Los Angeles Times

Houston Mitchell

Writer

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.

Recent Articles

  • Dodgers Dugout: Here's why Dave Roberts did the right thing by removing Rich Hill

    Dodgers Dugout: Here's why Dave Roberts did the right thing by removing Rich Hill

    Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and after watching “Sully,” I have to agree that it is a bad idea to travel with Tom Hanks. The right move? Let's get right to the big topic: Did Dave Roberts do the right thing by removing Rich Hill after seven...

  • Around the Horn: Who is the new home run king?

    Around the Horn: Who is the new home run king?

    Who leads the majors in home runs since July 31 this season? Answer at end of these notes. Hint: He plays in the American League…. When Brewers center fielder Keon Broxton robbed Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo of a home run on Wednesday, it marked the second time Rizzo has been robbed of a homer...

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