ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Angels are facing Josh Hamilton on Friday for the first time since Sept. 30, 2012.
That day, he launched four hits against them and struck out five times -- the teams played a double-header.
ANAHEIM – The Angels are moving on from the resignation of General Manger Jerry Dipoto to the other major chapter of drama that has marked the 2015 season.
The team heads into this weekend’s series against the Texas Rangers in Arlington in a...
The Lakers took a second shot at free agent LaMarcus Aldridge on Thursday, which should be encouraging news, right? This would be a great time to remember that only five teams were less accurate from the floor last season than the Lakers were.
FULLERTON – Cal State Fullerton’s long baseball season didn’t end at the College World Series in Omaha.
The Titans still have five games to play in 2015 thanks to an agreement cut in 2014 for the Titans to represent the U.S.
Los Angeles County prosecutors on Thursday declined to charge rap music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs with felony assault and battery on a UCLA intern and an assistant football coach during a dispute over the singer’s son, a junior defensive back on...
TORRANCE -- Kings defenseman Slava Voynov is headed to jail, and it remains uncertain if he will ever again skate in the NHL.
Voynov pleaded no contest on Thursday to one misdemeanor count of corporal injury to spouse and will serve up to 90 days in...
ANAHEIM – Jered Weaver, rocking back in his clubhouse chair, didn’t like what he was seeing on the room’s flat-screen TVs before Wednesday’s game.
The TVs are regularly tuned to MLB Network since players like to watch highlights and keep up...
The Ducks moved quickly to trade for defenseman Kevin Bieksa on Tuesday and they didn’t waste any time in extending his potential stay in their organization.
Bieksa and the Ducks agreed on a two-year contract extension worth $8 million on Wednesday...
ANAHEIM – The Angels appeared hesitant to publicly announce their new general manager Wednesday.
This was odd, considering they were about to make history, becoming the first sports team to enlist the services of a dummy, an actual dummy....
ANAHEIM – The Angels’ 3-1 loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday provided the latest illustration for what faces Bill Stoneman.
Stoneman, the Angels’ new interim general manager, faces the same issue Jerry Dipoto faced before he resigned....
DeAndre Jordan, the Clippers' all-NBA center, has agreed to become a member of the Dallas Mavericks.
Clipper executives were notified of Jordan's decision Friday afternoon.
Jordan will sign a four-year, $80 million contract with Dallas, leaving...
CYPRESS – For Huntington Beach native Jamie Lee, attending races at Los Alamitos Race Course is a family tradition.
Her mom used to come with friends, her dad used to bet on the horses and, as soon as she was old enough, she bet too.
To borrow from Mark Twain, reports of the Lakers’ offseason demise were greatly exaggerated.
Or at the very least, premature.
After enduring 36 hours of public ridicule following reports that the Lakers botched their Tuesday night meeting with top...
VANCOUVER – In the wake of this week’s Women’s World Cup semifinals, the soccer world has tried to make sense of two botched calls against Germany and the cruelest of own goals.
Bill Stoneman is going into his job as the Angels' interim general manager with a firm idea of what it isn’t.
Namely, that it isn’t going to last long.
“It’s not going to be 365 days a year,” Stoneman said Thursday.
The Chargers announced Thursday afternoon that All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates has been suspended the first four games of the upcoming season without pay for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.
PHOENIX – It’s time for the Dodgers to broaden their horizons.
With Brett Anderson going seven strong innings again, the Dodgers reached the finish line of a daunting stretch of their schedule by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks, 4-3, Wednesday...
PHOENIX – It’s time for the Dodgers to broaden their horizons.
With Brett Anderson going seven strong innings, the Dodgers put the finishing touches on their first winning trip this season, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 Wednesday night....
EDMONTON – Laura Bassett scored into her own net during second-half stoppage time, giving Japan a 2-1 victory over England in a Women’s World Cup semifinal. The decisive goal Wednesday came when Japan’s Nahomi Kawasumi drove up the right side...
The Lakers learned Wednesday just how swiftly free agency can move, and how fast optimism can dissolve into continued frustration.
Over the course of one afternoon, the Lakers watched as their top target, LaMarcus Aldridge, reportedly booted them...
LONDON – Pushed to the absolute limit, Serena Williams once again found a way to win.
Down 3-0 and 5-4 in the third set, twice within two points of defeat, Williams dug deep and overcame Britain’s Heather Watson 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 on Centre Court at...
TORRANCE – Kings defenseman Slava Voynov is headed to jail, and it remains uncertain if he will ever again skate in the NHL.
Voynov pleaded no contest Thursday to one misdemeanor count of corporal injury to spouse and will serve up to 90 days in...
The Clippers walked into their meeting with DeAndre Jordan at 5 p.m. Thursday well aware of the stakes.
Cap-strapped and without a suitable backup, the Clippers just don’t want Jordan to re-sign.
The flag football league run by former USC Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart’s for-profit company owes the City of Costa Mesa nearly $25,000 in back field rental fees after the league used Leinart’s non-profit foundation to unfairly secure field...
LONDON – On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand – and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.
Hold off on those obituaries for the Lakers offseason, at least for another day. The 16-time champions may yet have a chance to land LaMarcus Aldridge.
The Lakers have seemingly risen from the dead in their pursuit of the four-time All-Star.
ANAHEIM – The reason Jerry Dipoto submitted his resignation as the Angels’ general manager Wednesday is not as simple as an inexorable conflict between baseball’s old and new schools.
It cannot be.
Paul Pierce had just gotten done doing one of the things he’s best known for doing, hitting a buzzer-beating shot to beat the Atlanta Hawks during the playoffs this spring.
ANAHEIM – Whatever may or may not have transpired between the Angels coaching staff and front office leading up to General Manager Jerry Dipoto’s resignation Wednesday, the players say it doesn’t affect them.
Analyzing Jerry Dipoto’s notable transactions as the Angels’ general manager:
Nov. 30, 2011: Acquired C Chris Iannetta from the Colorado Rockies for RHP Tyler Chatwood. Iannetta has been average and the Angels have saved on his salary.