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September 20, 2013 | By Houston Mitchell
  There have been a lot of highly charged opinions expressed about the Dodgers' celebration of their victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. The win gave the Dodgers the NL West title, and, considering the horrible start the Dodgers got off to this season, it seemed to make them release a lot of pent-up emotion. Many Diamondbacks fans are criticizing the team for running out onto the field and jumping into the swimming pool the Diamondbacks have just beyond the right-field fence.
April 23, 2014 | By Eric Pincus
Lakers guards Nick Young and Jordan Farmar are enjoying the off-season, making appearances at a Kings game at Staples Center on Tuesday and taking in a Dodgers game Wednesday. Young and Farmar grew up in Los Angeles -- Young played for Cleveland High School in Reseda while Farmar went to Taft in Woodland Hills. Both joined the Lakers last summer. Farmar, originally drafted in 2006 with the 26th overall pick by the team, was in his second stint after playing overseas in Turkey.
April 5, 1992
The Dodgers are counting on offense to carry them in 1992. The Pitching Staff Ramon Martinez' less-than-impressive spring has put a bit of a damper on the enthusiasm surrounding the acquisition of knuckleballer Tom Candiotti and the apparent return to form of Orel Hershiser. Reliever Roger McDowell will be the closer as long as Jay Howell is out. The Skipper Tommy Lasorda, 64, recently received a contract extension through 1993.
April 14, 2014 | By Ryan Menezes
If his new book “Showtime” accomplishes anything, Jeff Pearlman said, he hopes that it will give Jack McKinney proper credit for his contribution to basketball. McKinney had devised the high-tempo offense that had 6-foot-9-inch Magic Johnson as its flashy playmaker. But 19 games into his tenure as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, McKinney suffered severe head injuries after toppling over the front of his bicycle while taking a spin on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. He remained away from the team, recovering while the Lakers captured the championship that season.
October 19, 1988 | ROGER KAHN, Special to The Times and (Roger Kahn, a lifelong follower of baseball, covered the Dodgers for the New York Herald Tribune. He is also the author of eight books, including "The Boys of Summer" and "Good Enough to Dream.")
I saw my first Dodger World Series game in 1920, 7 years before I was born. The viewing instrument was my father, who relished baseball and had so vivid and detailed a memory that friends called him, somewhat laboriously, the walking encyclopedia. We were indeed walking on a quiet Brooklyn street and he began to recall a game, Oct. 10, 1920, when the Dodgers fell behind the Cleveland Indians.
October 21, 1988
Optimistic planners in the Mayor's Office began making arrangements for a victory celebration at City Hall before the Dodgers won the fifth game of the World Series Thursday night. A parade, including five floats loaded with Dodger players and coaches, will begin at 11 a.m. Monday in downtown Los Angeles.
October 21, 1988 | SAM McMANIS, Times Staff Writer
Fact and fantasy had mingled for weeks, like a Hollywood creation slowly unfolding. But now they have somehow intertwined, and the Dodgers' improbable dream of winning the World Series is a reality. Thursday night at the Oakland Coliseum, the final scene was played in a Dodger season of expectations not only fulfilled but surpassed.
September 20, 2013 | By Bill Shaikin
SAN DIEGO - Jon Stewart really needs to be the one writing this column. Ladies and gentlemen, and baseball fans of all ages, we present to you: The Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Sen. John McCain. No spoof. The issue that gripped America on Friday: Did the Dodgers commit a breach of etiquette by jumping in the Arizona Diamondbacks' pool to celebrate the National League West championship? Was this truly a matter of great importance in these United States? Must have been, because the senior senator from Arizona took to Twitter to let his position be known, in no uncertain terms.
January 24, 2013 | By Joe Flint
How bad did Time Warner Cable want to get the TV rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers away from Fox Sports' Prime Ticket channel? So bad that the cable operator promised the team that it would cover fees from other distributors who don't sign on to carry the channel, people familiar with the deal said. The agreement is expected to be announced this week, perhaps later Thursday. In other words, if DirecTV, for example, does not sign on to carry the new Dodgers channel, Time Warner Cable will pay the subscription fees until a deal could be reached with the satellite broadcaster.
