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Blowback: Sexism in The Times' Sports section

3 days 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

4 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

4 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

4 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.

8 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...

Letters: Dodgers still tangled up in cable

10 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

After yet another column about not being able to watch the Dodgers on television ["Not on His Watch," April 1], I still must ask this question of Bill Plaschke: How can you justify forcing me to pay for something that you want?

Why I'm glad the Dodgers may be blacked out again this season

My colleagues Bill PlaschkeBill Shaikin and Meg James are reporting that for the second year in a row, Los Angeles Dodger games may be blacked out for TV viewers in Southern California, except for subscribers to Time Warner Cable....

Letters: Who's the real Kobe Bryant?

Great piece by Bill Plaschke about Kobe ["Open Season, Dec. 17]. I'd really noticed the changes in him as well, a far more vulnerable, candid and accessible human being. And I wondered if I was the only one to appreciate it, amid a relentless din of one-dimensional dimwits on sports talk...

Steve Sarkisian reacts to Ed Orgeron talking of possible return to USC

Ed Orgeron told The Times’ Bill Plaschke that in his mind "the door is always open to come back" to USC, where he served as a longtime assistant and then interim head coach before abruptly leaving last December when Athletic Director Pat Haden hired Steve Sarkisian.

Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Los Angeles Dodgers

For the second year in a row, the St. Louis Cardinals sent the Los Angeles Dodgers tumbling out of October. "It ended fast," said right fielder Matt Kemp, via Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times, after a three-run bomb off the bat...Show More Summary

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