A coach goes from the
One can only hope that
The lunatics have indeed taken over the asylum.
Riddle me this: How many
Sorry, Bill Dwyre, but I'm not drinking your Doc Rivers Kool-Aid. Rivers has a total of one championship. That puts him in an elite group with the likes of Larry Costello, Al Attles and Paul Westhead. So before references are made to Mt. Everest and the
Gary H. Miller
Hiring Doc Rivers may placate Chris Paul for a while, but it will not improve the Clippers' record from last season, nor will they win the NBA title.
It is time to give some props to Donald Sterling. Yes, I know all about the past and his history of bad ownership. But for the last seven or eight years he has done everything possible to improve the Clippers. He offered
Donald, you have done much better than that dysfunctional team down the hall!
Ben Bolch's giddy comparison of the Clippers to the
But it's time to measure this team against other top teams, not declining ones. The thing is, if you lose four straight to Memphis when it really matters, you still have a lot of work to do. Set your sights higher, Clippers fans. That's how you become like the Lakers.
Now that Bill Plaschke has expressed his undying love for Doc Rivers, the office pool becomes "When does Bill demand the Clippers fire Doc?" Will it be in November when the Clippers are no longer undefeated? February during their grueling Grammy trip? April because they've lost in the first round again? Or May because they didn't win the
Hey Lakers, instead of plastering the side of a building with a giant poster to feed the already-supersized ego of one of your grossly overpaid basketball players, why not contribute the money to some food banks? Maybe help build something for the homeless? Help find a cure for cancer?
When did I move to Miami? You sports section people really think that Lakers and Clippers fans (much less everyone else who wanted the Heat to lose) want to have our Sports section ruined by continual stories about the Heat? They won on Thursday night. I don't want to read about them on Saturday and Sunday too. Enough already!!
I'm sure it's already getting under the skin of many local NBA fans now that
The years 1982-1995 are commonly known as "The
This 2013 Dodgers team has Don Mattingly's personality. During Mattingly's last six seasons with the Yankees, the team record was 451-454 while leader Mattingly averaged nine home runs per season. Get used to it, Los Angeles.
Eleven hits Tuesday, 12 hits Wednesday, winners of six in a row going into the weekend.
Who kidnapped the Dodgers?
Your excellent article on the
The article also mentioned, off-handedly, Bill Buckner's offer to move to the outfield so Steve Garvey could play first. That too brought back fond memories — and not only of getting Garvey away from his cringe-inducing, fan-endangering performance as a third baseman. Despite being best known for his error while playing for the
Lost in the fog of one mistake is the fact that Billy Buckner was loved and appreciated by Dodger fans during his time with the team. He should know that we, too, have not forgotten.
Kudos to UCLA and Coach
Conversely, the decision-makers across town at the other university that was renowned for fielding a legendary baseball program (more
For those of us who can remember sitting in Bovard Field, it has become an embarrassment.
Howard P. Cohen
Hopefully Don Mattingly was watching and taking notes on how the UCLA Bruins won the College World Series. They played smart baseball with one of the lowest batting averages ever.
They played team ball — bunting, sacrificing, moving runners over and using the suicide squeeze to bring home a few runs. That's the way to win a World Series. Please, Donnie Baseball, apply these simple baseball rules and the Dodgers might be on their way.
Today, John Wooden is smiling down upon the Bruins. Baseball was his favorite sport.
San Juan Capistrano
When coaching at Nevada Las Vegas and discussing NCAA enforcement of penalties against big-time schools, Jerry Tarkanian once said, "The NCAA is so mad at UCLA, it's going to give Cal State Northridge two more years' probation."
Looking at the laughably light penalties the NCAA "punished" Oregon football with in comparison to what USC did and received, once again it looks like Cal State Northridge just got slapped with two more years of probation.
What a finish
I'm not a big hockey fan, but that last two minutes of Game 6 of the
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