| Apr 15, 2014
Re "Cable spat could end as a home run," Column, April 11
The new Dodgers owners paid Frank McCourt way too much for the team. Time Warner Cable subsequently signed an obscenely rich contract with the Dodgers, figuring it could make a bundle by...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Really? An oversized, ugly mascot running around at Dodger Stadium [April 9]? The Dodgers have finally stooped this low? Maybe I'm glad I can't watch Dodgers games on TV anymore. At least I have Vinny for three innings on radio. Don't think I'll have to...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:05 AM
LAS VEGAS In a world where many seem to think they need no more than 140 characters to make a point, baseball just seems to grind on.
It no longer satisfies our attention span, hitters stepping out between every pitch to adjust their batting gloves and...
| Apr 5, 2014
LOS ANGELES I'm shaking Sandy Koufax's hand on opening day in Dodger Stadium, talking Final Four basketball with him and how is your work day going?
Sometimes it's nice to be reminded how lucky one can be, and I'll get to Yasiel Puig in a moment, but...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Fans heading to Dodger Stadium on Friday for the team's home opener against the San Francisco Giants can expect a number of changes in areas such as traffic management, amenities and security measures.
The team’s new ownership, which includes...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:09 PM
A "culture of apathy and indifference" among game-day staffers at Dodger Stadium was among the problems identified by Major League Baseball in an assessment of the 2011 beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow.
In a motion filed in Los Angeles Superior Court...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 1:28 PM
After making Billy Williams the Cubs' first $100,000 player in 1973, owner P.K. Wrigley told the left fielder "you fellows are going to price yourself out of baseball."
Four decades later, $100 million contracts are commonplace and the players still...
| Mar 28, 2014
Dodgers President Stan Kasten was full of good news. The Dodgers have sold a record 35,000 season tickets. For the first time they will have sold 3 million tickets by their home opener. TV ratings were up 40% last year and are expected to rise again...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Who says you don’t get what you paid for? Even if it takes a couple of years.
Forbes has come out with its annual team valuations for Major League Baseball, and guess what the business magazine said the Dodgers are worth in 2014 -- $2 billion....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Zac Efron has put his chic home in Hollywood Hills West up for sale at $2.849 million.
Originally designed for the Case Study Program by Rodney Walker, the home was eventually built in 1947 and has been updated with an industrial vibe.
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Jamie McCourt has hoisted her Westside estate on the market at $55 million.
The former Dodgers chief executive and co-owner bought the property a decade ago with her then-husband Frank McCourt for close to its $25 million asking price, according to...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 5:35 PM
PHOENIX -- Sometime in the relatively near future, perhaps even this year, Zach Lee could take the mound for the Dodgers in a regular-season game. Or Joc Pederson could step into the batter’s box.
If it happens, fans at Dodger Stadium might...