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For three hours Wednesday night, the Dodgers were lifeless, by their manager’s admission. Their new star starting pitcher disappointed in his Dodger Stadium debut. Their prolific offense managed little against one of baseball’s worst teams.
Then, at once, they came alive, as they so often have...
As Yu Darvish waited to return to the mound for the seventh inning Wednesday night, he was approached by Clayton Kershaw.
“How do you feel?” Kershaw said.
“I’m a little concerned,” Darvish replied.
Davish’s back was tight, as was six days earlier when he made his last start.
“We need you in six...
Yu Darvish gained more than a few places in the standings when he was traded to the Dodgers.
Over the last couple of weeks, the Japanese right-hander has spoken of what it’s like to be on a team with a lineup as potent as the Dodgers’. Or how he looked forward to pitching in a home stadium where...
Halfway through the two-minute, 20-second break between Wednesday’s sixth and seventh inning, Yu Darvish emerged from the stairway that leads to Dodger Stadium’s home clubhouse. He ambled out to the mound, threw five leisurely warm-up pitches, and then welcomed a visit from Dodgers trainer Nate...
Rarely has anyone accused USC cornerback Jack Jones of being coy. But when he huffed and puffed off USC’s practice field Wednesday, he grimaced. He was hoping he could leave without talking to reporters.
His chest heaved — he was tired, he explained. He’d just spent about 20 minutes after a long...
As Jared Goff’s mid-range pass spiraled above the middle of the field, players on both sides of the line of scrimmage — as well as those on the sideline and fans in the stands — looked up with anticipation.
New Rams receiver Sammy Watkins snaked through defenders, reached above his head, snatched...
Umpire Angel Hernandez has shaken hands on the field with Ian Kinsler, a day after the Detroit Tigers second baseman said the veteran ump should find another job.
Hernandez was working second base Wednesday night for the finale of Detroit's series at Texas. When Kinsler took his position for the...
At 3 p.m. Wednesday, Clayton Kershaw finished warming in Dodger Stadium’s home bullpen and walked toward the mound. He then took another scheduled step toward returning to the team when he faced Chase Utley, Rob Segedin and Joc Pederson in a two-inning simulated game.
It went off without a noticeable...
It was the spring of 1985, and the Lakers stood one victory away from avenging a painful history of playoff losses to the Boston Celtics.
Watching on television from home, the long-retired Tommy Hawkins — who had played for the Lakers when they moved from Minneapolis to Los Angeles — couldn’t help...
Players in the early rounds of the U.S. Amateur golf championship might have a couple of friends, maybe their parents, walking the course with them, quietly urging them on. The atmosphere almost seems more like a weekend club tournament than the most prestigious amateur event in the world.