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

  • Around the Horn: Max Scherzer joins elite group with strikeout milestone

    Around the Horn: Max Scherzer joins elite group with strikeout milestone

    Max Scherzer of Washington got his 200th strikeout of the season on Wednesday. He becomes only the fourth active pitcher with 200 or more in five straight seasons. Who are the other three?  Answer at end of these notes…. Toronto’s J.A. Happ is only the fourth Blue Jays pitcher to start the season...

  • Friday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    Friday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

  • Thursday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    Thursday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

  • Wednesday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    Wednesday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

  • Tuesday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    Tuesday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

  • Dodgers Dugout: How do the Dodgers keep winning without Clayton Kershaw? Here's how

    Dodgers Dugout: How do the Dodgers keep winning without Clayton Kershaw? Here's how

    Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and I am on strong medication to combat Olympic fever. Stepping up When Clayton Kershaw got injured on June 26, the Dodgers were 41-36 and eight games behind San Francisco in the NL West. For many, Kershaw’s injury...

  • Monday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    Monday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

  • Sunday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    Sunday's Rio Olympics schedule and results

    2016 Summer Olympics: The U.S. dominates Rio Games with 121 medals Aug. 27, 2016, 10:01 a.m. The 2016 Rio Olympics have come to a close with Americans earning 121 medals -- 46 gold, 37 silver and 38 bronze -- their biggest haul ever, not counting the boycotted 1984 Los Angeles Games or the 1904...

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