| Mar 21, 2008
Last July, while many teenagers were hanging out at the beach on their summer vacations, Trevor Bauer of Newhall Hart was spending three weeks in 95-degree temperatures and 85% humidity at a baseball camp in Texas.
"It was not fun and games," he said....
| Jul 13, 2008
The first half of the season has been a yawn, and some of the biggest sluggers in the lineup have holes in their bats. But one time-tested veteran swings for the fences and hits a home run every night at Dodger Stadium.
Chef Dave Pearson.
| Dec 14, 2007
The scene is chilling in its deceit, and startling in its chaos.
In July 1999, a Dodgers strength and conditioning coach gathered five Dodgers minor leaguers in an Albuquerque apartment and watched them shoot themselves full of steroids.
A few months...
| Oct 7, 2009
Anybody out there want my World Series tickets? For free?
I've got two of them for Game 4, should the Dodgers make it through the playoffs, which begin with today's opener against the St. Louis Cardinals. I'm talking about some pretty good seats too....
| Nov 1, 2009
Dear Jamie McCourt:
I know I'm being a bit presumptuous here, but as a risk-taker yourself, you'll appreciate what I'm about to say.
I think I love you.
You may think that's a little weird, given that we haven't met. But sometimes a guy just knows....
| Nov 17, 2009
Bobby Frankel, a Hall of Fame trainer recognized on both coasts for his affection for and success with thoroughbred horses, died Monday at his home in Pacific Palisades from complications of lymphoma. He was 68.
"He was a horse whisperer with racehorses,...
| May 21, 2011
So here's Peter Ueberroth, L.A.'s Olympic champion, chairman of the Newport Beach investor company the Contrarian Group, sharing his office with someone else -- his border collie, Koot, for Kootenai, the Idaho county where Ueberroth found him abandoned....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:24 PM
PHOENIX — Philip Anschutz says he's ready to talk to the NFL about a stadium in downtown Los Angeles. The NFL says it's ready to talk to Anschutz.
Question is, will all that talking amount to anything real?
"I think it is a positive that Phil...
| Jan 22, 2013
It is early Monday morning, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But Don Buford is not standing on a stage and talking about having a dream.
That's not his style. Besides, he has already lived one himself, the kind Dr. King preached about.
Buford has a new job,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Pitcher: Phil Bickford, Oaks Christian, Sr. — An 18-strikeout performance in the Southern Section Division 4 championship game capped a season in which Bickford had a 12-1 record with an 0.83 earned-run average and 146 strikeouts in 84 2/3 innings....
| May 14, 2013
| 10:16 PM
On a sunny Tuesday afternoon on a cluttered street in Gardena, some very big and skilled athletes are hanging out on a concrete basketball court, bouncing around underneath rusted backboards and chain nets, acting out a typical inner-city scene, with...