| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:19 PM
A group led by Lakers legend Magic Johnson emerged Tuesday night as the new owners of the Dodgers, ending months of uncertainty for the storied but troubled baseball franchise.
Johnson, who guided the Lakers to five NBA championships during the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Former Dodgers owner Peter O'Malley, who made an unsuccessful bid to buy back the franchise his family ran for nearly half a century, said Wednesday he was delighted that a group fronted by Lakers legend Magic Johnson would become the new owner of the...
| Dec 3, 2006
LOOKING back on it now, the Dodgers' move from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in the late 1950s can be viewed in two vastly different lights:
To get it done was the eighth wonder of the world.
Once complete, it was the stage-setter for much that pro sports has...
| Nov 29, 2009
Mike Penner, a longtime Los Angeles Times sportswriter who made headlines in 2007 when he announced that he was transsexual, has died. He was 52.
Penner was pronounced dead Friday evening at Brotman Medical Center in Culver City, a Los Angeles County...
| Feb 10, 2008
The 61st spring encampment at the former Navy base that became Dodgertown in 1948 will be the last for the Dodgers in Vero Beach, Fla., another in the chain of broken links to Brooklyn.
The Dodgers -- whose pitchers and catchers report to camp Thursday...
| Mar 30, 2008
While Los Angeles celebrates the arrival of the Dodgers 50 years ago (beach balls! vigorous organ music!), Brooklyn, N.Y., faces the butt end of that anniversary.
This month in 1958, Brooklynites found themselves facing their first 20th century spring...