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: San Francisco, Dodgers have best infields in NL West

    Dodgers Dugout: San Francisco, Dodgers have best infields in NL West

    Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and congratulations to the Denver Broncos for winning Game 1 of the NFL Championship Series. They play a best-of-seven like baseball too, don’t they? Comparing the teams Over the next few newsletters, I will take...

  • The 50 greatest Super Bowl moments of all time, Nos. 10-1

    The 50 greatest Super Bowl moments of all time, Nos. 10-1

    We continue out countdown of the greatest moments in Super Bowl history with Nos. 10-1.You can see Nos. 50-41 here.You can see Nos. 40-31 here.You can see Nos. 30-21 here.You can see Nos 20-11 here. No. 10: Jack Youngblood plays Super Bowl on broken leg, Super Bowl XIVJack Youngblood was already...

  • The greatest moments in Super Bowl history, Nos. 20-11

    The greatest moments in Super Bowl history, Nos. 20-11

    We continue out countdown of the greatest moments in Super Bowl history with Nos. 20-11. You can see Nos. 50-41 here.You can see Nos. 40-31 here.You can see Nos. 30-21 here.Today: Nos. 20-11Friday: Nos. 10-1 No. 20: Jack Lambert defends his kicker, Super Bowl XWith Pittsburgh trailing, 10-7, Steelers...

  • The 50 greatest moments in Super Bowl history, Nos. 30-21

    The 50 greatest moments in Super Bowl history, Nos. 30-21

    We continue our countdown of the best Super Bowl moments with Nos. 21-30.Monday: Nos. 41-50Tuesday: Nos. 31-40Today: Nos. 21-30Thursday: Nos. 11-20Friday: Nos. 1-10 No. 30: Neil O'Donnell to Larry Brown, Super Bowl XXXTrailing 20-17 with about four minutes remaining, Steelers quarterback Neil O'Donnell...

  • The 50 greatest moments in Super Bowl history, Nos. 40-31

    The 50 greatest moments in Super Bowl history, Nos. 40-31

    We continue out countdown of the greatest moments in Super Bowl history with Nos. 40-31. You can see Nos. 50-41 here. No. 40: The John Elway helicopter play, Super Bowl XXXIILooking for his first Super Bowl title after years of disappointment, the Broncos quarterback faces a third-and-five deep...

  • The 50 greatest moments in Super Bowl history, Nos. 50-41

    The 50 greatest moments in Super Bowl history, Nos. 50-41

    Starting today and ending Friday, we will unveil the 50 greatest moments in Super Bowl history, 10 at a time. Today, we count down moments 41-50. No. 50: Dwight Smith's interception, Super Bowl XXXVIITampa Bay Coach Jon Gruden, usually one of the most taciturn coaches, shadows cornerback Dwight...

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