| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Major League Baseball pitcher Barry Zito has listed a house in Hollywood Hills West for $4.375 million.
Part of his real estate portfolio, the 1962 contemporary sits in the celebrity-coveted Bird Streets area.
The 4,366 square feet of living space...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Ralph Kiner, who spent 10 seasons hitting towering home runs in the major leagues, then spent most of the rest of his life joyfully calling baseball games on radio and TV, died Thursday at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 91.
The Baseball Hall...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:57 PM
SACRAMENTO — Dan Schnur may represent a new trend and the embodiment of California political reform. Then again, he may be just another wannabe officeholder living in fantasy land.
Schnur, 50, a former Republican strategist and spokesman —...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:58 PM
There’s something irresistible about cheerleaders standing up for their rights.
They represent an outdated notion about the decorative function of women in the male combat arena known as professional football. They are supposed to be grateful just...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:35 AM
Vin Scully really does enjoy his down time. He’s a regular guy that way, it’s just that his schedule is typically demanding even in the off-season, though maybe never more than this one.
In the last 30 days, he was honored as grand marshal...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun, ready to resume his All-Star career after a 65-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's anti-drug policy, took part in the team's annual fan festival and admitted, "I don't ever know if I could...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:29 PM
If Clayton Kershaw's agent got 3% in commission, it means he walked away with more than $6 million. Talk about "easy money." How hard could it have been to persuade the Dodgers to pay Kershaw $215 million when they were obviously willing to do it? The...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:27 PM
It’s a procedural thing, something that happens with every major league club: This is the date players can file for salary arbitration.
Three Dodgers did so Tuesday, all expected, but all noteworthy in their way – catcher A.J. Ellis,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:33 PM
Joe Morgan never retired from baseball. He just stopped playing in games.
He is 70, going on 45. What we remember — the left-handed batter swatting hits as easily as we swat flies — remains the essence of who he is and what he will always...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:45 PM
We're getting down to it with our reviews, only three more to go.
EDISON VOLQUEZ, 33, starting pitcher
Final 2013 stats: 9-12, 5.71 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings (0-2/4.18/1.18/8.4 as a Dodger).
Contract status: free agent,...