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  • Michael Young supplies qualities that stat sheets can't measure

    Michael Young supplies qualities that stat sheets can't measure
    Josh Hamilton was still getting the hang of being a big leaguer. Hamilton showed up in the majors belatedly but abruptly, after a three-year suspension for drug use and 15 games in the minor leagues. The Cincinnati Reds took a flier on him, and he hit...
  • Kings vs. Blackhawks: Next chapter in Los Angeles-Chicago rivalry

    Kings vs. Blackhawks: Next chapter in Los Angeles-Chicago rivalry
    Los Angeles and Chicago have a short but intense playoff relationship, with the Kings and Blackhawks set to play Game 1 in the NHL Western Conference final at 2 p.m. PDT Saturday. A quick primer. Lakers vs. Bulls The Lakers won  NBA playoff series...
  • TV ratings: CBS comedies win, with 'Millers' and 'Crazy Ones' up

    TV ratings: CBS comedies win, with 'Millers' and 'Crazy Ones' up
    CBS' comedy lineup won Thursday night again, and it wasn't just "The Big Bang Theory" pulling its weight.  The network, which posted gains from its new series "The Millers" and "The Crazy Ones," drew an average of 10.7 million viewers and a rating of 2....
  • Red Sox beat Tigers to move within one win of World Series

    Red Sox beat Tigers to move within one win of World Series
    DETROIT — After watching the Tigers lose in the American League Championship Series in 2011 and seeing the Giants sweep them in last year's World Series, Motown is getting antsy. And when the crowd of 42,669 began booing star first baseman...
  • TV ratings: 'Super Fun Night' slips, 'Modern Family' wins demo

    TV ratings: 'Super Fun Night' slips, 'Modern Family' wins demo
    Wednesday night was pretty fun for ABC in the ratings, though Rebel Wilson's "Super Fun Night" continued to lose viewers in its third week.  Last night's Halloween-themed episode of the comedy, about a group of shut-ins who decide to party beyond...
  • Umpire Wally Bell dies less than a week after working in MLB playoffs

    Umpire Wally Bell dies less than a week after working in MLB playoffs
    Wally Bell had been a member part of an officiating crew for the Major League Baseball playoffs last week. And there was a space for the veteran umpire as the crew for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series lined up Tuesday afternoon. But...
  • John Lackey, Red Sox win pitching duel in 1-0 victory over Tigers

    John Lackey, Red Sox win pitching duel in 1-0 victory over Tigers
    DETROIT — It took only one bad pitch from Justin Verlander to decide Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday at Comerica Park. But one was enough for Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli. With Verlander continuing the...
  • For the Detroit Tigers, it was a shot to their psyches

    For the Detroit Tigers, it was a shot to their psyches
    When the Detroit Tigers take the field Tuesday afternoon, check out their eyes. Expect blank faces, distant stares. Their most important need going into Game 3 of the American League Championship Series may not be great pitching and hitting. It may be...
  • TV ratings: Football and baseball playoff games top Sunday

    TV ratings: Football and baseball playoff games top Sunday
    Sports dominated Sunday night television ratings, with football on NBC and baseball playoffs on Fox.  On NBC's "Sunday Night Football," the Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins 31-16, and the game drew 19.6-million viewers in prime time,...
  • David Ortiz spurs Red Sox to 6-5 comeback victory over Tigers

    David Ortiz spurs Red Sox to 6-5 comeback victory over Tigers
    BOSTON — When Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino strolls to the plate at Fenway Park, the public-address system blares the opening lyric to his walk-up song: "Don't worry about a thing …" The Red Sox faithful promptly finish the...
  • Dodgers-Cardinals NLCS game times announced

    Dodgers-Cardinals NLCS game times announced
    The Dodgers and Cardinals will open the National League championship series on Friday in St. Louis with a game scheduled to start at 5 p.m. PDT. The series stays in St. Louis for Game 2 on Saturday, scheduled to begins at 1 p.m. PDT When the series...