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  • Letters: Finishing off the Lakers

    Letters: Finishing off the Lakers
    Why is L.A. so upset with Mike D'Antoni and Lakers management? We all knew this was a patchwork team that had no chance of actually winning anything this year. Myopic Lakers fans should cheer D'Antoni for not bailing on this squad, and praise Pau Gasol for soldiering on amid trade rumors all season.
  • Dodgers bullpen stumbles in 3-2 loss to Giants

    Dodgers bullpen stumbles in 3-2 loss to Giants
    Giants 3, Dodgers 2 KEY MOMENT: Brandon League is guaranteed a combined $17 million over this season and next, which is probably why he is still with the Dodgers and Paco Rodriguez isn’t. Because the Dodgers can’t send League to the minor...

    Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated through baseball

    Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated through baseball
    Tuesday is Jackie Robinson Day across baseball, honoring the 67th anniversary of the day Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers. The most prominent of the events planned to honor Robinson was to take place at Yankee Stadium before New...

    Bill Plaschke takes first place in column writing in APSE judging

    Bill Plaschke takes first place in column writing in APSE judging
    Bill Plaschke, a staple of The Times Sports section since joining the paper in 1987, has taken first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors annual contest for column writing among papers with circulations of more than 175,000. Plaschke, a...

    Softball's Crown Royals are in it for the long run

    Softball's Crown Royals are in it for the long run
    The mid-March grass is in a rare state of grace. Deep. Moist. Mouthwatering. Add some tomatoes, some red onions. "Whadaya have there, a salad?" someone might ask. "Left field," you'd say. Yep, it's mid-March, and on these rich pastures the Crown...