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What will Kobe Bryant do in his final All-Star game?

latimes.com — As Kobe Bryant's farewell tour alternately limps and lopes into its final lap, the strangest thing is happening. When he's not being showered with gratitude, Bryant is handing it out. He's not just receiving gifts, he's giving gifts. A man who spent most of 20 years openly dismissing opponents...
Feb 11, 2016

RT @latimessports: What will Kobe Bryant do in his final NBA All-Star game? lat.ms/1mvTArv

Clippers get it right with their four-game suspension for Blake Griffin

latimes.com — This time, the Clippers' punch should be applauded. This time, bones weren't broken, but strengthened. Midway through its second season, the Steve Ballmer Era made its first real statement Tuesday, and there was no question mark about it. In a move that hurts them during the most difficult stretch...
Feb 10, 2016

LAT: Clippers "Get it right" w/ Griffin suspension latimes.com/sports/clipper… OC Reggie: Clippers "Let Blake Off Easy" ocregister.com/articles/griff…

Bill Plaschke: Do the Dodgers really want their fans to miss Vin Scully's final season?

ledger-enquirer.com — It's a wonderful bit of sentimental synchronicity, a sweet one-two tug at a city's heart, an entire year of misty eyes and memories. From one civic celebration to the next, the Kobe Bryant Farewell Tour soon will be followed by the Vin Scully Farewell Tour. Or, um, not.

Bill Plaschke: Do the Dodgers really want their fans to miss Vin Scully's final season?

macon.com — It's a wonderful bit of sentimental synchronicity, a sweet one-two tug at a city's heart, an entire year of misty eyes and memories. From one civic celebration to the next, the Kobe Bryant Farewell Tour soon will be followed by the Vin Scully Farewell Tour. Or, um, not.

Bill Plaschke: Do the Dodgers really want their fans to miss Vin Scully's final season?

heraldonline.com — It's a wonderful bit of sentimental synchronicity, a sweet one-two tug at a city's heart, an entire year of misty eyes and memories. From one civic celebration to the next, the Kobe Bryant Farewell Tour soon will be followed by the Vin Scully Farewell Tour. Or, um, not.

Bill Plaschke: Do the Dodgers really want their fans to miss Vin Scully's final season?

newsobserver.com — It's a wonderful bit of sentimental synchronicity, a sweet one-two tug at a city's heart, an entire year of misty eyes and memories. From one civic celebration to the next, the Kobe Bryant Farewell Tour soon will be followed by the Vin Scully Farewell Tour. Or, um, not.

Do the Dodgers really want their fans to miss Vin Scully's final season?

latimes.com — It's a wonderful bit of sentimental synchronicity, a sweet one-two tug at a city's heart, an entire year of misty eyes and memories. From one civic celebration to the next, the Kobe Bryant Farewell Tour soon will be followed by the Vin Scully Farewell Tour. Or, um, not.
Jan 28, 2016

Memo to Plaschke: When has publicly shaming the Dodgers on SNLA worked so far? Do they care if fans miss Scully? lat.ms/1RQ8aYy

Jan 29, 2016

Bill Plaschke wonders: Do the Dodgers really want fans to miss Vin Scully’s last season? latimes.com/sports/dodgers…

Jan 29, 2016

RT @Buster_ESPN: Bill Plaschke wonders: Do the Dodgers really want fans to miss Vin Scully’s last season? latimes.com/sports/dodgers…

Jan 29, 2016

.@billplaschke on the Crime of the Century, 2016: @Dodgers to block most fans from Vin Scully's farewell season ow.ly/XGWAZ

It's time for the post-Sterling Clippers to show tough love

tampabay.com — Blake Griffin put his fist into the face of the guy who picks up his socks, and now we'll see who's the real tough guy. Does Clippers owner Steve Ballmer have the fortitude to punish him?

Clippers must send a clear message and severely punish Blake Griffin for his punch

latimes.com — Blake Griffin put his fist into the face of the guy who picks up his socks, and now we'll see who's the real tough guy. Does Clippers owner Steve Ballmer have the fortitude to punish him? Griffin punched out a subordinate much smaller than him, and did with such force that Griffin fractured his...
Jan 27, 2016

RT @latimessports: Clippers must send a clear message and severely punish Blake Griffin for his punch lat.ms/1PCI1wi

OPINIÓN: Chargers salen sobrando en Los Ángeles

hoylosangeles.com — A solo semanas de haber regresado a Los Ángeles, los Rams están muy cerca de tener acompañantes gracias a los Chargers. Pero la verdad es que los Rams no necesitan de su compañía en en esta ciudad. Los Chargers tienen que mantenerse quietos y quedarse en San Diego porque ahí es donde deben de estar.
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Feb 10, 2016

@awordseyeview Interested in your story, please e-mail me at bill.plaschke@latimes.com

Jan 12, 2016

After 21 years, finally on verge of NFL coming home to L.A...Rams will be welcome..Chargers, meh....

Jan 11, 2016

You've followed @LindseyThiry with her game blog all year, why stop now? Check out CFP title game blog at L.A. Times is.gd/nbzLhm

Jan 11, 2016

Just up from field at U.of P. stadium...there's either lots more Clemson fans or it just sounds that way...

Jan 11, 2016

RT @LATimesklein: Periscope with @BillPlaschke coming up shortly from CFP title game. @LindseyThiry here in spirit to coach us through.

Jan 05, 2016

RT @jbruin: Samsung slaps supersized smartphone on fridge w/the "Family Hub" fridge. & fridge takes pics of food inside #CES2016 https://t.…

Jan 05, 2016

RT @jbruin: Samsung Gear S2 classic smartwatch now in platinum and rose gold #CES2016 pic.twitter.com/uDjyDTwmUW

Jan 01, 2016

Iowa has as much chance of winning this game as their number-one fan, fool-tweeting Stanford grad Fiorina, has of living in the White House

Jan 01, 2016

Yeah, best player in the country, a Heisman heist

Jan 01, 2016

And Stanford not even best team in Pac-12 right now...that would be Oregon...both would have belonged in eight-team playoff..


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