coliseum despite what happened at USC when he coached there

    Pete Carroll likely to receive a warm welcome at Coliseum despite what happened at USC when he coached there

    Listening to Pete Carroll talk this week about the controversial timing of his departure from USC was similar to reading how John Wooden claimed to have known nothing about what Sam Gilbert did to help the UCLA basketball program. “Had I known what was going on and what was going to come around,...

  • With the appeal of pay-per-view fights disappearing, boxing really is on the ropes

    With the appeal of pay-per-view fights disappearing, boxing really is on the ropes

    This column will start with a consumer-friendly warning: I’m writing about boxing. So if you want to direct your attention to our Dodgers or Rams coverage, go ahead. You probably should. Because boxing is dead. Now, you have probably read something like this every few years and you know that predictions...

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