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

  • USC can ponder what might have been, but that loss at Utah made a difference

    USC can ponder what might have been, but that loss at Utah made a difference

    What if …? JuJu Smith-Schuster often wonders. “Who doesn’t?” he asked. USC is unbeaten over the last two months. The Trojans have won their last eight games, the most recent coming Saturday in a 45-27 demolition of Notre Dame. They look like a top-five team. They are playing like a top-five team....

  • Jurgen Klinsmann's firing was a long time coming

    Jurgen Klinsmann's firing was a long time coming

    Jurgen Klinsmann never realized his bold ambition of introducing an attacking mentality to the U.S. national team, but that’s not why he was fired Monday. He was fired because he was incompetent. If U.S. Soccer was certain Klinsmann would get the team back to the World Cup, he would still be the...

  • Andre Ward's victory over Sergey Kovalev a courageous effort

    Andre Ward's victory over Sergey Kovalev a courageous effort

    Over the last four or five years, time did to Andre Ward what it previously did to Floyd Mayweather Jr., Roy Jones Jr. and every other pound-for-pound king before him. Ward lost a half step. His reflexes slowed.  That explains why Ward, at 32, found himself with his knees and gloves on the T-Mobile...

  • So when's the rematch?

    Andre Ward defeats Sergey Kovalev by decision in controversial title fight Nov. 19, 2016, 10:08 p.m. Challenger Andre Ward (31-0) of Oakland defeated Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1) for the light-heavyweight title on Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Nov. 19, 2016, 9:42 p.m. So when's the...

  • Ward gets the decision, 114-113 in controversial ending

    Andre Ward defeats Sergey Kovalev by decision in controversial title fight Nov. 19, 2016, 10:08 p.m. Challenger Andre Ward (31-0) of Oakland defeated Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1) for the light-heavyweight title on Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Nov. 19, 2016, 9:33 p.m. Ward gets the...

  • Round 12: Close round, close fight. It's up to the judges

    Andre Ward defeats Sergey Kovalev by decision in controversial title fight Nov. 19, 2016, 10:08 p.m. Challenger Andre Ward (31-0) of Oakland defeated Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1) for the light-heavyweight title on Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Nov. 19, 2016, 9:32 p.m. Round 12: Close...

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