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  • The 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, No. 17: Branch Rickey

    The 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, No. 17: Branch Rickey
    Beginning April 11, we asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time. You could vote via comment, Facebook, Twitter or email. And vote you did. From then until April 21, when voting closed, we received an amazing 12,231 ballots....
  • Cal State Fullerton, UCLA could meet in NCAA super regional

    Cal State Fullerton, UCLA could meet in NCAA super regional
    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....
  • Dominic Smith leads Gardena Serra to Division 3 baseball title

    Dominic Smith leads Gardena Serra to Division 3 baseball title
    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...
  • The 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, No. 1: Sandy Koufax

    The 20 greatest Dodgers of all time, No. 1: Sandy Koufax
    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...
  • Sandy Koufax revels in his roots as he comes to help Dodgers bloom

    Sandy Koufax revels in his roots as he comes to help Dodgers bloom
    — Shortly after noon Sunday, a black SUV pulled up at the front door of Camelback Ranch amid the breathless aura of a royal homecoming. Two Dodgers employees were waiting on the curb. Several others were staring out from inside the main building....
  • Former major leaguer Don Buford keeps the dreams alive

    Former major leaguer Don Buford keeps the dreams alive
    It is early Monday morning, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But Don Buford is not standing on a stage and talking about having a dream. That's not his style. Besides, he has already lived one himself, the kind Dr. King preached about. Buford has a new job,...
  • Hey, football fans, have we got a bowl for you

     Hey, football fans, have we got a bowl for you
    We need a new rule: You cannot go to a bowl game unless you are in the top 25. Some 70 teams will play bowl games this year, including 6-7 Georgia Tech. Wisconsin comes to the Rose Bowl with five losses. What's this, AYSO? Every player gets a bowl game?...
  • Actor Michael C. Hall lists Hollywood Hills home at $1.995 million

    Actor Michael C. Hall lists Hollywood Hills home at $1.995 million
    Michael C. Hall of "Dexter" fame has listed his house in the Hollywood Hills at $1.995 million. Built in 1933 as a Spanish-style home with a red tile roof, the house was modernized by mid-century architect Hal Levitt, who used it as his personal...
  • Football: New schools placed in leagues for City Section

     
    The City Section Interscholastic realignment committee has assigned five new schools competing in football this fall to new leagues. Sotomayor will join the Northern League and Hawkins, Marquez, South Region No. 9 and South Region No. 12 will be part........
  • Jackie Robinson – UCLA football star

     
    1940 portrait of UCLA Bruin running back Jackie Robinson published in the Nov. 30, 1940 Los Angeles Times....
  • Deadly Pasadena explosion occurred downstairs, residents say

     
    Residents of a Pasadena home where an explosion killed two people and critically injured another Thursday say the incident began in a downstairs apartment and that they needed to take extreme measures to escape the building....