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There are few days on the calendar that get me as fired up as Super Bowl Sunday. The six-month buildup, a period that encompasses innumerable radio hits, columns read, numbers crunched, fantasy musings delivered, game reviews and shows hosted, funnels directly into a frenetic final week. And this week leading up to Super Bowl 50 […]

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Last week, the owners of the NFL voted to approve a stadium project in Inglewood, CA. NFL fans in California celebrated the return of a team that departed following the 1994 season. Those in St. Louis burned merchandise and jerseys and cursed the name of owner Stan Kroenke. Fans were allowed to plunk down a […]

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In the aftermath of NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s historic announcement of Donald Sterling’s banishment from the league, a number of luminaries stepped forward to express their interest in becoming the new owner(s) of the Clippers. We’ve heard from Oprah Winfrey, Floyd Mayweather, Dr. Dre and Diddy, among others. One other legendary Los Angeles figure had […]

Embattled Dodgers manager Don Mattingly was asked why outfielder Andre Ethier was not in the starting lineup for Wednesday’s matchup against the Brewers. Mattingly’s answer was posted on the am570radio website. He talked of wanting a team that he could “trust would fight and compete the whole day.” The reporter asked about Ethier against specifically, […]

Mark McGwire is headed home. The southern California native returned home by signing a deal to become the new hitting coach of the Dodgers. Before he was a member of the U.S. Olympic team or smashing home runs alongside Jose Canseco in Oakland, McGwire was dominating at USC. He’s back to lead the retooled Dodgers […]

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Dodgers fans and fantasy owners (self included) came into spring training with a single question about the bullpen. Which pitcher would win the job in camp? And, would he be able to keep it? Cue the circus music. The Dodgers became the latest squad to change out their closer on Monday when it was announced […]

My jaw almost dropped when I saw the dollar sign on the deal. The long-awaited sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers has been finalized. The price tag is reportedly in the neighborhood of $2 billion. That’s right. I’ll capitalize the B. Fans across Los Angeles celebrated when it was announced late Tuesday night that the […]

Can we let it go already? I understand that people are going to keep asking the questions. I recognize their need to get a soundbyte out there and lay the verbal smackdown on “the decision.” In the past week, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and countless other NBA legends have lined up to make their sentiments […]