This is a test of the Emergency Baseball System. This is only a test. Please stand by for the next 72 hours, while the fate of your baseball club and its manager, are determined in part by the worst the sport has to offer.
The former Florida Marlins, now known officially as the Miami Marlins (becau ... More >>
Exactly how much rope does the Dodgers' skipper have left? Probably not the best choice of words there, because whatever you think of the way Don Mattingly is going about his business, any and all rope is best locked away safe and sound.
Rope, sharp objects, plugged-in radios near bathtubs, adjacen ... More >>
Good news, bad news. The good news first: no one drowned.
Now the bad news. Your Los Angeles Dodgers went to San Francisco and were swept in three by the hated Giants, losing each night in one-run fashion, 2-1, 10-9 and 4-3. There was the usual trouble hitting with runners in scoring position, some ... More >>
While neither the Dodgers nor the Giants are playing particularly well at the moment, one team is playing particularly less well than the other. And as much as it pains me to admit -- we don't hide our loyalties here, so if you're looking for unadulterated objectivity, you may want to look elsewhere ... More >>
It's Jackie Robinson Day, America. And it's Jackie Robinson day across America.
The third Monday in January of every year we celebrate the birth of Martin Luther King, Jr. And on April 15 we remember the day Jackie Robinson became the first "Negro" player in Major League Baseball.
Pete Carroll, the same football coach who recruited Los Angeles High School football star Brian Banks to the USC team one decade ago, is reportedly giving the 26-year-old a second chance after 10 years fighting a false rape conviction.
Carroll coaches the Seattle Seahawks now, and has granted the N ... More >>
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Viva Los Dodgers, a festival celebrating Los Angeles' Latino culture, just announced this season's lineup exclusively through West Coast Sound.
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Union members amassed outside Dodger Stadium over the weekend during a game with the Arizona Diamondbacks to protest the Dodgers' use of an Arizona-based spring-training facility.
About 150 people showed up to deliver the message to team management that they're unhappy with Arizona over its ... More >>
An immigrants' rights group plans to hold a rally and press conference Wednesday to urge the Los Angeles Dodgers to denounce Arizona's controversial undocumented-migrant law when the Arizona Diamondbacks visit Chavez Ravine May 31.
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles pl ... More >>
On Which Way L.A. the other night, L.A. Councilwoman Janice Hahn suggested that the Dodgers should join the city's protest of Arizona's strict new immigration law:"I'm going to be asking the L.A. Dodgers to consider moving their training facility from Arizona," Hahn said.It was only a year ago th ... More >>
In the sickening moments that followed the line drive that struck L.A. Dodger pitcher Hiroki Kuroda in Saturday's game with the Arizona Diamondbacks, announcer Vin Scully provided a calming voice to TV viewers who watched medical staff members and teammates surround the fallen hurler. Scully's fire ... More >>
Thursday night at Chavez Ravine, a crowd of 52, 569 crazed cheerleaders came to celebrate something that had already happened five hours earlier. With the loss of the Arizona Diamondbacks to the St. Louis Cardinals, the Dodgers were automatically the winners of the Western Division and heading into ... More >>
Twelve years ago, Joe Torre was hired by the New York Yankees to manage a team that was expected to be a contender, but not necessarily the next world champions. In his first year, Torre made all the right moves, and with some dramatic hitting in the World Series against the Atlanta Braves--Yankee f ... More >>