| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:56 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Jered Weaver allowed one run and five hits in seven splendid innings, "the best I've ever thrown the ball in Texas," he said, and J.B. Shuck, who got the silent treatment after hitting his first big league home run, responded by...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Josh Hamilton, who hasn’t played the outfield since Aug. 27 and took a cortisone injection in his sore left shoulder on Aug. 28, threw at 100% Friday and is expected to return to the Angels outfield soon.
Hamilton has been a huge disappointment...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:44 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Less than 24 hours before Wednesday's 1p.m. PDT nonwaiver trade deadline, rumors were flying about the Angels, who began Tuesday 14 games back in the American League West and in selling mode.
The St. Louis Cardinals, with a...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Cabrera vs. Trout II
In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The straight line from cheater to victim in baseball's drug world is muddied. It shouldn't be, so let's put the boots on and wade in.
John Lackey, the former Angels star pitcher who now toils in Boston with the Red Sox, crossed that bridge a few days...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:47 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The 2013 season ended for Josh Hamilton on Sunday much the way it started, with the Angels outfielder being booed off his old home field, only this time the former Texas Rangers star had a curious reaction, one that seemed to mock...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Angels slugger Josh Hamilton is only too aware of how disappointing his season has been. But for the second time in six weeks, he sent Angels fans home with a smile.
Hamilton drove an 0-2 pitch from Houston reliever Josh Fields into the right-field...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:05 PM
When Michael Young joins the Dodgers on Monday, he will pursue his first World Series championship ring from a new vantage point.
Young, 36, is a 14-year veteran and seven-time All-Star. For the first time in his career, he will not be a regular....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
The 10 most-watched programs of the new television season have been NFL games.
Actually, it's not just the top 10, Nos. 11 and 12 were also NFL games.
The CBS broadcast of the Denver Broncos against the Dallas Cowboys was the most-watched program of...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:18 PM
By one admittedly imperfect measure, Josh Hamilton is the most popular player in baseball history.
Hamilton got a record 11 million votes in All-Star balloting last year. No one has attracted so many votes — not Ken Griffey Jr., not Albert Pujols,...