July 2, 1992
If the three leading presidential candidates volunteered to shore up the infield of the Los Angeles Dodgers, they could be known as Tinkerer to Evasive to Chance. MILT KAGEN Hollywood
April 4, 2014 | By Scott Martelle
I was 8 years old in the summer of 1966, which was about the time I discovered that professional baseball was something I could follow in the daily newspaper. There were standings, all those box scores and statistics to pore over and, as an East Coaster, the revelation that baseball games on the West Coast happened later and thus were subject to the abbreviation “inc” on the list of the previous days' results. That was also the year I became a Baltimore Orioles fan, due in no small part to the team's tremendous season and the 4-0 shellacking they gave the Los Angeles Dodgers in the best-of-seven World Series that fall (sorry about that, Los Angeles)
February 28, 2014 | By Chris Erskine
SYDNEY, Australia - The Los Angeles Dodgers' season-opening series in Australia later this month takes place on some of the most hallowed sports turf in the world: the Sydney Cricket Ground. Just for comparison, baseball was being played at these cricket grounds almost 25 years before Fenway Park was built. That's right - baseball. The Sydney stadium, where the Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks kick off the Major League Baseball season March 22 and 23, is primarily a cricket venue, although rugby is played there as well.
February 24, 2014 | By Joe Flint
Tuesday will be a landmark day for the Los Angeles Dodgers because their new cable network -- SportsNet LA -- will debut. Unfortunately for Dodger fans, so far only Time Warner Cable -- which is partnering with the team on SportsNet LA -- is carrying the channel in this region. None of the other area pay-TV distributors, including DirecTV, Cox, Verizon, Dish and AT&T, are anywhere near a deal to carry the service. The issue holding up distribution is price. Time Warner Cable agreed to an $8.35-billion, 25-year deal to run SportsNet LA, according to a valuation by the Dodgers and Major League Baseball . The annual fee that Time Warner Cable will pay to the Dodgers starts at $210 million this season and increases dramatically through the life of the contract.
February 21, 2014 | By Austin Knoblauch
The Dodgers have accomplished much in a history that can be traced back 131 years. Here are some notable facts about the franchise heading into the 2014 season: Founded: 1883 (Interstate Association) National League debut: 1890 Team names: Brooklyn Greys (1883, 1885-1887), Brooklyn Atlantics (1884), Brooklyn Bridegrooms (1888-1890, 1896-1898), Brooklyn Grooms (1891-1895), Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1910, 1913), Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (1911-1912), Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931)
October 23, 2013 | By Steve Dilbeck
Do you love Vin Scully? No, I mean, do you really love Vin Scully? Enough to declare it to all your neighbors? Enough to sacrifice any attempt to spook all the little Captain Americas and Hello Kittys that come knocking on Halloween to greet  them with a pumpkin - of Vin Scully smiling back at them? It can be done! All it takes is a pumpkin, carving tools and your handy-dandy Vin Scully stencil. And get this, the stencil template is free.   Brighten everybody's day with the Vin Scully pumpkin stencil: - Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers)
October 22, 2013 | By Dylan Hernandez
A day after Manager Don Mattingly said he wanted his entire coaching staff to return next season, the Dodgers fired his bench coach of three years. By dismissing Trey Hillman on Tuesday morning, upper management signaled to Mattingly that if he is to manage the Dodgers next season, he will manage under their terms. Mattingly revealed Monday a growing rift between him and the front office, insinuating he might not return in 2014 if he isn't offered a multiple-year contract.
June 13, 1989
Grant High pitcher Javier Delahoya has agreed to a $40,000 signing bonus with the Los Angeles Dodgers and will join the organization's Vero Beach Rookie League team June 23.
June 8, 1985
I nearly took out a subscription to "Dodger Blue," until I realized it couldn't possibly be the official publication of the Los Angeles Dodgers. There weren't nearly enough typographical errors. IRWIN SAFCHIK Tarzana
October 11, 2013 | By Joe Flint
In theory, Fox Broadcasting should have no rooting interest in the upcoming American League and National League Championship Series that will determine who goes to the World Series, which airs on the network. But theory is not reality and Fox executives are no doubt breathing a small sigh of relief that the small-market Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays have been eliminated. However, they are not all the way out of the woods yet. PHOTOS: Cable versus broadcast ratings The dream World Series for Fox is the Los Angeles Dodgers of the National League vs. the Boston Red Sox of the American League.
October 11, 2013 | By Steve Dilbeck
It was taunt and tense. It was a sweaty, nervous little game. And ultimately, one extremely frustrating game for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers lost the opener of the National League Championship Series, 3-2 in 13 innings, on Friday night when Carlos Beltran singled off Kenley Jansen to finally drive in the winning run in St. Louis. The Dodgers had chances all night to win the game but left 11 runners on base, hit into three double plays and had the potential winning run thrown out at the plate in the 10th inning.
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