I sometimes wondered what happened to
S. Daniel Means
That should have been the Clippers losing to
Watching Golden State go to the
San Juan Capistrano
I just wanted to congratulate
Now if you'll excuse me, I need to get on my billion-dollar yacht to pick up my wife, Morgan Fairchild.
William David Stone
The whole Carson vs. Inglewood fight is so petty. But shame on
Ever been to Staples lately? AEG runs that place like a prison system, over-the-top mall rent-a-cops in red jackets eyeing you like a terrorist. Perhaps the real terror alert is downtown Los Angeles at Staples Center. Good thing AEG will have nothing to do with football.
Playa del Rey
In reading about the battle over proposed sites for a new
Not only is Carson in one of the most heavily trafficked sections of the 405, one of the consistently worst traffic roads on the planet, it's also a horribly unattractive area. And the proposed site is on a landfill? In Carson? Are you kidding? Are they going to hold Emphysema Night with free respirators? I'd suggest people save their money and find a reasonably healthy place to build a stadium.
Inglewood sounds like Malibu compared to Carson.
With the collapse of the Dodgers' rotation, one has to wonder what is going on in the front office.
With these guys presiding over a decimated group of starters, perhaps it is not analytics, but Dianetics that Cruise Friedman and L. Ron Zaidi have brought to the Dodgers' decision-making processes.
Is Don Mattingly a made man? Apparently. Because no one questions a single decision. Who takes a pitcher off the mound with an opportunity to pitch his first complete game with nobody on? Donnie Baseball. Who moves the defense around to "protect" the best pitcher in baseball? Donnie Baseball. Who pulls the great Clayton Kershaw with a shutout in the seventh? Donnie Baseball. Whose coaches get a runner thrown out practically every game? Donnie Baseball.
The Dodgers may be good. To be great, they need a manager. One who trusts his players.
I was sad when we lost the
It has become the same with the Dodgers; I have moved on from TV, regained my radio, read the newspaper coverage, and found other things to do with that time I used to spend watching. If the Dodgers make it to DirecTV, I won't want to pay extra for them and I probably won't watch nearly as often, if even at all.
The Dodgers failed to learn the lesson of the NFL in L.A. — with all the other things to do here, we move on fairly quickly. Much of the TV audience already is lost no matter what happens.
Jeffrey C. Briggs
This cable TV battle is a war that Bill Plaschke [May 27] can't and won't win. If he really cared about the fans, he would've screamed bloody murder when the Dodgers made all ticket holders print their own tickets. If he really cared about the fans, he would've screamed at the top of his lungs that the pre-purchase of parking is required to save 50% at the gate. What about $5.50 for a hot dog or $6 for a soft drink? Instead he wastes time complaining about the best deal of the century for the team. He should be screaming at DirecTV, AT&T, Cox, Verizon and the rest.
I haven't heard of one person jumping off a roof because the Dodgers aren't on television. The radio is free. Updates on my phone are paid for. Plaschke needs to hammer the outlets, not the team. I love that he wants the Dodgers to give back money — I wonder, when was the last time he gave money back to The Times for his columns?
I loved Bill Dwyre's column on the mediocre
As a 55-year Angels fan and a 22-year season-ticket holder, I am amazed by
First he trades away
Stay tuned for a 70-92 season.
FIFA, fo fum!
The only thing more captivating than the widening FIFA corruption scandal is watching a field full of grown men, taking turns falling to the ground unprovoked, battling to a scintillating 0-0 tie.
Is there any truth to the rumors that the FIFA executives are being courted by Time Warner Cable to be motivational speakers?
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