Mike Hiserman

Writer

Mike Hiserman is a deputy Sports editor for the Los Angeles Times, coordinating the coverage of Major League Baseball, college and high school sports, and directing enterprise writing efforts. He wrote for the Long Beach Press Telegram and Orange County Register before joining The Times, and won an Associated Press Sports Editors award for investigative reporting on betting scams. He has been Sports editor of The Times’ San Fernando Valley and Orange County editions.

Recent Articles

  • The best games to watch in an action-packed college football weekend

    The best games to watch in an action-packed college football weekend

    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Mike Hiserman handle the remote. The Times’ deputy sports editor handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on this weekend’s menu of college football games. :: FRIDAY MORNING 9 a.m.: Houston at Memphis, Channel 7; North Carolina State at North Carolina,...

  • Spotlight: Charlie Strong's roller-coaster ride at Texas takes another plunge

    Spotlight: Charlie Strong's roller-coaster ride at Texas takes another plunge

    This season has been one long roller-coaster ride for Texas Coach Charlie Strong. Up: a thrilling opening win over Notre Dame. Down: consecutive losses to California, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma. Up: consecutive wins over Baylor and Texas Tech. Pause: a tough loss to nationally ranked West Virginia....

  • Best college football games to watch this week

    Best college football games to watch this week

    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Mike Hiserman handle the remote. The Times’ deputy sports editor handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on this weekend’s menu of college football games. FRIDAY Nevada Las Vegas at No. 20 Boise State, 6 p.m., ESPN2 It’s always fun to check in...

  • Spotlight: Rutgers thought it had a chance against a stumbling Michigan State team. It didn't.

    Spotlight: Rutgers thought it had a chance against a stumbling Michigan State team. It didn't.

    Of all teams to have it so rough, Rutgers is the only team in the nation that has played three teams ranked in the top five of the College Football Playoff rankings. As you might guess, those games did not go so well for the Scarlet Knights. They lost to No. 2 Michigan, 78-0; No. 4 Washington,...

  • Navy takes to the air, and prayer, to take down Notre Dame

    Navy takes to the air, and prayer, to take down Notre Dame

    Ken Niumatalolo couldn’t watch. He was otherwise occupied. Navy’s coach did not hesitate to go for it on fourth down and six deep in Notre Dame territory with 1 minute 19 seconds left in his team’s game against the Fighting Irish on Saturday at Jacksonville, Fla. But as quarterback Will Worth passed...

  • College football TV viewers guide

    College football TV viewers guide

    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Mike Hiserman handle the remote. The Times’ deputy sports editor handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on this weekend’s menu of college football games. :: FRIDAY 3 p.m.: Central Michigan at Miami (Ohio), CBS Sports Network (CBSSN). 4 p.m.:...

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