| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:35 PM
The Boston Red Sox were not the only winners when they triumphed over the St. Louis Cardinals in Wednesday's Game 6 of the World Series to score baseball's biggest prize and the world champion crown.
The other big winner was Fox, which broadcast the...
| Sep 29, 2013
Re "Team USA rides a comeback wave," Sept. 26
Congratulations to The Times for finally getting coverage of the America's Cup race on the front page. The only losers in this event are the people who didn't watch it.
To see those 7-ton catamarans...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:43 PM
Andy Pafko, 92, a former Brooklyn Dodger outfielder who famously watched Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard 'Round the World" sail over the left-field wall of the Polo Grounds during the 1951 National League playoffs, died Tuesday at a nursing home in...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:25 PM
J.P. Howell, one of the top left-handed relievers in the major leagues last season, said Tuesday that 15 teams have expressed interest in him and that he hopes to sign a three-year deal.
"That's what I'm looking for," Howell said.
Howell said his...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Andrew McCutchen, the leader and best player of the team that returned postseason baseball to Pittsburgh for the first time in 21 years, was announced Thursday as the National League most valuable player.
Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:25 PM
All eyes were on “Gotham” Friday as San Francisco’s Batkid -- a 5-year-old boy battling leukemia -- lived out his dream of being a superhero, taking to the streets to save the city from the likes of the Riddler and the Penguin....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Batkid successfully rescued the San Francisco Giants' mascot, Lou Seal, on Friday, the 5-year-old boy's final act of bravery before heading to City Hall to a throng of adoring fans.
Everywhere Miles went, crowds of city-dwellers amassed to watch as he...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:33 PM
He wants it, but not that much. I mean, he would love for it to happen but just tell him the cost.
Because that’s the unknown when you ask Don Mattingly whether it’s important to him the Dodgers finish with the best record in the National...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:40 PM
With the Arizona Diamondbacks in town this week, the Dodgers asked the visiting manager to speak about a home run he hit 25 years ago at a Tuesday news conference.
Kirk Gibson's home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series is the most famous home run...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:25 PM
The Dodgers lost, 4-1, to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, and maybe your first reaction is, so what?
They have this thing all but locked up, still lead the National League West by 12 games with only 17 to play, are still in total control.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:15 AM
And now for the definitive story on the Hanley Ramirez injury.
Wait, hold that thought. Hold everything, particularly your sense of the unknown, if not just plain dread.
Ramirez left the game in seventh inning of Thursday's 3-2 win over the San...