| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Money can’t buy you love, but as George Bailey said to Clarence, it comes in real handy when you’re trying to build a winning baseball team. Or something like that.
Money has been the one great ingredient the Guggenheim Group has lavished...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Leon Rudek loved his newspaper job so much that he constructed a sidewalk in front of his house out of front pages.
Pedestrians walking along La Prada Street in Highland Park step back in time as they pass by concrete "editions" of newspapers...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Angels-owned radio station KLAA (AM 830) has hired troubled ex-major leaguer Jim Leyritz to co-host a new sports talk show, a peculiar move for a club that lost promising young pitcher Nick Adenhart to a drunk-driving accident in 2009.
Leyritz, a two-...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 11:52 AM
All six of the Dodgers’ domestically based minor league affiliates will have new managers next season.
The makeover was the byproduct of two significant moves: triple-A manager Lorenzo Bundy was promoted to major league third base coach, and...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Bayern Munich capped the greatest year in club history by beating Raja Casablanca, 2-0, at Marrakech, Morocco, for its first Club World Cup.
The European champion added a record fifth title to its trophy cabinet at the tournament of continental...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Despite a hole in the infield and a depleted bench, the Dodgers already have the makeup of a playoff team. And with pitching a key factor in postseason success, it's not surprising that bookies are listing the Clayton Kershaw-led Dodgers as favorites to...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Yawn, the Dodgers are still there. Still looking extremely formidable, but with precious little new activity to get the fan base all riled anew.
And it could easily end this way, too, the Dodgers filling some utility and bullpen roles and still...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Add one more to his list of achievements: Peyton Manning has been named Sports Illustrated's sportsman of the year.
What an odd choice. Sure, Manning has led Denver to an 11-3 record this year and is closing in on the season record for touchdown passes,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:36 PM
What price glory, or return to glory? For the Dodgers, the price was a quarter-billion dollars.
The Dodgers were assessed $11.4 million under baseball's luxury-tax system, a person familiar with the matter but not authorized to discuss it said Tuesday....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:39 AM
It appears the New York Yankees have found their replacement for Robinson Cano: Second baseman Brian Roberts, who has played his entire 13-year major league career with the Baltimore Orioles, has agreed to a one-year, $2-million deal to play in the Bronx....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The baseball commissioner's office is investigating whether New York Yankees President Randy Levine was guilty of tampering when he said Friday that he would offer Angels outfielder Mike Trout a 10-year contract.
The Angels are furious that Levine...