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Kevin Baxter

Kevin Baxter writes about baseball, soccer and anything else he can get a press pass for at the Los Angeles Times. He has covered three Summer Olympics, two Pan American Games, three World Cups, a Super Bowl and six World Series. An essay he wrote in the fifth grade was voted best in the class. He has a cool dog.
With soccer's biggest star and a lucrative TV contract, Serie A is back in top form

The league kicked off the 2018-19 season this weekend with a new star in Cristiano Ronaldo — who joined seven-time defending champion Juventus last month — and the most lucrative TV contracts in its history, with domestic and international rights selling for more than $4.5 billion.

LAFC's Bob Bradley has seen growth in Danilo Silva since the last time he worked with the defender

The midsummer reunion has worked out for both men in ways that go beyond simply measuring how each has changed.

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