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

  • Ray Rice publicly apologizes to wife for domestic violence
    Ray Rice publicly apologizes to wife for domestic violence

    Saying he realized he had never said he was sorry in public, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice said Thursday at training camp that “I didn’t publicly apologize to my wife. I know that hit home for a lot of people. I’ve made the biggest mistake of my life. Me. She can do...

  • Red Sox trade Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes to A's for Yoenis Cespedes
    Red Sox trade Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes to A's for Yoenis Cespedes

    The Dodgers will have to look elsewhere if they want to acquire a starting pitcher, because the Boston Red Sox sent left-handed pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and a competitive balance pick in 2015, according...

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