Kevin Baxter

Kevin Baxter writes about baseball, soccer and anything else he can get a press pass for at the Los Angeles Times. He has covered three Summer Olympics, two Pan American Games, three World Cups, a Women's World Cup, a Super Bowl and seven World Series. An essay he wrote in the fifth grade was voted best in the class. He has a cool dog.
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Carlos Vela represents the renegade image that LAFC has embraced

LAFC star Carlos Vela is a leader by example and humble to a fault. Teammates, his coach and observers know his club will go as far as he can lead it.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s goal and a big save by David Bingham is enough for Galaxy in win over Dynamo

The win was the Galaxy’s fifth in a row, their longest winning streak since 2014, the last season the team won the MLS Cup.