| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Who needs a Heisman Trophy campaign when you can take your act on the road to play Stanford and Oregon on consecutive weekends?
UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley is focused on winning games — one at a time — but he can also be his own Heisman...
| Oct 11, 2013
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 25 Missouri (5-0) at No....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:42 PM
You’ve pretty much ignored the incredible run the Dodgers have had this season. But now that it's playoff time and the whole town is buzzing, you feel the need to at least look like you are excited about the team and are following all the action....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:38 PM
The 2014 BNP Paribas Open, the largest combined ATP and WTA combined two-week event, will be held March 3-16 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. ESPN has announced it has renewed its television contract with the tournament through 2020, tournament director...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:37 PM
USC quarterback Cody Kessler and receiver Marqise Lee suffered injuries against Utah State, but Coach Lane Kiffin said Sunday that he expected both to be "fine" for the Pac-12 Conference game Saturday at Arizona State.
Kessler injured his right hand...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturay's menu of games:
North Texas (2-1) at No. 9...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:42 PM
In each of the last four seasons, Utah State has moved closer to upsetting opponents from Bowl Championship Series conferences.
In 2009, Texas A&M defeated the visiting Aggies by eight points. The next year, Oklahoma won by seven. And in 2011, Auburn...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:23 PM
You could call it deja vu.
The Western Conference playoff field is identical to last year's — Minnesota has clinched first place, the Sparks have finished second, Phoenix has come in third and Seattle is fourth.
But Candace Parker was quick to...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:32 PM
With the U.S. Open tennis tournament set to begin next week, some ardent tennis fans who subscribe to Time Warner Cable are getting a little twitchy.
The reason: The nearly three-week blackout of local CBS stations on Time Warner Cable systems in Los...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before acting surprised at the welcome-back party awaiting me in the office.
The Skinny: It was so nice of CBS and Time Warner Cable to wait until I was back in town to resolve their distribution dispute. Too bad they had to ruin the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:18 AM
After the coffee. Before the New York Times comes back online.
The Skinny: Anyone reading "Gone Girl"? I'm apparently late to the psychopathic party. Another reading recommendation: A deep interview with Paul DePodesta, of "Moneyball" fame, on the...