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Royals extend lead over Giants to 3-0 in 6th inning

Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer came up with run-scoring hits for the Royals. The Royals scored a pair of runs in the top half of the sixth inning to extend their lead over the Giants to 3-0 in Game 3 of the World Series. Alcides Escobar...Show More Summary

L.A. County supervisorial race a money battle between labor, business

15 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The pivotal race to replace retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has become a money battle between labor unions and business interests, with fundraising approaching $8.4 million.

Chargers' Jahleel Addae diagnosed with concussion

The San Diego safety took a pair of big hits against the Broncos on Thursday, but kept playing. San Diego Chargers safety Jahleel Addae was diagnosed with a concussion on Friday, according to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego. The concussion is the result of Thursday's game against the Denver Broncos, though Addae played the full game. Show More Summary

Cain's RBI, Catches Help Royals Lead Giants 1-0

15 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jeremy Guthrie limited the Giants to a pair of singles, Lorenzo Cain drove in a run against Tim Hudson with a grounder three batters in and the Kansas City Royals led San Francisco 1-0 after three innings Friday night as they tried to take a 2-1 World Series lead.

Kansas City Royals Aren't the First Team From Their City to Exploit Pinch-Running

15 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

In 1967, Charlie Finley, the unconventional owner of the Kansas City A’s, took Allan Lewis, nicknamed the Panamanian Express, and used him to run for his team’s slower players.

UCLA vs. Colorado: How the two teams match up

15 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

UCLA faces Colorado in Boulder on Saturday having won seven consecutive games away from its home field at the Rose Bowl, dating back to last season. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the matchups and story lines:

Reminder: Ned Yost used to do taxidermy and hunt with Jeff Foxworthy

If you hunt with Jeff Foxworthy and mount deer heads... ... you might be Ned Yost. (We knew this, but had forgotten.)

United States qualifies for the 2015 World Cup

Unlike their last World Cup qualifying adventure, the United States women have coasted into the finals easily this time around. On Friday night, they defeated Mexico -- the team that beat them in the semifinals of the 2010 CONCACAF Championship...Show More Summary

Stephen Collins lists two homes for sale in Brentwood

15 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Actor Stephen Collins and his estranged wife, Faye Grant, have listed two adjacent houses in Brentwood for sale at $2.85 million and $2.7 million.

3 things we learned from the USWNT's 3-0 win over Mexico

The United States have coasted into the World Cup, getting through their fourth consecutive qualifying match without conceding a goal. Mexico provided surprisingly little opposition for the Americans on Friday, and the USWNT cruised to a 3-0 win after an early goal. Carli Lloyd netted the opener just six minutes in. Show More Summary

2 deputies killed in 'incredibly dangerous' shooting rampage

15 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A gunman suspected of carrying out a series of shootings that left two Northern California deputies dead was arrested after a massive manhunt Friday, authorities said.

Passengers delayed at John Wayne airport as sick child is treated

16 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The evacuation of a toddler suspected of having meningitis caused delays for other passengers disembarking a flight from Vancouver, British Columbia, to John Wayne Airport in Orange County on Friday afternoon, authorities said.

Watch Jonathan Drouin score his first career NHL goal

It's the Jonathan Drouin show for Tampa Bay on Friday night as the rookie netted his first career goal. It's been quite a Friday night for Tampa Bay Lightning rookie Jonathan Drouin. After teaming up with Steven Stamkos on a stellar goal to open the scoring against the Winnipeg Jets, the former No. Show More Summary

Caltech inaugurates its new president in campus ceremony

16 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Caltech inaugurated its new president Friday: Thomas Rosenbaum, a physicist who was previously provost at the University of Chicago.

Wendy Davis faces uphill battle in Texas governor's race

16 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In a corner near the bar at a popular taco restaurant, Wendy Davis was holding the floor.

Congestion worsens at L.A.-Long Beach ports as holidays near

16 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are experiencing a logistical nightmare as they struggle to ease a bottleneck that could undermine retailers' all-important holiday shopping season and threaten the competitiveness of the region's economic engine.

Hunter Pence up to his old tricks

Concentration. Focus. Tasting the crisp Bay Area night air. This. Is. Hunter Pence.

Cross country: Jack Van Scoter leads Flintridge Prep at Mt. SAC

16 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

After the first day of the two-day Mount San Antonio Cross Country Invitational, Jack Van Scoter of Flintridge Prep is feeling good.

Andrew Friedman quashes speculation about Joe Maddon joining Dodgers

16 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Andrew Friedman made his first major statement as the Dodgers president of baseball operations Friday, reiterating that Don Mattingly will manage the team next season, even with Joe Maddon suddenly available to replace him.

L.A. wage hikes spark fierce debate

16 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Los Angeles has thrust itself into the center of one of the most contentious debates in modern economics — what happens when you raise the minimum wage? — as city leaders consider mandating $13.25 an hour.

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