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Houston Mitchell

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Houston Mitchell is an assistant sports editor and host of the Sports Now blog for the Los Angeles Times. Mitchell was born in Redondo Beach and has lived in the Los Angeles area his entire life. He has worked for The Times since 1991 and hopes no one ever figures out that he gets paid to watch and write about sports for a living.

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  • Dodgers Dugout: The best third baseman in the NL West is...

    Dodgers Dugout: The best third baseman in the NL West is...

    Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and after watching the U.S. win the World Baseball Classic, I think Dodgers fans should be allowed to bring cow bells to games. Comparing the teams Continuing each weekday until conclusion, I will take a look at...

  • Dodgers Dugout: The best second baseman in the NL West is...

    Dodgers Dugout: The best second baseman in the NL West is...

    Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and I guarantee that the Russians have not influenced my rankings at all. Comparing the teams Continuing each weekday until conclusion, I will take a look at all five NL West teams, comparing them at each position,...

  • Dodgers Dugout: The best first baseman in the NL West is....

    Dodgers Dugout: The best first baseman in the NL West is....

    Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, reminding you we are only 11 days from the biggest day of the year: WrestleMania. Comparing the teams Each weekday until conclusion, I am looking at all five NL West teams, comparing them at each position, the rotation...

  • Dodgers Dugout: Ranking the NL West catchers

    Dodgers Dugout: Ranking the NL West catchers

    Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and I've found the secret to a perfect NCAA tournament bracket: Fill it out just after each game ends. Comparing the teams Starting today and continuing each weekday until conclusion, I will take a look at all five...

  • Dodgers Dugout: Here are the 10 games you can watch on KTLA this season

    Dodgers Dugout: Here are the 10 games you can watch on KTLA this season

    Hi, my name is Houston Mitchell, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. I went to see the movie "Logan" the other day. Please don't make the same mistake I did: It has nothing to do with new Dodger Logan Forsythe. Spring training numbers It has been an uneventful exhibition season for...

  • Dodgers Dugout: What you can do about the TV situation

    Dodgers Dugout: What you can do about the TV situation

    Hi, my name is Houston Mitchell, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. If the Dodgers win the World Series, please, please do not let Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway present the trophy. I don't want to take any chances. TV update So, it looks as if KTLA will be televising 10 Dodger games...

  • Highlights of Bob Miller's broadcasting career

    Highlights of Bob Miller's broadcasting career

    Highlights of retiring Kings broadcaster Bob Miller, who will return to the booth on April 8 and 9 to call his final two games: Oct. 12, 1938: Born in Chicago 1957-60: Broadcasts basketball and football games for Iowa while attending school there. Receives degree 1961-73: Held various sports broadcasting...

  • WWE 'Fastlane' preview: Bayley discusses winning the women's world title and WrestleMania

    WWE 'Fastlane' preview: Bayley discusses winning the women's world title and WrestleMania

    WWE’s next pay-per-view, “Fastlane” will be shown live at 5 p.m. on Sunday on PPV and on the WWE Network. The show, held in Milwaukee this year, is headlined by Kevin Owens defending his WWE Universal title against Goldberg. Other bouts: Rich Swann and Akira Tozawa vs. The Brian Kendrick and Noam...

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