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Mike DiGiovanna

Mike DiGiovanna is a sports writer who contributes to the coverage of the Dodgers, Angels, Chargers, Lakers and Clippers for the Los Angeles Times. He won Associated Press Sports Editors awards for feature-story writing in 2017 and 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. He has been covering Major League Baseball since 1995 and spent 19 years as the paper’s Angels beat writer and two on the Dodgers.
Melvin Gordon feels a vibe change for the 7-2 Chargers, but can they keep it going?

The winds of fortune have shifted in 2018, a strong breeze now blowing at the Chargers’ backs. The team is 7-2 and has won six straight entering Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos. Running back Melvin Gordon says the team is "just finding ways to win now."

No stumbling blocks for Chargers' Melvin Gordon in another impressive performance during 20-6 victory over Raiders

Melvin Gordon’s blue-collar blocking effort on a key second-quarter play, an act of unselfishness that won’t show up in the box score, that most impressed his teammates and coaches.

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