Dodgers’ Kershaw no longer has supreme skills but the heart and desire are intact

The overwhelming power he once possessed was breathtaking. The hitters could know what was coming and it didn’t matter. He conveyed messages to them by how he pitched and how he comported himself on the mound: Here it is. Go ahead. Try to hit it. The words, “We are young,” continue to be blasted… from… Continue reading Dodgers’ Kershaw no longer has supreme skills but the heart and desire are intact

Cowart hits grand slam, drives in five runs as Angels stall the Athletics 9-7

Kaleb Cowart hit a go-ahead grand slam in a six-run sixth inning before adding an RBI triple, and the Angels rallied past the Oakland Athletics 9-7 on Tuesday night. Oakland dropped five games back of the AL West-leading Astros and 2 1/2 behind the Yankees for the top wild card after Houston and… from latimes.com… Continue reading Cowart hits grand slam, drives in five runs as Angels stall the Athletics 9-7

Long Beach police suspend use of a self-erasing texting app. What does that mean for old cases?

The Long Beach Police Department has suspended its use of a mobile texting application that permanently erases messages over concerns that it may violate the city’s record retention policy, raising questions about whether evidence was destroyed in cases. In a statement Tuesday, the city said the… from latimes.com – Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-long-beach-police-tigertext-20180918-story.html

Chris Taylor walks it off for the Dodgers to beat the Rockies in extras and increase NL West lead

Chris Taylor started his sprint to first base at Dodger Stadium Tuesday night, sticking his right arm in the air as he reached the bag, once he knew he had kept the Dodgers in first place for another day. His sprint continued around the bases. He tossed his helmet high in the air once he… Continue reading Chris Taylor walks it off for the Dodgers to beat the Rockies in extras and increase NL West lead

University girls’ tennis beats CdM in CIF final rematch

Even with the Corona del Mar High girls’ tennis team leaving the Pacific Coast League for the Surf League this season, there was no chance that the Sea Kings would stop playing former league rival University. “League or no league, it’s the same deal,” Trojans coach John Kessler said of the rivalry…. from latimes.com –… Continue reading University girls’ tennis beats CdM in CIF final rematch

Kings prospect is studying one of the best

Many young defensemen will cue up videos of today’s stars to learn the nuances of the position. Kings prospect Kale Clague dipped a tad further into the archives this summer when he studied Hall of Famer Nicklas Lidstrom. “He’s maybe the best ever,” Clague said. “You watch clips of him, it makes… from latimes.com –… Continue reading Kings prospect is studying one of the best