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Los Angeles Times

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

  • Alabama wins again on national signing day

    Alabama wins again on national signing day

    Per usual, national signing day had its share of theatrics. And by the end, also per usual, some of college football's most talent-rich programs got that much richer. While Deontay Anderson, a safety from Manvel, Texas, earned top honors for theatrics by starring in a video in which he skydived...

  • Stanford defeats USC, 41-22, for Pac-12 championship

    Stanford defeats USC, 41-22, for Pac-12 championship

    Stanford appears to be headed to the Rose Bowl. USC? Trojans fans can make their reservations in San Diego for the Holiday Bowl, El Paso for the Sun Bowl, San Jose for the Foster Farms Bowl, or possibly Las Vegas, for the bowl there. USC will not be going to Pasadena on Jan. 1. The last time the...

  • How do USC and Stanford match up in Pac-12 championship?

    How do USC and Stanford match up in Pac-12 championship?

    Times deputy sports editor Mike Hiserman examines how the USC and Stanford football teams match up in advance of Saturday's Pac-12 Conference championship game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara: :: Stanford run game vs. USC defense Christian McCaffrey ran for 115 yards when the Cardinal defeated...

  • Up next for USC: Monday vs. Idaho

    Up next for USC: Monday vs. Idaho

    Monday vs. Idaho at Galen Center, 7 p.m., Pac-12 Networks — The Vandals will take a 5-3 record into their game Saturday against Little Rock. They have split two games with Cal State Bakersfield and have a 20-point win over San Jose State.

  • A week after getting huffy, Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott blows through Michigan

    A week after getting huffy, Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott blows through Michigan

    Ezekiel Elliott apologized, but now you have to wonder whether he's really sorry, because his message obviously was heard loud and clear. Ohio State's star running back, in the wake of a loss to Michigan State last week, complained about not getting the ball enough and announced he would skip his...

  • Southeastern Conference gets more than it bargained for from 'cream puffs'

    Southeastern Conference gets more than it bargained for from 'cream puffs'

    There are always days like Saturday in the Southeastern Conference schedule, when the league that likes to think of itself as God's gift to college football shares its wealth with a few cream puffs who are willing to take a beating in exchange for a thanks-for-the-W check. Idaho, Charleston Southern,...

  • UCLA routs Oregon State, 41-0

    UCLA routs Oregon State, 41-0

    UCLA posted its first shutout since 2007, routing Oregon State, 41-0, in a Pac-12 Conference game at Corvallis, Ore., on Saturday. The Bruins outgained the Beavers, 674 yards to 256, even though UCLA started slow -- there was a scoreless first quarter -- and ended with a bunch of reserves in the...

  • College Football Spotlight: Big numbers in a Big 12 shootout

    College Football Spotlight: Big numbers in a Big 12 shootout

    When teams combine for more than 120 points and 1,300 yards in a game, the defense has officially become offensive. In a Big 12 Conference shootout Saturday, Oklahoma State had 662 yards and 70 points; Texas Tech had 642 yards and 53 points. And yes, there were a few long gains. Three Oklahoma...

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