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Letters: Everyone has a cure for the curse of the Clippers

Bill Plaschke writes of a "post-Donald Sterling Curse"? Curse was a Boston thing. The disrespectful way in which Sterling and the Clippers organization treated [former team executive] Elgin Baylor puts karma in play, pure and simple. Bob Ginn Arcadia :: It's hard to feel bad for a billionaire,...

Gary Klein, Lindsey Thiry and Bill Plaschke discuss the draft

NFL draft live updates: The Rams are on the clock April 28 2016, 9:09 AM Follow along with us as we give you a pick-by-pick analysis of the first round of the 2016 NFL draft. The Los Angeles Rams have the first pick and are expected to choose Cal quarterback Jared Goff. The draft starts at 5 p.m....

One night at the Lakers: Kobe farewell countdown, D'Angelo Russell and Nck Young recording and Lamar Odom

Bill Plaschke, Mike Bresnahan and Lindsey Thiry discuss the Nick Young and D'Angelo Russell secretly-taped video, Lamar Odom's appearance at Staples Center and the Lakers 102-100 overtime victory against the Heat. 

Bill Plaschke: This is a big rookie mistake for D'Angelo Russell

As retribution for this latest bit of foolishness, somebody could secretly videotape the innermost thoughts of D'Angelo Russell, except for one problem. It would be all static. The kid doesn't think. That Russell secretly taped pillow talk with Nick Young, then somehow allowed that tape to be released,...

Letters: Plenty of errors to go around in Dodgers' TV fiasco

The Dodgers should step up and renegotiate their 25-year Time Warner Cable deal for 30% less and see if there are any takers then. Stuart Weiss Los Angeles :: Bill Plaschke and others are very adept at spending, and giving away, other people's money. Where were you when the new management bought...

Letters: Time for the airing of Dodgers grievances

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

It might sound corny, but I am so proud of Bill Plaschke for his sterling column lambasting the Dodgers owners ["No hits, no runs, no airings," Feb. 24]. Just another cold, heartless, greedy corporation, not unlike Walmart, the drug industry and the oil industries, to name a few. The bottom line...

Blowback: Sexism in The Times' Sports section

3 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

I read, with interest, Bill Plaschke's Jan. 24 column "Girl Scout's project provides hope through hoops," especially as it fits into the Sports section's coverage, or lack thereof, of women's sports. Maybe more than just interest. I'm a former Times reporter and editor, the mother of two daughters,...

Letters: NFL continues with tale of two (or three) cities

The problem with Bill Plaschke's argument that the Chargers should stay in San Diego ["It's no charge for second team," Jan. 20] is that it relies on facts and logical reasoning. Meanwhile, the Chargers are led, so to speak, by the children of a successful businessman who bought the franchise....

Bill Plaschke: USC got it right with hiring of Clay Helton

He is the not the famous choice. He is not the flashy choice. Popularity polls wouldn’t pick him. Hollywood wouldn’t take him. The new face of arguably the nation’s most glamorous college football program is only recognizable when his face is shrouded in a baseball cap. But he pulls that cap low,...

Dave Roberts to Sign with Dodgers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

The Los Angeles Dodgers have found their next manager. Dylan Hernandez, Bill Plaschke and Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reported the franchise is expected to name Dave Roberts its new manager Monday, “according to multiple people...Show More Summary

Live updates: Dodgers vs. Mets in Game 5 of NLDS

7 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Dodgers take on the New York Mets in Game 5 of the National League division series matchup Thursday at 5 p.m. at Citi Field. Zack Greinke will pitch for L.A. against Jacob deGro of the Mets. Bill Plaschke, Dylan Hernandez, Steve Dilbeck, Bill Shaikin and Zach Helfand will bring you all the...

Dodgers-Mets: Live results from Game 4 of the NLDS

7 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Dodgers take on the New York Mets in Game 4 of the National League division series matchup Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Citi Field. Clayton Kershaw will pitch for L.A. against Steven Matz of the Mets. Bill Plaschke, Dylan Hernandez, Steve Dilbeck, Bill Shaikin and Zach Helfand will bring you all the...

Times columnist Bill Plaschke to co-host morning radio show on Beast 980

7 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Times columnist Bill Plaschke is joining the airwaves with a morning show that kicks off this week on all-sports radio station the Beast 980 AM. "Plaschke and Zelasko," with co-host Jeanne Zelasko, is on weekdays from 6-9 a.m. "I look forward to connecting with the community in a new and exciting...

Media and book notes: More LAT, NYT, Bill Plaschke show

An aggregation of news and notes from our in-box and other sources.

Bill Plaschke's wakeup call: Metta World Peace to bring peace?

Could Metta World Peace be the missing element to the Lakers? L.A. Times sports columnist Bill Plaschke ponders what his return could mean to the ailing team.

Dodgers shamed into keeping Nancy Bea and her organ

After she takes her frustrations to social media, and Bill Plaschke takes up the cause, the Dodgers pledge more respect.

Is Yasiel Puig Suddenly Expendable? Nah.

11 months agoSports : Deadspin

You would think that a lengthy stint on the disabled list would spare us from dopey columns about Yasiel Puig. And yet, here we are, watching L.A. Times columnist Bill Plaschke turn his palms toward the sky and ask, “Do the Dodgers even neeeeeeed Yasiel Puig???” Read more...

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