| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
CLERMONT, Fla. — The ring sits in a black box at the bottom of a tan ostrich-skin briefcase, the contents of which have been unchanged for two decades.
This was Tim Crews' briefcase. It once accompanied him to Dodger Stadium. Now it sits buried in...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds became the first pitcher to match Nolan Ryan's no-hitter feat in Major League Baseball more than 35 years ago.
Bailey and Ryan, who are both from Texas, each were the last pitcher to throw a no-hitter one season and...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:43 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Juan Uribe batted fifth for the Dodgers on Saturday, one spot in front of two-time All-Star Andre Ethier. Uribe was starting for the 45th time, which was already three more times than he started all of last season.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Francisco Liriano, who was a budding superstar before his career was sidetracked by an elbow injury, made an amazing no-look, between-the-legs catch of a hard one-hop grounder on Friday.
Liriano, who was the American League'...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:27 PM
DENVER — Fourteen months ago, Walt Weiss was managing Regis Jesuit High of Aurora, Colo., to a playoff semifinal game. Today, he's managing the Colorado Rockies toward what he hopes will be a National League playoff berth.
Asked to compare the...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Once upon a time, not long ago, there was a really good major league baseball team just down the street from the Happiest Place on Earth. And it was happy too.
Its fans kept coming in big numbers. They wore red to games, played with beach balls in the...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:00 PM
The losses continue coming with historic frequency for the Angels, who equaled a franchise record for futility Sunday when they fell to the Baltimore Orioles, 8-4.
The loss, the ninth in 12 games, leaves the Angels with only 11 victories after 31 games,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:13 AM
It's always amazing how the pursuit of a foul ball at a baseball game will turn some grown men into idiots. Case in point: an unidentified man at Wednesday's Chicago-Seattle game at Safeco Field in Seattle.
The Mariners were trailing the White Sox, 5-1,...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Former USC quarterback Mitch Mustain made his first start in the Arena Football League, passing for six touchdowns in the San Jose SaberCats' 68-54 victory over the Pittsburgh Power on Saturday night at HP Pavilion in San Jose.
Mustain completed 21 of...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:47 AM
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...