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Buster Posey, Bruce Bochy Are the Keys to Giants' World Series Comeback

The numbers cannot be ignored. Before this World Series, 54 of them have been tied 1-1, and of the 54 Game 3 winners, 38 have gone on to win the whole thing, according to Elias Sports Bureau. That is a touch more than 70 percent andShow More Summary

Manchester United vs. Chelsea: Tactical Preview of Titanic Premier League Clash

Louis van Gaal's Manchester United take on Jose Mourinho's Chelsea this weekend in a blockbuster Premier League clash. The hosts are ominous at home and will hope to continue their excellent recent record but know they face the bestShow More Summary

Van Gaal vs. Mourinho: Breaking Down the Manchester United-Chelsea Dugout Battle

Chelsea and Manchester United come head-to-head this weekend, writing another chapter in the long rivalry between the clubs. It's not exactly at the levels we have seen Liverpool and United down the years—or indeed Chelsea and the Reds—but...Show More Summary

Drought Watch: A dry winter could mean tougher restrictions

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

What will happen with water restrictions if California doesn't get significant rain and snow this winter?

L.A. offers $50,000 reward in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Karina Valenzuela's mother used to tell her: "Hija, always forgive. Don't hold hatred in your heart."

Dutch defender says Arsenal are an amazing club, doesn’t rule out move

7 hours agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Dutch defender says Arsenal are an amazing club, doesn’t rule out move - originally posted on Despite spending heavily on a world class winger, Alexis Sanchez, many Arsenal fans believe Arsene Wenger has made a big mistake by not signing one top central defender. Show More Summary

Bundesliga schedule, scores and results from Week 9

Where nothing matters, unless Borussia Mönchengladbach wins, then we can pretend something matters. The Bundesliga gets progressively less interesting with each week that passes, and it'll be entirely wrapped up for the season if Bayern Munich win on Sunday. Show More Summary

Oregon vs. Cal: Score and Twitter Reaction

The No. 6 Oregon Ducks overcame a sluggish first quarter to knock off the California Golden Bears, 59-41, on Friday night at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The story of the night was defense—or lack thereof. The two teams combined for 1,152 yards. Show More Summary

San Antonio Spurs vs. Houston Rockets 10/24/14: Video Highlights and Recap

Two of the NBA's best teams squared off Friday night when the Houston Rockets met the San Antonio Spurs in a preseason clash. The Spurs brought a balanced, explosive offense into the matchup but faced a tough test from the Rockets, who had a high-octane attack of their own. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on

Viewing Picks for October 25, 2014

All Times Eastern College Football Viewing Picks College Hockey Men’s Colorado College at New Hampshire — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 7 p.m. Niagara at Notre Dame — NBCSN, 7 p.m. Bemidji State at Minnesota — Fox College Sports Pacific, 8 p.m. Show More Summary

Warriors waive five players to solidify roster

The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt, the team announced following tonight's preseason finale against the Denver Nuggets. The team's roster now stands at 15 players.

Giants Hope 2012 Adversity Helps Them Overcome Royals

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The San Francisco Giants hope to be able to draw on their experience in the 2012 postseason as they battle to overcome a 2-1 deficit to the Kansas City Royals in the World Series.

Nightmare Bullpen, Dream Start for Guthrie Lift Royals

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Kansas City manager Ned Yost could barely wait to unleash his scariest weapon, the remarkable set of relievers who preserved the lead to give the Royals the upper hand in the World Series on Friday.

Warriors waive Aaron Craft, Jason Kapono, Sean Kilpatrick, James Michael McAdoo, Mitchell Watt

The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt, the team announced following tonight’s preseason finale against the Denver...Show More Summary

Royals' Game 3 Win Proves Not Even Ned Yost's Gambles Can Stop Their Bullpen

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost didn't make it easy on his bullpen in Game 3 of the World Series. Were it a lesser bullpen, it might have snapped. It's a good thing, then, that the Royals bullpen is anything but "lesser." On Friday night at AT&T Park, the Royals downed the San Francisco Giants by a 3-2 final to take a 2-1 series lead. Show More Summary

Ducks beat Blue Jackets, 4-1, extending win streak to seven games

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In constructing a winning streak that reached seven games Friday, the Ducks have established an identity of thinking defense first and letting their offensive leaders do their thing.

Royals Edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series Lead

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a dominant bullpen and just enough timely hitting.

Mayor Garcetti is becoming a regular in Washington

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Many Californians may be happy never to set foot in Washington, with its humid weather and lack of fresh produce. But one of the state's most high-profile residents can't seem to stay away.

How The Times' Top 25 Fared

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

How the top 25 high school football teams in the Southland fared (losses are shaded):

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