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

  • UCLA's 2017 football recruiting class

    UCLA's 2017 football recruiting class

    UCLA football signings Player, position, height, weight, school, comment Martin Andrus; DL;  6-2; 300; Los Angeles HS Rated as a three- or four-star recruit at tackle by the national scouting services. Was credited with 125 tackles, including 16 sacks as a junior. Austin Burton, QB, 6-3, 203, Winter...

  • USC's 2017 football recruiting class

    USC's 2017 football recruiting class

    USC football signings: *Player, position, height, weight, school, comment: Bubba Bolden; DB; 6-3; 190; Las Vegas Bishop Gorman HS Made seven interceptions and had one fumble recovery for team that won eighth consecutive state title. Stephen Carr; RB; 6-0; 210; Fontana Summit HS Ran for 31 touchdowns...

  • Why is Wyatt Davis leaving the Southland to play football at Ohio State?

    Why is Wyatt Davis leaving the Southland to play football at Ohio State?

    National Signing Day Live: Where are the top players going? How did UCLA and USC do? Feb. 1, 2017, 1:17 p.m. National Signing Day is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football. Here's a list of the biggest signings by our local colleges...

  • Why Wyatt, why are you leaving us to play football at Ohio State?

    Why Wyatt, why are you leaving us to play football at Ohio State?

    If you fish and have ever lost a big one — a four-digit-sized marlin kind of big — then you know how the football staffs at USC and UCLA are likely to feel this week. Wednesday is national signing day for football, when the very best high school football seniors will be officially accepting scholarships...

  • Chargers explained: Is Los Angeles getting a quality NFL team?

    Chargers explained: Is Los Angeles getting a quality NFL team?

    Jilted fans from San Diego and St. Louis have taken to social media in recent days to congratulate Los Angeles on its accumulation of yet another losing NFL team. Sour grapes, truth, or both? The Chargers were 5-11 this season and 4-12 last, so there is more than a hint of truth. But the depiction...

  • Chargers are on a fast track to irrelevance

    Chargers are on a fast track to irrelevance

    Live updates: Will anyone care about the Chargers in L.A.? Jan. 12, 2017, 6:17 p.m. And then there were two ... NFL teams in Los Angeles. The Chargers are moving north , the team announced today, and will eventually share a stadium with the Rams in Inglewood. Until that venue opens, probably in...

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