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  • Dodgers roll a lucky number in whipping Braves, 13-6, in Game 3

    Dodgers roll a lucky number in whipping Braves, 13-6,  in Game 3
    The game looked like it wanted to go in dozen different directions all at once, squirming and squealing all over the place, unable to lay claim to anything but a wild ride. And then the Dodgers suddenly seem to say enough, that they had other things...
  • Ricky Nolasco to start Game 4 for Dodgers, pitching coach says

    Ricky Nolasco to start Game 4 for Dodgers, pitching coach says
    The Dodgers plan to start veteran right-hander Ricky Nolasco — and not ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw — in Game 4 of the National League division series on Monday, Dodgers pitching coach Rick Honeycutt told The Times. The Dodgers had...
  • Joe Torre can relate to Don Mattingly's status within Dodgers

    Joe Torre can relate to Don Mattingly's status within Dodgers
    Asked about protégé Don Mattingly's uncertain future, former Dodgers manager Joe Torre explained Sunday why Mattingly might be concerned about his lame-duck status. As the New York Yankees manager in 2007, Torre found himself in a situation similar to...
  • Show must go on: Injured Mariah Carey performs with New York Phil

    Show must go on: Injured Mariah Carey performs with New York Phil
    An injured Mariah Carey performed with the New York Philharmonic at the Major League Baseball's All-Star Charity Concert to benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy. Carey, who dislocated her shoulder during a video shoot, on Saturday rotated between a...
  • Game On Dude wins final Hollywood Gold Cup

    Game On Dude wins final Hollywood Gold Cup
    At least super horse Game On Dude gave a sad day at Betfair Hollywood Park a grand finale. At least when the bulldozers start doing their work in January, those in Saturday's crowd of 6,493 for the 74th — and last — Hollywood Gold Cup, will...
  • Game On Dude wins $1-million Pacific Classic

    Game On Dude wins $1-million Pacific Classic
    There was much discussion, going into Sunday's $1-million Pacific Classic. It was about jockeys who have ridden, and might ride, super-horse Game On Dude. It looks as if it doesn't matter. Shaquille O'Neal could ride this horse and win. Winning is...
  • Mariano Rivera apologizes to Houston Astros fans for not pitching

    Mariano Rivera apologizes to Houston Astros fans for not pitching
    Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, make that former Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, had two words for the fans in Houston on Sunday: "I'm sorry." Rivera sat out the Yankees' final three games of the season, at Houston from Friday to Sunday, because he wanted...
  • Has Don Mattingly fired himself with his recent comments?

    Has Don Mattingly fired himself with his recent comments?
    If the Dodgers’ owners have not already decided to fire Don Mattingly, the manager all but fired himself on Wednesday. In his latest and sharpest comments distancing himself from the organization, Mattingly appeared to criticize the Dodgers’...
  • MLB considering a huge expansion of instant-replay reviews

    MLB considering a huge expansion of instant-replay reviews
    On the heels of two controversial calls that angered fans in two cities, Major League Baseball appears to have decided on an expansion of instant-replay review by umpires in time for the 2014 season. Commissioner Bud Selig has gone on record in past...
  • Teaching baseball to his little Ponies

    Teaching baseball to his little Ponies
    In youth baseball, there are certain laws of the game. The kid who can't hit a lick will always be first in line for snacks. The hitter with the most expensive bat will almost always finish last in home runs. At almost any level, you can't buy a title...
  • MLB admits umpires' mistake cost the A's a tying home run

    MLB admits umpires' mistake cost the A's a tying home run
    Major League Baseball admitted what everyone knew, particularly A's Manager Bob Melvin: The double hit by Oakland's Adam Rosales in the top of the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night should have been ruled a home run after a...