Mike DiGiovanna

Writer

Mike DiGiovanna is the Los Angeles Angels beat writer for the Los Angeles Times. He won an Associated Press Sports Editors award for game-story writing in 2001 and Orange County Press Club Awards for feature and game-story writing in 1996 and 1997. A native of East Lyme, Conn., and a graduate of Cal State Fullerton, he began writing for The Times in 1981 and has been covering Major League Baseball since 1995.

Recent Articles

  • Rams' floundering defense will have its hands full against Tom Brady and the Patriots

    Rams' floundering defense will have its hands full against Tom Brady and the Patriots

    New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees dropped back from the Rams’ 21-yard line in the third quarter last Sunday and lofted a pass to Michael Thomas, who easily beat defensive back E.J. Gaines on a corner route toward the left sideline. Thomas made the catch at the eight-yard line, where Rams safety...

  • As Rams continue to falter, Todd Gurley says they 'just have to keep fighting'

    As Rams continue to falter, Todd Gurley says they 'just have to keep fighting'

    The playoffs seem  far out of reach for the Rams, who have lost five of six games  since their promising 3-1 start, including Sunday’s 49-21 shellacking at the hands of the New Orleans Saints in the Superdome. With three of the NFL’s best teams lined up on the early December schedule — at New...

  • Rams bench offensive lineman who 'needed a break'

    Rams bench offensive lineman who 'needed a break'

    The Rams built a doghouse large enough to accommodate a 6-foot-5, 332-pound human, and offensive lineman Greg Robinson pretty much spent the day in it Sunday. It was clear early last week that the Rams would bench the struggling left tackle, whose inconsistent play and penchant for penalties —...

  • Six Lakers score in double figures in win over Thunder

    Six Lakers score in double figures in win over Thunder

    The final box score from the Lakers’ pulsating 111-109 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night shows Nick Young with zero steals. Don’t believe it. It’s a lie. Or, as Lakers Coach Luke Walton said, taking it one step further, “It’s absolute BS.” It doesn’t count as a steal when you swipe a...

  • Lakers' Russell to sit out against Thunder and Warriors

    Lakers' Russell to sit out against Thunder and Warriors

    D’Angelo Russell sat out Tuesday night’s game against Oklahoma City because of persistent soreness in his left knee, and the Lakers point guard will not travel with the team for Wednesday night’s game at Golden State. Russell, who is averaging 16.1 points, 4.8 assists and 3.4 rebounds a game, also...

  • Up next for Clippers: at Dallas on Wednesday

    Up next for Clippers: at Dallas on Wednesday

    UP NEXT CLIPPERS AT DALLAS MAVERICKS When: Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. PST Where: American Airlines Center On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 570, 1330 Records: Clippers 13-2; Mavericks 2-11 Record vs. Mavericks: 3-1 in 2015-16 Update: The Clippers are 6-0 on the road and should be a heavy favorite...

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