| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:56 AM
It’s one thing to play meaningless games in late September. Plenty of teams do that. It’s another to be so far out of playoff contention that you’re playing them in mid-August, with a quarter of the season left.
That’s a fate...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:06 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Stoke City at Liverpool, 6:40 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, teams to be announced, 8:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Manchester United at Swansea City, 11:30 a.m. (NBC); MLS, Philadelphia at New York,...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Nine players in uniform for the Angels on Sunday weren't with the team opening day. Five of them weren't even with the team when it began its last trip.
"It doesn't seem like it's a different team," said right-handed pitcher Jered Weaver, the longest-...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:08 PM
A season marred by injuries took another ugly turn Monday night when Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick suffered a hyperextended left knee and had to be helped off the field in the fifth inning of a 5-2 loss to the Texas Rangers.
Kendrick, who is...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:41 PM
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OAKLAND — Dane De La Rosa was so scared by the creature scurrying at his feet in the third inning of Thursday night's game in the Oakland Coliseum that he jumped off the bullpen bench.
"I thought it was a...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:49 PM
OAKLAND — Albert Pujols aggravated the left foot injury that has hobbled him all season on a ninth-inning, two-run single Friday night and returned to Southern California on Saturday to undergo an MRI test and be examined by a doctor, a setback that...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford uses just any old bat when he faces Mariano Rivera. The more rickety and age-worn, the better.
He knows there's a good chance his bat — and his at-bat — will be doomed by what many consider the most...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:13 PM
NEW YORK — In the final All-Star game of Mariano Rivera's distinguished career, who got the save for the American League?
"That could be a trivia question," Joe Nathan said. "I'm sure everyone will get it wrong."
Nathan had better not miss the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:33 AM
We are about a week away from the MLB All-Star game, so what better time to decide which local team has the better player at each position?
In a series of polls, pick the player you think is better at each position. Voting will be open until Tuesday...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:01 PM
HOUSTON -- Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson needed only 106 pitches -- 65 of them were strikes -- to complete seven strong innings in Sunday’s 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros in Minute Maid Park.
Too often this season, Wilson has hit the 100-...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Josh Hamilton finished a workout with the team's strength and conditioning coach Tuesday afternoon, went into the Angels' dugout for some water, took a small wad of chewing tobacco out of his mouth and flung it to the floor.
Asked if he had resumed...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:55 PM
HOUSTON — The Angels couldn't beat Bud Norris on Friday night. The way they've hit the Houston ace — he has given up one earned run in 28 innings (0.32 earned-run average) of four starts against them this season, including seven four-hit...