Latest LA Syndicated Sports
Bob Baffert’s Fed Biz has won six times in 18 career starts, including three graded wins. Coming off a second-place finish behind Horse of the Year contender Shared Belief, Fed Biz will look to take down defending champion Goldencents in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile. In two starts in the BC Dirt Mile, Fed Biz has performed below standards, finishing sixth in 2013 and eighth in 2012. In his last work (10/16), Biz ran six furlongs in 1:12.40.
Some Heisman Trophy winners, who so splendidly mastered the collegiate system through their careers, have been unable to continue or live up to their high expectations. We take a look at some of these Heisman winners who never quite succeeded in the NFL.
Golf club members say popular course in Santa Clarita, unable to sustain its grass due to California’s mega-drought, is closing down, and industry experts fear this trend may spread throughout the state.
The Los Angeles Lakers have caught the injury bug early into the preseason.
Having Jim Rome’s Mizdirection out of the picture, there will be a new Turf Sprint champion come Nov 1. The favorite, Reneesgotzip, will get another shot at the title after finishing second behind Mizdirection last year. However, Reneeagotzip drew a horrible position at post position No. 1. Having a right turn at the top of the hill, could be a disadvantage because he’ll be in the outside at the first turn. The downhill turf is a unique race, so experience at Santa Anita is beneficial. Out of the top 5, two horses have run the turf sprint at Santa Anita. So, based out of “The Great Race Place,” Home Run Kitten could be the spoiler. In fact, in his last three turf races at Santa Anita, Home Run Kitten won them all. Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker will have his first entry as a sole owner with Undrafted.
As in any sport, losing demands the process of soaking it in, focusing on the positives — which, in the case of Clayton Kershaw’s 2014, considerably outweighed the negatives — and moving on. In this spirit, we take a look at five supreme aspects of Clayton Kershaw’s 2014 season.
For the first time ever, Los Angeles will play host to the Special Olympics, after the games’ organization officially established a new headquarters in the Southland.
Clayton Kershaw, pitching off short rest, saw his 7th inning demons return to the mound, as Matt Adams’ go-ahead 3-run homer capped the St. Louis Cardinals rally to defeat the tired Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday to eliminate LA from the playoffs.
The year of the three-year-olds! Four of the top 5 contenders of the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic are three-year-olds. Lead by California Chrome and Shared Belief, the Classic is full of young talent, making the race very unpredictable. None of these horses have the experience of last year’s winner Mucho Macho Man. In fact, no three-year-old has won the BC Classic since 2008 — Raven’ Pass. It will be Shared Belief’s race to lose. The undefeated colt will be the morning line favorite, who riding a seven-race winning streak .
LA football fans have been waiting nearly 20 years for a team to call their own.
A former track and field star looks to take on the urgent and daunting task of correcting the NFL’s issues with domestic violence.
The city council of Tustin, one of the cities in discussion as a potential landing place for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, should the club indeed part ways with Anaheim, held a closed-door meeting Tuesday night.
Boxers Hasan N’Dam and Curtis Stevens are eager to go after one another as both seek a title shot in an International Boxing Federation middleweight fight set for Wednesday.
Was Clayton Kershaw’s performance of 2014 enough to win MVP? Should be! Kershaw was the league’s first 20-game winner and had a no-hit game that should have been perfect. After helping the Dodgers clinch their second straight division title, Kershaw will end the regular season with a record of 21-3. To top it off, Kershaw also had a scoreless streak of 41 innings in his MVP-like season. If Kershaw does indeed win the NL MVP, it will be the first time in 46 years ago, where Hall of Famer Bob Gibson won it in 1968.