| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:38 PM
CHICAGO — The Dodgers have said for weeks what utility man Nick Punto said Friday.
"This is a special team," Punto said.
This has become more than a belief. The Dodgers are now making history.
BOX SCORE: Dodgers 6, Cubs 2
With a 6-2...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:24 PM
The movie "42" arrived in theaters this spring swaddled snugly in the American flag.
Studio marketers declared the film to be "the true story of an American legend." With good reason: It's hard to find a more uplifting sports story than Jackie Robinson'...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 10:37 PM
The Dodgers had just toyed with the Tampa Bay Rays, in front of a sellout crowd and a national television audience. The Dodgers rarely lose anymore, and so a television reporter asked Adrian Gonzalez if they felt unbeatable.
"Definitely not unbeatable,"...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A federal judge ruled Thursday the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs misused its sprawling West Los Angeles campus by leasing land for a hotel laundry, a film studio storage lot and UCLA's baseball stadium, but stopped short of ordering the tenants...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:11 PM
The Dodgers could not have ended their season-best six-game winning streak any more spectacularly. Their 16-1 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night marked their most one-sided home loss ever in Los Angeles.
That's right: ever.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Tommy Davis, whose name oozes excellence and tradition among Dodgers fans, doesn't go to Dodger Stadium much these days.
"I like my refrigerator too much," he says.
But the 74-year-old Davis, once the gold standard of left fielders, will be on the...
| May 27, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Cal State Fullerton and UCLA are lined up for a super-regional showdown in the NCAA baseball tournament, provided both survive regional play this week.
North Carolina (52-8) is the No. 1-seeded team overall in the tournament, which begins Friday....
| May 31, 2013
| 9:03 PM
In five days, Dominic Smith leaves for New York to experience the excitement of baseball's amateur draft, in which he is likely to be a first-round choice. But on Friday afternoon, he and his Gardena Serra teammates flashed big smiles and screamed like...
| May 25, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Zack Wheat is remembered frequently in a town in the middle of Missouri, his great-grandson often pulling out a Bull Durham cigar pin bearing the likeness of the most prolific hitter in Dodgers franchise history.
"He was such a kind man, such a great...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:00 AM
We recently asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, and vote you did, as we received an amazing 12,231 ballots. So many people voted that we have decided to expand the list from the top 10 to the top 20. Each weekday at...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:16 PM
On a sunny Tuesday afternoon on a cluttered street in Gardena, some very big and skilled athletes are hanging out on a concrete basketball court, bouncing around underneath rusted backboards and chain nets, acting out a typical inner-city scene, with...