Check almost any close-up of Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle during a baseball game and watch the frequency and ferocity of the up-and-down jaw smacking of his gum chewing; you'll be convinced, and afraid for his family, that his face is about to explode.
Of course, it might be the Pirates' flounde ... More >>
Walking across the Macalester College campus, Chris Kluwe passes unnoticed. As usual, the 30-year-old Vikings punter is dressed down: a pair of brown flip-flops, black basketball shorts, and a baggy zip-up sweatshirt. A backward World of Warcraft hat pins back his shaggy brown surfer haircut, a give ... More >>
Yesterday we told you that the LAPD was gearing up for this afternoon's opening game against the Pirates at Dodger Stadium.
Cops will be swarming the venue, the parking lots and even surrounding parks in an effort to prevent the kind of opening-day violence the befell Giants fan Bryan Stow last yea ... More >>
Cops are planning to swarm Dodger stadium and nearby Elysian Park on opening day tomorrow.
If you remember last year's opening day, then you know why. Among the violence that broke out was the horrific beating of Giant's fan Bryan Stow, who was put in a coma.
The LAPD today said it was prepared to ... More >>
News flash: Magic Johnson and his bidding team won the Dodgers for a record $2 billion last night.
And by 4:15 p.m. today, not 24 hours after the big announcement, the team's Opening Day game against the Pittsburgh Pirates is all sold out.
So yeah, if there was any doubt left in anyone's mind that ... More >>
For a while there -- about 10:45 p.m. Friday night, to be precise -- it seemed as though all of the L.A. Dodgers' early season heroics (the winning streaks, come-from-behind victories, clutch home runs, etc.) were merely a cruel setup to make the team's annual collapse all the more devastating to fa ... More >>